What a song can do : 12 riffs on the power of music / edited by Jennifer Armstrong.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2004.
ISBN: 0375824995 (trade)
037592499X (library binding)
Description: 200 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Music Juvenile fiction.
Notes: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Contents: Variations on a theme / by Ron Koertge -- A warrior song / by Joseph Bruchac -- Riffs / by Ann Manheimer -- What a song can do / by David Levithan -- Piano obsession / by Ibtisam S. Barakat -- The audition / by J. Alison James -- Tangled notes in watermelon / by Dian Curtis Regan -- Ballad of a prodigy / by Jude Mandell -- The song of Stones River / by Jennifer Armstrong -- The gypsy's violin / by Gail Giles -- New Town / by Alexandra Siy -- A third kind of funny / by Sarah Ellis.
Summary: Twelve stories describe the power of music in young people's lives, from forming a community of individuals in a high school band to helping a young man connect to his Indian heritage through ancient songs.