First, Learn to Practice - Tom Heany

Written at a 4th grade level, this is an essential and approachable book for children to read.  Everything is incredibly well thought-out, and the strategies will last a lifetime.

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What You Practice Today is Not Important, But Who You Become Along the Way Is! - Christine Goodner

A short handbook for parents emphasizing a longer view for the musical development of their children.  Wonderfully short and simple.

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The Musician's Practice Log - Burton Kaplan

Not only a weekly practice log, this planner includes unique weekly and monthly review and reflection sections that help show you where to focus your practice efforts! You will gain valuable insight into how you can best improve without wasted time.

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Practicing for Artistic Success - Burton Kaplan

"Practicing for Artistic Success: The Musician's Guide to Self-empowerment" is dedicated to describing both the strategies that achieve consistent gymnastic control efficiently and the strategies that facilitate musical expression and communication. It presents an easy-to-learn system to all musicians who are ready to reduce frustration and bring greater meaning and joy into their practice space.

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Practicing the Violin Mentally & Physically - Louis Kievman

A short and focused practice guide to focus on developing reliable technique through intense focus.  Advanced for beginners, but an excellent resource for how to practice technique effectively.

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