“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination
and life to everything.” (Plato, 428BC) Fast forward to the 21st century with the most current educational research about the effects of music on the brain. ("Musical language" at http://www.ourspace4kids.com/learn.html) This enhanced e-book in story format lays the groundwork for adults working with early readers in any educational setting. The story introduces the fundamentals of a language program based on a complete set of musical poems. By the same title, the short, one-minute musical poems for children help them enjoy learning the English language. Both the story and the musical poems are definitely "Not Your Grandma's Phonics!"