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Playing at the Border Audiobook Summary

The New York Times bestselling author of Eyes That Kiss in the Corners, Joanna Ho, delivers a poignant biography about the musician Yo-Yo Ma, immigration, and using music to build bridges.

“Everyone can benefit from Ho’s message of music bringing calm and peace to the world.” —Booklist 

Joanna Ho’s lyrical writing tells an inspiring story of Yo-Yo Ma, who challenges conventions, expectations, and beliefs in order to build bridges to unite communities, people, and cultures. A beautiful biography to enjoy and share in the home and the classroom.

Before Yo-Yo Ma became one of the most renowned and celebrated cellists, he wanted to play the double bass. But it was too big for his four-year-old hands. Over time, Ma honed his amazing talent, and his music became a reflection of his own life between borders, cultures, disciplines, and generations.

Since then, he has recorded over a hundred albums, won nineteen Grammy Awards, performed for eight American presidents, and received the National Medal of the Arts and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, just to name a few accomplishments.

Staying true to himself, Yo-Yo Ma performed at the US-Mexico border at the Rio Grande on April 13, 2019, as part of his multi-continent “Bach Project” tour to prove a point—through music, we can build bridges rather than walls between different cultures.

Playing at the Border Audiobook Narrator

Kevin Shen is the narrator of Playing at the Border audiobook that was written by Joanna Ho

About the Author(s) of Playing at the Border

Joanna Ho is the author of Playing at the Border

Joanna Ho is passionate about equity in books and education. She has been an English teacher, a dean, and a teacher professional development mastermind. She is currently the vice principal of a high school in the San Francisco Bay Area. Homemade chocolate chip cookies, outdoor adventures, and dance parties with her kids make Joanna’s eyes crinkle into crescent moons. Her books for young readers include Eyes That Kiss in the Corners. Visit her at www.joannahowrites.com and @JoannaHoWrites.

Playing at the Border Full Details

Narrator Kevin Shen
Length 14 minutes
Author Joanna Ho
Publisher HarperCollins
Release date September 28, 2021
ISBN 9780063137165

Subjects

According to HarperCollins, the Publisher of Playing at the Border Audiobook, Playing at the Border includes the following subjects: The BISAC Subject Code is Juvenile Nonfiction, Social Issues, Emigration & Immigration

Additional info

The imprint is HarperCollins. It is supplied by HarperCollins. The ISBN-13 is 9780063137165.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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