Take Me to the River by Will Hobbs audiobook

Take Me to the River

By Will Hobbs
Read by Steven Boyer

Recorded Books, Inc.
5.10 Hours 1
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Acclaimed author Will Hobbs has won numerous awards for his fiction, and seven of his novels have been named ALA Best Books for Young Adults. Inspired by Hobbs' own journey through the Rio Grande's canyons near the border with Mexico, Take Me to the River is a thrilling tale. Fourteen-year-old Dylan and his cousin are paddling the Rio Grande when they see six Black Hawk helicopters fly into Mexico. The army won't say what's happening, but they do tell the boys a hurricane is approaching. Undeterred, the boys continue their journey, unaware of what lies ahead.

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Summary

Acclaimed author Will Hobbs has won numerous awards for his fiction, and seven of his novels have been named ALA Best Books for Young Adults. Inspired by Hobbs' own journey through the Rio Grande's canyons near the border with Mexico, Take Me to the River is a thrilling tale. Fourteen-year-old Dylan and his cousin are paddling the Rio Grande when they see six Black Hawk helicopters fly into Mexico. The army won't say what's happening, but they do tell the boys a hurricane is approaching. Undeterred, the boys continue their journey, unaware of what lies ahead.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Fans of Hobbs will welcome the wild water experience that he crafts, and reluctant readers will be hooked from the first tarantula.”  Children’s Literature
“Hobbs’ writing at its best.” Examiner.com
“Will Hobbs’ keen knowledge of taking on a river is paired with Steven Boyer’s fine narration... Boyer maneuvers...as deftly as the teens paddle through the rushing rapids.” AudioFile
“An exciting adventure story in an unusual setting.” Booklist
“Adventure-packed.” Kirkus Reviews
“Riveting.” School Library Journal

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Author Bio: Will Hobbs

Author Bio: Will Hobbs

Will Hobbs is the author of many outdoor adventure novels for upper elementary, middle school, and young adult readers, as well as a few picture book stories. Several of his novels have been named Best Books for Young Adults by the American Library Association, and Ghost Canoe, his first mystery, won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Young Adult Mystery. The ALA’s list of the 100 Best Young Adult Books of the Twentieth Century includes two of Will’s titles: Far North and Downriver. A graduate of Stanford University and a former reading and language arts teacher, he lives with his wife in Durango, Colorado.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 5.10
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English