As A Young Student Of The Violin, Joshua Bell Learns About An International Competition To Be Held In Kalamazoo, Michigan He Chooses A Piece Of Music, Which His Teacher Suggests May Be Too Difficult, But Joshua Is Determined It S A Piece Of Music He Loves At The Competition, Joshua Experiences The Usual Jitters Once His Name Is Called, He Strides To The Stage And Begins To Play, But Almost Immediately, He Makes A Mistake As He Is About To Walk Off The Stage, He Asks The Judges If Could Try Again They Agree, And This Time, The Playing Is Impeccable Du An Petricic S Brilliant Illustrations Full Of Movement And Color, Capture The Sounds Made By Joshua S Violin, From The Missed Notes To The Swirling, Uplifting Strains Of The Perfectly Executed Piece Children Will Readily Empathize With Joshua S Misstep, But They Will Also Learn That There Is Always A Second Chance.
Kathy Stinson, author of internationally acclaimed Canadian children s classic, Red is Best and the TD Award Winner, The Man with the Violin, also writes novels, short stories, and nonfiction for young people of all ages.
- 32 pages
- The Dance of the Violin
- Kathy Stinson
- 11 June 2019 Kathy Stinson