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RAYMIE NIGHTINGALE [AUDIO]

RAYMIE NIGHTINGALE [AUDIO]
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
DiCamillo
Author's First Name: 
Kate
Narrator's First Name: 
Jenna
Narrator's Last Name: 
Lamia
Publisher: 
Penguin (Listening Library/Random House)
Publication Date: 
2017

 Raymie has decided that the only way to get her father to return home is to win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition. What starts off as a desire to best the other girls becomes a poignant story of learning to see other people's truths. The narrator brings authenticity to Raymie's voice and her struggle between what she wants and what the other girls need.

THE BOY IN THE BLACK SUIT

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Reynolds
Author's First Name: 
Jason
Publisher: 
Simon & Schuster (Atheneum)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Matt’s desperate attempt to handle his grief after the death of his mother, leads him to take an unlikely afterschool job in a funeral home, where he tries to make sense of his own feelings as he observes the mourning of others.

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