Silent music : a story of Baghdad
Source:Roaring Brook Press, Volume 1st, New York, p.32 (2008)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3568 .U445 S55 2008
Keywords:2003- --Juvenile fiction, American Library Association Notable Children's Bk 2009, Arabic--Juvenile fiction, Baghdad (Iraq)--Fiction, Baghdad (Iraq)--Juvenile fiction, Calligraphy, Calligraphy, Arabic--Fiction, Charlotte Zolotow Award: Honor 2009, Iraq War, Iraq War, 2003- --Fiction, Iraq--Fiction, Iraq--Juvenile fiction, Jane Addams Book Honor 2009, Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009
Summary: As bombs and missiles fall on Baghdad in 2003, a young boy uses the art of calligraphy to distance himself from the horror of war.
Lexile measure 830; Ages 4-8; book level 3.8; general fiction