Stealing Air

CD - unabridged
Audio (6 discs)
Product Number: DD4451
Released: Oct 01, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780545466394
Narrator/s: Ramón de Ocampo
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Three sixth-grade boys band together to build an experimental aircraft, enduring social and practical difficulties in the process.

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Author(s): Trent Reedy
Narrator(s): Ramón de Ocampo
Product Number Z100049690
Released: Jun 03, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780545530538

Professional reviews

"Ramon de Ocampo gives an energetic and compelling performance in this warm and spirited children's story. Brian, a sixth-grader who has moved to Iowa, falls prey to the school bully and must decide whether or not cool friends make loyal friends. De Ocampo's dynamic changes in pitch and volume make it easy to distinguish between the characters: Brian himself, who struggles to fit in; his father, who is anxious about work; Alex, who is laid-back but undependable; and Max, who is geeky and speaks deliberately. De Ocampo's enthusiasm, clear enunciation, and skillful pacing dramatize the exhilaration of a common goal as Brian and his friends leave behind the pressures of school by escaping into the air in a homemade airplane. M.F. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine"

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