This audio collection presents Pete Seeger's spoken words as he captivatingly recounts his most engaging stories, narratives, and poems-set to new music created by nearly 50 musicians from traditions as diverse as African Music, Blues, Bluegrass, Classical Guitar, Folk, Jazz, and Native American Music. (Read more...)
Pete's wisdom and stories reach out to new audiences and into a new technological age. Each piece is unique in sound and emotion and also in how it came together. Jeff Haynes, world-renowned percussionist and producer, has worked closely with Pete to create something spectacular, weaving Pete's words to the music of artists from around the world who would not otherwise have shared a stage with Pete but who have been deeply influenced by him.
Nine-year-old Isabelle is an inspired dancer with a flair for fashion design. (Read more...)
She's thrilled to be studying ballet at a prestigious performing arts school, but her classmates are so talented, and she can't help feeling that she's always in the shadow of her
perfect older sister Jade.
So when Isabelle's idol, a famous ballerina, encourages her to audition for a professional ballet, Isabelle isn't sure she can land the role.
Galileo. Newton. Salk. Oppenheimer. Science can change the world... but can it go too far? (Read more...)
Eleven-year-old Ellie has never liked change. She misses fifth grade. She misses her old best friend. She even misses her dearly departed goldfish. Then one day a strange boy shows up. He's bossy. He's cranky.
Weirdly enough, he looks a lot like Ellie's grandfather, a scientist who has always been slightly obsessed with immortality. Could this pimply boy really be Grandpa Melvin? Has he finally found the secret to eternal youth?
With a lighthearted touch and plenty of humor, Jennifer Holm celebrates the wonder of science and explores fascinating questions about life and death, family and friendship, immortality, and possibility.
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