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Dadey, Debbie

Summary: Pearl has always dreamed of being famous: the star-studded stage, the sea flowers, the applause! So when she finds out that her third grade class is performing The Little Human, she just knows she ll get the leading role. Especially since world-renowned merstar Angelfish Molie is judging the tryouts! But in a shocking turn of events, Pearl s best friend, Wanda, gets cast as the little human...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spotlight 2019

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Tripp, Valerie

Summary: "The WellieWishers are putting on a show, and Emerson is in charge. The girls love her songs and silly skits, but not all of Emerson's creative ideas are working. Ashlyn can't see out of her pumpkin costume, Willa has a touch of stage fright, and Kendall is struggling with the special effects. When the girls try to tell her their problems, Emerson doesn't listen. Will the show go on?"--Back cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2016

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Peschke, M. (Marci).

Summary: "It's the start of a new school year, and Kylie Jean wants to play the Queen of Hearts in her second grade class's production of Alice in Wonderland. She works on her lines with her family's bull dog, Ugly Brother (whose real name is Bruno), until she memorizes every last one for the tryouts. Unfortunately, the new girl at school, Paula, sets her sights on the same role."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC PES

Patterson, James

Summary: "Jacky Hart has found a hidden talent in the performing arts, and she's a triple threat onstage! She wants nothing more than to act and sing all summer--but her parents have other plans for her"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Brown, Monica

Summary: "Lola Levine is given a non-speaking part after getting stage fright during her class play audition. She saves the play after a couple of obstacles with the help of her grandmother"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Wibberley, Emily

Summary: Between rehearsals for the school play and managing her divided family, seventeen-year-old Megan meets aspiring playwright Owen Okita, who agrees to help her attract the attention of a cute stagehand in exchange for help writing his new script.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WIB

Osborne, Mary Pope

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: The Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie back to Elizabethan England, where they meet William Shakespeare himself--one of the greatest writers of all time! But Mr. Shakespeare is having a hard time with his latest show. Are Jack and Annie ready to make a big entrance? Or will it be curtains for Shakespeare?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

West, Jacqueline

Summary: "After waking up in the hospital, Jaye returns to school to discover a mysteriously familiar boy in her class and the trappings of Shakespeare's plays all around her"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

Federle, Tim

Summary: When E.T.: The Musical closes, Nate reluctantly returns home to begin high school and, with his best friend, Libby, makes a project of turning Dickens' Great Expectations into a musical.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC FED

Patterson, James

Summary: "Jacky Hart has found a hidden talent in the performing arts, and she's a triple threat onstage! She wants nothing more than to act and sing all summer--but her parents have other plans for her"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jimmy Patterson Books/Little, Brown and Company 2017

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PAT

Gilman, Grace.

Summary: Dixie the puppy plays with Emma every day after school until Emma starts memorizing her lines for the school play.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN GIL

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

Shepherd, Jodie.

Summary: Assigned the less-than-leading role of "Cow Number 2" in her school's play, Olivia manages to secure her place in the spotlight after all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E She

Park, Barbara.

Summary: Eight adventures of Junie B. Jones in the First Grade.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD PAR

Schreiber, Joe

Summary: Told from three viewpoints, thirteen-year-old scientific genius Lenny Cyrus shrinks himself and, helped by his best friend Harlan, enters the body of Zooey, the girl he has loved since third grade, hoping to physically change her mind about him on the very day her play opens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SCH

McDonald, Megan.

Summary: In Acton, Oregon, sisters Alex, Stevie, and Joey take turns telling about their lives, including auditioning for the same part in the school musical, baking contest-worthy cupcakes, and becoming obsessed with "Little Women."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MCD

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction McD

Ziefert, Harriet.

Summary: Not content to stay in the leading lady's dressing room, a curious cat wanders onstage before the curtain goes up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Kirby, Stan.

Summary: When second-grader Eugene McGillicudy is forced to be the star of the students' winter play, he relies on his superpowered alter ego to help him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Simon 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Green, John

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

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Brown, Marc Tolon.

Summary: Arthur finds his role as director of the Thanksgiving play a difficult one, especially since no one will agree to play the turkey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1984

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: E BRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC BRO

Green, John

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GRE

Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Summary: Gina wants more than anything to be the star of the show that her class will perform, but everything seems to go wrong until she makes a generous choice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Giff 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE GIF

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Patterson, James

Summary: James Patterson introduces his hilarious new heroine, Jacky Ha-Ha, a class clown who makes people laugh with her so they can't laugh at her. With her irresistible urge to tell a joke in every situation, even when she really, really shouldn't, twelve-year-old Jacky Ha-Ha loves to make people laugh. And cracking wise helps distract her from thinking about not-so-funny things in her life, like her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2016

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McDonald, Megan

Summary: "It's spring break, and Stink is faced with a difficult choice: hang out at home with his sister, Judy, or become a Shakespeare Sprite with his friend Sophie of the Elves. Hanged be! When Sophie tells Stink that there will be swordplay and cursing at Shakespeare camp, his choice is made. But wait! How now? The eager young thespian hadn't counted on Riley Rottenberger being a Sprite, too. And he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series McDonald 2020

Simpson, Dana

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Phoebe, Marigold, and Marigold's sister, Florence Unfortunate Nostrils, are headed to summer drama camp where they'll face the daunting tasks of writing, producing, and acting in an entirely original play.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrew McMeel Publishing 2018

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