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Come sing, Jimmy Jo

Katherine Paterson

Come sing, Jimmy Jo

by Katherine Paterson

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Published by Puffin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKatherine Paterson.
The Physical Object
Pagination(208)p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21146359M
ISBN 100140373977

Come Sing, Jimmy Jo by Katherine Paterson. The spotlight shines more brightly on James Johnson than on his youngish mother Olive, read more. The spotlight shines more brightly on James Johnson than on his youngish mother Olive, a.k.a. Keri Su, after the Johnson Family's manager hears the eleven-year-old sing and play his guitar. His name is James, but the Johnson Family's new agent changes it to Jimmy Jo when the year-old joins the adults in their country music group. So shy at the start that he will sing only for his beloved Grandma, James finds himself on stage ""so anxious to sing and pick that he never once thought about being scared."" A sweet singer with what Grandma calls ""the Gift,"" he pours all his love.

  Come Sing, Jimmy Jo View larger image. By: Katherine Paterson. Sign Up Now! Already a Member? Children's Books, Entertainment, Literature and Fiction, Music Submitted By: Daproim Africa Proofread By: Daproim Africa Usage Restrictions: This is a copyrighted book. Pages: Written by Newbery, National Book Award, and Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal winner Katherine Paterson The Johnsons are becoming country music stars. They'r.

Written by Newbery, National Book Award, and Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal winner Katherine Paterson The Johnsons are becoming country music stars. They're on TV and the radio--and it's all because of James. His voice and his guitar playing bring the songs to life, and make the audiences beg for more. Most kids would love it. Not James. He's had to change his name to "Jimmy Jo," dress in clothes. Get this from a library! Come sing, Jimmy Jo. [Katherine Paterson] -- When his family becomes a successful country music group and makes him a featured singer, eleven-year-old James has to deal with big changes in all aspects of his life, even his name.


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Come Sing, Jimmy Jo deals with tough topics. Caution is advised when presenting this book to a child to read.

The book offers innuendos that will be Jimmy Jo book understandable to adults than most children readers. These include an affair between his mother and her brother-in-law and a mother's jealousy of her son's success (more obvious to kids).Cited by: 6. Jimmy Jo's gift is singing and picking, and the novel reveals the upsets generated in his family, and in his own self-image, by Jimmy Jo's becoming a new, rising country music star.

Certainly Katherine Paterson has a gift, and it's a blessing to As Jimmy Jo Johnson's grandmother tells him early in this book, "The Lord don't give private presents/5. Come Sing, Jimmy Jo on *FREE* shipping Jimmy Jo book qualifying offers. Written by Newbery, National Book Award, and Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal winner Katherine Paterson The Johnsons are becoming country music stars.

They're on TV and the radio--and it's all because of James. His voice and his guitar playing bring the songs to life. Come sing Paterson is the renowned author of many classic children’s books, including Bridge to Terabithia; The Great Gilly Hopkins; Lyddie; Jacob Have I Loved; Come Sing, Jimmy Jo; and The Master Puppeteer, among many others.

Her work has won two Newbery Medals and a Newbery Honor, two National Book Awards, and the Astrid Lindgren Memorial : Come Sing, Jimmy Jo. by Paterson, Katherine.

(Dutton, ISBN Paperback.) Novel. Grades +. This book was reviewed by Carol Otis Hurst in Teaching K-8 Magazine. Review. Jimmy Jo Johnson's family are country singers.

As the story begins Jimmy Jo has been left behind with his grandmother in the mountains, being considered too young for the group. The Johnsons are becoming country music stars.

They're on TV and the radio - and it's all because of James. His voice and his guitar playing bring the songs to life, and make the audiences beg for more. Most kids would love it. Not James. He's had to change his name to "Jimmy Jo, " dress in clothes he hates, and turn into someone else.

All he wants is to sing the songs he loves.4/5(1). But every time eleven-year-old James thought of singing and playing his guitar in front of people, he felt sick. Now, with the Family’s big chance to appear on Country time TV, James had no choice.

Come Sing, Jimmy Jo. James (stage-named Jimmy Jo) has a rough time handling his fame when he starts to perform with his country-western singing family. Come Sing, Jimmy Jo is a children's novel written by American novelist Katherine Paterson. The book focuses on a West Virginia boy named James Johnson, whose parents are bluegrass music performers.

When it is discovered that James has previously unrecognized musical talent, his parents force him to take the stage name "Jimmy Jo" and perform with : Katherine Paterson.

With narrator Linda Stephens' musical voice, Come Sing, Jimmy Jo is as moving as the melodies the Johnson family sings. This book was chosen as a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, A Booklist Editor's Choice, and an IRA-CBC Children's Choice.

Katherine Paterson's book, "Come Sing, Jimmy Jo" tells a wonderful story, and really brings the characters to life.

In this novel there are many triumphs and truths to overcome for one small, eleven year old boy. Jimmy Jo Johnson is really, James Johnson, a boy who was raised on a farm in West Virginia by his by: 6. Newbery Medal winner Katherine Paterson tells the story of Jimmy Jo, and year-old country music singer.

When Jimmy Jo's talent brings fame to his family, he suddenly becomes a target for fans--and for a man who insists he's Jimmy Jo's real father. The book, Come Sing, Jimmy Jo [Bulk, Wholesale, Quantity] ISBN# in Paperback by Paterson, Katherine may be ordered in.

Written by Newbery, National Book Award, and Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal winner Katherine Paterson. The Johnsons are becoming country music stars. They're on TV and the radio - and it's all because of James.

His voice and his guitar playing bring the songs to life, and make the audiences beg for more. Most kids would love it. Not James. About Come Sing, Jimmy Jo. Written by Newbery, National Book Award, and Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal winner Katherine Paterson The Johnsons are becoming country music stars.

They’re on TV and the radio–and it’s all because of James. His voice and his guitar playing bring the songs to life, and make the audiences beg for more. Most kids. Come Sing, Jimmy Jo. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source. The family decides it's time to include James in their singing group.

Although the vast majority of books that have Lexile measures did not change, a small subset of books required updated Lexile measures. Come Sing, Jimmy Jo Written by Newbery, National Book Award, and Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal winner Katherine Paterson The Johnsons are becoming country music stars.

They're on TV and the radio—and it's all because of : HarperCollins Publishers. Come Sing, Jimmy Jo by Paterson, Katherine The book, Come Sing, Jimmy Jo [Bulk, Wholesale, Quantity] ISBN# in Paperback by Paterson, Katherine may be ordered in bulk quantities.

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