A new release by Darlene Foster. Learn more at Reading Recommendations.
Darlene Foster first visited Reading Recommendations in Oct. 2014. She’s back now to tell us of the most recent addition to her Amanda series.
Amanda on the Danube: The Sounds of Music
by Darlene Foster
Genre: Middle Grade fiction and travel, geography, culture
Amanda is on an elegant riverboat with her bestie, Leah, cruising down the beautiful Danube, passing medieval castles, luscious green valleys and charming villages. She is entrusted with a valuable violin by a young, homeless musician during a stop in Nuremberg, Germany. Not long after, a mischievous young boy attempts to take the instrument from her.
Amanda and Leah see some amazing sights as they explore Melk Abbey, the musical city of Vienna and the historical city of Budapest. Along the way, they meet a mysterious monk, a Santa Claus look-alike, a kind violinist and the same nasty boy. While exploring the scary catacombs of St…
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