The destination and the journey may both prove dangerous for teens in this week’s free audiobooks from the summer AudioSYNC program.
Download by evening of 27 May 2020 via the links below, and you can read with your ears as long as you keep the files on your phone or tablet’s Sora app shelf.
Sisters Matsumoto (download 21-27 May 2020)
Leaving prison camp in 1945, three Japanese-American sisters return to their California family farm, but find that everything has changed.
The young women are determined to realize their late parents’ dreams, even if the land is out of their hands.
This full-cast live performance is followed by an excellent discussion with former internee George Takei about US citizens “relocated” during World War II.
Disappeared (download 21-27 May 2020)
Las Desaparecidas, the disappeared girls, now include Sara’s friend Linda so the young journalist writes and worries, knowing that powerful forces in Juarez are behind the kidnappings.
Sara’s brother Emiliano hopes that building a small business will impress the wealthy classmate he adores.
Soon, the criminals threaten Sara and Emiliano’s lives – is it time for them to brave the desert crossing to safety?
What difficult journeys in life have you traversed with the help of your family?