Get into the groove! Charlie is buzzing! She's just had her first ever modern dance class! It's so much better than stuffy old ballet-except that the trendy girls totally tease her make fun of her outfits. But none of that seems to matter once the music plays and Charlie starts to dance...
Go Girl #1: Dancing Queen by Thalia Kalkipsakis and illustrated by Ash Oswald is a sweet story full of familiar themes that young readers will be able to relate to their own lives.
About the Author
Thalia Kalkipsakis is the author of several books in the Go Girl! series, including The Worst Gymnast, Sister Spirit, Dancing Queen and Basketball Blues. She has also written a nonfiction book, It’s True! Sleep Makes You Smarter! Her books have been translated in many languages and sold around the world. Kalkipsakis grew up on a farm on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia, and used to escape into the bush to explore. Her biggest passion has always been writing, but she has also been a dancer and edited websites and travel guides. She now lives in north-eastern Victoria with her husband and two children and a black cat named Bindi.
Ash Oswald is a children's book illustrator who has contributed to the books in the Go Girl! series.
Praise for The Go Girl! Series:
"Simple in language and story structure, making them accessible to young readers who are making their first foray into chapter books and good choices for reluctant readers." —School Library Journal
"The characters are likeable and believable--people you hope your own girls might take as friends." —Fort Worth Star-Telegram