Dancing on the Edge

Dancing on the Edge

By:  Han Nolan

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Miracle McCloy comes from an unusual family: Her father, Dane is a prodigy who published his first book at age thirteen; her grandmother, Gigi, is clairvoyant; and her mother was dead when her "miracle" daughter was pulled from her womb. Having been raised according to a set of mystical rules and beliefs, Miracle is unable to cope in the real world. Lost in a desperate dance among lit candles, she sets herself afire and comes to in a hospital. There, a young psychiatrist helps her navigate her painful struggle to take charge of her life.

Includes a reader's guide and an interview with the author.

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152058845

  • ISBN-10: 0152058842

  • Pages: 272

  • Price: $20.99

  • Publication Date: 03/01/2007

  • Carton Quantity: 60

  • Age(s): 12,13,14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 7-12

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 850L
    • Guided Reading Level Z

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Han Nolan

HAN NOLAN is the author of several books, including Dancing on the Edge which won the National Book Award and Send Me Down a Miracle, a National Book Award finalist. She lives with her husband on the East Coast.
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  • reviews

    "Nolan does a masterful job of drawing readers into the girl's mind and of making them care deeply about her chances for the future."--School Library Journal

     

    "Exceptionally well-written . . . [A] sad, funny, and tender story."--Kirkus Reviews

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152058845

  • ISBN-10: 0152058842

  • Pages: 272

  • Price: $20.99

  • Publication Date: 03/01/2007

  • Carton Quantity: 60

  • Age(s): 12,13,14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 7-12

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 850L
    • Guided Reading Level Z

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