All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Leslie Connor

Narrated By: Kathleen McInerney, Michael Crouch

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Date: March 2016

Duration: 9 hours 42 minutes


Junior Library Guild Selection * Kids’ Indie Next List Pick
From Leslie Connor, award-winning author of Waiting for Normal and Crunch, comes a soaring and heartfelt story about love, forgiveness, and how innocence makes us all rise up. All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook is a powerful story, perfect for fans of Wonder and When You Reach Me.
Eleven-year-old Perry was born and raised by his mom at the Blue River Co-ed Correctional Facility in tiny Surprise, Nebraska. His mom is a resident on Cell Block C, and so far Warden Daugherty has made it possible for them to be together. That is, until a new district attorney discovers the truth—and Perry is removed from the facility and forced into a foster home.
When Perry moves to the “outside” world, he feels trapped. Desperate to be reunited with his mom, Perry goes on a quest for answers about her past crime. As he gets closer to the truth, he will discover that love makes people resilient no matter where they come from . . . but can he find a way to tell everyone what home truly means?


  • Miriam L

    I loved this book!! It is long but audio books helped me get through it. I would rate it a 12 out of 10. I loved the narrations.