From the Series Surviving Southside
What’s the price of fame? Cassie is the best singer in Southside High’s Glee Club and dreams of being famous. She skips school to try out for a national talent competition. But her hopes sink when she sees the line. Then a talent agent shows up out of nowhere. Cassie is flattered to hear she has “the look” he wants. Soon, she is lying and missing rehearsal to meet with him. And he’s asking her for more each time. How far will Cassie go for her shot at fame?
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Genre||Fiction, High/Low, Young Adult|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Darby Creek ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||104|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.3|
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Author: Charnan Simon
Charnan Simon lives in Seattle, Washington, and has written more than one hundred books for young readers. Her two daughters are mostly grown-up, and she misses having teenagers running in and out of the house.
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