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Tillerman Cycle #05: Come a Stranger


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andlt;bandgt;A dashed dream leads to a rash decision in the fifth installment of Cynthia Voigtand#8217;s Tillerman cycle.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Mina Smiths lives to dance, so her scholarship to ballet camp seems like a dream come true. She doesnand#8217;t even mind being the only black girl in the troupeand#8212;that is, until she is told sheand#8217;ll never be a classical dancer. Itand#8217;s then that Mina begins to face some difficult truths about race and identity and transfers her passion for dance to Tamer Shipp, the summer minister for her church. The problem is, heand#8217;s a grown man with a family, but she canand#8217;t stop wishing for more to their friendship than simply pastor and parishioner. andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Cynthia Voigtand#8217;s incomparable mastery of character and community shines forth in this stirring novel from her acclaimed Tillerman cycle.

About the Author

Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal for andlt;iandgt;Diceyand#8217;s Songandlt;/iandgt;, the Newbery Honor Award for andlt;iandgt;A Solitary Blueandlt;/iandgt;, and the National Book Award Honor for andlt;iandgt;Homecomingandlt;/iandgt;, all part of the beloved Tillerman cycle. She is also the author of many other celebrated books for middle grade and teen readers, including andlt;iandgt;Izzy, Willy-Nillyandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Jackarooandlt;/iandgt;. She was awarded the Margaret A. Edwards Award in 1995 for her work in literature, and the Katahdin Award in 2004. She lives in Maine.

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Voigt, Cynthia
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Family - Siblings
Children s-Reference Family and Genealogy
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The Tillerman Cycle
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Grade Level:
from 7
f-c cvr (no spcl fx); digital
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 12

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