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By (author): Colleen Nelson
9781459744967 Paperback, Trade English Young Adult : Age (years) from 12 - 15, Reading age from 12 - 15 YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / General Aug 10, 2019
$12.99 CAD
Active 5 x 8 x 0.5 in | 240 gr 296 pages Dundurn
An aspiring teenage DJ must learn how to navigate life when people find out that she's the daughter of a famous singer.

Fifteen-year-old Delilah “Dizzy” Doucette lives with her dad and brother above their vintage record store, The Vinyl Trap. She’s learning how to spin records from her brother’s best friend, and she’s getting pretty good. But behind her bohemian life, Dizzy and her family have a secret: her mom is the megafamous singer Georgia Waters. When this secret is revealed to the world, Dizzy’s life spins out of control. She must decide what is most important to her — the family she has or the family she wants.

  • Features a strong, intelligent female lead who is learning to embrace her own identity as a musician, while coming to terms with a famous mother
  • Explores themes of family tension, complicated home life, abandonment, fame, and coming of age
  • Features a family headed by a single dad
  • Will appeal to music fans, aspiring musicians and DJs, and both individuals who are interested in electronic music and those who enjoy vintage vinyl
  • Author has penned two successful YA novels, Blood Brothers and Sadia

Colleen Nelson is a teacher and award-winning YA author whose previous novels include Blood Brothers and Sadia. She lives in Winnipeg.

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Elham Ali,

A fun and fast read for those looking for stories about family and celebrity. - School Library Journal

Nelson captures the human condition with great conviction…Spin is a fast-paced, emotionally charged read, with just the right amount of behind-the-music melodrama. - Quill & Quire

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