Another Way to Dance
Random House Children's Books
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Divorce; Race discrimination; divorced parents; co-parenting; racism
While spending the summer at the School of American Ballet in New York City, fourteen-year-old Vicki Harris must come to terms with the reality of her parents' divorce, her crush on Mikhail Baryshnikov, and the impact of being an African American on her future as a dancer.
Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High, Thirteenth Edition, 1997; Los Angeles' 100 Best Books, 1996; Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000; YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1997; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection; Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent, 1997, Winner
ballet; dancing; New York; competition; identity issues
Southgate, Martha, "Another Way to Dance" (1998). DIVerse Families. 1031.