Synopses & Reviews
andlt;Bandgt;Fiona Finkelstein was born to be a ballerinaand#8212;if she can get over her stage fright, that is. The first in the feisty and endearing Not-So-Ordinary Girl trilogy.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;More than catching fireflies, more than eating tripleand#8211;hot fudge sundaes, and even more than waking up on the first day of summer vacation, Fiona Finkelstein wants to become a ballerina. Thereand#8217;s just one problem: In her last recital, she starred as the unforgettable Fiona VOMITsteinand#8212;her and#8220;performanceand#8221; went all over the stage, and all over Benevolence Castlesand#8217;s cancan costume.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Can Fiona overcome her fears and blossom as a big-time ballerina in andlt;Iandgt;The Nutcrackerandlt;/Iandgt;, even in a snowstorm? Or will she be the only person in her family to have the flat-out worst case of stage fright ever?andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;Iandgt;Originally published as andlt;/Iandgt;Fiona Finkelstein, Big-Time Ballerina!!andlt;Iandgt;.andlt;/Iandgt;
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Shawn K. Stoutandlt;/bandgt; is the author of the Not-So-Ordinary Girl series as well as the middle grade seriesandnbsp;Penelope Crumb.andnbsp;Stout has an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives in Maryland with her husband, baby daughter, and two ancient dogs.