If you liked Sing For Your Life,  try these great books, too! 


  • Marion Anderson:  A Singer’s Journey by Allan Keiler 
  • Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore 
  • Spare Parts by Joshua Davis
    629.892 DAV
  • The Soloist:  A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music by Steve Lopez 787.2092
  • The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown
    797.123 BRO
  • All Over But the Shoutin’ by Rick Bragg
    976.1 BRA


  • The Harder They Come by T. C. Boyle FIC
  • The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh FIC
  • Prairie Nocturne by Ivan Doig FIC
  • Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons
  • The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd FIC
  • The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline FIC
  • All Together Now by Gill Hornby FIC
  • Bel Canto by Ann Patchett FIC
  • The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls FIC

Young Adult Fiction

  • Diva by Alex Flinn YF
  • Escape From Asylum by Madeleine Roux YF
  • Fig by Sarah Elizabeth Schantz YF
  • The Memory of Light by Francis X. Stork YF
  • The Weight of Zero by Fortunati YF


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