Romeo and Juliet—Together (and Alive!) At Last

By Avi
Read by Jeff Woodman

2.52 Hours 10/26/2016 unabridged
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It’s springtime at South Orange Middle School. Pete Saltz is in love with Anabelle, a girl in his eighth grade class, and she likes him, too. But they’re both so shy, they won’t even look at each other, much less show their feelings. It will take more than chance to get them together. Fortunately, Ed Sitrow, another eighth grader, has a master plan. He’ll cast Pete and Anabelle in the lead roles of a school production of Romeo and Juliet. Then they will have to kiss each other in the last act. Soon the whole school is looking forward to the play-and the big scene. Avi has delighted countless young readers with his tales of high-spirited adventure. A former librarian, he has won a Newbery Honor Award, an O’Dell Award, a Christopher Award, and honors from the ALA for his works. Romeo and Juliet . is full of slapstick and excitement, and narrator Jeff Woodman’s lighthearted performance heightens the fun.

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Summary

It’s springtime at South Orange Middle School. Pete Saltz is in love with Anabelle, a girl in his eighth grade class, and she likes him, too. But they’re both so shy, they won’t even look at each other, much less show their feelings. It will take more than chance to get them together. Fortunately, Ed Sitrow, another eighth grader, has a master plan. He’ll cast Pete and Anabelle in the lead roles of a school production of Romeo and Juliet. Then they will have to kiss each other in the last act. Soon the whole school is looking forward to the play-and the big scene. Avi has delighted countless young readers with his tales of high-spirited adventure. A former librarian, he has won a Newbery Honor Award, an O’Dell Award, a Christopher Award, and honors from the ALA for his works. Romeo and Juliet . is full of slapstick and excitement, and narrator Jeff Woodman’s lighthearted performance heightens the fun.

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Author Bio: Avi

Avi is the author of more than fifty books for children and young adults, including the 2003 Newbery Medal winner Crispin: The Cross of Lead. Along with his two Newbery Honors, he has won many other awards for his fiction. He lives with his family in Denver.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 2.52
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English