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Alex Ko: From Iowa to Broadway, My Billy Elliot Story
Contributor(s): Ko, Alex (Author)

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ISBN: 0062236016     ISBN-13: 9780062236012
Publisher: HarperCollins
OUR PRICE: $14.44  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 2013
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography - Performing Arts
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Performing Arts - Theater & Musicals
Dewey: B
LCCN: 2013932626
Age Level: 8-12
Grade Level: 3-7
Lexile Measure: 780(Not Available)
Physical Information: 1.08" H x 5.84" W x 8.49" (0.88 lbs) 328 pages
- Chronological Period - 21st Century
Features: Dust Cover, Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product, Table of Contents
Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 03/01/2013
Publishers Weekly 03/18/2013
School Library Journal 06/01/2013 pg. 151
Booklist 06/01/2013 pg. 78
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2013 pg. 192 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 158350
Reading Level: 5.3   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 10.0
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Contributor Bio(s): Ko, Alex: -

Alex Ko made his Broadway debut at age thirteen in the title role of Billy in the Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot: The Musical. Alex studied dance from the time he was five years old, and at the age of twelve he was the youngest student admitted to the University of Iowa Dance Department, where he received college credit with honors distinction. Alex was guided by ballet masters Eloy Barragán and George de la Peña in Iowa City and by Peter O'Brien and Wilhelm Burmann in New York City. Alex has had the distinct honor of being a guest dancer at the White House and has appeared on ABC Family's Bunheads. Alex has won national and regional dance titles and is a USA gymnastics champion coached by 1996 Olympic gold medalist Dmitri Trouch.

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