Jo Jo Makoons by Dawn Quigley, Read by Jennifer Bobiwash
A Hilarious Start to a New Kids’ Series
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First Nations theater artist Jennifer Bobiwash captures the enthusiastic voice of first-grader Jo Jo Makoons in her lively narration of Dawn Quigley’s audiobook for young listeners. AudioFile’s Emily Connelly tells host Jo Reed all the many reasons she loved listening to Jo Jo’s stories as told through Bobiwash’s expressive narration. Jo Jo is seven years old, proudly Ojibwe, and growing up with her mother and grandmother on a fictional reservation. She also knows how to get in trouble and will have listeners laughing (hard!) over her antics and goofy rhymes. This delightful start to an early chapter book series is not to be missed. Read the full review of the audiobook on AudioFile’s website.
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