Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grade 6n/a5.854878
As an infant, Daphne was abandoned on the doorstep of an all-girls school. Now, at thirteen, she longs to discover the truth about her past and to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a prima ballerina. When a book containing a tantalizing riddle and a magical pair of stockings arrive, her dreams of glory and fame are suddenly within her grasp. Daphne is poised to win an audition for the Ballet Splendide in Paris. But will the magic be enough to help her overcome her childhood demons of loneliness and insecurity? This irresistible story is brought to life with black-and-white interior illustrations and a beautiful jacket enhanced with foil.

Hardcover, 384 pages
Published on January 24, 2008 by Dutton Juvenile
1 Book Review
  • gum98
    gum98Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 11:29 am
    This is my favorite book in the whole world!! This moving book has brought me to tears every time I have read it. It is filled with adventure and love and it is a great book for any ballerina :)