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JUVENILE NONFICTION / Music / General

American Country: Bluegrass, Honky-Tonk, and Crossover Sounds

From the Series American Music Milestones

A singer belts out a lonesome song. A guitarist plucks out a twangy lead. A fiddle player brings out a sweet melody. These are the sounds of country. Country music rose out of the folk… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 781.6420973

American Hip-Hop: Rappers, DJs, and Hard Beats

From the Series American Music Milestones

A rapper spits rhymes into a microphone. A DJ scratches a record back and forth against a turntable needle. Fans' feet stomp along to a stiff beat. These are the sounds of hip-hop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 782.42164909

American Latin Music: Rumba Rhythms, Bossa Nova, and the Salsa Sound

From the Series American Music Milestones

The crowd sways to the melodic strumming of a bossa nova guitarist. A vocalist belts out lyrics that blend English and Spanish. Couples dance to salsa's syncopated rhythms. These are the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 781.64089'68073

American Music Milestones Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series American Music Milestones

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This high-interest series looks at key musical landscapes in American music. Each book takes a peek at the key events, performers, albums, and songs in the evolution of a specific musical genre. Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $319.92
  • Your Price: $239.94
  • 6 titles

American Music Milestones — Library Bound Set

From the Series American Music Milestones

Set

This high-interest series looks at key musical landscapes in American music. Each book takes a peek at the key events, performers, albums, and songs in the evolution of a specific musical genre. Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $153.25
  • Your Price: $114.94
  • 5 titles

American Pop: Hit Makers, Superstars, and Dance Revolutionaries

From the Series American Music Milestones

Throbbing disco beats boom at the club. Crowds move to the lively beat of dance pop hits. Fans scream and cheer for teen idols. These are the sounds of pop. After Elvis hit the scene in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 781.640973

American R & B: Gospel Grooves, Funky Drummers, and Soul Power

From the Series American Music Milestones

A singer calls out to the crowd. An electric bass thumps out a beat. Horns blare and strings swirl. These are the sounds of R & B. Rhythm and blues music evolved from all sorts of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 781.644

American Rock: Guitar Heroes, Punks, and Metalheads

From the Series American Music Milestones

A guitarist fires off riffs. A drummer pounds out primal rhythms. Fans scream along to a booming chorus. These are the sounds of rock. When rock 'n' roll first shook up young audiences… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 781.660973

Being a DJ

From the Series On the Radar: Awesome Jobs

Hailed as artistic geniuses who have transformed the music world, top professional DJs command enormous fees. They produce and release their own music and are major celebrities. Make sure… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 781.64023
Spring 2020

Cool Kid Musicians

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Kids in Charge!

Talented kid musicians describe how they achieved their dream careers! Real-life success stories will inspire music lovers. Back matter includes tips for readers to get started on their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 780.23

Crafts from Your Favorite Children's Songs

From the Series Storytime Crafts

Clap your hands, stamp your feet, and get out your scissors and paste! Your favorite children’s songs are about to be more fun than ever. Here are step-by-step instructions for song-related… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.5

Digital Makers (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Digital Makers (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Learn how to create, launch, perfect, and safely share digital works of art, including videos, songs, blogs, and websites. This series capitalizes on the popularity of both digital technology… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $175.96
  • Your Price: $131.97
  • 4 titles

Digital Makers (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Digital Makers (Alternator Books ® )

Set

Learn how to create, launch, perfect, and safely share digital works of art, including videos, songs, blogs, and websites. This series capitalizes on the popularity of both digital technology… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $117.28
  • Your Price: $87.96
  • 4 titles

Entertainment's Top 10 — eBook Set

From the Series Entertainment's Top 10

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Which movie holds the all-time record in ticket sales? Which athlete has the most Olympic medals? This engaging series presents Top Ten lists for five high-interest entertainment categories… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $159.96
  • Your Price: $119.97
  • 4 titles

Is Singing for You?

From the Series Ready to Make Music

Learning to sing well is a wonderful goal. The human voice is perhaps the most beautiful-sounding instrument there is! Indeed, singers bring a special touch to all kinds of music, from rock… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 783'.043

Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song

Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms—including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 782.25/3

Mozart's The Magic Flute

From the Series Music Storybooks

The Queen of the Night gives Tamino a magic flute made from a thousand-year-old evergreen oak tree. Discover how the magic flute brings good fortune to Prince Tamino in his quest for love… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 780

Music and Theater Top Tens

From the Series Entertainment's Top 10

Quick! Which musical artist has earned the most in digital sales? The answer's right here. Check out these top 10 lists to learn the truth about which musical artists, theater actors, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 781.640973

Music Storybooks — Library Bound Set

From the Series Music Storybooks

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Beautifully illustrated by recognized children's book artists, the one-of-a-kind Music Storybooks series presents famous operas, ballets, and suites in picture book form. Children can… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $106.60
  • Your Price: $79.95
  • 4 titles

Music Storybooks — Paperback Set

From the Series Music Storybooks

Set

Beautifully illustrated by recognized children's book artists, the one-of-a-kind Music Storybooks series presents famous operas, ballets, and suites in picture book form. Children can… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $37.96
  • Your Price: $37.96
  • 4 titles

Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf

From the Series Music Storybooks

The story of Peter and the Wolf continues to delight children and adults all over the world. At the heart of the tale is the message that you can't be a hero if you don't take risks. Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 780

Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake

From the Series Music Storybooks

Tchaikovsky's beautiful ballet comes to life as a picture book with stunning and moody illustrations from renowned Mexican artist Gabriel Pacheco. Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 780

Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker

From the Series Music Storybooks

Tchaikovsky's fantastical ballet based on the original E.T.A. Hoffmann story again becomes a picture book. The illustrations capture all the movement of the ballet, making this an enjoyable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 780

Write and Record Your Own Songs

From the Series Digital Makers (Alternator Books ® )

Perhaps you've always dreamed about performing your music for others. Grab a mic and let's get going! Share your music with family, friends, or even the whole world by writing a song and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 782.42/13