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Autobiographies

Autobiographies

Biographies are books written about a person’s life. Autobiographies are a special kind of biography. Autobiographies are written by the person himself or herself. Nobody can tell the story better than the person who lived it!

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Read & Listen Right Now! Beethoven

Read & Listen Right Now! Beethoven

Childs Book Beethoven Project Gutenberg Logo eBook Child’s Own Book of Great Musicians: Beethoven The Story of the little boy who was forced to practice.

Beethoven Music Classics for Kids eAudiobook: Classics for Kids: Learn about Beethoven and his music. Listen to “Symphony No. 5” and the story of his life in “About Ludwig van Beethoven.”

beethoven-fifth-easy-piano Making Music Fun Printable: Free Ludwig van Beethoven Sheet Music


Free Beethoven Downloads w/IndyPL Library Card:

Using your IndyPL Library card you can download free songs from these albums featuring Beethoven. Click on an album, login in to Freegal using your library card number and pin. 5 free songs a week! Freegal Directions

Beethovens Lullabies Freegal

 


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Books:

Beethoven for Kids The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair Beethoven's World The 39 Apartments of Ludwig van Beethoven The Heroic Symphony
Beethoven Listen to the Birds an Introduction to Classical Music Boys Who Rocked the World Usborne easy piano classics

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Staff Pick: How the Amazon Queen Fought the Prince of Egypt

Staff Pick: How the Amazon Queen Fought the Prince of Egypt

How the Amazon Queen Fought the Prince of Egypt

Serpot, ruler of a land where women live free, without men, leads her Amazon warriors in battle against Prince Pedikhons of Egypt, who has come to see for himself if women can equal men, even in battle.

From a papyrus now in taters, comes the story of the Amazon queen, Serpot, who with her women warriors, defends her kingdom against a prince of Egypt.  Myth?  History?  Regardless, this book has it all:  spying, fighting, epiphanies, love.  Illustrations are placed side by side with actual Egyptian hieroglyphs from the scroll.  Notes at the back provide context, and additional information.  A book about strong, smart women, written by a strong, smart woman (Tamara Bower not only created the book but has worked on excavations around the world), this book is a treasure.

Recommended by: Daniell Wilkins – College Avenue Branch

 

 

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Read & Listen Right Now! Chopin

Read & Listen Right Now! Chopin

Chopin Cover Project Gutenberg Logo eBook Child’s Own Book of Great Musicians: Chopin A of biography Frèdèric Chopin, who gave his first performance when he was eight. Every single piece of music he wrote used the piano.

Chopin 2 Classics for Kids eAudiobook: Classics for Kids: Learn about Chopin and his music. Listen to “Military” Polonaise” and the story of his life in “About Frèdèric Chopin.”

funeral-march Making Music Fun Printable: Free Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sheet Music


Free Chopin Downloads w/IndyPL Library Card:

Using your IndyPL Library card you can download free songs from these albums featuring Chopin. Click on an album, login in to Freegal using your library card number and pin. 5 free songs a week! Freegal Directions

Chopin Freegal

 

 

 

 

 


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Books:

Chopin's World Chopin Simply Fantastic an Introduction to Classical Music Listen to the Birds an Introduction to Classical Music Boys Who Rocked the World
Usborne easy piano classics
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Staff Pick: My Favorite Animal Families

Staff Pick: My Favorite Animal Families

My Favorite Animal Families

Presents an extensively illustrated introduction to the family behavior of fourteen different species of animal.

Got animals?  Well, now you do….check out 14 amazing species as they interact with their  families in the wild.  Cool info about lions and cheetahs and bears (oh my!) and 70 gorgeous, candid photos captured by bestselling wildlife and nature photographer, Steve Bloom, are found in this entertaining, one-of-a-kind book! Pandas, orangutans, elephants, giraffes—take your pick.  If you like animals, this book is for YOU!

Recommended by: Tamara Baumgartner, Lawrence Branch Library

 

 

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