AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

DEAR MR. PRESIDENT Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Letters from a Mill Town Girl

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by George Guidall, George Wilson, Bonnie Kelly-Young

Children Ages 10+ • 2.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2002

What a delightful and entertaining way to teach children about one of our most important and influential presidents--Franklin Delano Roosevelt--and the world he helped to change. George Wilson's strong, robust voice certainly calls to mind the comfortable, solid leader of the "fireside chats," a man who just might take the time to write to a total stranger to get her view of the world. Bonnie Kelly-Young is outstanding as the young Emma--who is characterized by her young voice, incorrect grammar, hesitant speech, and the bit of a chip on her shoulder. But we hear the maturing of her speech as her voice reflects a softer, older, more sophisticated Emma. Using different readers for each character truly brings readers into their world. George Guidall completes the ensemble with a satisfying reading of the introduction and the historical notes at the end. A worthwhile addition to any collection. W.L.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award
(c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 04]

Book & Cassette • Live Oak Media • 2003

CS ISBN 1591122112 $18.95 • Two cassettes



Book & Cassette • Live Oak Media • 2003

CS ISBN 1591122112 $18.95 • Two cassettes

The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×