Level 7 Unit 2
Performing Arts: Music


The Facts and Fictions of Minna Pratt
by Patricia MacLachlan
Eleven-year-old Minna plays the cello in this humorous story.
  Call Down the Moon: Poems of Music
by Myra Cohn Livingston
An anthology of poems related to music.


Musical Instruments
Scholastic Voyages of Discovery
Traces the development of musical instruments from around the world.
by Laurence Yep
On the planet Harmony, a human boy befriends an alien musician.


Jazz: An American Saga
by James Lincoln Collier
The evolution of jazz and its connection to American individualism.
  Beethoven in Paradise
by Barbara O'Connor
A gifted musician meets resistance from his sports-minded father.



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