Strings Attached

Diane Dakers (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459810686

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Brielle and Tawni have played cello side by side in orchestras since they were nine years old. Brielle has always played second chair to Tawni's first, and she's been happy with that arrangement. When Tawni is injured, Brielle suddenly finds herself principal cellist. Not only does that mean she'll be thrust into the spotlight, but it also means she is now leader of the cello section. Brielle is terrified. Is she good enough? Will the other musicians accept her? What if she screws up? Despite her fears, Brielle rises to the occasion. Her cello skills, and her leadership skills, improve as she grows into her new role. But just as Brielle is beginning to feel confident, Tawni returns. And she wants her job back. If Brielle steps down now, she'll lose her place in the spotlight. If she doesn't, her friendship could be in jeopardy.

Reading Level
Lexile
630L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
P
ATOS
4.1
DRA
38
Categories
Genre
Arts & Music Chapter Books Character Education Friendship
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Language Arts
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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