Fiddle fever

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Clarion Books,
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English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.5 - AR Pts: 6
Lexile measure:
870L
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Although it is 1914 and the world is changing all around him, Felix LeBlanc feels trapped on his Louisiana farmhouse, where nothing ever happens. When he hears his uncle, 'Nonc Adolphe, play the fiddle for the first time, he knows there's music in his blood, and he's determined to be a musician, too. However, he's too poor to buy his own fiddle, and to make matters worse, Maman has forbidden him to even touch one, fearing that he'll choose the wayward life of a fiddler. And so Felix begins to build his own fiddle out of a crude cigar box and a piece of cypress wood, keeping it a secret from his family and even his best friend, Chance. It is a solitary journey that will require all of his ingenuity--and place at risk the relationships that are dearest to him. Set against the colorful backdrop of the Cajun bayous, Fiddle Fever relays an important message about the universal need for self-expression and the compromises we must all make in our search for individuality. Glossary of French terms.
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ISBN:
9780618776825
9780618043248
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.5, 6 Points
Lexile measure:
870L
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Grouping Title fiddle fever
Grouping Author doucet sharon arms
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Last Grouping Update 2018-06-01 23:02:10PM
Last Indexed 2018-10-18 01:25:19AM

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subject_facet Cajuns -- Fiction, Cajuns -- Juvenile fiction, Families -- Louisiana -- Juvenile fiction, Family life -- Louisiana -- Fiction, Louisiana -- Fiction, Violin -- Fiction, Violin -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Fiddle fever
title_full Fiddle fever / by Sharon Arms Doucet
title_short Fiddle fever
topic_facet Cajuns, Families, Family life, Violin