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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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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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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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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

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Curtis, Gavin.

Summary: Reginald is more interested in practicing his violin than in his father's job managing the worst team in the Negro Leagues, but when Papa makes him the bat boy and his music begins to lead the team to victory, Papa realizes the value of his son's passion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CUR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Snicket, Lemony.

Summary: Accidents, evil plots, and general misfortune abound when, in their continuing search for a home, the Baudelaire orphans are sent to live and work in a sinister lumber mill.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Children's Audio 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD SNI