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Aug 31, 2015 Allie added it
I read this book in grade 3 and totally loved it. I vividly remember reading it, but I somewhere along the line I forgot the title. It was particularly frustrating because I could see the cover in my head! Then BOOM! Out of nowhere I remembered the title. I wonder if I could track down a copy to read because I'm reasonably certain it would not hold up. Most kid books don't.
I always felt so bad for Kate because her entire world revolved around Ballet (which I know she loved) and then really proud of her for knowing that she didn’t have the heart to dance professionally and choosing to go home.
When I was growing up I never thought of being an author. I was a terrible speller and didn't want to write any more than I had to. I wanted to be a tap dancer when I grew up. After a few years of teaching junior high and high school, I wrote my first novel. It was a surprise to discover that I liked making up stories and writing them down. I liked it so much that eventually I stopped teaching and ...more