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Christine Nedeau is a board-certified Family Physician who practices in the Midwest. She is married and has raised a blended family of five. Dr. Nedeau was born in the Philippines, immigrated to the US with her family as a toddler and grew up in rural southwest Kansas. Bravo! Bravo! was both written and illustrated by Dr. Nedeau and is her first book. The story is based on her daughter's real experience with performance anxiety in grade school. Besides cheering on her kids, she loves traveling, dark chocolate, and dogs. Dr. Nedeau is working on several other books based on her family life, culture, and never-ending battle with worry.

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Bravo! Bravo!
A Bashful Ballerina's Tale About First Recital and the Scary Stage
by Christine Nedeau View author's profile page

Overview


This young ballerina learns how to manage her symptoms of stage fright with the help of Momma.

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Description


" I let other staff read it and they all LOVED it! My secretary wants to read it to her son who has anxiety.We seriously love your book. They (want) me to read it (again)!"

"Thank you, ...for writing a book on this very real and important topic and for your kind words!"  

- Mrs. K. Hoover, 1st grade teacher, Washington Discovery Elementary, Plymouth, IN.

While waiting backstage, a bashful ballerina suddenly can't swallow, think, or even move her legs. What's happening? Is she sick? She can't go on the scary stage while feeling this way! With charming illustrations and rhyming prose, BRAVO! BRAVO! explores anxiety and the different ways in which it can affect the body and mind. Follow this ballerina as she finds a way to calm her stage fright and take control of her fear.

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Overview


This young ballerina learns how to manage her symptoms of stage fright with the help of Momma.

Read more

Description


" I let other staff read it and they all LOVED it! My secretary wants to read it to her son who has anxiety.We seriously love your book. They (want) me to read it (again)!"

"Thank you, ...for writing a book on this very real and important topic and for your kind words!"  

- Mrs. K. Hoover, 1st grade teacher, Washington Discovery Elementary, Plymouth, IN.

While waiting backstage, a bashful ballerina suddenly can't swallow, think, or even move her legs. What's happening? Is she sick? She can't go on the scary stage while feeling this way! With charming illustrations and rhyming prose, BRAVO! BRAVO! explores anxiety and the different ways in which it can affect the body and mind. Follow this ballerina as she finds a way to calm her stage fright and take control of her fear.

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Book details

Genre:JUVENILE FICTION

Subgenre:Social Issues / New Experience

Language:English

Pages:32

Format:Hardcover

Hardcover ISBN:9781543950175


Overview


This young ballerina learns how to manage her symptoms of stage fright with the help of Momma.

Read more

Description


" I let other staff read it and they all LOVED it! My secretary wants to read it to her son who has anxiety.We seriously love your book. They (want) me to read it (again)!"

"Thank you, ...for writing a book on this very real and important topic and for your kind words!"  

- Mrs. K. Hoover, 1st grade teacher, Washington Discovery Elementary, Plymouth, IN.

While waiting backstage, a bashful ballerina suddenly can't swallow, think, or even move her legs. What's happening? Is she sick? She can't go on the scary stage while feeling this way! With charming illustrations and rhyming prose, BRAVO! BRAVO! explores anxiety and the different ways in which it can affect the body and mind. Follow this ballerina as she finds a way to calm her stage fright and take control of her fear.

Read more

About the author


Christine Nedeau is a board-certified Family Physician who practices in the Midwest. She is married and has raised a blended family of five. Dr. Nedeau was born in the Philippines, immigrated to the US with her family as a toddler and grew up in rural southwest Kansas. Bravo! Bravo! was both written and illustrated by Dr. Nedeau and is her first book. The story is based on her daughter's real experience with performance anxiety in grade school. Besides cheering on her kids, she loves traveling, dark chocolate, and dogs. Dr. Nedeau is working on several other books based on her family life, culture, and never-ending battle with worry.

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Shane
Really good As a boy ballerina who suffered from stage fright this book just felt like it was made for me, it's a very motivating story for young children or even anyone, and if you or your child is ever struggling with accomplishing a goal I would suggest givjng this story a read 11/10 Read more
Brendan
Great Book An entertaining kids book with a great lesson. I highly suggest. Read more
Cassie
I love it!!! I love reading this to children because it encourages then to try their best!! Would 100% recommend! Read more
Alexa
AMAZING!!! I’ve read this book several times with little kids at my dance studio and they love it! It encourages each and everyone of them to do their best! Having the character be a dancer just like them makes it more relatable! Read more
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