Come Sing, Jimmy Jo by Katherine Paterson audiobook

Come Sing, Jimmy Jo

By Katherine Paterson
Read by Linda Stephens

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6.10 Hours 1
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In James Johnson's family, everybody strums and sings. With their music, his mamma, daddy, and uncle get crowds stomping at county fairs. Eleven-year-old James loves to sing harmony with his grandma on their favorite old mountain ballads. One day, the Johnson family hires a manager to book their appearances. But when the manager hears James sing, he quickly gives the boy a stage name and puts him on national TV. As his popularity grows, James will have to decide what is more important to him-fame or family. Millions of readers have been enchanted by Katherine Paterson's books, which include Newbery Medal-winning Bridge to Terabithia. With narrator Linda Stephens' musical voice, Come Sing, Jimmy Jo is as moving as the melodies the Johnson family sings. This book was chosen as a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, A Booklist Editor's Choice, and an IRA-CBC Children's Choice.

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In James Johnson's family, everybody strums and sings. With their music, his mamma, daddy, and uncle get crowds stomping at county fairs. Eleven-year-old James loves to sing harmony with his grandma on their favorite old mountain ballads. One day, the Johnson family hires a manager to book their appearances. But when the manager hears James sing, he quickly gives the boy a stage name and puts him on national TV. As his popularity grows, James will have to decide what is more important to him-fame or family. Millions of readers have been enchanted by Katherine Paterson's books, which include Newbery Medal-winning Bridge to Terabithia. With narrator Linda Stephens' musical voice, Come Sing, Jimmy Jo is as moving as the melodies the Johnson family sings. This book was chosen as a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, A Booklist Editor's Choice, and an IRA-CBC Children's Choice.

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Author Bio: Katherine Paterson

Author Bio: Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson was born in China, where she spent part of her childhood. After her education in China and the American South, she spent four years in Japan, the setting for her first three novels. She has received numerous awards for her writing, including two National Book Awards and two Newbery Medals. An active promoter of reading and literacy, she lives with her husband in Barre, Vermont. They have four grown children.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 6.10
Audience: Adult
Language: English