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Urban, Linda.
Orlando : Harcourt, 2007
IL 3-6, RL 6.3
ISBN 0152060073
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Zoe Elias dreams of being a concert pianist and performing in Carnegie Hall but when Zoe asks for a piano, she gets a Perfectone D-60 organ.  The Perfectone D-60 is a “wood-grained, vinyl-seated, wheeze-bag organ”.  Her Mother is always working and her Dad is afraid to leave the house.  Her Dad spends most of his time doing home study courses with “Living Room University”.  Then there is Wheeler, the cute boy on her bus who hits it off so well with Zoe’s Dad that he ends up spending more time at Zoe's house than his own.  After weeks of practicing, Zoe gets the chance to enter the Perfectone Perform-O-Rama.  What will happen to Zoe and her dreams at the competition at the Birch Valley Hotel and Conference Center?   (New Hampshire Great Stone Face nominee, 2008-2009)
SUBJECTS: Organ (Musical instrument) -- Fiction.
                    Music -- Instruction and study -- Fiction.
                    Family life -- Fiction.
                    Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
                    Schools -- Fiction.
                    Humorous stories.

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