The Carnival at Bray

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Product Number: C03873
Released: Aug 20, 2015
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ISBN: #9781490693569
Narrator/s: Erin Moon
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It's 1993, and Generation X pulses to the beat of Kurt Cobain and the grunge movement. Sixteen-year-old Maggie Lynch is uprooted from big-city Chicago to a windswept town on the Irish Sea. Surviving on care packages of Spin magazine and Twizzlers from her rocker uncle Kevin, she wonders if she'll ever find her place in this new world. When first love and sudden death simultaneously strike, a naive but determined Maggie embarks on a forbidden pilgrimage that will take her to a seedy part of Dublin and on to a life- altering night in Rome to fulfill a dying wish. Through it all, Maggie discovers an untapped inner strength to do the most difficult but rewarding thing of all, live. The Carnival at Bray is an evocative ode to the Smells Like Teen Spirit Generation and a heartfelt exploration of tragedy, first love, and the transformative power of music. The book won the 2014 Helen Sheehan YA Book Prize.

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The Carnival at Bray
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Product Number:Z11344
Product Number:C03873

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Author(s): Jessie Ann Foley
Narrator(s): Erin Moon
Product Number Z11344
Released: Jul 08, 2015
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ISBN: #9781490693576
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Class Set
Author(s): Jessie Ann Foley
Narrator(s): Erin Moon
Product Number 3M0755
Released: Oct 01, 2014
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ISBN: #9781490697345
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Hanging Bag
Author(s): Jessie Ann Foley
Narrator(s): Erin Moon
Product Number 3E0737
Released: Oct 01, 2014
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ISBN: #9781490697352
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Homework Pack
Author(s): Jessie Ann Foley
Narrator(s): Erin Moon
Product Number 3G0782
Released: Sep 08, 2015
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ISBN: #9781490697369
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Jessie Ann Foley
Product Number 4T0830
Released: Oct 01, 2014
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ISBN: #9781490696218
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Text - Paperback
Author(s): Jessie Ann Foley
Product Number 160853
Released: Oct 01, 2014
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ISBN: #9780989515597

Professional reviews

"In the mid-1990s, 16-year-old Maggie, from Chicago, finds herself in the midst of grunge rock, first love, and burgeoning independence. When Maggie's mother marries her Irish boyfriend, the family moves to Ireland. Narrator Erin Moon excels at giving heart to Maggie's journey and growth, especially as the teen takes off for Rome to hear the band Nirvana, a favorite of her beloved Uncle Kevin back home. Moon's expertise at a number of Irish brogues is a treat to hear, and she deftly illuminates the subtle cultural differences that Maggie must adjust to. The audiobook also stands out as Moon sings the songs of various characters, giving them depth and emotion through the music. This blast from the past is perfect for teens and adults. S.B.T. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"

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