Penguin Putnam Ellie Brown is so excited to be returning to The Royal Ballet Lower School for her second term. She can’t wait until classes start—she and her fellow classmates are finally learning to dance on pointe! But a new girl, Isabelle Armand, throws everyone off. Isabelle is from France and believes that the French way is the only way—when it comes to clothing, food…and especially ballet. Isabelle is a flawless dancer, but she’s terribly unfriendly. How can Ellie and her friends warm to Isabelle when she keeps giving everyone the cold shoulder?
Baker & Taylor In their second term at the Royal Ballet School, Ellie and her friends prepare for an important appraisal of their dancing while also trying to get along with Isabelle, an unfriendly new girl.