Fifteen-year-old Joyce Collins wants to win the attention of Andre Miller and to dance ballet as well as her mother did. But ballet is not her talent, and it is not until she meets a handsome Muslim drummer and becomes interested in African dance that she awakens to her heritage as well as her own worth.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
ain't Allah Andre's Ann Sobol arms asked audition Aunt baby ballet Big Butt block blue tights body Cambria Heights Cindi and Jay-Jay Clarke clothes congas daddy dance dancers daughter door dressing drum drummer dude everything eyes face feel floor front Gayle girl glissade going gonna hair hands Hassan head heard hot comb inside J'had jacket Jamaica Joyce felt Joyce nodded Joyce wanted Joyce's Joycie jumped khimar kids knew Kwanzaa lady laughed leather coat legs leotards lips look Lynda Mama Mama's mandarin orange Merryl Miller Minnie Minnie's moms move Mu'min Muslim never Ouida Sebestyen Paul Zindel pulled rehearsal rows Sheilah Sister Sleeping Beauty smiled snapped someone South Jamaica Southside stairs stare steps street studio sucked her teeth talk Tamu tell things thought told touch trying turned waiting walked watch wear what's window woman Yeah