Libby's Got the Beat
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Libby's Got the Beat

By Robert Rayner

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Series: Lorimer Streetlights

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Fans of Canadian Idol, Camp Rock, and High School Musical will delight in reading this super funny story of eleven-year-old Libby Meek and her plans for superstardom!

The only thing standing in Libby's way is her school's low provincial test results. With all extra-curricular activities put on hold so the students can retake the test, Libby and her friends set out to prove the value of staging a concert by applying real-life situations to classroom learning.

[Fry Reading Level - 4.4


Short-listed - Hackmatack Childrens Choice Book Award - 2011

"Light, easy to read, and filled with humour."

- Moira Kirkpatrick Resource Links - Vol. 16, No. 1

"Libby's Got the Beat is an impressive novel ... Rayner's characters are well described and are believable, typical middle grade students... The dialogue is also realistic." Highly Recommended.

- Dana L. Coates Grade 6 teacher in Norway House, MB

ROBERT RAYNER is a former elementary school principal in St. George, New Brunswick. He worked as a journalist in Cambridge, England before turning to education. His first book, Walker's Runners, was nominated for the Ann Connor Brimer Award. Both Walker's Runners and his second book, Miss Little's Losers, are Canadian Children's Book Centre "Our Choice" Selections.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 144 pages
Publication Date: 14th April 2010
ISBN: 9781552774700
Format: 7.75in x 5in

Binding: Electronic book text
Publication Date: 1st August 2014
ISBN: 9781459403901
Format: EPUB

BISAC Code:  JUV013060, JUV035000
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 8 To 12
Fry Reading Level [grade]: 4.4
Lexile Reading Level: 700L


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