Nominations will be due for the September 16, 2016, Capitol Choices agenda at 11:59PM on Thursday, September 8. Please remember to enter the title for your nomination in all capital letters, to include your name at the end of the nomination, and to add the age range at the end of the nomination since some of the email notifications do not include age range.
It is the middle of the great Depression and Beans is eager to find money to help his mom out. Along with younger brother Kermit and stray dog Termite, Beans makes plans but his schemes don't always work - but he keeps trying. Heyborne's voice is just right in portraying the schemes, anxiety and desires Beans experiences. Period history is warmly portrayed. A wonderful audio for the whole family. Ages 7+ Maria E. Gentle
Funny, smart, and hard working Deza Malone, from Bud, Not Buddy, has to rely on her talents when her Dad goes missing and her Mom loses her job during the Great Depression. Turpin’s narration covers the gamut of emotions, distinguishing each character and bringing Deza’s intelligence and humor to life. The novel fulfills qualities of a superb story punctuated with both laughter and tears. (10-14)