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City of Orphans Audiobook

City of Orphans

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Publisher's Summary

Newbery Medal-winning author Avi has penned over 50 novels for children and young adults. His historical fiction, in particular, is often singled out for glowing praise thanks to his engaging characters and carefully researched period details. In City of Orphans, Avi transports listeners to the streets of 1893 New York City for an adventure starring young newsboy Maks Geless. Amongst the grime and filth of the streets, Maks and his new friend Willa make a stand against a gang of bullies and embark on a thrilling quest to clear Maks’ sister’s name after she is imprisoned for theft.

©2011 Avi Wortis, Inc. (P)2011 Recorded Books

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    Hasina Dorcely 08-28-16
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    "Very vivid story"
    Would you consider the audio edition of City of Orphans to be better than the print version?

    The narrator kept the story interesting, even using different voices to match the characters. I wanted to hear everything in one day.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of City of Orphans?

    when I realize that Mr Brunswick is the father of Willa


    Which character – as performed by Chris Sorensen – was your favorite?

    Willa


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes


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    Heather 03-28-16
    Heather 03-28-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great example of Hist Fiction "

    I read this for a class, and was pleasantly surprised. Really enjoyed reading this book!

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