Tag Archives: music

Ada’s Violin

If there’s something I love, it’s a story that focuses on characters who overcome their circumstances. Even better? When it’s based on true to life events as in this week’s read based off of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by … Continue reading

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The History of Rock

Yeah we know. Anything nonfiction with the word “history” in the title aimed at children and there’s an instant trepidation. But who says learning can’t be fun? Rita Nabais and illustrator Joana Raimundo certainly think it can be and they … Continue reading

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Showtime at the Apollo

Sometimes the most interesting stories surround places and the people who fill them. There’s nothing quite like music to bring people together, as proved by the Apollo in Harlem, as brought to life once more by author Ted Fox and … Continue reading

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The Girl’s Guide to Rocking

When I was twelve years old, my grandfather sat down on the couch next to me and looked at me. “What instrument do you want to play, mija?” Violin was my immediate answer. I’d always wanted to play like Darby … Continue reading

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