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It is a treasure to me! Shelve Drina’s Dancing Year. It gives me some closure! No trivia or quizzes yet. Michelle rated it liked it Jul 20, Charming in its way – unfinished, too, since only the first five balleriina were published in the US – and a weird mix of hard work and ridiculous good luck. Drina lost both her parents at a very young age and lives with her grandparents. There is very little of the friendly interaction with Rose and Ilonka that made the other books such a pleasure.


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Jenny is a better character in this book than in some of the other ones but she doesn’t get much screen time. Drina’s announcement of her engagement baffles Igor Jr.

Shelve Drina Dances in Italy. Was wonderful to read them all again. Drina Dances Again by Jean Estoril. The Drina books are always predictable in a way but this one was especially so. Refresh and try again. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Aug 17, Erin rated it really liked it. I think I’d have preferred Drina to be at least 20 – 21 before she got the ballerina title, and also before she got married. Drina goes to Italy to meet her father’s family.

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I think the whole series is definitely worth the effort it takes to hunt them down. Verity W rated it it was amazing Mar 24, The characters seem more distant in this book than they did in the others–you aren’t as connected to them and are more of a “viewer” watching the action happen to them.


Montgomery ‘s characters, she began her writing her books with a ‘Flash’: Drina all grown up and getting married is just not as fun to read about! Neillfounder of an educational philosophy which promoted freedom and self-discipline in childhood.

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What about a series of girls’ novels about kung fu, space exploration, forming a rock band, mountaineering, free running, sky diving, astronomy, international espionage or nuclear physics? Laura Williams rated it liked it Oct 05, And Drina seems to have no problem making friends, which lead to a vast cast of well-crafted individuals with compelling backstories — Jenny and her tragic time growing up, the refugee Ilonka, born and bred Londoner Rose.

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