Dancing For Dakota

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Young Adult  |  House: Booksie Classic
Daniel Dangerfield has to raise his three year old daughter, Dakota, all alone at age nineteen. She has constant seizures in which start getting worse the longer she goes without treatment. Just as Daniel begins to give up hope a rich dancer comes along and offers him a job as her dance partner. So to save his daughters life...Daniel must dance!

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Dancing For Dakota

Submitted: June 15, 2009

Daniel has to raise his three year old daughter Dakota alone. He barely manages to get by by dancing in Nortons Square when one day a girl offers him a job to be her Dance Partner for 100 dollars a day. With Dakota getting sicker, Daniel must take the job, but there is also something else he is faced with. Will he do it? Read Chapter

Submitted: June 19, 2009

Chapter Two: I paced back and fourth in my livingroom. Dakota sat on the couch, her eyes trained on the T.V where Tom and Jerry was p... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 01, 2009

Chapter Three: A loud bark aimed directly in my ear woke me up the next morning. I groaned not ready to start another day before Tedd... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 06, 2009

Chapter Four:"Daniel. How nice of you to show up," My mother said as she set the newspaper down on the table and looked up at me with her... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 11, 2009

Chapter Five: "Daniel...are you okay?" Salina asked, stepping closer to me and waving her hand in front of my face. Her eyebrows were... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 21, 2009

Chapter Six: I couldn't wait to get home and tell Dakota my good news. That I was about to start making a lot more money and that I w... Read Chapter

Submitted: July 26, 2009

Chapter Seven: "Do I look pretty, daddy?" I pulled the tie up around my neck and straightened it out before I turned around to lo... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 06, 2009

Chapter Eight: "It's okay. We'll get it right," Salina assured drawing a wet rag across her forehead to rid it of sweat. "Let's just ... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 17, 2009

Chapter Nine: I stood in my usual spot right beside the green mailbox that said 'Dangerfield' on it, and waited patiently for the doo... Read Chapter

Submitted: August 30, 2009

Chapter Ten: My leg thumped endlessly against the tile floor as I waited anxiously to hear something. Then, I started strumming my ha... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 09, 2009

Chapter Eleven: I laid in the hospital bed beside Dakota, her head rested on my left arm. Sometime during the night it had fallen asl... Read Chapter

Submitted: September 20, 2009

Chapter Twelve: "I know, and I'm really sorry. I had an emergency yesterday and I couldn't make it. I tried to call, but I didn't get... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 04, 2009

Chapter Thirteen: I eased myself down onto my couch, and sighed in relief as my still bare back met the soft cusion. I rested my head... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 14, 2009

Chapter Fourteen: "I wanted to see my daughter of course," Carly said, refusing to look up at me. Her eyes stared past me and to the ... Read Chapter

Submitted: October 18, 2009

Chapter Fifteen: Dakota was asleep when I got back last night, and it didn't take Mary long to jump all over my case. I knew that she... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 13, 2009

"Daddy. Daddy. Dadddy." I opened my eyes as Dakota continued to stroke my arm, and murmer daddy in my ear. I turned over on my side a... Read Chapter

Submitted: November 29, 2009

Chapter Seventeen: I spun Salina around faster and then spun under her arm and swept her up off of her feet. I threw her over my shou... Read Chapter

Submitted: December 24, 2009

Chapter Eighteen: "Miss Salina will be down momentarily," The Butler, John, said as he stepped down from the staircase. "Thanks,"... Read Chapter

Submitted: February 07, 2010

Chapter Nineteen: Daniel, It's been three weeks. The toughest three weeks of my entire life. I don't know how much of this I can ... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 21, 2010

I stood in the middle of the dancing room, kicking off my shoes and pulling off my blue t-shirt so that I was only in my white muscle shi... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 21, 2010

I shuddered as I looked out of the passenger side window of my Mom's Sedan and saw all of the large -huge even- horses walking around the... Read Chapter