This is a classic children's novel read in most elementary schools. The story is enjoyable for kids and thought-provoking for adults.
This rendition includes really strange background music that takes away from the story. The reading is also rather childish in the voicings; Jonas is a twelve year-old, not a five year-old and it would have been nice to have a differentiation between the different characters.
My son has adhd. Car rides are the worst. He starts to actually break pieces of the car. When I have a story going he sits perfectly still and hangs on every word. Big thank you from a happy momma!
It is a good read. I like the story overall, the ending was not what I expected. I did not love the music that went along with this part of the book. it was thought-provoking and I am glad that I read it (listened to it)