Frankie Sparks and the Talent Show Trick (Frankie Sparks, Third Grade Inventor #2)

by Megan Frazer Blakemore (Author) Nadja Sarell (Illustrator)

Frankie Sparks uses her inventing skills to help her friend overcome stage fright in this second chapter book in the STEM inspired Frankie Sparks, Third-Grade Inventor series.

It's time for the annual school talent show, and Frankie is excited to audition with her magic act! She wants to be just like her idol, Adelaide Herrmann, Queen of Magic. But on the day of the audition, Frankie's best friend and Magician's Assistant, Maya, gets a big, scary case of stage fright! How can Maya be Frankie's helper on stage if she can't bring herself to speak in front of their audience? It's up to Frankie Sparks to invent just the perfect thing to help her best friend cope with the spotlight!

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Megan Frazer Blakemore

Megan Frazer Blakemore is the author of The Story Web, The Daybreak Bond, The Firefly Code, The Friendship Riddle, The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill, and The Water Castle, which was a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year, a Bank Street Best Book of the Year, and a New York Public Library Best Book for Reading and Sharing. She is also the author of the young adult novels Good and Gone and Very in Pieces, as well as the Frankie Sparks, Third-Grade Inventor chapter book series. A former school librarian, Megan lives in Maine with her family.

Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Aladdin Paperbacks
Publication date
June 18, 2019
Frankie Sparks, Third-Grade Inventor
BISAC categories
JUV039050 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Emotions & Feelings
JUV039090 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | New Experience
JUV031000 - Juvenile Fiction | Performing Arts | General
JUV036020 - Juvenile Fiction | Technology | Inventions
Library of Congress categories
Best friends
Talent shows
School children
Children as inventors

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