The Perfect Pointe
written by Victoria Coniglio
illustrated by Lintang Pandu Pratiwi
Poppy loves ballet, and her dad loves to see her dance. When Poppy finds out her class will be performing the Nutcracker, she works harder than ever to get the role of Clara. But Poppy's dad is in the US Army and away on deployment. If Poppy gets the part, will he even be able to attend the performance? Day after day, Poppy rehearses her perfect pointe.