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Just dance

by MacLachlan, Patricia,

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 22 Libraries 26 of 26 copies
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Summary
"[A] memorable story." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

From Newbery Award-winning author Patricia MacLachlan comes a "quiet tale about finding your own voice" ( Kirkus Reviews ) while learning to understand the people you love the most.

Sylvie Bloom wants to find something new and exciting this summer--at least more exciting than the cows, goats, and chickens on her family's farm that she's become accustomed to. Luckily, Sylvie's teacher Mrs. Ludolf has the perfect idea. Sylvie can take over her husband Sheriff Ludolf's column in the newspaper for the summer, reporting on all the important events that happen in their small Wyoming town. Sylvie is thrilled to have a new challenge, but she's not sure she'll actually see anything amazing. At least nothing like the things her mother saw when she traveled the world as a famous opera singer.

Sylvie can't figure out why her mother would give up singing in front of thousands of people. Have she and her brother Nate been holding her mother back? And when her mother's old duet partner James Grayson writes that he's coming to perform nearby, will she be tempted to return to the stage, without them?
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Almost fifth-grader Sylvie Bloom lives on a Nebraska farm with her father, her wise eight-year-old brother, and her mother, who used to be a world-famous opera star. But now Min sings to the chickens and cows, and while she seems in love with her life, Sylvie wonders how can a family be enough when she had fame in her hands? Now one of her mother's singing partners is in concert nearby, making Sylvie uneasy. But other things are on her mind, too. She's spending the summer with the sheriff, writing his newsletter, filling it with poetry, and, through the process, discovering herself. Written in MacLachlan's signature spare style, this is in many ways as much parable as it is contemporary fiction. Girls usually don't spend their days with middle-aged men (two, in fact), win the town's affection with haiku, or have seemingly no friends but idyllic families. Yet, MacLachlan's writing is so immediate that it draws readers in and holds them close. Every page offers something to think about, and when the book is closed, there's more to ponder.--Cooper, Ilene Copyright 2017 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In a characteristically subtle novel set in rural Wyoming, MacLachlan intertwines past and present as she explores the truest meaning of family, home, and fulfillment. Ten-year-old Sylvie Bloom's mother, a soprano who once performed in grand European concert halls, now uses her musical talent to calm their farm animals (she reserves The Magic Flute for the chickens). Her voice also mesmerizes her daughter, son, and husband, who huddle by the bathroom door when she sings arias in the shower. Sylvie ponders, with some anguish, how her mother could have abandoned her glamorous former life: "It is hard to believe that loving my father is enough. It is hard to believe that Nate and I are enough." Ironically, as fourth grade ends, the restless narrator longs for "something different" herself, which she finds in a summer job writing (in verse) the sheriff's log in the local paper: "Not invited!/ A murder of crows/ sly/ sleek/ Eating the Bean field." Sylvie's close bonds with her brother and an array of supportive adults distinguish this memorable story, which showcases MacLachlan's gifts for rich characterization, honest emotion, and deceptive simplicity. Ages 7-up. (Sept.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Singers -- Juvenile fiction.
Country life -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Reporters and reporting -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Country life -- Fiction.
Singers -- Fiction.
Reporters and reporting -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :2017
Edition First edition.
Language English
Description 116 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 9781481472531
9781481472524
1481472526
9780606414654
0606414657
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