White bird [electronic resource] : A wonder story(based on Goodreads ratings)
Genre Electronic books.
Audience Youth 0-15 years
Published 2019. by Listening Library (Audio), New York
Bib Id 2358789
Description 1 online resource (2 audio files) : digital
03981nim a2200445Ka 4500
9781984847515 (sound recording)
White bird [electronic resource] : A wonder story
1 online resource (2 audio files) : digital
Narrator: Tristan Morris.
Inspired by her blockbuster phenomenon Wonder , R. J. Palacio presents an unforgettable story of the power of kindness and unrelenting courage in a time of war. In R. J. Palacio's bestselling collection of stories Auggie & Me , which expands on characters in Wonder , audiences were introduced to Julian's grandmother, Grandmère. Here, Palacio presents Grandmère's heartrending story: how she, a young Jewish girl, was hidden by a family in a Nazi-occupied French village during World War II; how the boy she and her classmates once shunned became her savior and best friend. Sara's harrowing experience movingly demonstrates the power of kindness to change hearts, build bridges, and even save lives. As Grandmère tells Julian, "It always takes courage to be kind, but in those days, such kindness could cost you everything." With poignant symbolism that brings Sara's story out of the past and cements it firmly in this moment in history, White Bird is sure to captivate anyone who was moved by the book Wonder or the blockbuster movie adaptation and its message. This full-cast audio adaptation of White Bird transforms the graphic novel into a truly original audio performance. This audiobook includes a PDF of the Glossary, Suggested Reading List, Organizations and Resources, and Bibliography. Audio Narrators: Grandmère, read by Hillary Huber Julian and Paul, read by Robbie Daymond Sara Blum, read by Emily Ellet Maquisard and Monsier Lefluer, read by Graham Halstead Mademoiselle Petitjean, read by Lauren Ezzo Jean Paul, read by Sean Patrick Hopkins Max, Jerome, and Rabbi Bernstein, read by Robert Fass Julien, read by Michael Crouch Nazi Soldier, read by Tristan Morris Pastor Luc, read by Adam Alexi-Malle Vincent and a Nazi Soldier, read by P.J. Ochlan Marianne and Ruth, read by Karissa Vacker Rose, Sophie, and Madame Lefleur, read by Elizabeth Knowelden Vivienne and Rabbi Bernstein's Wife, read by Lisa Flanagan Praise for Wonder : #1 New York Times bestseller USA Today bestseller Time Magazine's 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time "In a wonder of a debut, Palacio has written a crackling page-turner filled with characters you can't help but root for." — Entertainment Weekly "Rich and memorable." — The New York Times "A beautiful, funny and sometimes sob-making story of quiet transformation." — The Wall Street Journal
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