Struts & Frets

Struts & Frets

By Jon Skovron

Amulet Books, Hardcover, 9780810941748, 304pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2009

Description
Told in a voice that's honest, urgent, and hilarious, "Struts & Frets" will resonate not only with teenage musicians but with anyone who ever sat up all night listening to a favorite album, wondering if they d ever find their place in the world.
Music is in Sammy's blood. His grandfather was a jazz musician, and Sammy's indie rock band could be huge one dayif they don t self-destruct first. Winning the upcoming Battle of the Bands would justify all the band's compromises and reassure Sammy that his life's dream could become a reality. But practices are hard to schedule when Sammy's grandfather is sick and getting worse, his mother is too busy to help either of them, and his best friend may want to be his girlfriend.
When everything in Sammy's life seems to be headed for major catastrophe, will his music be enough to keep him together?


About the Author
Jon Skovron has been an actor, musician, lifeguard, Broadway ticket-office assistant, warehouse grunt, technical writer, and web developer. He has nine fingers, dislikes sweets, and possesses a number of charming flaws. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, and after traveling around a while, he has settled, somewhat haphazardly, in the Washington, DC area, where he and his two sons can regularly be seen not fitting into the general government scene.

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