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Double Bass Blues Nic is an aspiring musician whose life spans two different worlds his suburban school where he wows his friends in orchestra, and the busy city streets of his home where he s jostled by the crowd Nic makes his way home from a busy day at school with a double bass on his back, the symphony of his surroundings in his heart, and a sweet surprise for the reader at the end of his journey [Epub] ❧ Peyton and the Paragon By Cathy Peper – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and the busy city streets of his home where he s jostled by the crowd Nic makes his way home from a busy day at school with a double bass on his back ➽ [Download] ✤ On Black Sisters Street By Chika Unigwe ➲ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk the symphony of his surroundings in his heart [PDF / Epub] ☁ Remote Control (Nick Stone By Andy McNab – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and a sweet surprise for the reader at the end of his journey Lively acrylic illustrations capture the essence of a big city and all its movements, sights, and sounds as well as the music that fills the air as one boy heads home Having impressed his classmates and teacher with his playing in the orchestra, Nic hauls his double bass home His journey is fraught with challenges as he must deal with overprotective dogs, the dismissive remarks of others, and even some physical violence Even when he reaches home, there are challenges, and he must walk up seve Lively acrylic illustrations capture the essence of a big city and all its movements, sights, and sounds as well as the music that fills the air as one boy heads home Having impressed his classmates and teacher with his playing in the orchestra, Nic hauls his double bass home His journey is fraught with challenges as he must deal with overprotective dogs, the dismissive remarks of others, and even some physical violence Even when he reaches home, there are challenges, and he must walk up several flights of stairs because the elevator is broken But awaits him behind that door makes everything worthwhile as he has a chance to jam and show off some of his new chops I loved how the ordinary stuff of life, even the less palatable parts, provides inspiration for Nic, and how understated the story is The great onomatopoeia found throughout the book is fun to read aloud even while helping readers develop an ear for music in various forms The book covers a topic not frequently addressed in picture book the idea of a youngster being celebrated in one setting and ridiculed out of ignorance I m glad that Nic has such a supportive grandfather and musical community Ziiiiiip It won t take long to read the spare text of Andrea Loney s jazzy new picture book, but you will spend lots of time exploring how the words blend with the gorgeous illustrations by Rudy Gutierrez You ll want to hang around with Little Nic as he leaves music class hauling his huge double bass on the bus and up and down stairs His destination Grandaddy Nic s jazz club, where Little Nic plays with the big boys in the band Clap Clap Clap Story 4Illustrations 5Gorgeous illustrations, punctuated by snippets of text, that tell a sweet story about finding joy by doing what you love, even when life gets you down. Okay, normalcy or at least for a few minutes, as I get to review picture books.I wish that the Caldecott committee members could be given these books to read WITHOUT knowing who wrote them, orimportantly, who did the art Then we might get back to awards based on the quality of the art, not the political correctness of the artist Because that does seem to be how they re judging current materials and that s as bad as any other bias.Because the art here is by a Latino artist, but it is pl Okay, normalcy or at least for a few minutes, as I get to review picture books.I wish that the Caldecott committee members could be given these books to read WITHOUT knowing who wrote them, orimportantly, who did the art Then we might get back to awards based on the quality of the art, not the political correctness of the artist Because that does seem to be how they re judging current materials and that s as bad as any other bias.Because the art here is by a Latino artist, but it is plug ugly I hate that distorted, gnarled look that seems to be trending Wynton Marsalis did the sound effects bit much better in Squeak, Rumble, Whomp Whomp Whomp A Sonic Adventure with muchattractive art And it makes a great read aloud Sparse text and vibrant illustrations come together to tell the story of a young boy and his passion for music At school, Nic is praised for his musical accomplishments As he makes his way home through the busy city, however, his instrument is viewed asof a nuisance But a surprise guest at home gives Nic the chance to perform again for another eager audience A must have for classrooms and libraries. Andrea J Loney s text ziiiiiiiiiiips and Hummmmms to a melodious rhythm when Nic plays his double bass at school before a cheering crowd or when he s jamming with Granddaddy across town to the clap, clap, claps Music surrounds him and it brings him pure joy You can see it in his face when his eyes are closed as he leans in to play, gracing those strings with his brilliance His glee permeates the pages in a colorful, artistic display Rudy Gutierrez s illustrations have a life of their own Y Andrea J Loney s text ziiiiiiiiiiips and Hummmmms to a melodious rhythm when Nic plays his double bass at school before a cheering crowd or when he s jamming with Granddaddy across town to the clap, clap, claps Music surrounds him and it brings him pure joy You can see it in his face when his eyes are closed as he leans in to play, gracing those strings with his brilliance His glee permeates the pages in a colorful, artistic display Rudy Gutierrez s illustrations have a life of their own You can feel the musicality A vibe that lets you see and feel the color of music.I agree with the recommendation of ages 4 8 and think that not only would this be a great addition to a K 5 library but it would also fit well in the music room The artwork tells most of the story in this sparsely worded book about a talented young bass player At school kids admire his music, but on his trek home through the city, carrying a huge bass around is tough Some people make comments that he doesn t appreciate Fortunately there s a happy and hopeful ending Kids enjoyed it. This Caldecott Honor Book is gorgeous and it promotes a powerful message of hope and happiness through music in a world of everyday prejudices and little cruelties Highly recommended. Nic plays with his orchestra at school In fact, he has a solo all his friends are proud and he does a great job But, his trip home is anything but easy when you carry a big double bass on public transportation, things get a bit crowded but it s all worth it for the great surprise when he gets home I always love picture books about kids musical experiences and this one is terrific It s almost like Nic s music inspires the generations his friends and his grandpa s Full of vibrant musi Nic plays with his orchestra at school In fact, he has a solo all his friends are proud and he does a great job But, his trip home is anything but easy when you carry a big double bass on public transportation, things get a bit crowded but it s all worth it for the great surprise when he gets home I always love picture books about kids musical experiences and this one is terrific It s almost like Nic s music inspires the generations his friends and his grandpa s Full of vibrant musical illustrations with lots of textual onomatopoeia I could almost hear him play.For this andof my reviews, visit CHECK IT OUT


About the Author: Andrea J. Loney

Andrea J Loney grew up in a small town in New Jersey and received her MFA in dramatic writing from New York University Since then, she has worked various jobs, from screenwriter to toy designer to software trainer, and she even ran away to live with a circus Today Andrea spends most of her time writing the kind of books that she wishes had been available when she was a child stories that embrace and reflect the humanity of all children She lives with her partner, their two cats, and a betta fish in Los Angeles, California Visit her online at andreajloney.com.


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