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Operatic

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Operatic

By  Kyo Maclear , Illustrated By  Byron Eggenschwiler
$ 19.95
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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. The class learns about a different style of music each day, from hip-hop to metal to disco, 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. On top of everything, she has been talked into participating in an end-of-year performance with her best friends.

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?

This evocatively illustrated graphic novel brilliantly captures the high drama of middle school by focusing on the desire of its finely drawn characters to sing and be heard.

ISBN: 9781554989720

ISBN-10: 9781554989720

Publisher: Groundwood Books

Publication Date: 04/02/2019 - 12:00am

On Sale: 04/02/2018 - 12:00am

Pages: 160

Language: English

Categories

Comics & Graphic Novels - General

Performing Arts - Music

Social Themes - General (see also headings under Family)

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