The Resource Broken strings, Eric Walters and Kathy Kacer, (electronic resource)

Broken strings, Eric Walters and Kathy Kacer, (electronic resource)

Label
Broken strings
Title
Broken strings
Statement of responsibility
Eric Walters and Kathy Kacer
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A violin and a middle-school musical unleash a dark family secret in this moving story by an award-winning author duo. For fans of The Devil's Arithmetic and Hana's Suitcase. It's 2002. In the aftermath of the twin towers-and the death of her beloved grandmother-Shirli Berman is intent on moving forward. The best singer in her junior high, she auditions for the lead role in Fiddler on the Roof, but is crushed to learn that she's been given the part of the old Jewish mother in the musical rather than the coveted part of the sister. But there is an upside: her "husband" is none other than Ben Morgan, the cutest and most popular boy in the school. Deciding to throw herself into the role, she rummages in her grandfather's attic for some props. There, she discovers an old violin in the corner-strange, since her Zayde has never seemed to like music, never even going to any of her recitals. Showing it to her grandfather unleashes an anger in him she has never seen before, and while she is frightened of what it might mean, Shirli keeps trying to connect with her Zayde and discover the awful reason behind his anger. A long-kept family secret spills out, and Shirli learns the true power of music, both terrible and wonderful
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walters, Eric
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.W17129
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kacer, Kathy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Musicals
  • Acting
  • Secrecy
  • Holocaust survivors' families
  • Violin
  • Jews
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Broken strings, Eric Walters and Kathy Kacer, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735266254
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
db17bff4-0345-4cd2-a089-9fe6423102c9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1080211344
Label
Broken strings, Eric Walters and Kathy Kacer, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735266254
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
db17bff4-0345-4cd2-a089-9fe6423102c9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1080211344

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