Book Description

Kissing Tennessee: And Other Stories from the Stardust Dance, Harcourt Brace, 2000.

Step into the Dogwood Junior High School cafeteria. Tonight, this one night of the year, it isn’t a cafeteria at all. It’s the Stardust Dance. And there are stories here. Mason Hatfield and Carrie Marie Jorgensen can’t summon the courage to ask each other to dance. Becca Scott has locked herself in a bathroom stall after something unthinkable has happened with her boyfriend. Cub Tanner is struggling with the feelings he has for Trent Davis. Peggy Lee Dixon has grown up with Tennessee Jones–can she ever see him as more than a friend? The doors are opening. The candles are lit. There is glitter everywhere. Hurry, it’s about to begin . . .