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Ada's violin : the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

Hood, Susan, 1954-, author.

New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2016]

40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.

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Shares the true story of Ada Rios, who grew up in a small town built on a landfill. Ada dreamed of playing the violin, but had little hope of achieving that. But when a music teacher named Favio Chavez came to town, he decided to turn the trash in the landfill into musical instruments. Include websites for further information and a color photograph of the children with their recycled instruments.

Reading Counts: Level 5.4 / 3.0 Points / 67957.

Lexile: 820L

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ISBN:

978-1-48143095-1

LC Call No:

ML3930.B63 H66 2016

Dewey Class No:

784.2/06/08968892 23

Author:

Hood, Susan, 1954-, author.

Title:

Ada's violin : the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay / Susan Hood ; illustrated by Sally Wern Comport.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.

ContentType:

text rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume rdacarrier

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references and filmography.

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Guide, 10/2016

Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly, 3/7/2016

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, 4/2016

Summary:

Shares the true story of Ada Rios, who grew up in a small town built on a landfill. Ada dreamed of playing the violin, but had little hope of achieving that. But when a music teacher named Favio Chavez came to town, he decided to turn the trash in the landfill into musical instruments. Include websites for further information and a color photograph of the children with their recycled instruments.

Target Audience:

820 Lexile.

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS LG 4.6 0.5 184419.

Study Program:

Reading Counts RC 5.4 3.0 67957.

Subject:

Bordados, Ada Maribel Rios.

Subject:

Orquesta de Instrumentos Reciclados Cateura.

Subject:

Orchestra--Paraguay--Asunciâon.

Subject:

Orchestral musicians--Paraguay--Asunciâon.

Subject:

Orchestra--Paraguay--Asunción.

Subject:

Orchestral musicians--Paraguay--Asunción.

Subject:

Orchestra.

Subject:

Orchestral musicians.

AE:PersName:

Comport, Sally Wern, illustrator.

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