International Dance Day

Today is International Dance Day, a day to "to celebrate dance, revel in the universality of this art form, cross all political, cultural and ethnic barriers, and bring people together with a common language — dance."

We hope you are movin' and groovin' in celebration, but when you need a breather, check out our three new booklists from the Guide/Reviews Database. We've got recommended fiction and nonfiction titles for primary, intermediate, and older readers. Grade levels are only suggestions; the individual child is the real criterion. See also Merci Suárez Can’t Dance by Meg Medina, starred in the upcoming May/June 2021 Horn Book Magazine, and Turning Point by Paula Chase, from the March/April issue. 

You'll also want to read Jill Homan Randall's 2013 article "What Makes a Good Book About Dance?"

For even more, click on the tag dance. Please let us know your favorite dance books, too. 

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