What a Song Can Do: 12 Riffs on the Power of Music

Jennifer Armstrong, Author Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers $15.95 (208p) ISBN 978-0-375-82499-9
In a dozen short stories, writers ponder What a Song Can Do: 12 Riffs on the Power of Music, edited by Jennifer Armstrong. In Ron Koertge's ""Variations on a Theme,"" nine high school band members (writing as ""percussion,"" ""clarinet,"" etc.) tell their own stories bound by their role in the ensemble. The titular story by David Levithan focuses on a young guitarist struggling to cope with his parents and his boyfriend while music consumes his thoughts. Other authors include Dian Curtis Regan, Gail Giles and Joseph Bruchac. .
Reviewed on: 06/01/2004
Release date: 06/01/2004
Genre: Children's
Mass Market Paperbound - 200 pages - 978-0-440-23816-4
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