Books tagged: Music

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Dancing with Chairs in the Music House

By Caro Soles

Winner, 2021 IPPY Bronze Medal for Canada-East Best Regional Fiction.

Precocious ten-year-old Vanessa Dudley-Morris knows lots of secrets. In 1949 when she and her family are forced to move into two rooms on the second floor of 519 Jarvis Street in Toronto, a genteel but somewhat ... Read more

Fresh at Twenty

By Kaitlin Fontana

 

Fresh at Twenty: The Oral History of Mint Records is first and foremost the story of an independent record label and the people who helped build it. But it’s also the story of a place and time in popular music — Vancouver through the 1990s and 2000s. Mint helped launch ... Read more

Jonas Brothers Forever

By Susan Janic

The Jonas Brothers have gone from obscurity to superstardom in the course of a year, and there’s simply no stopping them. From their top-selling albums, to their sensational sold-out tours, their Disney Channel original movie Camp Rock and forthcoming TV series J. O.N. A.S. ... Read more

Living the Dream

By Susan Janic

?Miley Cyrus, the daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, persisted in auditioning for the Hannah Montana role, was consistently turned away but nonetheless kept picking herself up, dusting herself off and trying again. And that persistence paid off. Miley was cast as Hannah ... Read more

Music Lessons

By Bob Wiseman

 

Bob Wiseman believes most things in life are universal or, as Lauryn Hill says, everything is everything. Bearing in mind that advice, Wiseman writes about finding the link between music and daily life, like what is common between Mary Margaret O’Hara, hiding around the ... Read more

Sangeet and the Missing Beat

By Kiranjot Kaur
Illustrated by Kiranjot Kaur

Sangeet loves music, and she's good at composing it, too. Her favourite instrument is the tabla. One day, Sangeet hears all kinds of noises everywhere and together, they have the most incredible beat. But when she tries to play it on her tabla--something is missing! Will Sangeet ... Read more

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By Mary Rykov

This debut poetry collection is a breathtaking array of poems, wisdom, reflection, and all that comes in between. The sections are perfectly placed, providing interludes that allow for breath and temporary relief, needed because of the powerful themes, images, word choices. ... Read more

The Miranda Cosgrove & iCarly Spectacular!

By Liv Spencer

Looks at the personal and professional life of Miranda Cosgrove, star of television's "iCarly," provides a behind-the-scenes peek at the series, features profiles of cast members on "iCarly" and "Drake and Josh" in which Cosgrove also has a role, and includes photographs and ... Read more