Read an Excerpt from Operatic by Kyo Maclear and Byron EggenSchwiler

It’s almost the end of middle school, and Charlie has to find her perfect song for a music class assignment. But it’s hard for Charlie to concentrate when she can’t stop noticing her classmate Emile, or wondering about Luka, who hasn’t been to school in weeks.

Then, the class learns about opera, and Charlie discovers the music of Maria Callas.       

The more she learns about Maria’s life, the more Charlie admires her passion for singing and her ability to express herself fully through her music. Can Charlie follow the example of the ultimate diva, Maria Callas, when it comes to her own life?

The following is an excerpt from the book:


Operatic written by Kyo Maclear and illustrated by Byron Eggenschwiler will be available on April 1, 2019.

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