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Lang Lang: Playing with Flying Keys
Lang Lang: Playing with Flying Keys
Written by Lang Lang, As told to Michael French
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780440422846
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Lang Lang: Playing with Flying Keys

Written by Lang Lang
As told to Michael French


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $7.99

HE STARTED LEARNING to play the piano when he was three years old in Shenyang, China. Today he is one of the world’s most outstanding pianists. In this engrossing life story, adapted by Michael French, Lang Lang not only recounts the difficult, often thrilling, events of his early days, but also... Read more >
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Shake, Rattle & Turn That Noise Down!: How Elvis Shook Up Music, Me & Mom
Shake, Rattle & Turn That Noise Down!: How Elvis Shook Up Music, Me & Mom
Written by Mark Alan Stamaty
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375846854
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Shake, Rattle & Turn That Noise Down!: How Elvis Shook Up Music, Me & Mom

Written by Mark Alan Stamaty


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $17.99

FOR HIS EIGHTH birthday, Mark Alan Stamaty’s parents gave him his very own radio. Little did his mother realize that that innocent-looking plastic box would one day be the gateway for a new kind of sound that would “rock” her nearly out of her mind. . . .

Mark first heard the... Read more >
On My Journey Now
On My Journey Now
Written by Nikki Giovanni
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763643805
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On My Journey Now
Looking at African-American History Through the Spirituals
Written by Nikki Giovanni


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $8.99

"The intimate, unpretentious talk about familiar songs will grab readers, who will want to find out more about the inspiring history." — BOOKLIST (starred review)

Ever since she was a little girl attending three different churches, poet Nikki Giovanni has loved the spirituals. Now, with the passion of a poet and the... Read more >
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Out of Slavery
Out of Slavery
Written by Linda Granfield, Illustrated by Janet Wilson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887769153
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Out of Slavery
The Journey to Amazing Grace
Written by Linda Granfield
Illustrated by Janet Wilson


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $15.95

The story of slavery, a man, and the world’s most beloved hymn.

John Newton led a rich life. He was a God-fearing man and a successful seafaring trader; his cargo was a lucrative business, for his wares were human beings. In 1748, Newton’s ship, the Greyhound, sailed the triangular trade route from... Read more >
Take-Off
Take-Off
Written by Tonya Bolden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307491633
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Take-Off
American All-Girl Bands During World War II
Written by Tonya Bolden


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $9.99

The 1940's was a time when society thought it improper for women to make a sax wail or let loose hot licks on skins, but with the advent of World War II and many men away fighting the war, women finally got their chance to strut their stuff on the bandstand... Read more >
The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair
The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair
Written by Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570917141
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The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair

Written by Russell Martin and Lydia Nibley


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Price: $15.95

National bestseller reworked for middle-graders.

At the time of Ludwig van Beethoven’s death, it was a common practice to take a lock of hair from the deceased as a remembrance, a sacred remnant of the person who meant so much when alive. One such lock of Beethoven’s hair survived through the years... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Mozart
World History Biographies: Mozart
Written by Marcus Weeks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300028
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World History Biographies: Mozart
The Boy Who Changed the World with His Music
Written by Marcus Weeks


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: February 27, 2007
Price: $17.95

At 5 years old, he composed a minuet. By six, he was performing for royalty. The compelling story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a timeless tale of musical genius, its rewards, and its pitfalls.

Author and musician Marcus Weeks takes us around Mozart's world—from the Royal courts of 18th century Europe... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Mozart
World History Biographies: Mozart
Written by Marcus Weeks
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300035
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World History Biographies: Mozart
The Boy Who Changed the World with His Music
Written by Marcus Weeks


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: February 27, 2007
Price: $27.90

At 5 years old, he composed a minuet. By six, he was performing for royalty. The compelling story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a timeless tale of musical genius, its rewards, and its pitfalls.

Author and musician Marcus Weeks takes us around Mozart's world—from the Royal courts of 18th century Europe... Read more >
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On My Journey Now
On My Journey Now
Written by Nikki Giovanni
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763628857
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On My Journey Now
Looking at African-American History Through the Spirituals
Written by Nikki Giovanni


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $18.99

With the passion of a poet and the knowledge of a historian, Nikki Giovanni tells the story of Africans in America through the glorious words of spirituals.

Ever since she was a little girl attending three different churches, poet Nikki Giovanni has loved the spirituals. In ON MY JOURNEY NOW, she paints... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue
Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue
Written by Anna Harwell Celenza
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570915567
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Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue

Written by Anna Harwell Celenza


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2006
Price: $21.95

George Gershwin only has a few weeks to compose a concerto. His piece is supposed to exemplify American music and premiere at a concert entitled "An Experiment in Modern Music." Homesick for New York while rehearsing for a musical in Boston, he soon realizes that American music is much like its... Read more >
Jazz ABZ
Jazz ABZ
Written by Wynton Marsalis, Illustrated by Paul Rogers, Contribution by Phil Schaap
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763621353
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Jazz ABZ
An A to Z Collection of Jazz Portraits
Written by Wynton Marsalis
Illustrated by Paul Rogers
Contribution by Phil Schaap


Format: Hardcover, 76 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $24.99

In a swinging improvisation with poster artist Paul Rogers, Wynton Marsalis celebrates the spirit of twenty-six stellar jazz performers, from Armstrong to Dizzy — and showcases the same number of poetic forms.

A is for "almighty" Louis Armstrong, whose amazing artistry unfolds in an accumulative poem shaped like the letter he stands... Read more >
Nicky the Jazz Cat
Nicky the Jazz Cat
Written by Carol Friedman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576872482
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Nicky the Jazz Cat

Written by Carol Friedman


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2005
Price: $16.95

“I’ve worked with the best cats around, and Nicky is one of a kind. This sweet and soulful jazz cat followed his dream and came out a winner. I love him and so will the kids!”
—Quincy Jones

Nicky the Jazz Cat teaches young people about humor, improvisation, and individuality... Read more >
What Will We Do with the Baby-O?
What Will We Do with the Baby-O?
Written by Theo Heras, Illustrated by Jennifer Herbert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887766893
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What Will We Do with the Baby-O?

Written by Theo Heras
Illustrated by Jennifer Herbert


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $12.95

They say that music has the power to soothe the savage beast, but what about a baby? This collection of rhymes and songs offers pieces ranging from the traditional “Trot Trot to Boston” to Woody Guthrie’s “Jig Along Home.” Theo Heras, well-known children’s librarian and talented performer, shares ten favorite songs... Read more >
For Those About to Rock
For Those About to Rock
Written by Dave Bidini
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887766534
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For Those About to Rock
A Road Map to Being in a Band
Written by Dave Bidini


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2004
Price: $8.95

Playing in a rock band is the stuff of dreams. What is the reality? Dave Bidini, rhythm guitarist with the Rheostatics and acclaimed author of On a Cold Road, knows firsthand. In this wise, witty, and often irreverent book, he tackles the questions that any kid with a penchant to be... Read more >
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