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Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear

Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear

By Lensey Namioka

Grades 3-5 Title

Newly arrived in Seattle from China, nine-year-old Yangtao is tone deaf. His parents, both professional musicians, assume his problem is lack of practice and chide him for playing baseball. Yangtao and a musically gifted friend team up to solve the problem.

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