By Wren Handman
James Lorimer & Company, Hardcover, 9781459401884, 143pp.
Publication Date: September 12, 2012
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Caitlin Myers's greatest ambition is to be a star, and she can outshine anyone at her school. But then Lianne comes to town and starts to give Caitlin a run for her money, even getting top billing in the school play. So when Caitlin's offered a bit role as the bikini girl in a low-budget slasher flick, she ignores the warning bells (and her parents), lies about her age, and takes the part. It's not long before Caitlin finds herself out of her element when it comes to bossy directors and experienced film crews. Her only way out is to fess up about her age, but if she does, she'll have to come clean to her parents, her friends, and her boyfriend about the things she's done.
Fry reading level - 3.7
About the Author
WREN HANDMAN is an author, playwright, and stage manager who lives in Vancouver, BC. She received her BFA in Creative Writing from the University of Victoria and her MFA in Theatre and Playwriting at UBC. Her short stories have been published in literary magazines such as "Crow Toes Quarterly" and anthologies such as "Revolutions of the Undertones" and "Voice From the Planet." Her plays have won critical acclaim at the Victoria International Fringe Festival (Best New Play) and the Theatre in the Raw New Play Contest.