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Ada's violin : the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay / Susan Hood ; illustrated by Sally Wern Comport.

Hood, Susan, 1954- (author.). Comport, Sally Wern, (illustrator.).

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Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport j784.2 NUTM 2019 HOOD (Text to phone) 34000081329153 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport j784.2 NUTM 2019 HOOD (Text to phone) 34000081329161 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown J 784.206 HOO (Text to phone) 34014137476306 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
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David M. Hunt Library - Falls Village je784.20 HOO (Text to phone) 33180133758855 Juvenile Easy Nonfiction Available -
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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
A town built on a landfill. A community in need of hope. A girl with a dream. A man with a vision. An ingenious idea.
Target Audience Note:
Elementary Grade.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.6 0.5 184419.
Accelerated Reader LG 4.6 .5.
Reading Counts 3-5 5.4 3.
Awards Note:
Charter Oak Children’s Book Award (COCBA) Nominee, 2017-2018.
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Elementary, 2019.
Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List, 2017-18.
Américas Award Winner, 2017.
Subject: Bordados, Ada Maribel Rios > Juvenile literature.
Orquesta de Instrumentos Reciclados Cateura > Juvenile literature.
Bordados, Ada Maribel Rios.
Orquesta de Instrumentos Reciclados Cateura.
Orchestra > Paraguay > Asunción > Juvenile literature.
Orchestral musicians > Paraguay > Asunción > Juvenile literature.
Orchestra > Paraguay > Asunción.
Orchestral musicians > Paraguay > Asunción.

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Ada's Violin : The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay
Ada's Violin : The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay
by Hood, Susan; Comport, Sally Wern (Illustrator)
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Ada's Violin : The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay


From award-winning author Susan Hood and illustrator Sally Wern Comport comes the extraordinary true tale of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay, an orchestra made up of children playing instruments built from recycled trash. Ada Ríos grew up in Cateura, a small town in Paraguay built on a landfill. She dreamed of playing the violin, but with little money for anything but the bare essentials, it was never an option...until a music teacher named Favio Chávez arrived. He wanted to give the children of Cateura something special, so he made them instruments out of materials found in the trash. It was a crazy idea, but one that would leave Ada--and her town--forever changed. Now, the Recycled Orchestra plays venues around the world, spreading their message of hope and innovation.

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