Another Way to Dance
Random House Children's Books
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.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Divorce; Race discrimination; divorced parents; co-parenting; racism
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.