Narrator Jenna Lamia brings warmth and a strong sense of place to this charming and funny story of itinerant bakers who land in Halleluia, Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Emma has moved more times than she can count and is hesitant about making a new friend just to leave her again, but she thinks there might be something special about this town. Her five younger brothers acclimate quickly, but Emma has a rocky start with pushy Ruby Lavender, who is "an acquired taste." Eventually, Ruby Lavender and the quirky residents of Halleluia teach Emma about lasting friendship. Lamia manages distinct voices for the entire Cake clan, but Ruby Lavender steals the show with her Southern drawl and irrepressible energy. S.C. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2018]
Trade Ed. Listening Library 2018
DD ISBN 9781984838667 $20.00
Library Ed. Listening Library 2018
CD ISBN 9781984838674 $50.00 Six CDs
DD ISBN 9781984838681 $50.00
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