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The Resource Children of the stone : the power of music in a hard land, Sandy Tolan

Children of the stone : the power of music in a hard land, Sandy Tolan

Label
Children of the stone : the power of music in a hard land
Title
Children of the stone
Title remainder
the power of music in a hard land
Statement of responsibility
Sandy Tolan
Title variation
Healing power of music in a hard land
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ramzi Hussein Aburedwan, a child from a Palestinian refugee camp, confronts an occupying army, gets an education, masters an instrument, dreams of something much bigger than himself, and then, through his charisma and persistence, inspires scores of others to work with him to make that dream real. The dream: a school to transform the lives of thousands of children-- as Ramzi's life was transformed-- through music"--Amazon.com
Summary
Children of the Stone is the unlikely story of Ramzi Hussein Aburedwan, a kid from a Palestinian refugee camp who confronts an occupying army, gets an education, masters an instrument, dreams of something much bigger than himself, and then, through his charisma and persistence, inspires scores of others to work with him to make that dream real. That dream: a music school in the midst of a refugee camp, a school to transform the lives of thousands of children-as Ramzi's life was transformed-through music
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2015
  • Library Journal Best Books 2015
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10411492
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tolan, Sandy
Dewey number
780.95695/309051
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
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True
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  • Aburedwan, Ramzi
  • Violists
  • Music
  • Music
  • Refugees, Palestinian Arab
Target audience
adult
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the power of music in a hard land
Label
Children of the stone : the power of music in a hard land, Sandy Tolan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-438), filmography (page 433), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude. Over the wall to play Beethoven -- First movement : stone. Pushcart ; Grandfather ; Uprising ; Father ; Accord ; Viola ; Harmony ; Mozart ; Symbol -- Second movement : instrument. Conservatoire ; Adaptation ; Brother ; Troubadours ; Edward ; Jenin ; Oday ; Celine -- Third movement. Beethoven ; Al Kamandjati ; Andalucía ; Palaces ; Luthier ; Fire ; Birth ; Sebastia -- Fourth movement : resistance. Fractures ; Unity ; Rise, child ; Ode to joy ; A musical intifada -- Postlude. Over the wall, to play Beethoven
Control code
ocn889577398
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxvi, 453 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781608198139
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014032528
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)889577398
Label
Children of the stone : the power of music in a hard land, Sandy Tolan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-438), filmography (page 433), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude. Over the wall to play Beethoven -- First movement : stone. Pushcart ; Grandfather ; Uprising ; Father ; Accord ; Viola ; Harmony ; Mozart ; Symbol -- Second movement : instrument. Conservatoire ; Adaptation ; Brother ; Troubadours ; Edward ; Jenin ; Oday ; Celine -- Third movement. Beethoven ; Al Kamandjati ; Andalucía ; Palaces ; Luthier ; Fire ; Birth ; Sebastia -- Fourth movement : resistance. Fractures ; Unity ; Rise, child ; Ode to joy ; A musical intifada -- Postlude. Over the wall, to play Beethoven
Control code
ocn889577398
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxvi, 453 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781608198139
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014032528
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)889577398

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