I Heart Band #4: Crushes, Codas, and Corsages

Former band director Michelle Schusterman ends her adorable series about middleschool band geeks with the perfect coda!

The band has been preparing for their big regional competition all year and it’s time for all of their work to pay off. On top of preparing for competition, Holly is excited to go to the Spring Dance with Owen, but is he still interested after meeting a new girl at art camp over spring break? Holly and friends band together to have an amazing end to their seventh grade year.

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World rights: Grosset, Penguin (Fall 2014)

The Author

Michelle Schusterman

Michelle is building a strong portfolio as the author of wide-ranging stories for young people. Her series include I HEART BAND and THE KAT SINCLAIR FILES (Grosset), and her standalone novels comprise OLIVE AND THE BACKSTAGE GHOST and MARIONETTE (Random House). In addition she has co-written UNCONVENTIONAL, a novel about fandom of all kinds, which will publish with Scholastic.

She is also a musician who has played steel drums for several bands over recent years, and has recorded four CDs in addition to countless live performances.


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