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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: 9781459809208
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
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: 9781459808003
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
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.
Big Time
By author: Tom Ryan
ISBN: 9781459804616
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
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: 9781459811089
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
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: 9781459809239
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
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: 9781459814509
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Ava lands a part in a professional outdoor theater production.
Forcing the Ace
By author: Erin Thomas
ISBN: 9781459806450
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 152
Price: $9.95
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: 9781459813588
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $9.95
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: 9781459811027
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
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: 9781459811119
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Hailey and her best friend compete for a part in an opera.
Honeycomb
By author: Patricia McCowan
ISBN: 9781459805798
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 152
Price: $9.95
Nat hopes her trio will win a chance to sing at a big music festival, but first she has to learn to trust her own voice.
Hot New Thing
By author: Laura Langston
ISBN: 9781459804319
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 136
Price: $9.95
Lily finds out that acting success in Hollywood comes at a price she may be unable to pay.
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