Dandelion wine [electronic resource] : A Novel. Ray Bradbury.
- ISBN: 9781481587730 (sound recording)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (8 audio files) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2011.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Narrator: Paul Michael Garcia.
|Summary, etc.:|| Ray Bradbury's moving recollection of a vanished golden era remains one of his most enchanting novels. Dandelion Wine stands out in the Bradbury literary canon as the author's most deeply personal work, a semiautobiographical recollection of a magical small-town summer in 1928.Twelve-year-old Douglas Spaulding knows Green Town, Illinois, is as vast and deep as the whole wide world that lies beyond the city limits. It is a pair of brand-new tennis shoes, the first harvest of dandelions for Grandfather's renowned intoxicant, the distant clang of the trolley's bell on a hazy afternoon. It is yesteryear and tomorrow blended into an unforgettable always. But as young Douglas is about to discover, summer can be more than the repetition of established rituals whose mystical power holds time at bay. It can be a best friend moving away, a human time machine that can transport you back to the Civil War, or a sideshow automaton able to glimpse the bittersweet future.
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
6 ATOS Level
|System Details Note:|| Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 251336 KB).
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