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Melody: Never Stop Singing

By: Denise Lewis Patrick

Price: CAD $11.99


Imprint: American Girl

136 Pages

7.68 X 5.28 X 0.31 ins

ISBN:  9781683371410 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 09/12/2019

It's Melody's birthday, and she's excited to turn "double digits" on January 1, 1964. She's also eager to answer her pastor's New Year's challenge and make her community better. Melody decides to fix up the neighborhood playground and plant a garden. Her friends pitch in to help, but after a series of setbacks, Melody realizes that being a leader isn't easy. But it is easy to say yes when her brother asks her to sing backup for him. Melody gets to go to the Motown music studio and add her voice to a real record! Can she find a way to make her voice stand out in the studio and in her community?

Denise Lewis Patrick is the author of the Cécile Rey books: Meet Cécile, Troubles for Cécile, and Cécile's Gift. She grew up in Louisiana, and is thrilled to write about its history in the stories of this new American Girl historical character. Denise wrote and illustrated her first book when she was ten - she glued yellow cloth to cardboard for the cover and sewed the pages together on her mom's sewing machine! Today, Denise has published more than 35 picture books, biographies, and historical novels for young readers.

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