From the Newbery Award-winning author of Across Five Aprils and Up a Road Slowly comes a tale of a brave young man’s struggle to find his own strength during the Great Depression.
In 1932, Americans’ dreams were simple: a job, food to eat, a place to sleep, and shoes without holes. But for millions of people these simple needs were nothing more than dreams
When he was just fifteen years old, Josh had to make his own way through a country of angry and frightened people. This is the story of his struggle to find a life for himself during those turbulent times.
About the Narrator - Rebecca Gibel
On stage, Rebecca Gibel has performed in Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, Camelot (IRNE Award Nomination), Urinetown (Denver Post Ovation Award Nomination), and Othello. She won the Denver Post Readers’ Choice Award for Best Year By An Actress. She is a graduate of Brown University/Trinity Rep’s MFA Acting Program, where she was the Stephen Sondheim Fellow.