The only time Victoria feels alive anymore is when she watches Delia, her 17-year-old daughter, dance. When Delia wins a contract to perform with New York Contemporary Ballet Theatre, Victoria must revisit her own past as a hopeful dancer in NYC.
This collection of Janette DeFelice’s essays was written between 2016 (beginning the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration as 45th president of the United States) and 2019. They cover topics relevant to the new political movement emerging during that time, including: why conservatives think the way they do, teaching kids about politics, the construct of gender, student loan debt, sexism, gun violence, and the environment.
Cassie, an 11-year-old ‘maker’ who loves making useful items out of miscellaneous stuff, and her twin brother David, a history buff, can’t seem to stop fighting. When they find themselves inside a digital game called The Get-Along Game, a cyber entity named Dux sends them back in time where they must work together if they ever want to return to the world they once knew.Will David’s history knowledge help them survive in the past? Will Cassie be able to make something to help them get back home? Will the twins be able to work together? Will they ultimately be released back into the real world? Read The Get-Along Game to find out!