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Young Adult Fiction Television & Radio

The Acting Bug

by (author) Kathryn Ellis

Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Sep 1995
Television & Radio, Girls & Women, Friendship
Recommended Age
12 to 15
Recommended Grade
7 to 10
Recommended Reading age
12 to 15
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 1995
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  • eBook

    Publish Date
    Sep 1995
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TV stardom – fame, fortune, and Hollywood! 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 finds out her best friend Maria has turned down the part she’s been offered in the show. They’re always there for each other. How can Kate succeed when Maria’s not there to share this new adventure. And why doesn’t their friendship seem to work any more?

In her first novel in the Backbeat series, Kathryn Ellis provides a lively look into the world of TV shows – and close friendships.

About the author

Kathryn Ellis has written TV scripts for Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi High and is author of two Degrassi novels, Maya and Joey Jeremiah.

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