Ukulele Hayley

by Judy Cox
Illustrator(s): Amanda Haley
eBook | Pages: 96
Size: 5-1/2 X 8-1/4 | USD: $5.99
ISBN: 9780823429998
Publication Date: July 31, 2013
Age: 7-10 | Guided Reading Level: Z
Themes: Contemporary Issues/Social Problems, Determination, School
Recommendations: A,C,SLJ

About the Book

Everyone has a talent, right? Hayley is sure she has one, but she’s having trouble pinpointing it. Then Hayley buys a ukulele at a yard sale. Learning to play takes practice, but it’s fun, fun, fun. Before long Hayley is strumming up a storm, and her classmates want in on the action. Then terrible new threatens not only the new uke band, but the whole school music program. Now it’s up to Hayley and her band to come up with a creative plan to keep their school rocking.

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“Readers who like their protagonists with a lot of mettle will particularly appreciate Hayley’s rapid rise from shyness to stardom.”
—The Bulletin

“Clean, clear writing and charming cartoon illustrations further enhance this little gem.”
—School Library Journal