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M Is for Musicby Kathleen Krull
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Whatand#8217;s a California miner to do when gold dust sifts right out of his holey pockets? With such a raggedy wardrobe, he may as well be mining in the vanilla (that is, his birthday suit)! Good thing Levi Strauss is out west, ready with his needle and a head full of bright ideas. With some quick thinking, quicker stitching, and handy arithmetic, Levi keeps all the gold rushers clothedand#8212;and becomes a modern American hero.and#160;
A Wild West tall tale,Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Ideacelebrates creativity, innovation, and the ubiquitous item that fills the closets of grateful jeans wearers worldwide.
Music and the alphabet have always gone together. Don't kids learn their letters by singing the ABCs? But you've never seen--or heard--a musical alphabet like this one. Beloved tunes. Unusual instruments. Legendary virtuosos. From anthems to zydeco, the language of music and the music of language harmonize in one superb symphony. It's a funky fusion for songsters of all ages! Includes endnotes.
A festive celebration of all things musical!
Playful text opens up the world of music to the youngest readers, and conversational endnotes offer older readers a springboard to further musical explorations.
About the Author
KAHTLEEN KRULL is well known for her lively, award-winning nonfiction for young readers. She lives in San Diego, California.
STACY INNERST's innovative artwork has appeared in magazines and newspapers worldwide, including The Boston Globe and The Chicago Tribune. Painting in an illustration style that incorporates acrylic and oil on board or metal, he has received many awards from the Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and was included in the 2000 Society of Illustrators traveling show. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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