Wednesday, April 14, 2010


THE DAY OF THE PELICAN by Katherine Paterson, read by Tavia Gilbert

During the Kosovo War, 11-year-old Meli and her Albanian Muslim family are forced to flee their home and immigrate to America. Gilbert's performance makes their struggles with language and culture poignant without resorting to melodrama.

Listen to the excerpt now (no download required). Time 2:54

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