By Jonathan Auxier
Read by Sarah Coomes
Brilliance Audio, 2018
8 hours, 14 minutes
Enter the world of Nan Sparrow, an indentured child laborer in the soot-filled chimneys of Victorian London.
Coomes's voice and Auxier's prose combine to create an immersive experience.
Read my complete review of Sweep for AudioFile Magazine and hear a sample of the book here.
Sweep swept the journals, receiving starred reviews in Horn Book, SLJ, PW, Booklist, Kirkus, and School Library Connection.
In addition to AudioFile Magazine's Earphones Award for "truly exceptional titles that excel in narrative voice and style, characterizations, suitability to audio, and enhancement of the text," Sweep recently won the Sydney Taylor Book Award in the Older Readers category. award honors "outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience."
This Publishers Weekly article has a #booktalk for Sweep by the author, Jonathan Auxier.
My copy of Sweep was provided by AudioFile Magazine.