Is it better to be different or invisible? For Charlie, she’s not so sure of the answer. Navigating middle school is challenging enough – figuring out who you are and where you fit in with everyone else can be confusing and exhausting. When Mr. K assigns each student the task of finding their ‘song’, Charlie is at a loss; until she hears opera singer Maria Calla. Learning about the ultimate diva’s life helps Charlie discover her own passion and help other friends with their own.
Operatic is Kyo Maclear’s touching tale supported by the beautiful illustrations by Byron Eggenschwiler. Young teens and up will relate to the dilemmas of adolescence in this mesmerizing graphic novel and discover the courage it takes to be yourself.