Narrator Phoebe Strole illuminates the depth of a girl's grief in her performance of this story about a transformative summer. Twelve-year-old Cedar is honest about her ongoing sadness a year after her father and brother died in a car accident. Strole highlights the combination of cynicism and humor Cedar uses to earn approval and as a defense mechanism. As she leaves her family's new summer home, her friend, Leo, helps her get a job at a local Shakespeare festival. Strole hits the right notes as Cedar slowly softens--opening herself to kindness and delving with almost breathless wonder into the mystery of an actress's death years before. A.F. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2016]
Trade Ed. Listening Library 2016
CD ISBN 9780399566066 $35.00 Four CDs
DD ISBN 9780399566073 $18.00
Library Ed. Listening Library
CD ISBN 9780399566080 $35.00 Four CDs
DD ISBN 9780399566097 $44.00
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