Blue Tights

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Random House Children's Books, Nov 1, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 138 pages
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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.

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Contents

Section 1
8
Section 2
23
Section 3
31
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About the author (1989)

Rita Williams-Garcia graduated from Hofstra University. She has written several books including Blue Tights, Every Time a Rainbow Dies, Fast Talk on a Slow Track, One Crazy Summer, and No Laughter Here. Like Sisters on the Homefront was named a Coretta Scott King Honor Book. She won the PEN/Norma Klein Award. She currently teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in the Writing for Children and Young Adults Program. She won the Coretta Scott King awards in 2016 with her title Gone Crazy in Alabama in the author category.

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