#amreading in tune

Looking for books that fit our monthly reading challenge this January? Try one of the favorites from our home shelf!

Book spotlight for Middle Grade Carousel January 2023: How Sweet the Sound features the book AVEN GREEN, MUSIC MACHINE by Dusti Bowling.

Aven Green is excited to wow her class with musical mastery at the talent show. She just needs to choose an instrument to learn in time. Finding her rhythm is a little more challenging than Aven anticipated, but with some inspiration and a little help from her family, Aven is determined to rock the third grade.

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Genius

It was all so clever. Bach was a musical genius, but he didn’t stop with beautiful music. He had all these jokes and numerical riddles running in his notes—forward, backward, and upside down sometimes. Two of her favorite things in one package: math and music! Oh, how she loved Bach!

Giant Pumpkin Suite by Melanie Heuiser Hill

#amreading in tune

Looking for books that fit our monthly reading challenge this January? Try one of the favorites from our home shelf!

Book spotlight for Middle Grade Carousel January 2023: How Sweet the Sound features the book THE BOYS IN THE BACK ROW by Mike Jung.

Matt and Eric are best friends, marching-band mates, comic book fanboys, and self-proclaimed dorks. When they learn Matt is moving away they plan an uncharacteristically rule-breaking adventure.

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In Any Language

Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear by Lensey Namioka

Music is music in any language, and Father doesn’t have to say much during the lessons. When one of his students plays well, he smiles. And when a student plays a sour note, Father just puts on a look of great suffering.

Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear by Lensey Namioka