Come Sing, Jimmy Jo

Come Sing, Jimmy Jo

by Katherine Paterson
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

The Johnsons are becoming country music stars. They're on TV and the radio - and it's all because of James. His voice and his guitar playing bring the songs to life, and make the audiences beg for more. Most kids would love it. Not James. He's had to change his name to "Jimmy Jo," dress in clothes he hates, and turn into someone else. All he wants is to sing the

Overview

The Johnsons are becoming country music stars. They're on TV and the radio - and it's all because of James. His voice and his guitar playing bring the songs to life, and make the audiences beg for more. Most kids would love it. Not James. He's had to change his name to "Jimmy Jo," dress in clothes he hates, and turn into someone else. All he wants is to sing the songs he loves. Will he ever be able to cope with fame?

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
James (stage-named Jimmy Jo) has a rough time handling his fame when he starts to perform with his country-western singing family. Ages 10-up. (Jan.)
From the Publisher
* "Paterson's talent for storytelling truly shines in this book . . . . It is a gift to its audience, a special gift that should not be passed by."

* "Paterson's talent for storytelling truly shines in this book . . . . It is a gift to its audience, a special gift that should not be passed by."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812444964
Publisher:
Perfection Learning Prebound
Publication date:
09/01/1986
Pages:
197
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Katherine Paterson is the renowned author of many classic children’s books, including Bridge to Terabithia; The Great Gilly Hopkins; Lyddie; Jacob Have I Loved; Come Sing, Jimmy Jo; and The Master Puppeteer, among many others. Her work has won two Newbery Medals and a Newbery Honor, two National Book Awards, and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. She also served a term as the National Ambassador for Children’s Literature. Katherine lives in Vermont.
Visit her website at www.terabithia.com.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >