Becoming Felix by Nancy Hope Wilson

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"JJ has a gift for the clarinet, but he would gladly give up music and the school jazz band to save the failing family dairy farm...Poignant passages as the family loses their herd and way of life make this a moving tale."-Publishers Weekly. "[A] sensitive and beautifully told tale."-Kirkus Reviews
 

About Nancy Hope Wilson

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Nancy Hope Wilson is the author of Flapjack Waltzes, Becoming Felix, and Old People, Frogs, and Albert. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
 
Published October 18, 1996 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). 192 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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From Wilson (Bringing Nettie Back, 1992, etc.), the story of Felix John Jasquith--JJ--his two great loves (his family's Massachusetts dairy farm and the clarinet he inherited from his grandfather), and his one great friend, Steven, a talented drummer.

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JJ has a gift for the clarinet, but he would gladly give up music and the school jazz band to save the failing family dairy farm.

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