|In this extract of the award-winning novel Musical Youth by Joanne C. Hillhouse, Zahara, Shaka, and their friends are practicing for a summer musical performance. With opening night just one night away Zahara struggles to get the dance moves right. She’s comfortable on the guitar but dancing just does not seem to be her thing as we see in this short extract from Musical Youth by Joanne C. Hillhouse. Read more of this book in eBook or in print. Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and stores near you. More information about this book.