Rose has given up. She's given up on friendship, on happiness, on life being anything other than black, black, black. Yrena wants out. She's a dancer who doesn't want to dance, a prisoner in her own home, a resident of New York who never gets to see the city. To Rose, Yrena has always been... read more
Rose Sees Red is a heartwarming tale of one girl's journey in America. 2 girls meet on one eventful night. Both love to dance, however one hates it and one loves it. They come from such different backgrounds, Rose is from America, and Yrena, her neighbor, is from Russia. Can they see past... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Rose Sees Red is a heartwarming tale of one girl's journey in America. 2 girls meet on one eventful night. Both love to dance, however one hates it and one loves it. They come from such different backgrounds, Rose is from America, and Yrena, her neighbor, is from Russia. Can they see past these differences, past political tension between their countries, past their different views, to form a friendship and have the night of their lives? Read Rose Sees Red, a Multicultural story about 2 girls story in New York.
“I'm so glad we became friends.”Rose
“It was ironic how she said she was all about the strange and different. That's what she liked best in the magazines. But there it was something contained and frozen on the pages, in its assigned role of the weird. It couldn't get loose and do something unexpected. She obviously couldn't stand someone in real life going off script.”Rose
“It was comforting to know that you could always find something in common with someone else.”Rose
“Were we all like that? Were we all trying to change how we looked on the outside to match how we felt on the inside? Were we all trying to change how people saw us?”Rose
“I was the stars and the moon and the sky. I was air. I had been bitten by the evening and my heart went straight to my feet.”Rose
“When I dance, I feel as though my heart is bigger than my body. And that I am giving it back to everyone who is alive.”Rose
“I think some people just don't feel for the whole world," Caleb said. "It's hard to feel for the whole world," Yrena observed. "It's hard to even feel for your friends and your family sometimes," I said. "But that doesn't mean you shouldn't try to.”Rose
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