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Ada Rios grew up in Cateura, a small town in Paraguay built on a landfill. She dreamed of playing the violin, but with little money for anything but the bare essentials, it was never an option ... until a music teacher named Favio Chavez arrived. He wanted to give the children of Cateura something special, so he made them instruments out of materials found in the trash.
|Statement||Susan Hood ; illustrated by Sally Wern Comport|
|Contributions||Comport, Sally Wern, ill|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||40|
Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay tells of the lives of children in Paraguay whose live impoverish and dangerous lives by the rubbish dumps. Their parents sift through the dumps to recycle rubbish for hours every day. When the children have the opportunity to learn an instrument and join the orchestra, getting Reviews: Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay, by Susan Hood and illustrated by Sally Wern Comport, is a true story told in picture book ’s a very heartwarming story about the power of music and creativity to bring hope to the slums of Paraguay.
Ada's Violin The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay (eBook): Hood, Susan: From award-winning author Susan Hood and illustrator Sally Wern Comport comes the extraordinary true tale of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay, an orchestra made up of children playing instruments built from recycled trash. Ada Ríos grew up in Cateura, a small town in Paraguay built on a landfill. Ada's Violin: The Story Of The Recycled Orchestra Of Paraguay ISBN ISBN Author: Hood, Susan Illustrated by: Comport, Sally Wern.
Now I write children's picture books full time. Best job ever! Recent books include: ADA'S VIOLIN: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay Illustrated by Sally Wern Comport Simon and Schuster DOUBLE TAKE: A New Look at Opposites Illustrated by Jay Fleck Candlewick Coming in !/5(K). Today’s pick for Perfect Picture Book Friday is Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay Written by: Susan Hood Illustrated by: Sally Wern Comport Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers () Suitable for ages: Themes/Topics: Resilience, Poverty, Compassion, Courage, Community, Creativity, Paraguay, Music.
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Susan Hood has written more than picture books. She has received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Booklist, and her book Spike, The Mixed-Up Monster won the International Latino Award and was selected for the Charlotte Zolotow Highly Commended Tooth Mouse was named a Best Book of the Year by Bank Street and the Cooperative Children’s Book ed on: Ada's Violin is a story about a girl who lives in a garbage heap in Paraguay and takes music lessons from a teacher who creatively comes up with the idea to make instruments out of surrounding garbage.
I am a childhood education graduate student and am making a whole unit plan based around this book. The plan is almost as good as the book!/5(89). Ada chose a violin made from an old paint can, an aluminum baking tray, a fork, and pieces of wooden crates.
Through hard work and long hours of practice over time, she and the rest of the ragtag crew of kids formed the Recycled Orchestra, and the rest is history, as they've grown and made a name for themselves : Susan Hood. Ada's Violin is the perfect picture book for kids who like true stories about other places and other cultures.
It discusses the overwhelming poverty and hopelessness of the slum where Ada and her family live in Paraguay, but it also does a lovely job of portraying her close-knit family in a positive light/5. Why do you think the author chose Ada’s Violin as the title of the book.
How does Ada’s story help you understand the story of the Recycled Orchestra. If you could ask Ada some questions, what would they be. With a Adas violin book, write down four to six questions. Here are some topics you could ask about: • Life in CateuraFile Size: 1MB. Ada chose a violin made Adas violin book an old paint can, an aluminum baking tray, a fork, and pieces of wooden crates.
Through hard work and long hours of practice over time, she and the rest of the ragtag crew of kids formed the Recycled Orchestra, and the rest is history, as they’ve grown and made a name for themselves internationally.
Title: Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay Author: Susan Hood Illustrator: Sally Wern Comport Publisher: Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers Publication Date: May 3rd, Genre/Format: Non-Fiction/Picture Book GoodReads Summary: From award-winning author Susan Hood and illustrator Sally Wern Comport comes the extraordinary true tale of the.
Reviewed by Maria Brescia-Weiler. Review Source: Independent Book Author: Susan Hood The story of Ada’s Violin begins in the town of Cateura, Paraguay, home to Asunción’s largest garbage dump and a girl with an early interest in music. Almost everyone Ada knows works as a ganchero, sifting through the piles of trash for recyclable as Ada is beginning to realize.
Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay Susan Hood (author); Sally Wern Comport (illustrator) Ada Ríos grew up in Cateura, a small town in Paraguay built on a landfill.
She dreamed of playing the violin, but with little money for anything but the bare essentials, it was never an. Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay by Susan Hood - Duration: The Man with the Violin book trailer - Duration: AnnickPr views.
Using a musical list-building service such as Spotify, create a playlist for Ada’s Violin to listen to as you study this book.
Include the rock ‘n’ roll songs from the s that Ada’s abuela loves to sing along to. Read only the opening line of the book as a class: ‘Ada Rìos grew up in a town made of trash.’. Miss Caitlin reads Ada's Violin by Susan Hood, illustrated by Sally Wern Comport.
Based on the true story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay. For more learning fun, check out Book. This is a 3-day interactive read aloud unit for the book Ada's Violin by Susan includes the following: 3 days of lesson plans- Post-it note template to print your questions on- Questions for the interactive read aloud- Vocabulary words and definitions- Reading response daily tasks- Differen.
Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay - Kindle edition by Hood, Susan, Comport, Sally Wern. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay.5/5(65).
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Américas Book Award Award Winner Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay By Susan Hood, Illustrated by Sally Wern Comport Curricular Resource Designed by Erin Lierl, Tulane University Introduction This lesson plan is designed to accompany Ada’s Violin by Susan Hood and illustrated by Sally.
Prior to becoming an author, Susan was a children’s magazine editor at Scholastic and Instructor Magazine, a book editor at Sesame Workshop, and the Children’s Content Director of Nick Jr.
Magazine. Ada’s Violin is her latest nonfiction picture book and Lifeboat 12 is her first novel in verse/5(3). Hood’s narrative focuses on talented Ada Ríos, whose years of dedicated practice on a metal-and-wood violin parallel the orchestra’s ascendant fame in Paraguay and internationally.
“Ada and her friends flew on their first airplane, stayed in their first hotel and saw sights they never imagined.”. Ada’s Violin stood out to me more than most culturally relevant books as she is a child that did her part within her community to lighten to load on everyone as a whole.
By lightening the hearts Author: Courtney Olson. "Ada's Violin" won Bank Street's Flora Steiglitz Straus Award forgiven annually for "a distinguished work of nonfiction that serves as an inspiration for young people." Her book "Spike, The.
When engineer Favio Ch vez begins teaching music to at-risk children there, Ada learns the violin, and she and other students play instruments made from recycled trash. Comport (Love Will See You Through) employs a vibrant collage technique, using pictures of food labels, tires, and other detritus to form colorful, almost ethereal backdrops/5(4).An inspiring story of perseverance, creativity, and the joy of music, Ada’s Violin offers a terrific opportunity for folks young and old to see the power of music, creativity, and determination.
There are links listed in the book to websites where you can see and hear the orchestra and learn more about this remarkable story.