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Musical YouthMusic, Discovery, Love Can one summer make the difference of a lifetime Zahara is a loner She s brilliant on the guitar but in everyday life she doesn t really fit in Then she meets Shaka, himself a musical genius and the first boy who really gets her They discover that they share a special bond, their passion for music, and Zahara finds herself a part, not just of Shaka s life, but also that of his boys, the Lion Crew When they all get roles in a summer musical, Zahara, Shaka, and the rest of the Lion Crew use the opportunity to work on a secret project But the Crew gets much than they bargained for when they uncover a dark secret linking Shaka and Zahara s families and they re forced to confront some uncomfortable truths about class, colour, and relationships on the Caribbean island of Antigua Musical Youth placed second in the 2014 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature. Best Read [ Musical Youth ] Author [ Joanne C. Hillhouse ] – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk

Read Musical Youth Author Joanne C. Hillhouse – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 280 pages
  • Musical Youth
  • Joanne C. Hillhouse
  • 27 April 2018
  • 0989930513

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  1. This was an enchanting read I was pleased that a caribbean author dealt so sensitively with the subject of young love and the social problem of skin bleaching There was romance not sex.There was family values being highlighted In fact, it was a well structured journey of young people discovering themselves as well as learning...

  2. This was a sweet coming of age romance I found myself saying awwww way too often Shaka is the guy who falls hard for his girl and his animated crew lives the romance with him Zahara is complicated but the music frees her, each cord brings her to herself Many times in Caribbean books you reminisce about how your childhood compared and Pappy was it for me holding everyone and everything together with simple finesse that you didn t even notice it Grandparents are wonderful I have to admit th This was a sweet coming of age romance I found myself saying awwww way too often Shaka is the guy who falls hard for his girl and his animate...

  3. This is one the best coming of age books I have come across There is young innocent romance where both boy and girl are happy holding hands Respect for elders and elders who respect the teens Gaining confidence and awareness that people who are perfect are just people.It also covers Antigua, its slavery past and its battling economy It also covers the issue of bleaching where black skinned people try to whiten themselves to bebeautiful The US pop icons have a lot to answer for And This is one the best coming of age books I have come across There is young innocent romance where both boy and girl are happy holding hands Respect for elders and elders who respect the teens Gaining confidence and awareness that people who are perfect are just people.It also covers Antigua, its slavery past and its battling economy It also covers the issue of bleaching where black skinned people try to whiten themselves to bebeautiful The US...

  4. Musical youth a novel well deserving of its five stars, though i don t usually read such novels this one was seemingly able to entice me into reading it by reading its summary i sensed a latent message wit...

  5. Musical Youth is the first book that I have read by Joanne C Hillhouse, and I thoroughly enjoyed it She captured the excitement, insecurities, and elation of being part of something bigger than oneself for the first time and the extraordinary growth that comes from the experience I look f...

  6. 66 Antigua and Barbuda This was a really sweet story about friendship, love, family values and music, and it really felt like travelling to this little Caribbean island It also deals with colorism within the Black commun...

  7. The tag line for Musical Youth is Can one summer make the difference of a lifetime and the experiences of Zahara, Shaka, and their friends certainly prove that to be true My children enjoyed this musical love story The characters are very realistic, and since the author tells the story through the eyes of both the male and the female characters, both my son and daughter appreciated it.It is set in the Caribbean and so it was for them a welcome change from the books they had been reading Th The tag line for Musical Youth is Can one summer make the difference of a lifetime and the experiences of Zahara, Shaka, and their f...

  8. Musical Youth is beautifully written It is a pride to Caribbean young adult fiction Though it addresses a strong and very real social issue, the writer skillfully educates you while she takes you back to the innocence of school days in the Caribbean You can t help but remember your first crush, how every little thing they did is permanently etched in your memory.There is a good blend of characters throughout the book and they complement each other well It was also refreshing to read a story Musical Youth is beautifully written It is a pride to Caribbean young adult fiction Though it addresses a strong and very real social issue, the writer skillfully educates you while she takes you back to the innocence of school days in the Caribbean You can t help but reme...