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Scott Brick’s Perfect Holiday Gift

Settle in with a cup of hot cocoa and  listen to master narrator Scott Brick explain the power of the recorded word to evoke emotion, in the story of a perfect Christmas gift in Brick’s misty-eyed blog post you can read here. Here’s how it starts…

Despite the fact that I’m writing this on July 30th, it is a Christmas story. The reason for starting this blog so long before publishing it in December is a personal one. See, today would have been my great-grandfather’s 106th birthday, and it’s a day I always celebrate. Why? Because he’s the man who made me love the spoken word.

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Mary Burkey is an independent library consultant in Columbus (OH). An enthusiastic audiophile, she has served on all four of ALA's audiobook award committees as well as the Audies. In addition to writing the "Voices in My Head" column for Booklist, she is the author of Audiobooks for Youth: A Practical Guide to Sound Literature (ALA, 2013). Follow her on Twitter at @mburkey.

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