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THE ETHAN I WAS BEFORE

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Kirby Heyborne

Children Ages 8+ • 7.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2017

This debut audiobook will grab listeners' hearts and not let go. Ethan and his family have moved from Boston to Pine Knot, Georgia, supposedly to help his grandfather, but really to help Ethan recover from "the incident" involving his best friend, Kacey. Narrator Kirby Heyborne is extraordinary in the way he inhabits the character of 12-year-old Ethan, vocal cracks and all. He gives listeners the sense of eavesdropping on his innermost thoughts as he slowly finds his way back to the Ethan he was before. He voices Grandpa Ike with just the right balance of crustiness and compassion and gives tones of believable frustration mixed with longing to big brother Roddie, who had to leave girlfriend and dreams of baseball stardom behind. A perfect listening experience! N.E.M. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2017]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2017

CD ISBN 9781470859312 $29.99 • Six CDs

DD ISBN 9780062660961 $18.99

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2017

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4708-5933-6 $39.99 • One MP3-CDs

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