Nova in New York

Nova in New York

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Seventeen-year-old Nova Abbott grew up dancing barefoot in the backyard with her aunt Ivy, whose dreams of becoming a professional ballerina were cut short by cystic fibrosis. Nova is invited to attend a prestigious ballet school's summer intensive program. She is a bit overwhelmed by New York City: the bustle of people, the talent of the other dancers, the demands of the instructors and being separated from her beloved aunt, whose health is deteriorating rapidly. With a coveted apprenticeship up for grabs, Nova isn't sure she'll make it in the big leagues, and now she's not even sure she wants to.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 107 x 178 x 7.62mm | 113.4g
  • Victoria, Canada
  • English
  • 1459820290
  • 9781459820296

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following your dreams, death of a loved one, bravery, new experiences, family, ballet, big city
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&quotAccessible and genuine&#8230An authenticity that serves the reader well. Excellent.&quot--Resource Links
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16 ratings
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4 25% (4)
3 38% (6)
2 19% (3)
1 6% (1)
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