Abi can't wait to start her first day of sixth grade. She'll be in Mr. Doyle's class - Mr. Doyle, the most popular teacher at Fairlawn Christian School - and surely she will be chosen to be concertmistress of the school orchestra. But Abi is disappointed when Mr. Doyle has to leave because of a family emergency. Then a new girl, Tamika Mitchell, outdoes her on the violin. Even worse, Abi discovers an ugly streak of racism in her own classmates. Can she face these challenges in a way that will honor her Savior? Recommended for ages 9-12.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 118 Vendor: Journeyforth Publication Date: 2000 Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 X .25 (inches)
ISBN: 1579243746 ISBN-13: 9781579243746 Availability: In Stock Ages: 9-12
Abi can't wait for the first day of sixth grade -- Mr. Doyle will be her teacher, and she's certain that she'll be chosen concertmistress of the school orchestra. But Mr. Doyle is called away, a new girl is chosen instead of Abi, and worst of all, she discovers that some of her classmates have racist attitudes. Thanks to nurturing parents and a remarkable teacher, Abi rises to the challenge, and this year turns out to be the best year of all.