Jo's world is spinning too fast. She's so far out of it she might as well be in orbit with that new Russian satellite, Sputnik. Her best friends have left her behind. All they care about is Elvis, rock n' roll, and boys. And Mack, her wonderful, loyal, beautiful friend Mack, has used her friendship terribly. If it wasn't for Michael, the new boy on her street, Jo wouldn't have a friend in the world. But when faced with a choice between Jo and the cool crowd, will Michael stand up to her? Something like terror tells her what the answer is.
The worst is yet to come. When Jo accidentally learns a carefully kept secret, nothing is the same not even herself. Feeling betrayed by everyone, it takes near crisis, a special family story, and a mysterious goldstone necklace to guide Jo to acceptance and the future that is hers.
Although Turns on a Dime stands perfectly on its own, it is Part Two of the
Goldstone trilogy. Look to Goldstone and find out more about the pendant and the people who have worn it.
About the Author
Julie Lawson is the author of several books for young readers including My Grandfather Loved the Stars, The Dragon's Pearl and Kate's Castle. She lives in British Columbia.