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by | Read by Laura Credidio and a Full Cast

Children Ages 8+ • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2005

Shannon Hale's fantasy tells how Miri, a 14-year-old living in a mining village, comes into her own, saving the village from poverty and possible disaster and finding her place in the world. Narrator Laura Credidio's voice is pleasant and soothing, and her narration is well paced. The ensemble’s acting is good, and the girls who attend the academy, including Miri, are uniformly charming. The casting reveals special care and intelligence in that the voices give dimension to the characters that the story bears out, a remarkable vocal foreshadowing that is due, of course, to the actors' skill. This sweet story will primarily interest 10-14- year-old girls, but even boys may enjoy it (though they may not admit it). W.M. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 08]

Trade Ed. • Full Cast Audio • 2007

CD ISBN 978-1-9341-8009-9 $39.95 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN $25.90


Library Ed. • Full Cast Audio • 2007

CD ISBN 978-1-933322-77-3 $55.00 • Eight CDs

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