Keeper of the Night

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (4.22 hours)
Product Number: Z100011599
Released: Aug 25, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780739386255
Narrator/s: Vivian B. McLaughlin
Publisher: Listening Library
Please log in to view pricing

Description

"In a series of exquisitely presented snapshots, a young teen struggles to cope with the aftermath of her mother's suicide...? Stunningly beautiful."-Kirkus Reviews, Starred "Readers are drawn into Isabel's world and her determination to keep on going in the face of her overwhelming loss and responsibilities."-School Library Journal, Starred An ALA Best Book for Young Adults A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Editor's Choice A Parents' Choice Gold Award From the Paperback edition.

x-large
Original Publish Date: Aug 25, 2009

All formats/editions

eBook
x-large
Product Number EB00104085
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9781429935890

Professional reviews

"Thirteen-year-old Isabel has become the emotional centerpiece of her family after her mother's suicide. Vivian McLaughlin's exquisite presentation allows the reader to experience, not only Isabel's sorrow but also her slow healing. The novel's format of short vignettes also brings to life the people around Isabel and their responses to the tragedy. McLaughlin shines when the other characters reflect realistic responses to the suicide, including grief, anger, and guilt. McLaughlin's smooth narration is completely believable as that of a teenager. Bringing the listener vividly to the island of Guam, Holt's text incorporates the occasional Chamorro word. This beautifully plotted story of sorrow and recovery will appeal to a wide audience of teenagers. E.J.F. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine"

Sign up for our email newsletter