by Maclear, Kyo, 1970-
|Format:||Print Book 2019|
|Availability:||Available at 12 Libraries 12 of 15 copies|
A story of friendship, first crushes, opera and the high drama of middle school told by award-winning Kyo Maclear in her debut graphic novel.
Somewhere in the universe, there is the perfect tune for you.
It's almost the end of middle school, and Charlie has to find her perfect song for a music class assignment. But it's hard for Charlie to concentrate when she can't stop noticing her classmate Emile, or wondering about Luka, who hasn't been to school in weeks.
Then, the class learns about opera, and Charlie discovers the music of Maria Callas. The more she learns about Maria's life, the more Charlie admires her passion for singing and her ability to express herself fully through her music. Can Charlie follow the example of the ultimate diva, Maria Callas, when it comes to her own life?
Key Text Features
Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts:
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).
Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.
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Callas, Maria, -- 1923-1977 -- Fiction.
Middle schools -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Middle school students -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Opera -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Interpersonal relations -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Music -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Middle schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
Middle school students -- Fiction.
Opera -- Fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Music -- Fiction.
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Comics (Graphic works)
|Publisher|| Toronto :Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press,2019
160 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (page 160).