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Colbert, Brandy.
POINTE
New York : Speak, 2014
IL YA
ISBN 
014751441X

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At age 13, Theo was focused on ballet, her best friend Donovan, and her secret older boyfriend Trent. But then Trent dumped her, Donovan vanished, and Theo developed a severe eating disorder. Four years later, she's healthier and steadily pursuing her dream of being one of only a few African-American ballerinas to dance with a professional company. When Donovan is found and returned home, Theo is shocked to discover that the "person of interest" in Donovan's abduction is none other than Trent. Now Theo is torn between her dark secret and her loyalty to Donovan, who isn't speaking to anyone. As one of the last people to see Donovan before his disappearance, Theo is expected to testify, and she battles with herself over how much to reveal about her history with the man on trial. Will it impact her opportunities in the dance world, and will it change how a new love interest sees her? Meanwhile, the more she worries, the less she eats. Theoís awakening to the truth about Trent, Donovan, and especially herself is suspenseful and emotional. This beautifully creative debut novel is realistic YA fiction at its best!    (Booktalk by Pennsylvania Young Readerís Choice Award Committee)


SUBJECTS:     Kidnapping -- Fiction.
                        High schools -- Fiction.

                        Schools -- Fiction.

                        Emotional problems -- Fiction.
       
                        Anexoria nervosa -- Fiction.

                        Ballet dancing -- Fiction.

                        African Americans -- Fiction.

                        Family life -- Illinois -- Fiction.

                        Illinois -- Fiction
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