Star of Stage and Screen

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Star of Stage and Screen

Nancy Clancy

Nancy Clancy: Star of Stage and Screen is an OK book for kids in elementary school.

The overall concept that it teaches children is to believe in themselves and to be themselves. I have not read any of the other Nancy Clancy’s books, but I liked that I got enough info in this book to make it a standalone.

What I didn't like was how the story had the video go viral on YouTube…especially since Nancy is only in third grade. I personally would not want my third grader on YouTube. Nor would I want my third grader to read this book and think that YouTube was an okay website to go on.

The ending was nice and I liked how the family all clapped together.

I am giving this book a 3 out of 5 stars.


Book Blurb for Star of Stage and Screen

Nancy Clancy is ready for her close-up in the fifth chapter book in the Nancy Clancy chapter book series by the New York Times bestselling team of Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser.

It's Nancy's time to shine as she takes center stage in the school play! There's no way Nancy will get stuck in the chorus again this year—she's been practicing guitar for months and her audition was superb. So when Nancy gets a callback, she's overwhelmed with joy! But after Nancy's performance during the play is captured on a video that gets posted on YouTube, it seems her stardom has gone viral. Will Nancy's humiliation get the best of her, or will she find a way to embrace her newfound fame?

Fans of Nancy Clancy will enjoy watching Nancy sparkle in the spotlight in her latest chapter book. The central theme of all the Nancy Clancy books shines through, showing the power of positive thinking.


Night Owl Reviews Aug, 2015 3.00