Ready for the spotlight!

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Picture Book - North Wing Main FloorP KimChecked OutJuly 1, 2024

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32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 28 cm


An exuberant and relatable picture book about sibling rivalry, ballet, and finding your free-form self. Confidence goes a long way, and so does practice -- but the support of a loving family and community matters even more in this winsome tale of dancing your way into your own unique talents. Tessie has taken ballet for a whole month and thinks she has it down. If it weren't for her big sister, Maya, who seems to own the spotlight, Tessie would dazzle the whole class. But when Maya lands the lead -- and the coveted princess crown -- in the fall recital, not even freestyle dancing can fully rescue Tessie's spirits. But maybe they each have something to teach and the spotlight is big enough for two? Jaime Kim's author-illustrator debut captures the shifting emotions of competition, sisterhood, and joy in movement with warmth, charm, and a delicious candy-bright palette.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kim, J. (2021). Ready for the spotlight! (First edition.). Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kim, Jaime. 2021. Ready for the Spotlight!. Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kim, Jaime. Ready for the Spotlight! Candlewick Press, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kim, Jaime. Ready for the Spotlight! First edition., Candlewick Press, 2021.

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