Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

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ISBN-13: 9781481430951
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date: 05/03/2016
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 60,561
Product dimensions: 10.30(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 820L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Susan Hood has written more than 200 picture books. She has received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Booklist, and her book Spike, The Mixed-Up Monster won the 2013 International Latino Award and was selected for the Charlotte Zolotow Highly Commended List. The Tooth Mouse was named a 2013 Best Book of the Year by Bank Street and the Cooperative Children’s Book Center. Prior to becoming an author, Susan was a children’s magazine editor at Scholastic and Instructor Magazine, a book editor at Sesame Workshop, and the Children’s Content Director of Nick Jr. Magazine. Ada’s Violin is her latest nonfiction picture book and Lifeboat 12 is her first novel in verse. Visit her at SusanHoodBooks.com/Home.

Sally Wern Comport has illustrated numerous picture books and novels, including Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Six Guiding Beliefs; Brave Margaret: An Irish Adventure; Hanging Off Jefferson’s Nose: Growing Up on Mt. Rushmore; and the Spy Mice series. She has also translated her picture making skills to various large scale public, private, and institutional artworks. Sally lives with her husband and two daughters in Annapolis, Maryland, where she operates Art at Large Inc. Learn more at ArtAtLargeInc.com.

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Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is another book I'd use if I were teaching Genius Hour again this year. It's great for STEAM-- how we can re-use materials for beautiful artistic things.