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Orbiting Jupiter [sound recording] / Gary D. Schmidt.

Schmidt, Gary D. (Author). Gebauer, Christopher. (Narrator). Recorded Books, LLC. (Added Author).


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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry YCD SCH (Text to phone) 33260000330960 Teen CD Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield YA CDA SCHMIDT (Text to phone) 32518133936461 Young Adult Book on CD Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding YA AUDIO Sch (Text to phone) 33620131439255 YA Audiobook Available -
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield YA CD SPOKEN SCH (Text to phone) 36123134750734 Young Adult Book on CD Available -
Southbury Public Library TEEN SCHMIDT/BOOK ON CD (Text to phone) 34019140093022 Teen Book on CD Available -

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General Note:
Title from container.
Compact disc.
In container (17 cm.).
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Christopher Gebauer.
Summary, etc.:
Jack, 12, tells the gripping story of Joseph, 14, who joins his family as a foster child. Damaged in prison, Joseph wants nothing more than to find his baby daughter, Jupiter, whom he has never seen. When Joseph has begun to believe he'll have a future, he is confronted by demons from his past that force a tragic sacrifice.
Target Audience Note:
12 years and up.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Winner, Middle School (Teen), 2018.
Subject: Friendship > Fiction.
Emotional problems > Fiction.
Child abuse > Fiction.
Teenage fathers > Fiction.
Foster home care > Fiction.
Genre: Children's audiobooks.

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Orbiting Jupiter
Orbiting Jupiter
by Schmidt, Gary D.
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Orbiting Jupiter

The two-time Newbery Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt delivers the shattering story of Joseph, a father at thirteen, who has never seen his daughter, Jupiter. After spending time in a juvenile facility, he's placed with a foster family on a farm in rural Maine. Here Joseph, damaged and withdrawn, meets twelve-year-old Jack, who narrates the account of the troubled, passionate teen who wants to find his baby at any cost. In this riveting novel, two boys discover the true meaning of family and the sacrifices it requires.

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