All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown [3CD]

All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown [3CD]
[LL617]

Author: Taylor, Sydney

Narrator: Suzanne Toren

Unabridged

Format: 3 CDs

Length: 4 Hrs

ISBN: 9781593168346

$27.95

After moving uptown to the Bronx, the charming All-of-a-Kind Family have a new home, new neighbors and new friends. There's always something exciting going on. Ella misses Jules who has joined the Army, Henny spills tea on a dress she borrowed without asking, Sarah works to win a prize at school, Charlotte takes the elevated train without paying her fare, Gertie makes a pancake, and Charlie is terrified when he meets Santa Claus! And things are are especially busy as Mother has gone into the hospital, and everyone must help out to make the house run smoothly.  

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AUTHOR
Sydney Taylor grew up among immigrant families on New York City's Lower East Side prior to World War I and wrote the All-of-a-Kind Family series for her daughter, including the All-of-a-Kind Family series: All-of-a-Kind Family, More of All-of-a-Kind Family, All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown, All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown and Ella of All-of-a-Kind Family.

NARRATOR
Suzanne Toren has appeared on and off Broadway and in regional theaters throughout the country. She occasionally appears on television, most recently in "Law and Order," and has recorded hundreds of audiobooks. She was the recipient of the Narrator of the Year Award for her recordings of Talking Books For the Library of Congress and of the TORGI Award from the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.

REVIEWS
School Library Journal
"This excellent audiobook will find an eager audience in schools and public libraries which need materials reflecting the Jewish culture or serve children who enjoy family stories such as 'Little Women' and 'Little house on the Prairie.'"

The Providence Journal
"This is a gentle tale of a very different time, and there's value to that. Toren, a theater and TV actress, reads with an attention to accent that helps create characters from the daughters and those who surround them."

Today's Librarian
"The joys of Jewish traditions are interwoven throughout in such a way that all listeners can understand and appreciate them. Children also will learn about life before TV and electronics. Toren lends her beautiful speaking voice to the tales, differentiating the characters in an understated storytelling style."

The Horn Book
"Sydney Taylor's All-of-a-Kind Family books remain a staple with readers who enjoy building long, comfortable relationships with fictional families. Narrator Suzanne Toren's voice is every bit as comfortable as the stories themselves."

This product will be in stock on Saturday 15 June, 2019.

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