From Francois Couperin to Amy Beach, Franz Schubert to George Gershwin---kids meet 17 famous (and lesser-known) composers from the Baroque to the Contemporary periods. Listen to the companion CD while reading the bios that relate the times and events of the day to each composer's life and work. Includes timeline and a folder of reproducible activity sheets. Ages 8 to 12. 72 pages, softcover.