Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Full of suspense, magic, friendship, challenges, and the healing power of music, Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan is a must read. Don’t be turned away by the length of this book. Consider it four books woven into one. Check out the synopsis below, then get a copy and discover how music has the power to … Continue reading Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan

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Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia

Clayton Byrd is always asking When, Cool Papa, When? to his grandfather, Cool Papa Byrd. But when his asking turns to Why, Cool Papa, Why?, Clayton journeys to the underground to risk it all for a chance to solo with his blues harp. Music is the heart and soul of Clayton Goes Underground by Rita … Continue reading Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia

Solo by Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess

“When the heart gets lost, let the music find you.” The power and energy of music floats off the pages in this can’t-put-it-down YA novel-in-verse. Solo tells the story of seventeen-year-old Blade as he struggles to come to grips with his past and overcome the challenges of his rockstar father’s addictions. Told through verse poems, … Continue reading Solo by Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess