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              Books by Elaine Deprince

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              Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story
               

              Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by war, saved by ballet: an extraordinary true story (Paperback, Main)

              By DePrince, Michaela; Deprince, Elaine

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              Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, the author witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, she is mistreated and she sees the brutal murder of her favourite teacher. This book tells her story....
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              ISBN 9780571314478
              Released NZ 29 Jul 2015
              Publisher Faber and Faber
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Victorian Snowflakes
               

              Victorian Snowflakes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Deprince, Elaine

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              Elaine Grey is a gentle young woman, full of generosity, kindness, and determination. Though her father died when she was young, the strong women in her life support her and inspire her: her mother, her governess, and her wealthy sponsor - Lady Jayne Vining. Elaine's hope is to s...tudy medicine, nearly an impossibility in Victorian England. Then, when she is orphaned, and loses Lady Jayne as well, her hope grinds to a halt. She has no choice than to serve as governess to Lady Jayne's granddaughters: Rose and Violet. Shortly after Elaine moves in with their family, Rose and Violet become ill with a mysterious disease. VICTORIAN SNOWFLAKES is another young adult fiction by Elaine DePrince, author of FUER ELISE: The Story of My Lives, and co-author of the memoir, TAKING FLIGHT: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina.
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              ISBN 9798671506105
              Publisher Independently Published
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