Oh! Susanna


This popular American folk song was first sung in 1847. Readers will follow a banjo player from Alabama to meet his true love in Louisiana. Full-color illustrations and fun tunes bring this classic to life. Song lyrics, guided reading activities, musical notes, and a glossary make up the backmatter of this engaging read.

Author Megan Borgert-Spaniol
Illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas and Dan Crisp
Music Arranged & Produced by Wes Schuck; Audio recorded, mixed, and mastered at Two Fish Studios, Mankato, MN

Hardcover $33.99 list / $25.49 s/l

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Series: Sing-along Songs | View more titles in this series
  • Text set to music
  • CD/web access to song
  • Reinforced library binding
  • Full-color illustrations
  • Glossary
  • Critical Thinking Activities
  • Read More Resources
  • Sheet Music for Each Song
Reading Level Grade: 1-3
Reading Level Age: 6-8
Interest Level Grade: PreK-3
Interest Level Age: 3-8
Lexile Level: 450L
Hardcover: $33.99 list / $25.49 s/l
Trim Size: 11 x 9
Pages: 24
ISBN: 978-1-63290-065-4
Music Instrumentation: acoustic guitar, bass guitar, drum kit, banjo
Music Fun Facts:
The banjo is traditionally used in folk, country, and bluegrass settings, but can be used for all musical genres. Can you tell the difference between the banjo and the guitar?