Music and Musicians

Looking for a story about music?

Clements, Andrew.Things Hoped For. New York: Puffin Books, 2006.

Codell, Esme Raji. Vive la Paris.  New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2006.

Dowell, Frances O’Roark.  Ten Miles Past Normal. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2011.

Hartry, Nancy. Watching Jimmy. Toronto: Tundra Books, 2009.

Keats, Ezra Jack. Apt. 3. New York: Puffin, 1999.

Krozoczka, Jarrett J. Punk Farm. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2005.

Myers, Walter Dean. Jazz. New York: Holiday House, 2006.

Schroeder, Alan. Satchmo’s Blues. New York: Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 1996.
Evocative illustrations by Floyd Cooper help tell this fictional account of the life of Louis Armstrong. 

Zuppardi, Sam. Jack’s Worry. Somerville, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2016.
Jack loves playing the trumpet. And he’s looking forward to his first concert. But then the worries start. What if he makes a mistake? What if his mother won’t love him anymore? A jaunty font and zany full-page illustrations help make this a picture book sure to reassure worriers of all ages.

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