Banjo of destiny

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2011.
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Nominee for the 2012 Silver Birch Express Award in the Ontario Library Association's Forest of Reading Program.

Jeremiah Birnbaum is stinking rich. He lives in a house with nine bathrooms, a games room, an exercise room, an indoor pool, a hot tub, a movie theater, a bowling alley and a tennis court. His parents, a former hotdog vendor and window cleaner who made it big in dental floss, make sure Jeremiah goes to the very best private school, and that he takes lessons in all the things he will need to know how to do as an accomplished and impressive young man: etiquette lessons, ballroom dancing, watercolor painting. And, of course, classical piano.

Jeremiah complies, because he wants to please his parents. But one day, by chance, he hears the captivating strains of a different kind of music -- the strums, plucks and rhythms of a banjo. It is music that stirs something in Jeremiah's dutiful little soul, and he is suddenly obsessed. And when his parents forbid him to play one, he decides to learn anyway -- even if he has to make the instrument himself.

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9781554980857
9781554981410
9781554980864
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MG
Level 4.6, 2 Points
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subject_facet Banjo, Banjo -- Fiction, Banjo -- Juvenile fiction, Children of the rich, Children of the rich -- Juvenile fiction, Electronic books, Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Juvenile works, Novels, Private schools, Private schools -- Fiction, Private schools -- Juvenile fiction, Schools -- Fiction
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