Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781894786331
Publisher: Kids Can Press, Limited
Publication date: 08/01/2014
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 158,943
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: AD930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Chieri Uegaki is a graduate of the creative writing department at the University of British Columbia. Suki's Kimono is her first published work. She lives in Sechelt, British Columbia.

Qin Leng was born in Shanghai, China, and later moved to France and then Montreal, Canada. She now lives in Toronto, Canada, with her twin sister and works as a designer and illustrator. Her books have been nominated for numerous prizes, including the prestigious Governor General's Literary Award.

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Splashesintobooks1 More than 1 year ago
Inspirational story + beautiful illustrations = book not to be missed! I highly recommend this beautifully illustrated book of ambition, resilience and courage, told in a delightful story. Grandparents can be special people in the lives of young children and Hana’s is certainly inspirational for her. He is an accomplished violinist and plays for her and her brothers whilst they stay at his home. The author uses fantastic descriptions to help the reader imagine the feelings of the characters of this story - for example, when “Hana walked onto the stage . . . an oceanic roar filled her ears.” Hana is a young girl who really wants to learn to play the violin after being inspired by her grandfather - or Ojiichan. She’s only had three lessons when she decides to enter a talent competition, despite derisory comments made by her brothers! She keeps practicing and, when the performance night arrives surprises everyone - you’ll have to read the story yourself to discover what she does! Thanks to the author, publishers and NetGalley too  for letting me read this book in exchange for this, an honest review.