Honeycomb by Patricia McCowan (Limelights series)

HoneycHoneycombomb is the name three friends choose for their singing group and they audition for a spot to perform at the Tall Grass Music Festival. But gaining the place leads to tuition and a demand for teamwork, collaboration and tolerance that Nat, Jess and Harper struggle with as tensions and jealousies threaten to break the trio apart. Set in Canada, this realistic portrayal of three 16 year olds with different personalities, dreams and family expectations discover that you need to put in time and effort to succeed and to be friends. A great read for teenagers, that will especially resonate with girls and music lovers.

This is one of a series of novels, Orca Limelights, which deal with young adults striving in the performing arts.

McCowan, P. (2014).  Honeycomb. Victoria, BC: Orca. ISBN 978459805798

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Avid lover of children's literature, experienced teacher librarian with expertise in resourcing the Australian Curriculum; Adjunct lecturer for Charles Sturt University and a representative of INT Books.
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