Amazing Audiobooks (#AA2020) Nominees Round Up, September 4 Edition

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hot dog girl coverHot Dog Girl by Jennifer Dugan; Narrated by Brittany Pressley
G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers / Listening Library
Publication Date: April 30, 2019
ISBN: 9780593104477

This summer Lou Parker is determined to catch the eye and fancy of her long-time crush, Nick, as they both work at Magic Castle Playland amusement park. Hoping to get the role of princess, she gets assigned to be costumed hot dog for the year, and the odds don’t seem to be in her favor. Plus, now the park might be closing, and Lou’s best friend, Seely, isn’t very supportive of her scheme to get Nick to notice her.

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Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers (#QP2020) Nominees Round Up, July 9 Edition

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It’s Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) by Trevor Noah
Delacorte Press
April 9th 2019
ISBN: 9780525582175

Trevor Noah, host of the Daily Show, recounts his childhood growing up in South Africa, shortly after the end of Apartheid.  He was born of a black mother and white father, which was an illegal relationship under Apartheid. He grows up not really fitting in anywhere. With his usual combination of humor and deep insight into humanity’s senseless behavior, Noah gives an uncomfortable piece of history a human face.

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