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2018 Children’s Program: Libraries Rock!
We’ve put together this list of music-themed JLG Gold Standard selections that will get toes tapping and pages turning throughout the summer.

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      California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot Before the Mamas & the Papas

      by Pénélope Bagieu

      Jun 2017

      Graphic Novels High Plus

      Before she became the legendary Mama Cass—one quarter of the mega-huge folk group The Mamas and the Papas—Cass Eliot was a girl from Baltimore trying to make it in the big city. Bibliography. Playlist. Black-and-white illustrations done with graphite pencils.

      Bird & Diz

      by Gary Golio

      Jun 2015

      Easy Reading +

      $12.75  $6.75  Member Price
      "They take turns, tossing notes back and forth like jugglers." In this accordion book, Charlie "Bird" Parker and John "Dizzy" Gillespie create a fun, faster kind of jazz called bebop. Afterword. Discography. Black-and-white photograph of Charlie "Bird" Parker and John "Dizzy" Gillespie. Full-color illustrations done in pastel, gouache, and sumi ink.

      The Musician’s Daughter

      by Susanne Dunlap

      Feb 2009

      Young Adults +

      $12.75  $5.00  Member Price
      Eighteenth-century Vienna: Amid the glamour of musical court life, fifteen-year-old Theresa Maria must solve the brutal murder of her father, an acclaimed violinist. Who stole his violin, and why was he found near a Gypsy encampment, wearing a valuable pendant Theresa has never seen before? Her quest for answers soon puts her in the middle of an ongoing battle between serf sympathizers and the Hungarian nobility.
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