Joy L. Smith
In this raw, searingly honest debut young adult novel, a former aspiring ballerina must confront her past in order to move forward from a devastating fall that leaves her without the use of her legs.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Denene Millner Books
Publication Date: March 1, 2022
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Joy L. Smith is Brooklyn and Queens, native and a true theater nerd, often found at Broadway shows and running through the Theater District with her twin sister. She is an assistant preschool teacher and has taught the love of books and reading to elementary schoolers. Joy has a degree in Human Development and Differences from SUNY New Paltz, and loves to write stories about Black girls who live in New York.
Tags: YA, Contemporary, BIPOC