Behind the Mic: On Something to Say by Lisa Moore Ramée, Read by Sisi A. Johnson
Listen to a Middle-Grade Audiobook About Finding Your Voice
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Sisi Aisha Johnson creates a realistic and relatable cast of characters in Something to Say, a middle-grade audiobook about friendship, family, and moving out of your comfort zone. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss a story centered around 11-year-old Jenae, who wishes she were invisible and fears public speaking. When she makes a new friend with an outgoing kid at school and is pushed to debate on a school name change, she learns to make her voice heard. Lisa Moore Ramée’s audiobooks feature relatable young protagonists learning more about themselves and their role in making a difference and make for engaging listening.
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