Nervous Nelly always dreamed of singing on a stage. She is about to sing at her very first recital, but she has always been a nervous girl. She gets nervous over every little thing in her life, and performing is the worst. She sees all her friends having a great time, ready to perform, but she isn't having the same. She's scared out of her mind. So Teacher Tessie needs to help her understand more about her nervousness and overcome it to go on the stage and achieve her dream of singing in front of her friends and family.
Nervousness is an inevitable part of life. We all have a Nervous Nelly inside us, so come find out how she overcomes her nervousness and gain the confidence she needs to achieve her dreams.
A must read for all young children about to perform, Nervous Nelly's First Recital is designed to help young readers discover that other children like them get nervous before performing. Whether at a music, dance or any other recital performance, sports activities, gymnastics showcases, every child at some point will experience nervousness. Paul Kwo has helped many students in his life better understand the nature of nerves and performance anxiety and give them guidance in how to better handle it.
Paul Kwo is an author, a veteran actor (from the God's Not Dead franchise) and performer, and an educator. He founded PopRock Academy in 2011 to help students of all ages grow through acting, dance and music education. He is also uncle to Alina, who created the original sketch which Nervous Nelly is based on.