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Books for young adults about performance, performers, and being on stage. Singing, acting, playing music, comedy.
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Books for young adults about performance, performers, and being on stage.  
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Mostly fiction, some nonfiction at the end of each section.
  
Article in the [[:Category:Themes|Themes]] category.
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Article in the [[:Category:Themes|Themes]] and [[:Category:Young Adult Nonfiction]] categories.
  
== Fiction ==
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== Dance ==  
  
*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?when+the+black+girl+sings '''''When the Black Girl Sings'''''], by Bil Wright - Lahni struggles with being the only African American in her school, and in her family, but finds a new
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dancing+in+red+shoes+will+kill+you '''''Dancing in Red Shoes Will Kill You'''''], by Dorian Cirrone
  
== Non-fiction ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?melting+season '''''The Melting Season'''''], by Celeste Conway
  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?dancer+hewett '''''Dancer'''''], by Lorri Hewett
  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?house+of+dance '''''House of Dance'''''], by Beth Kephart
  
== Websites ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?confessions+of+a+backup+dancer '''''Confessions of a Backup Dancer'''''], by Anonymous, as told to Tucker Shaw
  
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?another+way+to+dance '''''Another way to dance'''''], by Martha Southgate
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?young+dancers+apprenticeship '''''A Young Dancer's Apprenticeship : on Tour with the Moscow City Ballet'''''], by Olympia Dowd 
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?poor+dancers+almanac '''''Poor Dancer's Almanac: Managing life and work in the Performing Arts'''''], edited by David R. White, Life Friedman, and Tia Tibbitts Levinson
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== Acting, Theater & Spoken Word ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?drama+telgemeier '''''Drama'''''] by Raina Telgemeier
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?love+on+cue '''''Love on Cue'''''] by Catherine Hapka
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?dramarama '''''Dramarama'''''], by E. Lockhart
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?klepto '''''Klepto''''']. by Jenny Pollack
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?zap+fleischman '''''Zap'''''], by Paul Fleischman
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?suite+scarlett '''''Suite Scarlett'''''], by Maureen Johnson
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?talk+koja '''''Talk'''''], by Kathe Koja
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?fame+glory+and+other+things '''''Fame, Glory, and Other Things on My To Do List'''''], by Janette Rallison
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?surviving+the+applewhites '''''Surviving the Applewhites'''''], by Stephanie Tolan
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?spoken+word+revolution '''''The Spoken Word Revolution: Slam, Hip Hop & the Poetry of a New Generatio'''''], edited by Mark Eleveld - Examples and history of slam poetry, hip hop, performance artists, the Beat poets...with an accompanying CD.
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== Singing & Playing Music ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?beige+castellucci '''''Beige'''''], by Cecil Castellucci
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?pop+princess '''''Pop Princess'''''], by Rachel Cohn
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?when+the+curtain+rises '''''When the Curtain Rises'''''], by Rachel Dunstan
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?diva+flinn '''''Diva'''''], by Alex Flinn
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?fat+kid+rules+the+world '''''Fat Kid Rules the World'''''], by K. L. Going
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?lemonade+mouth '''''Lemonade Mouth'''''], by Mark Peter Hughes
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?guitar+girl '''''Guitar Girl'''''], by Sarra Manning
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?rock+star+superstar '''''Rock Star, Superstar'''''], by Blake Nelson
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?plastic+angel '''''Plastic Angel'''''], by Nerissa Nields
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?born+blue '''''Born Blue'''''], by Han Nolan
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?sky+a+novel+in+3+sets '''''Sky: a Novel in Three Sets and an Encore'''''], by Roderick Townley
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?backstage+pass+triana '''''Backstage Pass'''''], by Gaby Triana
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?mozart+season '''''The Mozart Season'''''], by Virginia Euwer Wolff
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?when+the+black+girl+sings '''''When the Black Girl Sings'''''], by Bil Wright - Lahni struggles with being the only African American in her school - and in her family - but finds a new voice when she starts to sing in a church choir and at a school competition.
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/X?good+enoug+yoo '''''Good Enough'''''], by Paula Yoo
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?trollbridge '''''Trollbridge, a Rock'n'Roll Fairy Tale'''''], by Jane Yolen & Adam Stemple
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?complete+idiots+guide+to+playing+the+guitar '''''The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing the Guitar'''''], by Frederick Noad  and [http://aries.jmrl.org/search/d?Guitar+Methods+Self+instruction '''other resources for learning to play the guitar, or play it better.''']
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== Performing Arts in General ==
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?it+chicks '''''It Chicks'''''], by Tia Williams
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?overcoming+stage+fright '''''Overcoming Stage Fright in Everyday Life'''''], by Joyce Ashley
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?speak+up+a+guide '''''Speak up! A Guide to Public Speaking'''''], by Patricia Sternberg
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?how+to+be+your+own+booking+agent+the '''''How to be Your Own Booking Agent: a Performing Artist's guide to a Successful Touring Career'''''], by Jeri Goldstein
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?opportunities+in+performing+arts '''''Opportunities in Performing Arts Careers'''''], by Bonnie Bjorguine Bekken
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*[http://aries.jmrl.org/search/t?back+stage+handbook+for+performing+artists '''''The Back Stage Handbook for Performing Artists: the How-to and Who-to-Contact Reference for Actors, Singers, and Dancers'''''], compiled and edited by Sherry Eaker
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:20, 18 November 2012

Books for young adults about performance, performers, and being on stage. Mostly fiction, some nonfiction at the end of each section.

Article in the Themes and Category:Young Adult Nonfiction categories.

Dance

Acting, Theater & Spoken Word

  • Drama by Raina Telgemeier
  • Zap, by Paul Fleischman
  • Talk, by Kathe Koja

Singing & Playing Music

  • Beige, by Cecil Castellucci
  • Diva, by Alex Flinn
  • When the Black Girl Sings, by Bil Wright - Lahni struggles with being the only African American in her school - and in her family - but finds a new voice when she starts to sing in a church choir and at a school competition.

Performing Arts in General