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Friedman, D. Dina.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
IL 3-6, RL 4.3
ISBN 0374371733
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Since he dad was killed in the September 11th attack, Gus has spent a lot of time by himself under his quilt.  He is having a terrible time coping with the loss.  Whenever he sees the hole left by the destruction, it brings him back to the pain he lives with daily.  He tries to remember the good times with his father.  Singing in the subway and going to shows.  His dad was an a actor/musician and shared his love of music with Gus.  But now he's gone.  Gus' mother rents an oboe and sets up lessons with an elderly Holocaust survivor.  Will Gus learn about more than music from this man?
SUBJECTS:     Music -- Fiction.
                        Self-confidence -- Fiction.
                        Grief -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
                        September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Fiction.

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