Music is the universal language! Kids will have fun learning about all kinds of music while they explore the history, instruments, rhythms, greats, production, collecting, and varied activities in this series. Each book contains cool activities that will inspire young people to appreciate the specific genre by making their own instruments, creating and writing their own songs, learning a dance, and dressing up to put on a performance.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||Arts, Crafts & Makerspace, Music|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Cool Music – Library Media Connection
This series of nonfiction books is dedicated to the appreciation of exclusive genres of music. Photographs and simple text complement these titles. Each book supplies a wealth of fascinating information to those who are new to the field. Reluctant readers will be attracted to these interesting reads.
Cool Music – School Library Journal
Beginning with a discussion of different music styles, these books go on to define the relevant genre, discuss its history, and describe the elements particular to it. A wide range of works from and performers of each style are referenced. . . . Each color photo-illustrated book also invites readers to experience music by writing a song or putting together elements to create a production or performance. In addition, simple, step-by-step instructions teach students to make instruments and perform dances. . . . The strength of these books lies in the introduction of vocabulary with the history of each genre. . . [and] the ample, concise information will engage beginners.