American Dance: The Complete Illustrated History
by Margaret Fuhrer
Voyageur Press; 288 pages; $45
Legendary dancers and choreographers like Fred Astaire, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Martha Graham jump off the pages of this beautiful coffee-table book on the history of American dance, by Dance Spirit editor in chief Margaret Fuhrer.
Isadora Duncan in the 21st Century: Capturing the Art and Spirit of the Dancer’s Legacy
by Andrea Mantell Seidel
McFarland; 272 pages; $40
Duncan expert Andrea Mantell Seidel, who reconstructed and performed the work of Isadora Duncan for more than 35 years, goes in-depth into the technique and repertory of one of modern dance’s iconic founders.
Studying Dance: A Guide for Campus and Beyond
by Karen Schupp
Human Kinetics; 182 pages; $39
In this guide for first-year college dance students, Arizona State University professor Karen Schupp gives a comprehensive overview of dance, covering topics like dance genres, careers in dance and current trends in dance and the arts.
Swan Lake Coloring & Craft Book
by Vanessa Salgado with Donna Salgado
Crafterina; 44 pages: $12.99
The story of Swan Lake unfolds on the coloring and activity pages in this book for children ages 3–12, a new release from Crafterina, created by dancer and teacher Vanessa Salgado to help parents reinforce ballet lessons at home.