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Resource List for Music Programs

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Don’t Stop the Music!
OLC Children and Teen Services Conference, August 2008
Cindy Brown cbrown@lakevilleschools.com                                Amy Brown abrown@worthingtonlibraries.org
Resource List for Music Programs
Books with Songs or Choruses or Sounds
Lithgow, John. Marsupial Sue Presents the Runaway Pancake. 2005.
MacDonald, Margaret Read. Conejito. 2006.
MacDonald, Margaret Read. Mabela the Clever. 2001.
MacDonald, Margaret Read. Pickin’ Peas. 1998.
MacDonald, Margaret Read. The Squeaky Door. 2006.
Pritchett, Dylan. The First Music. 2006.
Seeger, Pete. Abiyoyo. 1986.
Seeger, Pete and Paul DuBois Jacobs. Abiyoyo Returns. 2001.
Seeger, Pete. Some Friends to Feed: the Story of Stone Soup. 2005.
Shannon, George. Lizard’s Song. 1981.
Books That Are Songs
Arnold, Tedd. Catalina Magdalena Hoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan Was Her Name. 2004.
Berkes, Marianne. Marsh Music. 2000.
Berkes, Marianne. Over in the Jungle: a Rainforest Rhyme. 2007.
Berkes, Marianne. Over in the Ocean: In a Coral Reef. 2004.
Colandro, Lucille. There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow! 2003.
Colandro, Lucille. There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Shell! 2006.
Emmett, Jonathan. She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain. 2007.
Hoberman, MaryAnn. Miss Mary Mack. 1998.
Johnson, Paul. On Top of Spaghetti. 2006.
Lithgow, John. Marsupial Sue. 2001.
MacDonald, Margaret Read. A Hen, a Chick and a String Guitar (renamed Farmyard Jamboree). 2005.
MacDonald, Margaret Read. Teeny Weeny Bop. 2006.
Shulman, Lisa. Over in the Meadow at the Big Ballet. 2007.
Sherman, Allan and Lou Busch. Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah! 2004.
Voake, Charlotte. Tweedle Dee Dee. 2008. 
Ward, Jennifer. There Was a Coyote Who Swallowed a Flea. 2007.
Books with Music as the Subject
Celenza, Anna. Pictures at an Exhibition. 2003.
Cox, Judy. My Family Plays Music. 2003.
Howe, James. Horace and Morris Join the Chorus (But What About Dolores?). 2002.
Lithgow, John. Carnival of the Animals. 2004.
Lithgow, John. The Remarkable Farkle McBride. 2000.
Kimmel, Eric. The Three Cabritos. 2007.
Malone, Peter. Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. 2004.
Pritchett, Dylan. The First Music. 2006.
Raschka, Chris. Charlie Parker Played Be Bop. 1992.
Raschka, Chris. John Coltrane’s Giant Steps. 2002.
Zwerger, Lisbeth. The Bremen Town Musicians. 2007.
Song Books
Boynton, Sandra. Blue Moo: 17 Jukebox Hits from Way Back Never. 2007.
Boynton, Sandra. Dog Train. 2005.
Boynton, Sandra. Philadelphia Chickens. 2002.
Boynton, Sandra. Rhinoceros Tap. 2004.
DiPucchio, Kelly. Sipping Spiders Through a Straw: Campfire Songs for Monsters. 2008.
Katz, Alan. Are You Quite Polite? 2006.
Katz, Alan. I’m Still Here in the Bathtub. 2003.
Katz, Alan. Smelly Locker: Silly Dilly School Songs. 2008.
Katz, Alan. Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs. 2001.
Library/Teacher Resources for Music Programs
1.    Picture Books Plus: 100 Extension Activities in Art, Drama, Music, Math, and Science by Sue Nespeca (ALA, 2003)
2.    Exploring the Connection Between Children’s Literature and Music by Regina Carlow (Libraries Unlimited, 2008)
3.    Shake-It-Up Tales! Stories to Sing, Dance, Drum, and Act Out by Margaret Read MacDonald (August House, 2000)
4.    The I Can’t Sing Book for Grownups Who Can’t Carry a Tune in a Paper Bag…But Want to Do Music with Young Children by Jackie Silberg (Gryphon House, 1998)
5.    Tell it Again! Easy-to-Tell Stories with Activities for Young Children by Shirley Raines (Gryphon House, 1999)
General Music Books
1.    M Is for Melody: a Music Alphabet by Kathy-jo Wargin (Sleeping Bear Press, 2004)
2.    These Amazing Musical Instruments! by Genevieve Helsby (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2007)
3.    Ah, Music! By Aliki (Harpercollins, 2003)
4.    The Story of the Incredible Orchestra by Bruce Koscielniak (Houghton Mifflin, 2000)
Where to Find Interactive Songs
1.    Camp songs are great for this. Here’s one site:
2.    Rob Reid books
a.    Something Musical Happened at the Library (ALA, 2007)
b.    Children’s Jukebox: the Select Subject Guide to Children’s Musical Recordings (ALA, 2007)
3.    Naomi Baltuck books
a.    Crazy Gibberish: and Other Story Hour Stretches (from a Storyteller’s Bag of Tricks) (Linnet Books, 1993)
b.    Storytime Stretchers: Tongue Twisters, Choruses, Games, and Charades (August House, 2007)
4.    John Feierabend books
a.    The Book of Echo songs (Gia Publications, 2003)
b.    The Book of Children’s Songtales (Gia Publications, 2003)
c.    The Book of Call & Response (Gia Publications, 2003)
Fun CDs to Use in Programs (or to Use to Learn Songs)
1.    Wee Sing Around the World by Pamela Beall (Price Stern Sloan, 2006)
2.    Wee Sing Sing-Alongs by Pamela Beall (Price Stern Sloan, 2005)
3.    Wee Sing Silly Songs by Pamela Beall (Price Stern Sloan, 2006)
4.    Laugh ‘n Learn Silly Songs by Pam Schiller (Kimbo, 2004)
5.    Jim Gill http://www.jimgill.com
6.    Dan Zanes http://www.danzanes.com
7.    Peter and Ellen Allard http://www.peterandellen.com/
8.    American Folk, Game and Activity Songs for Children by Pete Seeger (Smithsonian Folkways, 2000)
Good Websites for Lyrics or Melodies to Songs
Musical Games
1.    101 Music Games for Children by Jerry Storms (Hunter House, 1995)
2.    101 More Music Games for Children by Jerry Storms (Hunter House, 2001)
3.    101 Movement Games for Children by Huberta Wiertsema (Hunter House 2002)
Dance CDs to Use in Programs
1.    Folk Dance Fun by Georgiana Stewart (Kimbo, 1984)
2.    Children’s Folk Dances by Georgiana Stewart (Kimbo, 1998)
3.    All-Time Favorite Dances (Kimbo, 1995)
4.    Children of the World by Georgiana Stewart (Kimbo, 1991)
How to Make Musical Instruments
1.    The Kids Can Press Jumbo Book of Music by Deborah Dunleavy (Kids Can Press, 2001)
2.    Making Music by Ann Wiseman (Storey Kids, 2003)
5.    Kids Make Music: Clapping and Tapping from Bach to Rock by Avery Hart (Williamson Pub, 1993)
6.    Nifty Thrifty Music Crafts by Felicia Niven (Enslow, 2008)
7.    Rubber-Band Banjos and a Java Jive Bass: Projects and Activities on the Science of Music and Sound by Alex Sabbeth (John Wiley and Sons, 1997)
Science of Music/Sound Resources
1.    The Science of Sound and Music by Shar Levine (Sterling Pub., 2000)
2.    Exploring Sound by Carol Ballard (Rosen/Powerkids Press, 2008)
3.    Sound by Darlene Lauw (Crabtree Pub, 2002)
4.    Jazzy Science Projects with Sound and Music by Robert Gardner (Enslow Elementary, 2006)
Where to Buy Musical Instruments
6.    World Market
7.    Walmart
8.    Global Gallery http://www.globalgalleryonline.org/

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