No Ordinary Sound : A Classic Featuring Melody
by Denise Patrick


Overview - Melody is an optimistic, enthusiastic girl growing up in Detroit, Michigan during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. She is excited and proud to share a special surprise with her family. She's been chosen to sing a solo for Youth Day at her church But what song will she choose? She gets advice from her big brother, and is also inspired by her older sister, but it's the inspirational words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that help her pick the perfect song. There are many unfair things happening during Melody's time, even to people in her own family. But it's an unimaginable tragedy in the South that leaves Melody silent. Who can help her lift her voice and sing? Who will inspire her to keep stepping?

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Overview
Melody is an optimistic, enthusiastic girl growing up in Detroit, Michigan during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. She is excited and proud to share a special surprise with her family. She's been chosen to sing a solo for Youth Day at her church But what song will she choose? She gets advice from her big brother, and is also inspired by her older sister, but it's the inspirational words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that help her pick the perfect song. There are many unfair things happening during Melody's time, even to people in her own family. But it's an unimaginable tragedy in the South that leaves Melody silent. Who can help her lift her voice and sing? Who will inspire her to keep stepping?

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781609587512
  • ISBN-10: 1609587510
  • Publisher: American Girl Publishing Inc
  • Publish Date: January 2016
  • Page Count: 232
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-10
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.1 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Historical - United States - 20th Century
Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - United States - African-American
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Prejudice & Racism

 
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