Here Today

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Ann M. Martin

Narrated By: Judy Kaye

Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)

Date: September 2004

Duration: 6 hours 40 minutes

Summary:

Newbery Honor medalist Ann M. Martin's 'unforgettable' (Booklist, starred) family story.

In 1963, Ellie's mother, Doris Day Dingman, was crowned the Bosetti Beauty at Mr. Bosetti's supermarket, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, and the Dingmans began to fall apart.' So begins 11-yr-old Eleanor Roosevelt Dingman's story. Ellie, who is about to start 6th grade in the small town of Spectacle, NY, is the oldest child in her off-center family. Her father works construction jobs, while her mother, Doris, has only one dream - to become a rich and famous actress. But when that dream leads to Doris's abandonment of the family, it is Ellie who is called upon to take charge.

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  • Jacqueline Martin

    Thank you for a great book! This one I followed Judy Kaye.... Found a new great author! Looking forward to many new books !!!