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Nova in New York

Written & illustrated by Katherine Richards
Published by Orca Book Publisher
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Seventeen-year-old Nova Abbott grew up dancing barefoot in the backyard with her aunt Ivy, whose dreams of becoming a professional ballerina were cut short by cystic fibrosis. Nova is invited to attend a prestigious ballet school’s summer intensive program. She is a bit overwhelmed by New York City: the bustle of people, the talent of the other dancers, the demands of the instructors and being separated from her beloved aunt, whose health is deteriorating rapidly. With a coveted apprenticeship up for grabs, Nova isn’t sure she’ll make it in the big leagues, and now she’s not even sure she wants to.

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Who Wrote Nova in New York

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Katherine Richards

<strong>Katherine Richards</strong> has a BA in creative writing from the University of Victoria. She is currently living abroad in the town of Bath, England, while she completes her MA. She trained in classical ballet at the International School of Ballet for fourteen years, dancing in productions such as <i>The Nutcracker</i>, <i>Les Sylphides</i> and <i>Coppélia</i>. Nova in New York is her first novel. For more information, visit katherinerichards.ca.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781459820296
Publication Date:
January 29, 2019
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1459820290
Lexile® Level:
HL620L

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