Kathleen Ernst. Highland Fling. Chicago: Cricket Books, 2006.

Isn’t moving during high school about the worst thing that can happen to a teenager? For Tanya Zeshonski, it’s adding insult to injury. When Tanya’s parents divorced, her mom moved with her two girls from Wisconsin back to North Carolina. Mrs. Zeshonski (born a MacDonald) supplements her librarian’s salary by doing genealogical research for her kin, and she encourages the girls to embrace their Scottish heritage. Younger sister Nan does that through dance, but when Nan comes to idolize the accomplished local dancer Christina Campbell, Tanya has one more grievance to nurse. Only when her family attends the Cross Creek Highland Games and Tanya’s father comes for a visit, does Tanya learn to accept the past and move on.

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