Tuesday, January 3, 2012

 

THE UNFORGOTTEN COAT by Frank Cottrell Boyce, read by Sarah Coomes

Sarah Coomes’s musical Liverpool accent and her reading rhythms are lulling. These make fine contrast to the plot surprises that sixth-grader Julie encounters when she agrees to be a “Good Guide” to the two Mongolian immigrants who are new to her school. Coomes’s convincing first-person narration voices Julie’s enchantment at the boys and their mysterious past and curious present.


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