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Summary: In Afghanistan you risk your life to sing. After thirty years of war and five devastating years of Taliban rule, pop culture is beginning to return to the country. Since 2005, millions have been tuning in to Tolo TV's wildly popular American idol-style series, Afghan star. Like its Western predecessors, people compete for a cash prize and record deal. More surprisingly, the contest is open to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AFG

Earhart, Kristin

Summary: Sadie and her new poodle puppy enter into the school's talent show, but when Sadie gets a case of stage fright, her puppy must help her overcome her fear and perform.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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Gutman, Dan

Summary: A.J. has trouble coming up with a talent to put on display in his class's upcoming talent show.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J READ-ALONG GUT

Higgins, Ryan T.

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: As the only T. rex in her school, Penelope is often overlooked but when she loses her confidence after signing up for the school talent show, her father and some friends help her find her courage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Hyperion 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JE REF HIG

Keller, Laurie

Summary: The states decide to get together and put on a show featuring their particular talents. Also includes facts about the history and geography of the states.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods Studios 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV LAU

Pennypacker, Sara

Summary: Eight-year-old Clementine, convinced that she has no talents, tries to find a way to avoid participating in the class talent show.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion Books for Children 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC Pen

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED PEN

Libenson, Terri

Summary: Everyone knows how much brainy Bri likes the spotlight (not). So why did she ever agree to something that forces her to learn a new language, give a speech, help organize a party, and juggle drama at school and home?! As the big event inches closer, Bri wonders if it's all worth it. . . .Told in alternating past and present chapters, Bri's heartwarming story unfolds over the eight months...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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Peschke, M. (Marci)

Summary: Kylie Jean Carter plans to sing in the annual Fourth of July Jubilee talent show.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PES

Pennypacker, Sara

Summary: Eight-year-old Clementine, convinced that she has no talents, tries to find a way to avoid participating in the class talent show.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC PEN

Taddonio, Lea

Summary: Steve wants to do a hip-hop routine in the big Shiverwood Academy talent show. But whenever he tries to pop and lock in public, he trips over his own feet. Is it because he is an undead boy made of sewn together body parts? Or is the truth even scarier, does Steve have stage fright?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spellbound, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2020

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Summary: For Troy, Gabriella, Chad, and Taylor, summer vacation is no day at the beach. Thanks to Troy, they are all working at a country club founded by Ryan and Sharpay's family. The club's annual talent show is right around the corner and Sharpay's competitive instincts are sizzling. She dumps Ryan as her singing partner and starts wooing Troy to join her onstage instead. Gabriella is not very happy...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD H

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD HIG

Platt, Jason

Summary: "In order to avoid extra work, middle schooler Newell agrees to participate in a school-wide talent show--without a talent"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 PLA

Franzen, Trisha

Summary: "Acknowledged by her contemporaries as the most outstanding woman suffrage orator of her time, Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) has nonetheless received minimal attention from historians. Trisha Franzen rectifies that oversight with this first scholarly biography of Shaw, a study that illuminates Shaw's oft-ignored early years and challenges existing scholarship on her time in the suffrage...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Illinois Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHAW, HOWARD ANNA FRA

Brownlee, Sophia Grace

Summary: Cousins Sophia Grace and Rosie plan a show-stopping song and dance number for a talent show.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E BRO

Mitton, Tony.

Summary: When the animals on board Noah's ark begin to get bored and restless, he stages a talent show featuring the various creatures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Mit

Poe, Mark Andrew

Summary: Harry Moon is up to his eyeballs in magic in the small town of Sleepy Hollow. His archenemy, Titus Kligore, has eyes on winning the annual Scary Talent Show. Harry has a tough job ahead of him if he is going to steal the crown. He takes a chance on a magical rabbit who introduces him to the deep magic. Harry decides the best way forward is to "do no evil" while the battle to defeat Titus goes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC POE

Summary: A quirky gaggle of Western hairstylists armed with blow dryers and designer scissors improbably open a school to teach eager Afghan women the high art of fixing hair. The women of Kabul embrace the beauty lessons with unbridled hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BEA
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BEA

Albee, Sarah.

Summary: Olivia becomes frustrated when she does not succeed in teaching her cat to do tricks like Francine's cat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2009

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Gutman, Dan

Summary: "It's time for the annual Ella Mentry School talent show, and this year Principal Klutz has hired a wacky professional, Mrs. Lane, to help the kids with their talents"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC GUT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED GUT

Keller, Laurie.

Summary: The states decide to get together and put on a show featuring their particular talents, in a text that includes facts about the history and geography of each state.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE KEL

Newman, Lesléa.

Summary: After waking from her winter nap, Skunk worries that her friends have forgotten her but it turns out they have planned a spring surprise.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E NEW

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NEW

Santomero, Angela C.

Summary: When Daniel's school puts on a talent show, everyone is to perform using their special talents. But O the Owl doesn't think he has any special talent. Will Daniel and friends change his mind?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2015

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Summary: A small but growing Texas town, filled with strange and musical characters, celebrates its sesquicentennial and converge on a local parade and talent show

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE TRU

Cronin, Doreen

Summary: While Farmer Brown sleeps, his animals prepare for a talent show at the county fair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE CRO

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