The Back Cover Reads:
Elizaa's friend Lucy can't hear, but she sure can listen.
Tryouts are about to begin for the seventh-grade musical. Eleza, a gifted singer, has been waiting for this moment since third grade. But on the morning of the auditions she can't bring herself to sign up.
Her best friend, Lucy, who has been deaf since birth, announces she intends to try out. For a singing role. As Eliza tries to teach Lucy to sing, she learns that her friend has the true gift- courage.
* " A rare Book." -Booklist (Starred review)
"Compact, tender." -Kirkus
"Fresh, exuberant, and upbeat." -Publishers Weekly
Eliza's friend Lucy can't hear, but she sure can listen. Eliza, who is a gifted singer, is so nervous about the tryouts she can't bring herself to sign up. But Lucy, deaf since birth, announces she intends to try out!
Eliza learns her friend has a true gift-courage.
Ages 9-12 or so.
recommended in quality catalog--my daughter loved it also