Fiedler, Lisa and Wallach, Anya Stage Struck, 236 pgs. Sleeping Bear Press, 2015. $6.99. Language: G; Mature Content: G; Violence: G.
When 12-year-old Anya totally bombs her tryout for the soccer team, she overhears Austin asking a teacher why the school doesn’t have a drama club. No funding! So, Anya and Austin decide to start a summer musical theater program themselves in an old barn. Let’s put on a show!
Book 1 in the new Curtain Up will give the young theater lover a fun read. Full of musical and Broadway references, these kids are sophisticated actors and directors, wise beyond their years, and real kids. Based on the real life story of the Random Farm Kids theater company in New York.
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