Orca Limelights When all the world's a stage

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 at-level novels for ages 11 to 14 with lots of performance action, drama and passion!

Books Titles in the Orca Limelights series

He Who Dreams
Melanie Florence

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, a soccer star surprises everyone by signing up for Indigenous dance classes.

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Strings Attached
Diane Dakers

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Brielle steps into the role of principal cellist when her best friend is injured.

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Show Mode
Raquel Rivera

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Adina wants to put together a perfect act for the school fashion show.

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Across the Floor
Natasha Deen

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.

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Billboard Express
Sigmund Brouwer & Cindy Morgan

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.

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High Note
Jeff Ross

In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Hailey and her best friend compete for a part in an opera.

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Breaking Big
Penny Draper

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.

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Stepping Out
Laura Langston

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.

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Patricia McCowan

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.

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At Ease
Jeff Ross

All Will wants to do is make music. Too bad an audience is part of the deal.

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Raising the Stakes
Trudee Romanek

Chloe only wants to help her teammates improve. So why are they all mad at her?

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Kari Jones

Lila has been given a chance to pursue her dream—but is it worth the cost?

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Learning the Ropes
Monique Polak

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.

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Rock the Boat
Sigmund Brouwer

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.

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The Frail Days
Gabrielle Prendergast

Stella and her newly formed band must decide whether to change their edgy rock sound to get into a conservative summer music festival.

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Forcing the Ace
Erin Thomas

Alex wants to enter a magic competition, but first he’ll have to learn to share the spotlight with a rival magician.

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Patricia McCowan

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.

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Off Pointe
Leanne Lieberman

Meg lives for ballet and doesn’t like to try new things, so a summer at dance camp learning new styles proves challenging.

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Hot New Thing
Laura Langston

Lily finds out that acting success in Hollywood comes at a price she may be unable to pay.

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Warm Up
Sara Leach

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.

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Big Time
Tom Ryan

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.

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Robin Stevenson

Fitting in at her new ballet school turns out to be more painful for Cassie than breaking in a pair of pointe shoes.

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Tom Ryan

When Neil starts to compose and play his own music, it conflicts with the traditional Celtic music he performs with his family's band.

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Karen Krossing

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.

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