A very simple introduction to violins, their history, what they sound like, what they look like, and how they are played. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions and sidebars, sources for further research including websites, an index, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.8|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||48197|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- The Violin
- Who Makes Violins?
- What Are Violins Made Of?
- How Do You Play a Violin?
- The Strings
- The Bridge
- Tuning the Violin
- Other Stringed Instruments
- To Learn More
- Index and About the Author
Author: Pamela K. Harris
Pamela K. Harris grew up in Oregon and currently lives in Denver, Colorado. She directs a non-profit organization that provides early childhood education to children from low-income backgrounds. She has testified before Congress on the importance of early childhood education. She loves being a student herself and has a PhD in Educational Leadership.
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