The Magic in Changing Your Stars
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    Aug-2020 (Hardcover)
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Can you change your fate—and the fate of those you love—if you return to the past? Journey to 1939 Harlem in this time-travel adventure with an inspiring message about believing in yourself.
Eleven-year-old Ailey Benjamin Lane can dance—so he’s certain that he'll land the role of the Scarecrow in his school’s production of The Wiz. Unfortunately, a talented classmate and a serious attack of nerves derail his audition: he just stands there, frozen. Deflated and defeated, Ailey confides in his Grampa that he’s ready to quit. But Grampa believes in Ailey, and, to encourage him, shares a childhood story. As a boy, Grampa dreamed of becoming a tap dancer; he was so good that the Hollywood star and unofficial Mayor of Harlem, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, even gave him a special pair of tap shoes. Curious, Ailey tries on the shoes  . . . and instantly finds himself transported to 1930s Harlem. There he meets a young street tapper and realizes that it’s his own grandfather! Can Ailey help the 12-year-old version of Grampa face his fears? And, if Ailey changes the past, will he still be able to get home again? Featuring an all-African-American cast of characters, and infused with references to black culture and history, this fantasy is sure to inspire readers.  

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    • Jan-2022
    • Sterling House Publishers
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 1454944048
    • ISBN13: 9781454944041
    • First Edition
    • Aug-2020
    • Sterling House Publishers
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 1454934069
    • ISBN13: 9781454934066
    • Apr-2020
    • Sterling House Publishers
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 1454934077
    • ISBN13: 9781454934073
    • Aug-2020
    • Sterling Children's Books
    • eBook (Kindle)

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