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Booklist for Grades 5+

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June 26th– August 13th

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Chapter Books - Fiction

Alexander, William. Ghoulish song 

Alpine, Rachele. Best. Night. Ever : a story told from seven points of view / 

Blume, Lesley M.M. The rising star of Rusty Nail 

Brezenoff, Steve. Boy seeking band 

            Drummer wanted 

Guitarist wanted 

Keyboardist wanted 

Singer wanted 

Brooks, Bruce. Cody 

Byng, Georgia. Molly Moon & the monster music 

Calonita, Jen. I'm with the band 

Clements, Andrew. The Last Holiday Concert

French, Vivian. The music of zombies

Ginger, Rue. Hard Rock

Gutknecht, Allison. Sing Like Nobody’s Listening 

Ignatow, Amy. The awesomely awful melodies of Lydia Goldblatt & Julie Graham-Chang  (The Popularity Papers)

Kacer, Kathy. The sound of freedom 

Kelly, Erin Entrada. Blackbird fly

Kurtz, Jane. Planet Jupiter

MacLachlan, Patricia. The facts and fictions of Minna Pratt 

Madden, Kerry. Louisiana's song

Maddox, Jake. Block and rock 

Marino, Nan. Hiding out at the Pancake Palace 

Nall, Gail. Out of tune 

Namioka, Lensey. Yang the eldest and his odd jobs 

Nesbet, Anne. The orphan band of Springdale 

Paterson, Katherine. Come sing, Jimmy Jo 

Payne, C.C. Something to sing about 

Pennell, Christopher. The mysterious woods of Whistle Root 

Perez, Celia. The First Rule of Punk.

Pyros, Andrea. My Year of Epic Rock

Rue, Ginger. Hard Rock.

Russell, Nikki.  Tales from a not-so-glam TV star 

Ryan, Pam Muñoz. Echo

Schroeder, Lisa. Frosting and friendship

Schusterman, Michelle. I [heart] band! 

Spinelli, Eileen. The Dancing Pancake

Streatfeild, Noel. Ballet shoes 

Party shoes

Theatre shoes

Taddonio, Lea. Center Stage

Shake It Off

Solo Act

Urban, Linda. A Crooked Kind of Perfect

Williams-Garcia, Rita. Clayton Byrd goes underground

Winters, Ben H. The secret life of Ms. Finkleman


Fairlie, Emily. The Lost treasure ofTuckernuck

 Tate, Eleanora. The minstrel's melody 
J MYSTERY SHELF History Mysteries)

Graphic Novels

Emerson, Sharon. Zebrafish  (J GRAPHIC Zebrafish)

Larson, Hope. All summer long 

Nitz, Jai. Coco (J GRAPHIC Disney)


(J 780 B) Bowen, Meurig. The school of music  

(J 780.92 S) Spitz, Bob.
Yeah! yeah! yeah! : the Beatles, Beatlemania, and the music that changed the world         

(J 781.66 H) Hanley, Jason. We rock! : a fun family guide for exploring rock music history 

(J 781.642 B) Bertholf, Bret. The long gone lonesome history of country music       

(J 781.66 K) Krull, Kathleen. The book of rock stars : 24 musical icons that shine through history

(J 781.66 S) Sandler, Martin W.
 How the Beatles changed the world             

(J 782.421 R) Susanna Reich Fab four friends : the boys who became the Beatles 

(J 811 M) Myers, Walter Dean.

(J 920 M) Michelle R. McCann Girls who rocked the world : heroines from Sacagawea to Natalie Portman 

( J 973.7 L) Levy, Debbie.
Soldier song : a true story of the Civil War




Music was it: young Leonard Bernstein  by Rubin, Susan Goldman.


This land was made for you and me : the life and songs of Woody Guthrie          

By Partridge, Elizabeth.  


Yo-Yo Ma : a cello superstar brings music to the world.  Chippendale, Lisa.