Dependable, Young Adult, Road Trip, Ballet, Romance, Teen, Dance
Chloe Pierce, a young black girl, dreams of becoming a famous ballerina. Her protective mother isn’t sure about her only child moving to New York, so while her mother is on a cruise, Chloe decides to drive to Washington D.C. and try out for a conservatory run by her favorite dancer. Her ex-friend and neighbor Eli blackmails her into letting him come along so he can visit colleges. Together they venture on a road trip that leads them to unexpected places, physically as well as emotionally, as they discover is the power of forgiveness, never giving up on your dreams, and the meaning of friendship.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
"I Wanna Be Where You Are,"
Children's Book and Media Review: Vol. 41:
6, Article 12.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/cbmr/vol41/iss6/12