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Map to the Stars

by Jen Malone HarperTeen (July 14, 2015)

Can one down-to-earth girl plus a very famous boy and a whole lot of paparazzi ever add up to a perfect Hollywood ending?

Seventeen-year-old Annie Shelton isn't sure why her mom thinks moving to Hollywood will...


Frozen

by Disney Joe Books Inc. (December 16, 2014)

Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle...


Hollywood Bliss - My Life So Far

by Chloe Rayban Bloomsbury Publishing (August 02, 2012)

Having fought attempts to turn her into a mini-me pop starlett in book one, Holly finds herself subjected to her mother's egomaniac schemes once again. Plucked from life and friends in London, Holly is transplanted...


Fizzlebert Stump

by A.F. Harrold & Sarah Horne Bloomsbury Publishing (June 07, 2012)

'There are many boys in the world, all slightly different from one another, and most of them are referred to by names. These are often John or Jack or Desmond, but sometimes they are James or Philip or Simon....


Fizzlebert Stump and the Bearded Boy

by A.F. Harrold & Sarah Horne Bloomsbury Publishing (March 14, 2013)

Fizzlebert Stump's second adventure. The bearded Barboozul family are the new stars of Fizz's circus. Their act is full of magic, mystery, fear and fun. And it's nice to have another boy around, even if he is...


Manuscripts Don't Burn

by J.A.E. Curtis Bloomsbury Publishing (January 28, 2013)

The Russian playwright and novelist Mikhail Bulgakov (1891 - 1940) is now widely acknowledged as one of the giants of twentieth-century Soviet literature, ranking with such luminaries as Pasternak and Solzhenitsyn....


The Grand Plan to Fix Everything

by Uma Krishnaswami & Abigail Halpin Atheneum Books for Young Readers (May 24, 2011)

Rose petal milk shakes and a world of surprises awaits Dini when her family moves to India in this spirited novel with Bollywood flair.

Eleven-year old Dini loves movies—watching them, reading about them, trying...


Famous in Love

Encore to an Empty Room

by Kevin Emerson Katherine Tegen Books (April 28, 2015)

Kevin Emerson's Exile trilogy combines the swoon-worthy romance of a Susane Colasanti novel with the rock 'n' roll of Eleanor & Park. Filled with infectious music, mystery, and romance, the electrifying Encore...


Between Us Girls :  Everything You Need To Know Before You Drop Your Panties

by Alessandra Cifali Basher Alessandra Basher (August 01, 2014)

A play that sheds a fun but informative light on the serious topics of teenage sex and sexually-transmitted infections. Five 16-year-old girls discuss virginity, the differences between boys and girls, masturbation,...


Girl Defective

by Simmone Howell & Henry Beer Atheneum Books for Young Readers (September 02, 2014)

In the tradition of High Fidelity and Empire Records, this is the literary soundtrack to Skylark Martin’s strange, mysterious, and extraordinary summer.

This is the story of a wild girl and a ghost girl; a...


Walt Disney

by Marie Hammontree & Frank Irvin Aladdin (August 12, 2014)

Walt Disney’s imagination made him an all-star in American history, and his childhood is where it all began!

Walter Elias “Walt” Disney had a huge impact on the entertainment industry as an animator, film...


Drama Queens in the House

by Julie Williams Roaring Brook Press (March 25, 2014)

All of Jessie's world is a stage, and she's determined to become a player, in Drama Queens in the House by Julie Williams.

Sixteen-year-old Jessie Jasper Lewis doesn't remember a time in her life when she wasn't...


Ballet School Confidential: The Complete 3-Book Bundle: Love You, Hate You / I Forgot to Tell You / You're So Sweet

by Charis Marsh Dundurn (February 12, 2014)

This special three-book bundle follows four ballet prodigies as they face several gruelling semesters at a prestigious dance academy. Will they triumph with their self-esteem, friendships, and will to dance...


Famous

by Todd Strasser Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 25, 2011)

A teenage paparazzo makes a dangerous discovery in this timely look at celebrity “that is likely to be snapped up and make a lasting impression” (School Library Journal).

All Jamie Gordon wants to do is to...


I Love You Too

by Ziggy Marley & Ag Jatkowska Akashic Books (April 15, 2014)

Bob Marley's first and most famous son, Ziggy, extends his devotion to youth with his debut childrens book.


The Art of the Story-Teller

by Marie L. Shedlock Dover Publications (June 14, 2012)

Everything you need to know to tell stories successfully to children: choosing material, creating and maintaining effect, using gestures, capturing straying attentions, and more. 18 ready-for-telling stories...


Five, Six, Seven, Nate!

by Tim Federle Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 21, 2014)

“The Nate series by Tim Federle is a wonderful evocation of what it’s like to be a theater kid. Highly recommended.” —Lin-Manuel Miranda, star and creator of the musical, Hamilton

Winner of the Lambda...


The Acting Bug

by Kathryn Ellis Dundurn (September 01, 1995)

It's the chance of a lifetime for Kate Merriman when she lands a small role in a new TV series called Backbeat. But it's less fun when Kate's best friend Maria turns down the part she's been offered in the show....


This Is the Sound

by Randi Reisfeld Simon Pulse (June 30, 2008)

From Nirvana and R.E.M. to Green Day and Belly, alternative bands are dominating the airways. This book looks at the hottest bands on the alternative music scene--their history, influences, concert personas,...


VIP Lounge

by Ed Decter & Laura J. Burns Simon Pulse (December 22, 2009)

Chloe Gamble is the hottest thing in Hollywood. But it's only pretty from the outside.

Travis was supposed to have Chloe's back. But the spotlight of fame is very seductive.

Nika's the secret behind Chloe's...


Love on Cue

by Catherine Hapka Simon Pulse (March 10, 2009)

When you have to sing your heart out, it's best to know how....

Maggie Tannery is a true theater girl and a total shoo-in for the lead in this year's school production of Romeo and Juliet. She's seriously...


Claim to Fame

by Margaret Peterson Haddix Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (November 10, 2009)

I have to tell you my secret. I can't go on...without revealing it. I had a pretty good run, hiding from everyone for five years. For five years I was safe. But now...

It was a talent that came out of nowhere....


Corbin Bleu: Up Close

by Dee Scott Pocket Books (December 05, 2006)

Takes you behind the scenes and tells you everything you want to know about your favorite acting, singing, and dancing hottie!

A fascinating must-read biography with never-before-seen photos for all true-blue...


Here's How I See It--Here's How It Is

by Heather Henson Atheneum Books for Young Readers (April 28, 2009)

here's how i see it

Rave reviews, an endless request for autographs, my name in lights on Broadway.

here's how it is

The audience is half empty, I spend zero time onstage, my dad's midlife crisis is about...


Royally Lost

by Angie Stanton HarperTeen (May 06, 2014)

Perfect for fans of Sarah Dessen, Susane Colasanti, and Jenny Han, Angie Stanton's brand-new romance asks the question, What would it be like to fall in love with a prince?

Dragged on a family trip to Europe,...


Mackenzie Blue #5: Double Trouble

by Tina Wells & Michael Segawa HarperCollins (June 24, 2014)

Mackenzie Blue is a star! Or she will be . . . as soon as she gets the part of an aspiring singer on a new TV pilot! But juggling auditions and the rest of her life turns out to be harder than Zee thought. Zee's...


Exile

by Kevin Emerson Katherine Tegen Books (April 29, 2014)

Kevin Emerson's Exile, book one of the Exile series, combines the swoon-worthy romance of a Susane Colasanti novel with the rock 'n' roll of Eleanor & Park.

Summer Carlson knows how to manage bands like a professional—minus...


Snapshot

by Angie Stanton HarperTeen (September 24, 2013)

One kiss will change Marti's summer . . . forever.

Marti

Marti just wants a normal life. After dealing with her irresponsible rock-legend father and absentee mother, she only wants some peace . . . and fun. And...


Rock and a Hard Place

by Angie Stanton HarperTeen (September 24, 2013)

When you fall in love with a rock star, anything can happen. . . .

Libby In an instant, Libby's life went from picture-perfect to a nightmare. After surviving a terrible car accident, Libby is abandoned by her...


Are You Experienced?

by Jordan Sonnenblick Feiwel & Friends (September 03, 2013)

Rich is fifteen and plays guitar. When his girlfriend asks him to perform at protest rally, he jumps at the chance. Unfortunately, the police show up, and so does Rich's dad. He's in big trouble. Again. To make...


The Problem with Being Slightly Heroic

by Uma Krishnaswami & Abigail Halpin Atheneum Books for Young Readers (August 13, 2013)

Dini is back from India—with Bollywood star Dolly in tow! But life in the States isn’t all rose petal milk shakes…

Dini and Maddie, very best friends, are back in the same country at the same time! Better...


Wise Young Fool

by Sean Beaudoin Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (August 06, 2013)

You want ninety? Fine, I'll give you ninety. I'll give them to you coming and going.

Teen rocker Ritchie Sudden is pretty sure his life has just jumped the shark. Except he hates being called a teen, his band...


Mackenzie Blue #4: Mixed Messages

by Tina Wells HarperCollins (November 23, 2010)

As a fashionista and future rock star, California girl Mackenzie “Zee” Blue’s life is busy. Zee keeps in touch with all her friends with texts, IMs, and emails—and now, Bluetopia, the coolest social...


Sean Rosen Is Not for Sale

by Jeff Baron Greenwillow Books (March 18, 2014)

Get ready for the sequel to I Represent Sean Rosen, the original and very funny debut novel that has the New York Times–bestselling creator of Big Nate, Lincoln Peirce, proclaiming, "Sean Rosen is my hero!"...


Ballerina Weather Girl

by Shawn K. Stout Aladdin (May 21, 2013)

Fiona Finkelstein was born to be a ballerina—if she can get over her stage fright, that is. The first in the feisty and endearing Not-So-Ordinary Girl trilogy.

More than catching fireflies, more than eating...


The Lucy Variations

by Sara Zarr Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (May 07, 2013)

Lucy Beck-Moreau once had a promising future as a concert pianist. The right people knew her name, her performances were booked months in advance, and her future seemed certain.

That was all before she turned...


Bull Run

by Paul Fleischman HarperCollins (September 24, 2013)

Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction * ALA Best Book for Young Adults * ALA Notable Children's Book

In this brilliant fictional tour de force, which the New York Times called "a deft, poignant...


Panic

by Sharon M. Draper Atheneum Books for Young Readers (March 12, 2013)

This gripping, chillingly realistic novel from New York Times bestselling author Sharon Draper, “by turns pulse-pounding and inspiring” (Kirkus Reviews), shows that all it takes is one bad decision for a...


On Pointe

by Lorie Ann Grover Margaret K. McElderry Books (February 26, 2013)

For as long as she can remember, Clare and her family have had a dream: Someday Clare will be a dancer in City Ballet Company. For ten long years Clare has been taking ballet lessons, watching what she eats,...


Orfe

by Cynthia Voigt Atheneum Books for Young Readers (February 26, 2013)

Love stories aren’t about how they end.

A chance meeting on a street corner with her childhood friend Orfe plunges Enny into the tough world of popular music. As Orfe’s business manager, Enny sees Orfe and...


Better Nate Than Ever

by Tim Federle Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (February 05, 2013)

“The Nate series by Tim Federle is a wonderful evocation of what it’s like to be a theater kid. Highly recommended.” —Lin-Manuel Miranda, star and creator of the musical, Hamilton

A New York Times Notable...


I Forgot to Tell You: Ballet School Confidential

by Charis Marsh Dundurn (December 17, 2012)

The students of the Vancouver International Ballet Academy are back for their third semester. Will they be able to handle the new ballet Coppelia and its lead role, summer school acceptances and rejections,...


Supergirl Mixtapes

by Meagan Brothers Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (April 24, 2012)

In Meagan Brothers's Supergirl Mixtapes, a music-obsessed girl travels to New York City to find herself.

After years of boredom in her rural South Carolina town, Maria is thrilled when her father finally allows...


Amplified

by Tara Kelly Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (October 25, 2011)

When privileged 17-year-old Jasmine gets kicked out of her house, she takes what is left of her savings and flees to Santa Cruz to pursue her dream of becoming a musician. Jasmine finds the ideal room in an...


Harlem Hustle

by Janet McDonald Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (October 03, 2006)

Hustle's personal Harlem was sorely in need of a renaissance. For him, it was the place where a scared kid named Eric Samson had been ditched by druggy parents and dismissed by frustrated teachers.

Abandoned...


For What It's Worth

by Janet Tashjian Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (July 03, 2012)

The year is 1971 and the place is Laurel Canyon, California. Quinn, a fourteen-year-old music "encyclopedia," writes a music column—called "For What It's Worth"—for his school paper. But Quinn's world is...


Various Positions

by Martha Schabas Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (February 14, 2012)

Trapped between the hormone-driven world of her friends and the discontent of her dysfunctional family, fourteen-year-old Georgia is only completely at ease when she's dancing. When she is accepted into Canada's...


Matthew Meets the Man

by Travis Nichols Roaring Brook Press (February 28, 2012)

Matthew Swanbeck has a classic problem. Back in seventh grade, his dad talked him into playing the trumpet instead of the drums. Now he's a lowly brass player in the school marching band. Until one day he has...


Angel in My Pocket

by Ilene Cooper Feiwel & Friends (March 15, 2011)

When Bette finds an angel coin among the money collected in a carwash, she puts it in her pocket and forgets about it. But things start to change, especially once Gabby, a mysterious and kind new neighbor, moves...