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Dance, Kayla! Darwin McBeth Walton

Dance, Kayla!

Darwin McBeth Walton

Published
ISBN : 9781418429638
Paperback
144 pages
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* DANCE, KAYLA! is an engaging novel about a young girls courage--how she coped with difficult changes in her life. Kayla dreams about her deceased mother--who she never knew--and lives with hope that her absentee, dancing father comes back into herMore* DANCE, KAYLA! is an engaging novel about a young girls courage--how she coped with difficult changes in her life. Kayla dreams about her deceased mother--who she never knew--and lives with hope that her absentee, dancing father comes back into her life. Her grandmothers sudden death robs Kayla of the only mother she had known and she leaves her beloved farm in South Carolina to begin a new life with her cousins and a big, inner-city school in Chicago. Through it all Kayla clings to her dream of becoming a ballerina! * Reviewers give DANCE, KAYLA! five stars! It was chosen one of the best of childrens books by the Banks Street College Selection Committee. Its a favorite of Mothers and Daughters book clubs, and kids say they love it! One sixth grade boy said, Reading Kayla! changed my life!