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Williamson Public Library YA FIC SAL (Text)
Teen Fiction
LDR 02103cam a2200349Ki 4500
008200505s2020 mau d 000 1 eng d
020 . ‡a9781536209600 ‡q(hardcover)
020 . ‡a1536209600 ‡q(hardcover)
035 . ‡a(OCoLC)21989929
040 . ‡aYDX ‡beng ‡cYDX ‡dBDX
08204. ‡a[Fic] ‡223
1001 . ‡aSalaysay, Cynthia, ‡eauthor.
24510. ‡aPrivate lessons / ‡cCynthia Salaysay
250 . ‡aFirst edition.
264 1. ‡aCandlewick, Massachusetts : ‡bCandlewick Press, ‡c[2020]
264 4. ‡c©2020
300 . ‡a308 pages ; ‡c22 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡btxt ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡bn ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡bnc ‡2rdacarrier
520 .After seventeen-year-old Claire Alalay’s father's death, only music has helped her channel her grief. Claire likes herself best when she plays his old piano, a welcome escape from the sadness — and her traditional Filipino mother’s prayer groups. In the hopes of earning a college scholarship, Claire auditions for Paul Avon, a prominent piano teacher, who agrees to take Claire as a pupil. Soon Claire loses herself in Paul’s world and his way of digging into a composition’s emotional core. She practices constantly, foregoing a social life, but no matter how hard she works or how well she plays, it seems impossible to gain Paul’s approval, let alone his affection. Author Cynthia Salaysay composes a moving, beautifully written portrait of rigorous perfectionism, sexual awakening, and the challenges of self-acceptance. Timely and vital, Private Lessons delves into a complicated student/teacher relationship, as well as class and cultural differences, with honesty and grace.
650 0. ‡aTeacher-student relationships ‡vJuvenile fiction.
650 0. ‡aPiano ‡xPerformance ‡vJuvenile fiction.
650 1. ‡aTeenage girls ‡vFiction.
650 1. ‡aPiano teachers ‡vFiction.
650 1. ‡aTeacher-student relationships ‡vFiction.
650 1. ‡aComing of age ‡vFiction.
650 7. ‡aPiano ‡xPerformance. ‡2fast
650 7. ‡aTeacher-student relationships. ‡2fast
655 0. ‡aYoung adult fiction.
905 . ‡ukriedener
901 . ‡a21989929 ‡bOCoLC ‡c626708 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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