Friday, December 3, 2010

Sugar and Ice by Kate Messner

It's so cool when a great new book come out from an incredible author.  For me, it's even cooler to have made a connection with an author who I admire as much as Kate Messner.  I had the chance to review an ARC (Advanced Review Copy) of SUGAR AND ICE, which comes out next week, back in June.  My review of Sugar and Ice.

Kate wrote a guest post on my critique partner's (Laura) blog this week. Kate Messner's Guest post on Laura Pauling's Write to Ramble blog.

SUGAR AND ICE by Kate Messner
Walker Books for Young Readers (December 2010)
A Fall 2010 Junior Library Guild Selection!

For Claire Boucher, life is all about skating on the frozen cow pond and in the annual Maple Show right before the big pancake breakfast on her family's maple farm. But all that changes when Claire is offered a
once-in-a-lifetime opportunity-a scholarship to train with the elite skaters in Lake Placid. Tossed into a world of mean girls on ice, where competition is everything, Claire soon realizes that her sweet dream-come-true has sharper edges than she could have imagined. Can she find the strength to stand up to the people who want her to fail and the courage to decide which dream she wants to follow?

"Even those who won't know their double toe loops from their single salchows will enjoy reading about what it takes to make it on the ice."      ~Booklist

Congratulations to Kate on the new book!


Laura Pauling said...

I truly loved this book! Great gift for elementary and middle school girls.

MG Higgins said...

I've got to get this book. It looks wonderful.

Julie Musil said...

This book sounds amazing. Thanks for highlighting it! I'm clicking over to Paula's blog now.