Music Is Everywhere
March is Music in Our Schools Month. You don’t have to be in school to appreciate music. It’s the perfect cure to lift your spirits. Put some music into your life and get your toes tapping and your fingers snapping.
Have you ever noticed that language has a musical quality? Composed in just the right way, words can be music to your ears. Take a look at these books and listen to their melodies.
The Man with the Violin written by Kathy Stinson and illustrated by Duš an Petricic, Annick Press
Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Loyd Moss and illustrated by Marjorie Priceman, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
The Carnival of the Animals by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by Mary GrandPre, and created by Camille Saint-Saens, Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
M is for Melody: A Music Alphabet written by Kathy-jo Wargin and Katherine Larson. Sleeping Bear Press
Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo by John Lithgow and illustrated by Leeza Hernandez, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
This Jazz Man by Karen Ehrhardt and illustrated by R. G. Roth, HMH Books for Young Readers