This contemporary title explores line dances around the world in today\'s health-oriented world. The young reader is exposed to the health and fitness perspective of line dancing, and is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life. A variety of line dances, including the Electric Slide, the Cupid Shuffle, the Macarena, and the Wobble are presented, along with the history and origin of line dancing. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The "Line Dances Around the World" title has been developed to encourage young readers to analyze the information and satisfies many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level skills, and progressive strategies for middle grade and junior high level students.