The Horn Book Guide - May 1, 2012
"This quick and straightfoward story...benefits from Staunton's laid-back narrative style."
The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books - November 1, 2011
"This entry in the Orca Currents series is excellently tuned to its purpose, staying snappy and solid rather than broadening out into needless wackiness...Ultimately, it's a fond and focused tribute to the joy of getting together with pals to make some noise and draw attention...Endearing, approachable, and authentic, this is a triple-threat quick pick."
CM Magazine - September 23, 2011
"Staunton introduces an authentic voice in Ace...The quick pace, snappy dialogue and music terminology will appeal to reluctant readers. "