Patron Recommendation: Audiobooks

An audiobook-loving patron recently recommended the following two titles, both of which, she noted, have good narrators:

boy.who.harnessedFirst up, a work of “inspiring” non-fiction: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba.

“In this memoir adapted for young readers, William Kamkwamba describes the drought that struck his tiny village in Malawi, his subsequent interest in science, and his idea to build a windmill. Made out of scrap metal and old bicycle parts, William’s windmill brought electricity to his home and helped his family pump the water they needed to farm the land.”

This title is available as an e-audiobook through OverDrive. If you prefer CDs, put a request through our ILL form.

rosie.projectThis patron also enjoyed The Rosie Project, which she called “delightful and funny.”

“Don is a brilliant, yet socially inept professor of genetics, who’s decided it’s time he found a wife. So, in his scientific manner he designs the Wife Project. Rosie fits his qualifications and is also beguiling, fiery, and intelligent. Although Don disqualifies her as a potential wife, he is suited for Rosie’s project: finding her biological father. As they collaborate, a relationship forms, and Don is forced to confront the realization that, when it comes to love, science does not apply.”

Check the NOBLE catalog for the availability of this title on audiobook.

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