M is for Music

Paperback | May 1, 2009

byKathleen KrullIllustratorStacy Innerst

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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.

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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'...

Kathleen Krull is well known for her innovative, award-winning nonfiction for young people, including Lives of the Explorers, Lives of the Musicians, and all other books in this popular series illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt. She is also the author of Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez, illustrated by Yuyi Morales, as well as ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 6.79 × 8.1 × 0.14 inPublished:May 1, 2009Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152064796

ISBN - 13:9780152064792

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A melange of words relevant to a music education . . . Well-developed subject matter and a sense of humor." - The New York Times Book Review "Like a grand piano: It hits all the high notes but reaches the bass undertones as well . . . Fresh, eye-catching." - Boston Herald "