A very simple introduction to cellos, their history, what they are made of, what they sound like, and how they are played. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions and sidebars, sources for further research including websites, an index, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.9|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||61793|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- The Cello
- What Do Cellos Look Like?
- How Do Cellos Make Sounds?
- Tuning a Cello
- How Do You Play a Cello?
- The Popular Cello
- Other Stringed Instruments
- To Learn More
- Index and About the Author
Author: Kathryn Stevens
Kathryn Stevens is the pen name of Katherine Stevenson, a longtime book editor for The Child's World. For many years, Kathy has pursued a dual career in two areas of interest, publishing and archaeology. She has edited a number of series for The Child's World and is the author of ten books: five Countries: Faces and Places (Argentina, Cuba, France, Iraq, and The United States), two new Music Makers (Cellos, Stringed Instruments), two Holiday Symbols (Christmas Trees and Halloween Jack O'Lanterns), and one Naturebook (Fleas). She has an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a specialty in archaeology and environmental sciences. Kathy lives with her husband and an elderly dog and divides her time between St. Paul, Minnesota, and La Crosse, Wisconsin, where she is active in archaeological research.
A noteworthy review of Musical Instruments from School Library Connection on May 1, 2020
This series about musical instruments is just what we have come to expect from Child’s World publications, with each title displaying clear photographs and equally clear text to explain and explore each of the titular instruments. Written by several different authors, the series… View →