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Hana Hashimoto, sixth violin / Chieri Uegaki ; illustrated by Qin Leng.

Uegaki, Chieri, (author.). Qin, Leng, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 10 of 13 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

1 current hold with 13 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Allendale Branch E UEG (Text) 30365100869917 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
AHJ - Hardeeville Branch E EUG (Text) 30365101039338 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library E Uegaki Chieri (Text) 22960001011153 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Anderson - Powdersville Branch E Uegaki Chieri (Text) 22960001011161 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch E UEG (Text) 0530009953122 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Calhoun - Main Library E UEG (Text) 30102100617222 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch E UEG (Text) 30018004739617 Juvenile Picture Book Reshelving -
Fairfield - Main Library Je Ueg (Text) 33116002372527 Juvenile Award Checked out 08/12/2021
Kershaw - Bookmobile E Uegaki (Text) 33255003214401 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Kershaw - Camden Library E Uegaki (Text) 33255003216794 Juvenile Picture Book On holds shelf -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781894786331
  • ISBN: 1894786335
  • Physical Description: 30 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, ON : Kids Can Press, [2014]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
In this beautifully written picture book, Hana Hashimoto has signed up to play her violin at her school's talent show. The trouble is, she's only a beginner, and she's had only three lessons. her brothers insist she isn't good enough. "It's a talent show, Hana," they tell her. "You'll be a disaster!" Hana remembers how wonderfully her talented grandfather, or Ojiichan, played his violin when she was visiting him in Japan. So, just like Ojiichan, Hana practices every day. She is determined to play her best. When Hana's confidence wavers on the night of the show, however, she begins to wonder if her brothers were right. But then Hana surprises everyone once it's her turn to perform -- even herself! The Asian American female protagonist in this story offers a unique perspective, and bestselling author Chieri Uegaki has woven in lyrical scenes from Japan that add depth and resonance. The details in the artwork by Qin Leng connect the two places and contain a feeling of melody throughout. In the classroom, this book could serve as a celebration of music and performing arts, multicultural studies or the importance of intergenerational relationships. It is also a fabulous character education tie-in for discussing courage and perseverance. This terrifically inspiring book offers hope and confidence to all children who are yearning to master something difficult. Perhaps even more important, it allows children to see that there is more than one way to be successful at a task. -- From amazon.com
Target Audience Note:
AD930L lexile
Sentence length: 5 (very hard) Word frequency: 2 (easy) Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 4.7.
Reading Counts! 5.6.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.7 0.5 167611.
Awards Note:
Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature, Picture Book, 2014-2015.
Subject: Violin > Juvenile fiction.
Talent shows > Juvenile fiction.
Grandfathers > Juvenile fiction.
Stage fright > Juvenile fiction.
Japanese Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Violin > Fiction.
Talent shows > Fiction.
Grandfathers > Fiction.
Stage fright > Fiction.
Talent shows > Fiction.
Violins > Fiction.
Genre: Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature, Picture Book: Winner > 2014-2015.
Picture books.
Picture books for children.
Topic Heading: > Inclusive Services Collection

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