Quincy Surasmith narrates this middle reader work of nonfiction, which depicts, in graphic detail, the harrowing rescue of a youth soccer team and their coach, who were stuck in a flooded cave in Thailand. The narrative swings from emotional tension when the author focuses on the boys or their parents to tactical precision when she explains the inner workings of the cave system. Surasmith navigates these changes expertly in his narration. The technical aspects of the audiobook sound like they are delivered by a serious geography teacher. When the action of the rescue ratchets up, Surasmith narrates with an exasperation that makes listeners feel like they too are trapped in the cave. This informative, engaging yet pithy audiobook is suitable for all audiences. A.R.F. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2021]
Trade Brilliance Audio/ Candlewick 2021
CD ISBN 978-1-7135-4781-5 $34.99 Four CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-7135-4780-8 $24.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-7135-4779-2 $35.99
Library Brilliance Audio/ Candlewick 2021
CD ISBN 978-1-7135-4782-2 $64.97 Four CDs
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