Is the Violin for You?
From the Series Ready to Make Music
The violin is one of the most versatile instruments around. Its sweet, clear sounds enhance all types of music, from classical and jazz to rock and country. Indeed, groups as diverse as Evanescence, Yellowcard, and the Dixie Chicks have all featured violins in their songs. But is the violin the right instrument for you? Or would a different choice be better? Hear what professional violinists like about their instrument, and learn what skills a good violinist needs. Discover whether the violin is your best choice for making music.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.5|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.5|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||138519|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Primary source quotations/images, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, Table of contents, Websites, and eSource|
The Horn Book Guide
“Budding musicians contemplating lessons may find these thorough introductions useful in helping to choose which instrument to study.” —The Horn Book Guide
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“Landau covers all the bases so that prospective musicians have the information they need to confidently answer each title’s question. . . . Kids thinking about taking up an instrument will find the books helpful in their decision-making process.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Elaine Landau
Award-winning nonfiction children's book author Elaine Landau has written over 300 books for young readers. She worked as a newspaper reporter, a children's book editor, and a youth services librarian before becoming a full time author.
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Ready to Make Music
Ready to Make Music is an intermediate series that will help budding musicians select an instrument to play. Each book profiles a different instrument, from violin to guitar to the human voice. Peppered with pop-culture tidbits and quotations from musicians, the series… View available downloads →