I felt like this story is something every sister goes though.
I am also pleased to read a book that is not part of a series (although regarding teen series you can't do better than Phyllis Reynold Naylor's Alice books!).
Katya, a.k.a. Katie, and her sister Michaela Wilder are sisters and best friends that were born and raised in New York city.
I read this book about 4 or 5 years ago & it became my favorite. I bought it last month & it still keeps me hooked. It's a book that can grasp ahold of our reality. Read morePublished on February 9, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I read this as a highschooler...so I was in the intended audience range when I started and finished this novel. Read morePublished on January 5, 2012 by Bri
I really liked the characters. Katie was slightly naive and could be whiny, but you really grew to love her. Michaela was really interesting: first, her dream is to dance. Read morePublished on May 21, 2011 by Amazon Customer
Fourteen-year-old Katie Wilder has her whole world figured out. She and her older sister Michaela are best friends and ballerinas at a prestigious dance school in New York City. Read morePublished on December 7, 2009 by Miss Print
Summary: Katie and Michaela are ballerinas, sisters, and best friends whose relationship undergoes significant changes when their family moves from NYC to small town Fir Lake. Read morePublished on December 7, 2009 by bookworm1858
Katie and her sister Michaela are extremely close, more like best friends. They have lived in New York all their lives, both attend a prestigious ballet school and both love their... Read morePublished on August 12, 2009 by Claire L. Peucker
My 11 year-old daughter checked this out at the library, despite the questionable title, although I told her I would be reading it with her. Read morePublished on February 9, 2009 by Me
Even though I'm 14, the same age as Katie, I found her completely unrelateable. Her sense of humor and personality were far too young and immature at some parts and too old at... Read morePublished on November 22, 2008 by Valerie Taylor
It can be very hard to follow in your mother's footsteps - especially when you're wearing pointe shoes.
Irina used to be a dancer in Russia. Read more