Audiobooks Roundup

Are you heading back to the office? Catch up on your summer reading list during your daily commute! Find the audiobooks below on our website, or through your favourite audiobook app. 

The Reckoner Trilogy

Strangers Monsters Ghosts

Author: David A. Robertson
Narrated by: Malcolm Sparrow-Crawford

Do you know a superhero fan looking for a great origin story? Narrated by Malcolm Sparrow-Crawford, The Reckoner Trilogy audiobooks will transport you to the community of Wounded Sky First Nation. Here Cole finds his home community in chaos: a series of shocking murders, a mysterious illness ravaging residents, and new questions about Cole’s role in the tragedy that drove him away a decade ago. Strangers, Monsters, and Ghosts are great audiobooks for teens that will bring hours of enjoyment. 

Cole Harper’s story continues this fall! As you wait for Breakdown, the first volume in The Reckoner Rises graphic novel series, listen to this audiobook trilogy to find out where it all began. 

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HighWater Press
Audible
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The Gift Is in the Making

The Gift is in the Making

Author: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Narrated by: Tiffany Ayalik

An audiobook the whole family can enjoy! In The Gift Is in the Making, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson retells familiar Anishnaabeg stories for a new generation. Tiffany Ayalik’s narration will immerse you in a world where all genders are respected, the tiniest being has influence in the world, and unconditional love binds families and communities to each other and to their homeland. Recommended for ages 9 to 15 and laugh-out-loud funny, this would be a great audiobook for your family road trip!

Coming July 13, 2020
HighWater Press
Kobo

The Evolution of Alice: Reissued Edition

The Evolution of Alice

Author: David A. Robertson
Narrated by: Andrew White-Martin and Olivia Lucas 

Revisit Alice’s story in the reissued edition of The Evolution of Alice. Featuring a new chapter by David A. Robertson and a foreword by Shelagh Rogers, this audiobook narrated by Andrew White-Martin and Olivia Lucas tells the kaleidoscopic story of one woman’s place within the web of community. The Evolution of Alice is the first novel by award-winning writer David A. Robertson, and was selected as the one book all Manitobans should read as winner of On The Same Page (2016). 

Listen to a sample now. 

Coming June 30, 2020.
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HighWater Press
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Indigenous Writes

Indigenous Writes

Author: Chelsea Vowel
Narrated by: Brianne Tucker 

In Indigenous Writes: A Guide to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Issues in Canada, Chelsea Vowel, legal scholar, teacher, and intellectual, opens an important dialogue about the wider social beliefs associated with the relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canada. Brianne Tucker captures Vowel’s voice as she narrates these 31 essays that explore the Indigenous experience from the time of contact to the present, through five categories—Terminology of Relationships; Culture and Identity; Myth-Busting; State Violence; and Land, Learning, Law, and Treaties. She answers the questions that many people have on these topics to spark further conversations at home, in the classroom, and in the larger community.

Coming August 1, 2020
HighWater Press

One Without the Other

One Without the Other

Written and Narrated by: Shelley Moore

Narrated by the passionate and dynamic Shelley Moore, One Without the Other: Stories of Unity Through Diversity and Inclusion explores the changing landscape of inclusive education. Hear real stories from Shelley’s own classroom experiences with this new audiobook.

Coming Fall 2020
Portage & Main Press

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