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Orca Limelights stories are aimed at middle schoolers and teens with an interest in the performing arts. Topics include music, dance, theater, circus and magic. Reading levels from grade 3.5 to 6.5. Interest level ages 9–12.

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Across the Floor
By author: Natasha Deen
ISBN: 9781459809222
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $7.99
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, football player Luc is forced to take a dance class, where he discovers an unexpected new passion.
At Ease
By author: Jeff Ross
ISBN: 9781459808027
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $7.99
In this short novel for middle readers, Will discovers that while he has the talent required for a career as a classical violinist, stage fright threatens to destroy his dream.
Attitude
By author: Robin Stevenson
ISBN: 9781459803848
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $7.99
Fitting in at her new ballet school turns out to be more painful for Cassie than breaking in a pair of pointe shoes.
Big Time
By author: Tom Ryan
ISBN: 9781459804630
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $7.99
Gerri dreams of making it big as a singer on her favorite reality show, but she hasn’t counted on being kicked off early in the competition.
Billboard Express
ISBN: 9781459811102
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $7.99
This high-interest novel for teen readers is set in Nashville, where Elle, a talented musician, tries to make it in the cutthroat music business.
Breaking Big
By author: Penny Draper
ISBN: 9781459809253
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $7.99
When another ballet dancer’s injury lands him a major role, mischief-loving Robin must face his friends’ jealousy and the biggest challenge of his dance career in this novel for teens.
Casting Lily
By author: Holly Bennett
ISBN: 9781459814523
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $7.99
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Ava lands a part in a professional outdoor theater production.
Cut the Lights
By author: Karen Krossing
ISBN: 9781459804159
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 136
Price: $7.99
Briar has been chosen to direct a one-act play at her performing arts high school, but she learns there's more to it than imposing her vision on the actors.
Forcing the Ace
By author: Erin Thomas
ISBN: 9781459806290
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 152
Price: $7.99
Alex wants to enter a magic competition, but first he’ll have to learn to share the spotlight with a rival magician.
Getting the Brush Off
By author: Mere Joyce
ISBN: 9781459813601
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $7.99
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Sydney hopes to win a painting competition to pay for art camp.
He Who Dreams
By author: Melanie Florence
ISBN: 9781459811041
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $7.99
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, a soccer star surprises everyone by signing up for Indigenous dance classes.
High Note
By author: Jeff Ross
ISBN: 9781459811133
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $7.99
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Hailey and her best friend compete for a part in an opera.
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