Clair-de-Lune lives with her grandmother in the tippy-top of a peculiar old building. Every day she practices ballet, just like her mother before her—the famous ballerina who died when Clair-de-Lune was just a baby. Since that day, Clair-de-Lune hasn’t uttered a word. Then one day the girl who cannot speak meets a remarkable mouse who can. Bonaventure dreams of founding a dancing school just for mice—but he dreams of helping his new friend, too. Soon the brave little mouse introduces Clair-de-Lune to a hidden world inside, and yet somehow beyond, her building—a world that slowly begins to open her heart. Maybe one day her dreams will come true, too.
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"The whimsical, gently humorous story plays out with grace, wisdom, and life-affirming sensitivityÑreaders will be captivated."—The Bulletin, Starred
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Published by Yearling Jan 16, 2009| 208 Pages| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780307494504