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Hana Hashimoto, sixth violin

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In this beautifully written picture book, Hana Hashimoto has signed up to play her violin at her school's talent show. The trouble is, she's only a beginner, and she's had only three lessons. Her brothers insist she isn't good enough. ?It's a talent show, Hana,? they tell her. ?You'll be a disaster!? Hana remembers how wonderfully her talented grandfather, or Ojiichan, played his violin when she was visiting him in Japan. So, just like Ojiichan, Hana practices every day. She is determined to play her best. When Hana's confidence wavers on the night of the show, however, she begins to wonder if her brothers were right. But then Hana surprises everyone once it's her turn to perform --- even herself! The Asian American female protagonist in this story offers a unique perspective, and bestselling author Chieri Uegaki has woven in lyrical scenes from Japan that add depth and resonance. The details in the artwork by Qin Leng connect the two places and contain a feeling of melody throughout. In the classroom, this book could serve as a celebration of music and performing arts, multicultural studies or the importance of intergenerational relationships. It is also a fabulous character education tie-in for discussing courage and perseverance. This terrifically inspiring book offers hope and confidence to all children who are yearning to master something difficult. Perhaps even more important, it allows children to see that there is more than one way to be successful at a task.
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Level 4.7, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 930L
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Full title hana hashimoto sixth violin
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Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-25 11:07:37AM
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Hana has signed up to play the violin at the talent show, even though she's only had three lessons. Her brothers predict disaster. But Hana practices and practices, inspired by her grandfather, or Ojiichan, who played the violin every day when she visited him in Japan. As Hana takes the stage, doubt is all she can hear, until she recalls her grandfather's words of encouragement, and shows the audience how beautiful music can take many forms.

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subject_facet Grandfathers -- Juvenile fiction, Stage fright -- Juvenile fiction, Talent shows -- Juvenile fiction, Violin -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Hana Hashimoto, sixth violin
title_full Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin, Hana Hashimoto, sixth violin / written by Chieri Uegaki ; illustrated by Qin Leng
title_short Hana Hashimoto, sixth violin
topic_facet Grandfathers, Juvenile Fiction, Picture Book Fiction, Stage fright, Talent shows, Violin