Song of Middle C

Song of Middle C

Book - 2009
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"Miss Kari, my piano teacher, tells me that true artistry takes great imagination. It also takes a lot of practice. The big day of my piano recital is almost here, and hoo boy, have I been practicing! I've even got the help of my lucky hat and shoes -- not to mention my lucky underwear."--Jacket.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780763630133
0763630136
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Menchin, Scott,

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ChristchurchLib Dec 26, 2012

"Despite weeks of practicing diligently for her recital (and the fact that she's wearing her lucky underwear), the earnest young pianist who narrates this story finds herself struck with stage fright: she draws a complete blank when it's time to play the piece she'd memorised for the performance. But, having taken her teacher's lessons to heart, she musters the skill she's developed in "musical interpretation" to make the most out of the one note she can manage to play: middle C. Funny yet wholly sympathetic, this simply illustrated tale will ring true with any kid (or adult!) who's ever frozen during a performance... or is scared that they might." Picture Books December 2012 Newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=584229

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