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Spin the Sky

Spin the Sky

by Jill MacKenzie
Spin the Sky

Spin the Sky

by Jill MacKenzie



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A teenage dancer is desperate to escape her small town—and her family’s past—in this “lively and absorbing story with all the drama of teen life” (Kirkus Reviews).

Magnolia Woodson’s mother didn’t just do a terrible thing. She also left Mags and her sister Rose to deal with it. Forced to put up with snide comments and hateful looks from the clamming-obsessed residents of Summerland, Oregon, the only time Mags feels free is when she’s in the dance studio.

But when a televised dance competition posts tryouts in nearby Portland, Mags’s best friend, George, insists they go audition. Winning the grand-prize might just be enough to get Mags and Rose out of Summerland for good. This is her chance to do the thing she loves most and show the town that she’s not a “no-good Woodson girl,” like her mother.

But will the competition prove too steep? And will Mags and George retain their friendship when they go head-to-head in tryouts? Mags will have to learn that following her dreams may mean changing her life forever.

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ISBN-13: 9781510706873
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 287
File size: 911 KB
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Jill Mackenzie, a Vancouver native, is an ex-ballerina and contemporary dancer. She received her MFA in creative writing at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and now chassés between roles her roles of full-time mom and always-writer. Though Jill no longer studies dance, she still tries to dance herself clean whenever she can. Currently she lives in Fort Jupiter, Florida, where she spends her free time beach-bound with her husband and two beautiful daughters.

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