|Plot Summary of Dancing in Red Shoes Will Kill You|
|"Kayla Callaway is a ballet dancer. Kayla along with her best friend Joey and her sister Patterson are students at the Florida High School for the Performing Arts. Joey and Kayla are dance students and Patterson is an art student.
Kayla's life comes to a screeching halt when at a ballet audition, the director tells her that while she is talented her well endowed chest will always keep her from a ballet career. With this new information Kayla goes through the rest of the year trying to decide whether to conform to society's standards and get a breast reduction. Or if she should embrace her body and try to pursue a career at an alternative dance company."
Holly McBride, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Dancing in Red Shoes Will Kill You|
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Time/era of story
- present (2000-2010)
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- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- very athletic
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- 5 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
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