Illustrated by Ashley Evans
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At the Nutcracker School of Ballet in Harlem, young dancers learn to chassé, plié, and jeté with their Sugar Plum Sisters—but things don't always go to plan! As the girls encounter challenges both on and off stage, they'll need the support of their classmates to carry them through with aplomb.
Terrel is always in charge, whether she's making lists for grocery shopping (her favorite hobby, AFTER ballet), keeping her brothers in line, or organizing father-daughter time in with her dad. Lately, though, her dad's been acting a little strange–wearing new clothes and way too much aftershave. Things get even weirder when he surprises Terrel with his new girlfriend during a night out at the ballet – a night that was supposed to be father-daughter time. What's more, his "date" brought her niece along. A niece who turns out to be Terrel's ballerina nemesis, Tiara Girl! With some Sugar Plum help, Terrel takes charge of breaking up her father's new relationship.
Praise for Plum Fantastic (book #1 in the series):
“…an endearing multiethnic cast of characters and a positive message of the power of friendship make this one a keeper.”Kirkus Reviews
“….warm, funny and tender.”Publishers Weekly
- On Sale
- Sep 20, 2022
- Page Count
- 144 pages
- Little, Brown Books for Young Readers