The Music Scene

Age Level: 10–14  Grade Level: 5–9

This series of reluctant reader books documents the metoric rise of new types of popular music. Each book chronicles how a style of music started out small and local before bursting onto the world stage. The presentation is fast paced with high-interest text and photos showing musicians, dancers, and fans creating and enjoying the music.

  • High-interest topics encourage reading, help develop good reading habits, and motivate students to continue reading in the future
  • Lots of information for report writers
  • Excellent coverage of today's hottest music styles and artists to hold readers' interest
  • Lively, inviting color design and lots of photos to attract readers
  • Supports the Music and American Culture curricula
  • 6 1/2" x 9 1/4"
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains a timeline, a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2009
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The Alternative Rock Scene

The Alternative Rock Scene

The Stars, the Fans, the Music

Wendy Mead
From indie and grunge to goth and punk, alternative rock covers a lot of music styles. Author Wendy Mead explores the music, fans, clothes, concerts, and stars of this important and creative music scene...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3401-3
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $25.27
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The Electronic Music Scene

The Electronic Music Scene

The Stars, the Fans, the Music

Jessica Cohn
Learn about the latest tracks playing in the clubs, to the merger of pop and electronic music by some leading artists, and how this form of music is attracting a bigger audience every day. This high-interest book focuses on the stars, the fans, the history, and the future of this amazing musical genre that ranges from techno to trance to house...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3398-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Hip-Hop Scene

The Hip-Hop Scene

The Stars, the Fans, the Music

Ann Graham Gaines Rodriguez and Reggie Majors
Another title in this library-appropriate series, THE MUSIC SCENE, THE HIP-HOP SCENE examines the music, singers, personalities, and fans of this musical genre. Read about today’s biggest stars in the industry, and how hip-hop music became so popular...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3396-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Latin Music Scene

The Latin Music Scene

The Stars, the Fans, the Music

Erika Alexia Tsoukanelis
Find out about the biggest Latin pop stars—from Shakira to Marc Anthony, to Jennifer Lopez, and more—and the different music, clothing, and dance styles in Latin America and the U.S. Discover the first artists to “cross-over” into American pop music, and how some famous American singers, such as Beyoncé, have recorded their own Spanish albums!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3399-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Rap Scene

The Rap Scene

The Stars, the Fans, the Music

Sarah W. Moore
Especially crafted for the school and library market, THE RAP SCENE explores the music, singers, and fans of the genre that have had such a significant impact on the music world. Read about the biggest stars and the hottest videos...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3397-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Reggae Scene

The Reggae Scene

The Stars, the Fans, the Music

Peter Manuel and Daniel Neely
Authors Peter Manuel and Daniel Neely explore the music, singers, and fans of reggae music. Read about the hottest stars and the biggest fans. Look at the history, the concerts, the clubs and the clothes that are such a big part of the music!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3400-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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