Mandy delights herself in hearing various rhythms as she dances and beats her drum. She convinces her mom to participate in her band for a short time. Later, the preparation for Ashley's visit creates some conflict with her mother. When Mandy and Ashley attend a concert, they become fascinated with the musical melodies and beats that they are amazed by the performance.
The friends visit a music store with Mandy's mom. The girls try various musical instruments in the shop and decide which Instrument they'll purchase. Mandy feels excited as she relays the information to her mom about her musical recital. She feels some tension while trying to develop a practice schedule, but she preseveres After her friend Ashley moves away, the companions stay in touch and perform in some of the same out-of-town events.
Mandy not only perfects her violin skills but learns other musical skills as well. Audience applause reinforces her self-confidence and Ashley's.
PB ISBN-13: 978-1649791610