What a song can do : 12 riffs on the power of music /

by Armstrong, Jennifer, 1961-.
Type: Book
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 2004 .Edition: 1st ed .Description: 200 p. ; 22 cm .Summary: Twelve stories describe the power of music in young people's lives, from forming a community of individuals in a high school band to helping a young man connect to his Indian heritage through ancient songs .ISBN: 037592499X (lib. bdg.) :; 0375824995 (trade).Other Title: 12 riffs on the power of music .Related Subjects: Short stories | Music -- Fiction | Short stories Contents: Variations on a theme / by Ron Koertge -- A warrior song / by Joseph Bruchac -- Riffs / by Ann Manheimer -- What a song can do / by David Levithan -- Piano obsession / by Ibtisam S. Barakat -- The audition / by J. Alison James -- Tangled notes in watermelon / by Dian Curtis Regan -- Ballad of a prodigy / by Jude Mandell -- The song of Stones River / by Jennifer Armstrong -- The gypsy's violin / by Gail Giles -- New Town / by Alexandra Siy -- A third kind of funny / by Sarah Ellis.
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A Junior Library Guild selection.

Twelve stories describe the power of music in young people's lives, from forming a community of individuals in a high school band to helping a young man connect to his Indian heritage through ancient songs.

Variations on a theme / by Ron Koertge -- A warrior song / by Joseph Bruchac -- Riffs / by Ann Manheimer -- What a song can do / by David Levithan -- Piano obsession / by Ibtisam S. Barakat -- The audition / by J. Alison James -- Tangled notes in watermelon / by Dian Curtis Regan -- Ballad of a prodigy / by Jude Mandell -- The song of Stones River / by Jennifer Armstrong -- The gypsy's violin / by Gail Giles -- New Town / by Alexandra Siy -- A third kind of funny / by Sarah Ellis.

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