The Resource Itzhak

Itzhak

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Itzhak
Title
Itzhak
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Subject
Summary
This picture-book biography of violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman will inspire young readers to follow the melody within themselvesA 2021 Schneider Family Book Award Young Children Honor Book Before becoming one of the greatest violinists of all time, Itzhak Perlman was simply a boy who loved music. Raised by a poor immigrant family in a tiny Tel Aviv apartment, baby Itzhak was transformed by the sounds from his family's kitchen radio—graceful classical symphonies, lively klezmer tunes, and soulful cantorial chants. The rich melodies and vibrant rhythms spoke to him like magic, filling his mind with vivid rainbows of color. After begging his parents for an instrument, Itzhak threw his heart and soul into playing the violin. Despite enormous obstacles—including a near-fatal bout of polio that left him crippled for life—Itzhak persevered, honing his extraordinary gift. When he performed on the Ed Sullivan Show sat only 13, audiences around the world were mesmerized by the warmth, joy, and passion in every note. Gorgeously illustrated with extensive back matter, this picture-book biography recounts Itzhak's childhood journey—from a boy with a dream to an internationally acclaimed violin virtuoso
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  • Newman, Tracy
  • Halpin, Abigail
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Geography
  • Picture Book Nonfiction
  • Music
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
Label
Itzhak
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:51135ee5-48f2-4286-88b0-83f339483ce7
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781683358480
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Itzhak
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:51135ee5-48f2-4286-88b0-83f339483ce7
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781683358480
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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