Parents and children alike will love this irresistible story about finding one's own special talent.
Bernie has lived his entire life in the shadow of his cousin Herbert. But after Bernie's eccentric Uncle Louis teaches him to play the trumpet, he no longer has to play second fiddle to his cousin. All of a sudden, "Background Bernie" is a big hit! And when he plays his favorite song, "Moonlight Over Manhattan," at a family wedding, Bernie's magic can't be ignored.
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Published August 10, 1998
by Doubleday Books for Young Readers.
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