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Meadows, Daisy.

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Summary: Jack Frost and his goblins have stolen the Music Fairies' magic instruments. Music everywhere is out of tune! Now the goblins plan to play the instruments in a TV talent contest. Rachel and Kirsty are determined to track down Victoria the Violin Fairy's instrument--even if they have to crash the goblins' band practice. But will the goblins fiddle their way out?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Apple/Scholastic 2010

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Lewis, Gill

Summary: As a group of refugees huddles together in a rubber dinghy in the middle of the sea at night, one of them uses his violin to tell a story of how the instrument was invented and of a white stallion that ran like the wind, weaving their stories together and giving them hope for freedom in the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LEW

McPhail, David

Summary: Feeling that something is missing in his simple life, Mole acquires a violin and learns to make beautiful, joyful music.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Live Oak Media 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE MOL

French, Vivian

Summary: When planning for Cockenzie Rood Day, Prince Albion gets kidnapped because a zombie wants to play his fiddle in the talent contest. Trueheart, a prince and Gubble the troll must stop the zombie before real damage is done to the Five Kingdoms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC FRE

Ross, Susan L

Summary: "More than six decades after the end of World War II, twelve-year-old Charlie, a budding musician, searches for clues about her violin-prodigy namesake's fate"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ROS

Housewright, David

Summary: Since becoming an unlikely millionaire and quitting the St. Paul Police Department, Rushmore McKenzie has been working as an unlicensed private investigator, basically doing favors for friends and people in need. But even for him, this latest job is unusual. He's been asked to find a stolen Stradivarius, known as the Countess Borromeo, that only the violinist seems to want him to find. Stolen...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2016

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Powell, Kelly

Summary: Seventeen-year-old violinist Moira Alexander joins with an old friend, Jude Osric, in seeking a killer after the sirens who live near their island are falsely accused of murder.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Adam, Paul

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADA

McPhail, David

Summary: Feeling that something is missing in his simple life, Mole acquires a violin and learns to make beautiful, joyful music.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holt 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E MCP

Ross, Chudney.

Summary: Third grade starts off badly for eight-year-old Bean as she faces teasing from her two older sisters, learns that her former best friend wants nothing to do with her, and has to start taking music lessons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION ROS

Bing, Bo

Summary: When a squirrel finds a pear, he turns it into a violin and fills the forest with a sweet music.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Starfish Bay Children's Books 2016

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Summary: Dylan is someone who notices things. His mom is someone who doesn't. So try as he might, Dylan can't get his mom to listen to the man playing the violin in the subway station. But Dylan is swept away by the soaring and swooping notes that fill the air as crowds of oblivious people rush by. This video is based on the true story of Joshua Bell, the renowned American violinist who famously took...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Dreamscape Media Llc 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV MAN

Walters, Eric

Summary: In 2002, Shirli Berman loses her beloved grandmother and lands a part in her junior high production of "Fiddler on the Roof," but when she is doing research in her attic and finds a violin, her Zayde gets incredibly angry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Thomas, Julie

Summary: Following a priceless violin across five decades, this stunning debut novel tells the story of orchestra conductor Rafael Gomez who, inspired by the playing of an aspiring violin virtuoso who suddenly refuses to play another note, will do anything he can to change that.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Davis, Bryan

Summary: After losing his parents, an investigator and a renowned violinist, sixteen-year-old Nathan joins forces with the daughter of a family friend to carry on his father's work, which leads them through a strange mirror into another world where dark forces await them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zonderkidz 2008

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION Dav

Edwards, Megan

Summary: "Ted Spencer has a hard enough time believing the celebrated violin really exists. To find it sitting on his coffee table is nothing short of incredible. The stuff of legend, the exquisite Guarnerius has been missing for centuries. But even though the renowned instrument is a violin lover's dream come true, it holds only heartache for Ted. The value of the Merino Rose may be beyond measure, but...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Imbrifex Books, Flattop Productions, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EDW

Lewis, Beverly.

Summary: A wrong turn in a rainstorm leads Englisher Amelia Devries to Michael Hostetle, and the young Amishman's charming Old Order community of Hickory Hollow. Despite their very different backgrounds, Amelia and Michael both feel hemmed in by the expectations of others and struggle with how to find room for their own hopes. And what first seems to be a chance encounter might just change their lives...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lewis 2012

Uegaki, Chieri

Summary: Hana decides to play violin in the school talent show, but when the show day arrives, Hana is overcome with nerves until she recalls her grandfather's encouraging words, and shows the audience how beautiful music can take many forms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2014

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Gray, Libba Moore.

Summary: Uncle's inspired playing of the fiddle causes sleepy family members to pick up other instruments and join him, while the neighbors come to join the celebration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Gray,

Ray, Mary Lyn

Summary: As a child, Elva asks for a violin so that she can make beautiful music but many years pass before her dream can come true.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E RAY

Shefelman, Janice Jordan

Summary: In 1715 Italy, eight-year-old Anna Maria Lombardini arrives at a Venice orphanage with little but the special violin her father made for her, but when her teacher, Antonio Vivaldi, favors her over a fellow student, the beloved instrument winds up in a canal. Includes glossary and historical note.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2010

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE SHE

Polacco, Patricia

Summary: One afternoon, Jonathan Harker Weeks didn’t feel like practicing the piano. So his grandfather decided to tell him a story to show how much of an impact music can have. When he was a child growing up poor in Ireland, his mother made sure he learned to play the fiddle, despite their challenges. After his mother passed away and he was on his own, Jonathan’s grandfather fell asleep hiding in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2019

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Davis, Bryan

Summary: Nathan Shepherd and his friend Kelly draw on their God-given gifts of wisdom and courage and the help of faithful friends as they continue to battle Mictar for the lives of Nathan's parents and to keep the universe out of the dimensional stalker's control.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zondervan 2008

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: Y FICTION Dav

Ering, Timothy Basil

Summary: When Captain Alfred's boat is caught in an unexpected storm everything aboard the ship is flung to the far reaches of the sea except one little duckling and a fiddle that the the duckling embraces with all his heart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ERI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ERI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC ERI