Best friends Tai and Jamila butt heads as they audition for their housing project’s new dance program. But Jamila’s terrible secret is what’s really driving them apart.
JLG Release: Oct 2018
Awards & Honors
Kirkus Best Books, Middle-Grade - 2018
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Kirkus Reviews*, The Horn Book Magazine, Publishers Weekly*, Booklist, School Library Journal*
8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Level 4.8; Points: 8;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 4.3; Points: 15;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Criminal culture, Drugs, Sexual assault, Violence
Best friends, Friendship, Family problems, Middle schools, African Americans, Racially mixed people, Auditions, Arts, Dance, Sexual abuse,