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Anna Maria's Gift

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When Anna Maria's father, a famous violin maker, dies, she is sent to live in the Pieta, an orphanage in Venice. Though she misses her father, she knows he will always be with her, as long as she has the beautiful violin he crafted for her.

Luckily, the Pieta is not just an orphanage—it’s also a renowned music school whose teacher is none other than composer Antonio Vivaldi. When Anna Maria becomes his star pupil, another orphan’s jealousy leads her to throw Anna Maria’s precious violin into the canals. With help from her beloved teacher and new friends, Anna Maria searches Venice’s bridges, streets, and canals, but it seems hopeless. Will Anna Maria ever find her father’s violin?

Synopsis:

Sent to a Venice orphanage when her famous violin-maker father dies, Anna Maria brings a beautifully crafted violin with her and becomes the star pupil of composer Antonio Vivaldi, inciting the jealousy of another orphan. By the author of A Paradise Called Texas.

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

\Janice Shefelman’s love of children’s books from an early age led to careers as a teacher, a librarian, and a writer. Her first book, A Paradise Called Texas, was a Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee. Since then she has written dozens of children’s books. She lives in Austin, Texas.

Table of Contents

A promise — Venice — The Pieta — First lesson — Night visitor — A fight — Confession — Voice in the night — A search — The Contarini Palace — Paolina — Finale.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375898280
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Fiction : Westerns - General
Illustrator:
Papp, Robert
Illustrator:
Robert Papp
Calligrapher:
Papp, Robert
Author:
Papp, Robert
Author:
Janice Shefelman
Author:
Shefelman, Janice
Author:
Robert Papp
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Performing Arts - Music
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-A to Z
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Performing Arts - Music
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Historical - Europe
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
Children s-Chapter Books
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20100427
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
1-4
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Age Level:
6-9

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Children's » General
Children's » Historical Fiction » Europe
Children's » Performing Arts » Music

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Product details 112 pages Random House Children's Books - English 9780375898280 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Sent to a Venice orphanage when her famous violin-maker father dies, Anna Maria brings a beautifully crafted violin with her and becomes the star pupil of composer Antonio Vivaldi, inciting the jealousy of another orphan. By the author of A Paradise Called Texas.
"Synopsis" by , 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.
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