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American Girl: Historical Character (TM): Melody Series

Denise Lewis Patrick
Melody: No Ordinary Sound by Denise Lewis Patrick
Melody: Never Stop Singing by Denise Lewis Patrick

American Girl: Historical Character (TM): Melody Series : Titles in Order

Book 2
Melody’s story continues with the second book in her series.

It’s Melody’s birthday, and she’s excited to turn “double digits” on January 1, 1964. She’s also eager to answer her pastor’s New Year’s challenge and make her community better. Melody decides to fix up the neighborhood playground and plant a garden. Her friends pitch in to help, but after a series of setbacks, Melody realizes that being a leader isn’t easy. But it is easy to say yes when her brother asks her to sing backup for him. Melody gets to go to the Motown music studio and add her voice to a real record! Can she find a way to make her voice stand out in the studio and in her community?

This audiobook includes a historical “Looking Back” section.
Book 1
Melody’s story begins with the first book in her series.

Melody Ellison can’t wait to sing her first solo at church, and she wants to pick a song that’s special. She gets advice from her big brother, who has his sights set on becoming a Motown star, and inspiration from her older sister, who’s home from college with new ideas about marches and protests and making things fair. When Melody experiences discrimination for herself, she decides to stand up and speak out about civil rights, too. As her solo approaches, an unimaginable tragedy leaves her silent. Can Melody find her voice to speak up for those who can’t?

This audiobook includes a historical “Looking Back” section.
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