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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Audiobook

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle

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Publisher's Summary

Avi's swashbuckling tale of murder and mutiny on the high seas has a fascinating twist: the heroine is a 13-year-old girl. In 1832, Charlotte Doyle boards a ship bound for America and is caught in a battle between a mad captain and his ruthless crew. If you're looking for an action-packed adventure story for girls, you'll find it in The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle.

©1990 Avi (P)1992 Recorded Books, LLC

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  • Cindy Busch
    19/02/16
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    "We loved it!!"

    We loved listening to this in our 5th grade classroom!!It really saves a teacher's voice when the books are on audibles.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Jan
    Rochester, NY, United States
    31/07/12
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    "Newberry Honor Book for a reason..."

    I read this Newberry Honor book aloud to my kids when they were pre-teens, enjoyed its exciting clipper ship setting then and enjoyed it again now. Although I had to suspend my disbelief a few times as the plot becomes ever more complicated... I found I was glad to do it. To me the narration was pretty good considering the variety of voices involved in the book and I honestly didn't notice loud inhaling. Heroine does a 180 degree change in beliefs, behavior, capability and self esteem which depending on your view may be good or bad. It made for some good thought questions and processing with my kids. Would be a fun family listen for cross country trip.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Kythemom
    15/05/12
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    "Reader inhales noisily"
    What did you like about this audiobook?

    I didn't finish the book.


    How has the book increased your interest in the subject matter?

    I will make sure I won't buy another book with this reader.


    Does the author present information in a way that is interesting and insightful, and if so, how does he achieve this?

    Yes. I have read this book in the past, so obviously I was interested enough to listen to the audio version.


    What did you find wrong about the narrator's performance?

    The narrator Inhales loudly. constantly!
    I did not go beyond the first 5 minutes of the book because the reader just totally inhales very loud. I skipped ahead to chapter 7 to see if she changed her performance and she was still making the noise.


    Do you have any additional comments?

    I am sorry I spent money on the book. I wont listen to it later either because of the narrators poor performance. I think I should get a refund!

    5 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Elyssa Derka
    Starkville, MS
    29/11/16
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    "My favorite childhood tale"

    I had to read this book back in 6th grade and i fell in love with it. now at age 24 I found this book again and it was just as epic as the first time I read it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Yvette
    14/09/16
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    "Great story!"

    My sixth graders enjoyed the story! They did not want to stop reading.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jeannie Marcus
    Newton, MA USA
    09/07/16
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    "Held me spellbound"

    Great tale. well written and spoken. worth the listen. Doesn't matter if it is true or not. I'm still not sure.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Brian Ginnane
    02/01/16
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    "Great hear!"

    This was a good book to listen with my teenage daughter. She started as uninterested and ended up learning a lot about a sailor's life and enjoying to the end.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Yenica
    26/08/15
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    "book"

    this book is so intresting and wonderful I would read it again and again and again and on

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • C. Leonard
    Eastern Pennsylvania
    20/08/15
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    "Simply Wonderful"

    Recommended by my great nephew, I listened to this book. Fastinating, exciting, wonder-filled and adventurous.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    08/06/15
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    "still a favorite"

    I am 32 years old after first reading as a child till now listening to it on audio it is still my favorite book

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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