Jellybean / Tessa Duder.

By: Duder, Tessa, 1940- [author,, editor.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Auckland [N.Z.] ; Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press, 1985Description: 112 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 019558127X ; 0140321144; 9781869508395 Subject(s): Mothers and daughters -- Children's fiction | Single parents -- Children's fiction | Musicians -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand. Summary: Geraldine's mother plays the cello in an orchestra, and pubs to earn extra money. An only child of a single mother, Geraldine is tired of having to fit in with her mother's busy schedule, and lonely. At a rehersal one day, she befriends a musician and discovers a new ambition to be a conductor. The chances of her achieving this seem as remote as the possibility of her continuing her friendship with Gerald. But a performance of the ballet 'Nutcracker' changes everything, including her mother's attitude to her. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Geraldine's mother plays the cello in an orchestra, and pubs to earn extra money. An only child of a single mother, Geraldine is tired of having to fit in with her mother's busy schedule, and lonely. At a rehersal one day, she befriends a musician and discovers a new ambition to be a conductor. The chances of her achieving this seem as remote as the possibility of her continuing her friendship with Gerald. But a performance of the ballet 'Nutcracker' changes everything, including her mother's attitude to her. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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