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My Ballet Diary

Rachel Isadora. Putnam Publishing Group, $15.95 (1pp) ISBN 978-0-399-22620-5

In My Ballet Diary by Rachel Isadora, young balletomanes can whirl through terpsichorean lore and record their own thoughts about their classmates, teachers, favorite music and dancers, etc. Isadora, formerly a dancer with the New York City Ballet, provides graceful sketches and historical information on costuming, noted ballets and choreographers, and more (Putnam, $15.95, ages 5-up ISBN 0-399-22620-6 Mar.).