A time to dance / Padma Venkatraman
Book | Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) | 2014

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307 pages ; 22 cm
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Veda, a classical dance prodigy in India, lives and breathes dance -- so when an accident leaves her a below-knee amputee, her dreams are shattered. For a girl who's grown used to receiving applause for her dance prowess and flexibility, adjusting to a prosthetic leg is painful and humbling. But Veda refuses to let her disability rob her of her dreams, and she starts all over again, taking beginner classes with the youngest dancers. Then Veda meets Govinda, a young man who approaches dance as a spiritual pursuit. As their relationship deepens, Veda reconnects with the world around her, and begins to discover who she is and what dance truly means to her.
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Accelerated Reader MG 4.8 5.0.
National Book Award Nominee for Young People's Literature, 2017.
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9780399257100 (hbk.)
0399257101 (hbk.)
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