The Maestro

The Maestro

Written by: Wynne-Jones, Tim
ages 12 and up / grades 7 and up

Burl Crow hasn't had many breaks in his young life. His father is a manipulative lout with a dangerous temper; his mother, worn down by years of abuse, now resorts to her little helpers to get her through the days. Then he meets Nathaniel Orlando Gow, the Maestro, and in just one day, this eccentric genius changes Burl's life forever.

Burl Crow hasn't had many breaks in his young life. His father is a manipulative lout with a dangerous temper; his mother, worn down by years of abuse, now resorts to her little helpers to get her through the days. Then he meets Nathaniel Orlando Gow, the Maestro, and in just one day, this eccentric genius changes Burl's life forever.

Published By Groundwood Books Ltd - Mar 1, 1996
Specifications pages | 4.35 in x 7 in

Winner — Governor General's Literary Awards: Text

"Complex and poignant, wrapped around a dramatic story line." — Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW

Audience ages 12 and up / grades 7 and up