Beethoven For Kids: His Life And Music

Summary:

This captivating and interactive biography contains a lot of fascinating information about the life, times, and music of composer Ludwig von Beethoven. The 21 creative activities the book includes will certainly engage the reader in the subject matter.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Teaching history with activities engages readers in new ways. Music lovers, music history buffs, home school parents, and school libraries will find this book particularly valuable.

Content Awareness Factors:

I wish the book included a CD featuring some of Beethoven's music.


Little Kid Reaction

The youngster paged through the book but wasn’t interested enough to want to read it in depth.

Big Kid Reaction

I thought this was an excellent book but I can see that not all children will find it something they wish to read. Any child interested in music, any parent who is home schooling his or her child and most music or history teachers will find this worth reading.

Type of Book:
This nonfiction book for young readers includes tools to help readers understand by doing.
Educational Themes:

By adding a CD or other audio performance of Beethoven's music with these activities you have a fully engaging way to teach not only music history but European history as well.

Reading Level:
4.8
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
9 to 12
Recommended Age To Read Together:
7 and Up
Age of child:
Read by a 9-year-old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. This book has a lot to offer young students and music lovers.

Title Beethoven for Kids: His Life and Music
Author Helen Bauer
Publisher Chicago Review Press © 2011
ISBN 9781569767115
Material Hard Cover
Genres Music, Biography, History
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