Kissing Tennessee: and Other Stories from the Stardust Dance (Paperback)

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Mason and Carrie Marie can't get up the courage to ask each other to dance. Russ's girlfriend has died, and now he's just trying to live without her. Peggy Lee has grown up with Tennessee--how can she ever think of him as more than a friend?

In these moving tales and others, Kathi Appelt captures the sometimes amusing, sometimes touching missteps of some unforgettable students, who come together one last time for the most memorable night of their young lives.

About the Author

Kathi Appelt is the author of many books for children and young adults, including When Otis Courted Mama, illustrated by Jill McElmurry; Oh My Baby, Little One, illustrated by Jane Dyer; and the story collection Kissing Tennessee. Her novel The Underneath was a Newbery Honor book and a National Book Award finalist. She lives in Texas.

Praise For…

"Powerful."--School Library Journal

"This satisfying book will grow on the reader. So mix the punch and
start the glitter ball revolving--the Stardust Dance is about to begin."
--VOYA (5Q, highest rating)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780152051273
ISBN-10: 0152051279
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 2004
Pages: 132
Language: English