Reluctant Reader

Library PSA PDQ

Posted by on Jul 7, 2011 in Book Trailer, Librarian Outreach, Reluctant Reader | 1 comment

  Gen-u-ine voice.  Boy, oh, boy does Tommy Greenwald have it in his new chapter book, Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to NOT Reading.  It was not surprise, then, when Tommy told me that Tim Ditlow of Brilliance Audio had acquired the title.  Tim has impeccable instinct for narrative voice.   In the hotel lobby of the NESCBWI conference, Tommy played me a clip of Odyssey Honoree, MacLeod Andrews voicing Charlie Joe.  In the words of the character, “Awesome.”   As you know, we DO love creating tools for the vanguards of literacy, librarians.  In that vaguely...

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