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Author: Emily Arnold Mccully
Key Words: Children, Music, History, Opera,
Determined that their daughter Nina realize her musical destiny, her poor but devoted parents send her away as a baby to the Venetian "ospedale," knowing she will be raised as an orphan and will never again be allowed to return home.
Rating: 2 of 5 stars
This story tells about one "orphaned" girl who grew up in an ospedalo, a musical orphanage. You'll learn about many children were musically trained and grew to be the greats in the opera houses of the eighteenth century.
Star Rating System
5 = Loved It, 4 = Really Liked It, 3 = Liked It, 2 = It's Okay, 1 = Didn't Like It.
Cleanliness:the little girl doesn't always obey.
Ages: 5 - 8
Grade Level: K - 3rd