Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear

People, Identity & Culture
Lensey Namioka
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People, Identity & Culture

Everyone in the Yang family is a talented musician except for nine-year-old Yingtao. Even after years of violin lessons, he cannot make beautiful music. Now that his family has moved from China to Seattle, Yingtao wants to learn English and make new friends, but he must make time to practice his violin for an important family recital. Yingtao is afraid his screeching violin will ruin the recital, but he's even more afraid to tell his family that he has found something he likes better than music. Together he and his new friend, Matthew, think of a sure way to save the recital.

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