December 14, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Pick of the Day: Personal Effects (Audiobook)

The expert narration coupled with a powerful and heartfelt story make E.M. Kokie’s Personal Effects audiobook a must-have for all high school and public library collections.

Pick of the Day: Carter’s Unfocused, One-Track Mind

Carter’s Unfocused, One-Track Mind. By Brent Crawford. 7 CDs. 8:06 hrs. Brilliance Audio. 2012. ISBN 978-1-61106-285-4. $59.97.
Gr 9 Up–Will Carter returns as a sophomore to Merrian High after summer vacation, and his 15-year-old male hormone induced ADD is at a record high. He’s still in love with Abby, who has been accepted into the prestigious New York Drama School. She encourages Carter to apply, much to the initial dismay of his mother—he’s leaving “just when he is getting fit to […]