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After attending a student ballet performance with his kindergarten class, Nate decides he wants to become a ballet dancer. After seeing a ballet performance, Nate decides he wants to learn ballet Instead, he tells Nate that he hopes some day to be a top ballerino. Ballerino Nate. [Kimberly Brubaker Bradley; R W Alley] — After seeing a ballet performance, Nate decides he wants to learn ballet but he has doubts when his.

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Nov 27, Cheryl rated it it was amazing Shelves: Trivia About Ballerino Nate. I found the story kind of ho-hum, but Balllerino seemed to balleeino it. Nate was so excited but not everyone was happy. But this time instead of standing his ground and say yes they can Nate beings to think that Ben is right after all.

It’s nicely complex, yet not overly wordy, and has a really sweet ending. Lists with This Book.

His parents are supportive. When walking home from dance class Ben asked Nate was he right about the class? Gender because Nate’s brother Ben kept telling naye that he was a boy and that boys couldn’t be ballerinas.

Even though his older brother teases him, and says that only girls are ballerinas, he persists.

Ballerino Nate by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

This story took place: Nate sees the ballet and loves it. To Being a ballerina is not just for girls just like playing football is not just for boys. Both of us liked this one and it’s a good lesson.


I like how the illustrations show what Nate and the other characters are thinking by thought bubbles. Want bsllerino Read Currently Reading Read.

Kids need to know that girls and boys can do what ever they want even if it the opposite is more interested in it. Nate is in Kindergarten and his class is going on a field trip to the Ballet with his older brother Ben’s class I like how they are all different dogs, the dancers especially are drawn as humans with dog faces but I still like their canine works.

About Kimberly Brubaker Bradley. Nate goes to see a ballet recital with his class from school and is excited by the dancing. Hoffman rated it it nats ok Shelves: He loves his class and his teacher. I read this book with Armando, a beginner reader. This is also discrimination against males who want to dance but because of their gender are embarrassed to.

Dec 10, Rachael rated it really liked it Shelves: When Ben and Nate are lying in their beds Ben constantly ballerimo telling Nate that boys could never ever be ballerinas. Refresh and try again.

The book shows that stereotypes can be wrong, and off This is a charming story with some good messages. Aug 04, Carissa rated it really liked it.

BALLERINO NATE by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley , R.W. Alley | Kirkus Reviews

Nate falls in love with dancing after going on a field trip with his kindergarten class to see a ballet, but his brother tells him ballet is only for girls. He wants to dance just like the ballerinas. This book presents stereotypes that only girls can be ballerinas and that they only wear one color pink and always wear dresses.


I enjoyed the illustrations, but quite honestly the story line lacked. For some unknown reason the illustrator decided to picture all the characters as dogs which children may find amusingbut to me, detracts from the story and its message. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ben then starts to put false information into Nate’s head. Nate went to his mom and told her he wanted to learn how to do ballet after his trip.


These bubbles allow the reader to know the character even better than with the dialogue alone. This book was a hit in ballerono house.

They aren’t inspired, they’re written: And thanks to supportive parents and a trip to the ballet to ballerin the male dancers, he realizes he can. Hardcover32 pages.

Ballerino Nate

Nate goes to ballet class and it’s all girls and pink tights and tutus. This story was about Nate who brings home a permission slip to a school ballet. Sep 18, Whitney Rachel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Read and find out!