Ada's Violin

Ada's Violin

The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

Book - 2016
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
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.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781481430951
1481430955
9781481430968
Branch Call Number: 784.2 Ho
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Comport, Sally Wern

Opinion


Featured Blogs and Events

Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

In Ada Ríos’ hometown of Cateura, Paraguay, trash is a way of life. The landfill is a source of income for the gancheros, or recyclers, who spend the days picking through trash to find cardboard or plastic to sell. As a young girl, Ada wondered if she, too, would grow up to work in the landfill. Most people in her town did. (more)


From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

cmlibrary_rkimray Sep 09, 2016

An inspiring true story, illustrated in a picture book style that will appeal to older school age readers. Extend the reading by visiting the Recycled Orchestra's website, or sharing some of videos to hear their music. Better yet, try making your own recycled/upcycled instruments!

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Related Authors

Recommendations

Subject Headings

LibraryThing Series Information


  Loading...

Find it at CRRL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top