Charlie's Raven

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (4.85 hours)
Product Number: Z10720
Released: May 12, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490673714
Narrator/s: Ramon De Ocampo
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Description

Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George is beloved for her classic tales about wildlife, such as My Side of the Mountain. When Charlie learns about the Native American belief that ravens can cure sickness, he brings home a nestling to help his ill grandfather. Together, Charlie and Granddad care for the bird and learn valuable lessons about life and death, responsibility, and protecting nature.

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Teacher's Guide
Product Number 43816
Released: Mar 30, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419305702
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Text - Paperback
Product Number 14267
Released: Dec 17, 2004
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Dutton
ISBN: #9780525472193

Professional reviews

"Charlie lives in the shadow of the Grand Teton mountains and shares a fascination with ravens with his grandfather, a naturalist. He hopes that capturing a baby raven, whom he names Blue Sky, will help cure his aging grandfather's illness. As the bird grows to maturity, listeners hear about raven habits and other interesting facts, as well as legends told by Charlie's Native American friend, Singing Bird. Charlie learns how to research the patterns and traits of ravens and grows to understand the cycles of life. Ramon de Ocampo's fully voiced reading is smooth except for some lingering "s's." Distinct raven calls are an effective addition, but production has overlong pauses between chapters. L.D.H. (c) AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine"

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