Bunheads- a Story Everyone Can Relate To

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 Bunheads is a novel by Sophie Flack. The main character’s name is Hannah Ward, and she is a Corps de Ballet dancer with the Manhattan Ballet.

 Bunheads is a novel by Sophie Flack. The main character’s name is Hannah Ward, and she is a Corps de Ballet dancer with the Manhattan Ballet. Just when Hannah gets a boyfriend, things at the theater intensify, and Hannah as to choose between ballet and Jacob, her new-found boyfriend. Hannah goes through all the tribulations and triumphs of any great dancer to get where she wants to be- on her way to becoming a soloist. But can Hannah actually become a soloist? And what will she do in the end? Hannah wants to go out, and become a successful human, but how will she do it? Read Bunheads by Sophie Flack to find out what this 19-year-old will do.

 

I found this book to be very enjoyable because it has moments that everyone can relate to. Hannah has to make an important decision about what she wants to do with her life, and we all have to make decisions, even if at the time they seem invalid. This book is interactive to all dancers, and knowing some ballet vocabulary may help the reader better understand the book’s content. Even if you aren’t a ballet dancer, this book is still very good, and brought me a great lesson.

 

I don’t recommend this book to anybody under the age of 11 because it has some adult content that isn’t appropriate for young readers. Over all, I found this to be a very well written and inspiring book.