When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller, Read by Greta Jung
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Narrator Greta Jung captures both the youthful and the adult voices in When You Trap a Tiger, a Newbery Medal-winning story about family and magic. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly talk about Jung’s skills at bringing the characters to life. Author Tae Keller’s story captures intergenerational relationships and blends Korean mythology into the story seamlessly. Lily is a quiet and thoughtful girl who wants to disappear at the first sign of conflict, very different from her confident older sister, Sam. When the girls and their mother move in with their Halmoni, Lily realizes she’s being followed by a tiger that only she can see—and that tiger may be the key to healing her Halmoni.
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