We're totes excited about this new ballet-themed book by Emma Freedman! Turning Pointes tells the coming-of-age story of 13 year old April who has just started high school and has been dancing ballet half her life. While she loves ballet, April's not sure if classical is right for her anymore, particularly since she doesn't have the perfect ballerina body.

Turning Pointes

She moves to a new school with new girls and has big dreams - how will she achieve them?

Read the first chapter of the novel here.