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Are fighting and Pearl is withdrawn and angry so Delia vows not to give her father anything else to worry aboutDelia loses herself to the rigorous world of ballet and only when it has consumed her com Porter Tracey A Dance of Sisters PG 276 Joanna Cotler Books Language PG Sexual Content G Violence G A Dance of Sisters is a story of two sisters and their struggles in life and how they were once close but now distant from each other It is very well written and portrays the importance of family I love this book so much that I would read it again and will add it to my array of books MS HS ESSENTIAL Student Reviewer MPhttpkissthebookblogspotcom2008

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A Dance of SistersPletely does she begin to understand how fiercely her sister had to fight for her own truth Delia discovers that the bond between two sisters can't be broken no matter where the dance of life takes the Twelve year old Delia Ferri does not remember he mother who died when she was young but what she does know is that her father and sister Pearl are fighting and Pearl her sister is still crestfallen over their mother’s death while their father tries to pretend it never happened Delia feels bad that she does not remember and feels like a misfit Her sister is now involved in witchcraft because she is angry and withdrawing from societyMeanwhile to deal with all her family issues Delia finds something she loves A beautiful form of art ballet She feels important and needed when she steps into that studioMadame Elanova a world famous ballet instructor also tells Delia she is “destined” But being “destined” comes with many challenges She must prove herself every day and fight for what she wants even if that means beating her only friend Claire Another challenge she faces is Madame’s cruel perspective on body images Madame often tells girls they must lose weight to become a better dancer When they lose weight they get complimented by Madame and they feel empowered and greatBesides facing home troubles Delia is also facing anorexia because Madame told her to lose some weight Faced with mirrors every day that watch your every move she is forced to see how “fat” she looks compared to the other girls She learns that being anorexic is something to be proud of in the ballet world Madame rewards the anorexic girls for their hard work and Delia strives to prove to Madame she is perfect But when will it become too much? Too many demands and not enough rewards Is it really worth it is a uestion Delia faces throughout the story Competition soon increases among the girls to prove themselves to MadameThe desperation to prove herself is taking effects on her life Delia is failing school losing weight drastically and is pulling away from friends and family Only when she hits rock bottom will she open her eyes to see what is going onHer sister is only there for her proving the essence of family and how important it is Pearl is wise enough to care for Delia and recognize the enemy before even Delia sees who she cherishes most is her worst enemy To find out her enemy you must read the book Though her sister may not be right next to her she learns the bonds of sisters cannot be broken by distanceThis is a very realistic story for anyone who is in the dance world Like Delia you constantly worry about weight and competition with others This book I can relate to as a dancer Each dancer is usually faced with anorexia just like Delia But the way Delia deals with it is truly different At first she denies her anorexia but then she truly sees what the world of ballet has done to her Now she faces the choice of whether to stay in ballet and be controlled by Madame or break away Very inspiring and beautifully written with great flow a must read for everyoneI want to stretch to the moon Delia thought Far far awayTo find out if she did reach the moon read A Dance of Sisters by Tracey PorterOriginally posted at

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Download Book Ø A Dance of Sisters 288 pages Õ I want to stretch to the moon Delia thought Far far awayTwelve year old Delia Ferri doesn't remember her mother or her family the way it used to be All she knows is that her sister Pearl and her father are fighting and Pearl is withdrawn and angry so Delia vows not to give her father anytI want to stretch to the moon Delia thought Far far awayTwelve year old Delia Ferri doesn't remember her mother or her family the way it used to be All she knows is that her sister Pearl and her father Rating 35 stars Delia is 13 and loves ballet she dreams about becoming a professional dancer and puts a lot of hard work and dedication into it Ballet is also her refuge and nothing else really matters There is her overly busy single dad and her older and rebellious sister Pearl Their mom died when Delia was very young and it is not easy for her family to handle it The book switches between scenes of her family and the ballet I was in the mood for a fast read and this what I got You could tell that this was a middle grade book which I haven't read in a long time I liked Delia's enthusiasm for ballet Of course it also portraits the dark site like all the pressure and unhealthy starving I also liked how her relationship with her sister slowly developed Overall solid read