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Carrie Loses Her Nerve
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Carrie Loses Her Nerve

By Lesley Choyce, Illustrated by Mark Thurman

$14.95 Hardback
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Series: Formac First Novels

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Carrie has made a demo tape and wants to sing in her brother's band at an outdoor festival. Ernie lets her sing one song. Full of confidence from her first public performance, Carrie goes off to her first day of school. Sadly, her friends are in another class and the girls in her room make fun of her. When it's her turn to stand up and introduce herself, she is tongue-tied. How can it be that she can sing but she can't talk in front of a crowd? Her confidence crumbles.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Hardback, 64 pages
Publication Date: 1st May 2003
ISBN: 9780887805929
Format: 7in x 4.25in
illustrated with drawings

BISAC Code:  JUV039140
Imprint: Formac

Interest age: From 6 To 9
Lexile Reading Level: 640

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