Orca Limelights is a new ongoing series of performing arts novels. Each book focuses on one performing art, such as music, theater, dance, circus, slam poetry, magic or stand-up comedy. Limelights are hi-lo novels for ages 11 to 14 with lots of performance action, drama and passion!
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, a soccer star surprises everyone by signing up for Indigenous dance classes.
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Brielle steps into the role of principal cellist when her best friend is injured.
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Adina wants to put together a perfect act for the school fashion show.
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.
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.
In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Hailey and her best friend compete for a part in an opera.
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.
Paige Larsson has always used humor to cope with her disability—but an opportunity to compete in stand-up comedy is a big step out of her comfort zone.
Ellie loves musical theater and is used to getting leading roles, but after she moves to the big city, she has to share a part with a talented girl who seems determined to outshine her.
All Will wants to do is make music. Too bad an audience is part of the deal.
Chloe only wants to help her teammates improve. So why are they all mad at her?
Lila has been given a chance to pursue her dream—but is it worth the cost?
Mandy is thrilled to spend the summer at a Montreal circus camp, but she is forced to face her fears when another aerialist is killed in a fall.
Webb thinks he has what it takes to make it in Nashville, but one shady music producer may have the power to crush Webb’s dreams.
Stella and her newly formed band must decide whether to change their edgy rock sound to get into a conservative summer music festival.
Alex wants to enter a magic competition, but first he’ll have to learn to share the spotlight with a rival magician.
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.
Meg lives for ballet and doesn’t like to try new things, so a summer at dance camp learning new styles proves challenging.
Lily finds out that acting success in Hollywood comes at a price she may be unable to pay.
Jasmine's dance team is falling apart just before a competition, and it’s up to Jasmine to figure out a way to bring the team together.Learn More
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.Learn More
Fitting in at her new ballet school turns out to be more painful for Cassie than breaking in a pair of pointe shoes.
When Neil starts to compose and play his own music, it conflicts with the traditional Celtic music he performs with his family's band.Learn More
Briar has been chosen to direct a one-act play at her performing arts high school, but she learns there's more to it than imposing her vision on the actors.Learn More
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