About the BookLate for practice at the ice arena, thirteen-year-old Eva Chen neglects to warm up and suffers a concussion when she falls during a difficult jump; frustrated at missing practice time, and worried about doing her routine at the family showcase, in front of a full arena, her parents, and her grandmother, Eva does not need any extra threats to her confidence--for instance, discovering that some of the other girls are laughing at her Chinese heritage.
Book SynopsisFigure skater Eva Chen is looking forward to sharing her latest routine. She's skating to a song with Mandarin lyrics as a special nod to her Chinese grandmother. But when a fall results in a concussion, Eva is forced to take time off the ice. To make matters worse, Eva overhears some fellow skaters making fun of her song. Will Eva find the strength to return to the ice despite her setbacks?