Ghost Hawk

Susan Cooper, read by Jim Dale. Simon & Schuster Audio, unabridged, seven CDs, 9 hrs., $29.99 ISBN 978-1-4423-6480-6
In early colonial Massachusetts, Native America Little Hawk and colonist John Wakeley come from different worlds. But a brief encounter turns into a long kinship that eventually moves beyond the confines of the living world. When colonists kill Little Hawk, Wakeley finds himself still connected to his friend’s soul, which guides him to a life of peace and the principles of Roger Williams. Narrator Jim Dale turns in a winning performance, his voice capturing the tone and attitude of a person recalling the events of past. Dale provides a strong vocal contrast between Little Hawk and Wakeley, while also establishing distinct voices for the book’s other characters. Ages 10-14. A Margaret K. McElderry hardcover. (Aug.)
Reviewed on: 10/28/2013
Release date: 08/01/2013
Paperback - 328 pages - 978-1-4424-8142-8
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