Kissing Tennessee: And Other Stories from the Stardust Dance

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Harcourt, Apr 1, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 118 pages
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Mason and Carrie Marie can't summon up the courage to ask each other to dance. Lindy knows her best friend is making a huge mistake with her boyfriend, but she doesn't know how to tell her. Cub is struggling with the feelings he has for his friend Trent. Russ's girlfriend has died, and now he's just trying to live without her. Peggy Lee has grown up with Tennessee, but can she ever think of him as more than a friend? In her first book for older readers, Kathi Appelt brings a group of unforgettable students together for the most memorable night of their lives. *The first book for older readers from a popular picture book author *Eight short stories--a favorite format for teen readers--that capture the humor and mixed emotions of growing up

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User Review  - AngelaFristoe - LibraryThing

I picked this up because really who can resist a bunch of stories centered on a dance? Okay, so lots of people. I however am not one of them. I was lucky enough that my junior high had dances every ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jana - Goodreads

5 sweet chocolate chip cookies. Cover Love: It's alright. The color is what caught my eye. That and the author's name. Why I Wanted to Read This: I was doing inventory in my library and started with ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

KATHI APPELT is the author of many acclaimed picture books, including the Bubba and Beau series, illustrated by Arthur Howard, and Oh My Baby, Little One, illustrated by Jane Dyer. She lives in College Station, Texas.

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