Tiny Pretty Things Book Report

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Tiny Pretty Things Author: Sona Charaipotra By: Raven McDaniel The book is about three ballet students, Gigi, June and Bette, top of their class. In a important Manhattan ballet school, a new girl shows up at the ballet school, her name is Gigi. She is a free spirited girl, who just wants to dance.A privileged New Yorker Bette's desire to escape the shadow of her ballet-star sister brings out a dangerous edge in her. Bette, she wanted the Sugar Plum Fairy role, really badly. And perfectionist June needs to land a lead role this year or her controlling mother will put an end to her dancing dreams forever. Bette’s older sister, Cassie was Sugar Plum Fairy. But Cassie didn’t get the role, you find out in the third or fourth chapter that Gigi gets the role. Which in the book I think, (Don’t know for sure,) they typically didn’t choose african american women. Bette’s mother, finds out that Bette didn't get the lead role. She is drunk and angry. “But mother, it’s not like I’m understudy.” I feel bad for Bette, having a mother who want all of her children to be basically the same. “They each have their own challenges- June doesn’t know who her father is, and her mother is super intense demanding that if June isn’t getting lead roles in the student performances, or else she’ll need to leave the school.” She also doesn’t…show more content…
It’s very dramatic, and I love drama shows and books. Bette reminds me of Regina George from Mean Girls. I like the character Gigi, because she is outspoken, in the right ways. She stands up for what she believes in. She is just this amazing character. And I see a lot of me in this character. Like being outspoken, standing up for what I believe in. She is this amazing character that just blossoms into an amazing person. They are so much blackmail in this book, it’s terrible.(Blackmail is bad.) Bette is really trying to get after Gigi. And some other characters as well. But mostly
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