Fiction: Tutti's Promise, a novel based on a family's true story of courage and hope during the Holocaust, for ages 10 and up Job # 283582

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Job # 283582 Fiction: Tutti's Promise, a novel based on a family's true story of courage and hope during the Holocaust, for ages 10 and up

Posted Date
Apr 21, 2018 @ 15:01
Respond By
May 21, 2018
Word Count
Authentic, Engaging
English (North American)
Voice Age

Job Description

We are seeking a narrator for our award-winning middle-grade Holocaust novel (for ages 10 and up).

• Ability to pronounce Dutch (16 words), German (29 words), Czech (one word), and Yiddish (one word). The text provides phonetic pronunciations.

• Follow ACX Audio Submission Requirements:

• 207 pages; 49 chapters

• Sample script: Please read pages 11 through 29–or a portion thereof.

FROM THE BACK COVER: A promise kept is like the twinkling stars in the night sky . . . a constant reminder of something important that makes you who you are.

Can nine-year-old Tutti keep a promise—and a secret? Her family’s life may depend on it.

In the early 1930s, life for the Jews is on the brink of ruin: Hitler has come to power, and the golden memories of happy times are fading fast.

One young couple, Margret and Heinz Lichtenstern, decide to flee Germany with their parents and daughter, Tutti. They move to Amsterdam, where Heinz is able to continue his work . . . and where there seems to be hope for the future. Two years later, Tutti’s brother is born, and the family is prospering.

But then Germany invades the Netherlands. And in the pre-dawn hours of May 10, 1940, the Lichtensterns suddenly learn that they have not moved far enough.

This is the true story of what the Lichtensterns endured under the Nazis. Told by Tutti’s daughter, Heidi, and filled with historical documents and photos, it vividly recreates how one family conquered fear and heartbreak to survive. Theirs is a tale of both unimaginable devastation and lucky surprises—raids, sabotage, helpful friends and strangers, and a very special gift.

One family. One remarkable story. And in the end . . . a promise kept.

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This job posting has been reviewed and approved by staff. As an open marketplace we wish to present as many opportunities as possible. However, we understand that the stated budget may not align with your rates. If you are interested and have a different rate we encourage you to reply with what you would normally charge. recommends that you record a portion of the client’s script to audition for this project. Please refrain from slating your audition unless specifically asked to do so by the client. Please title the audition file with your name (e.g. JohnSmith.mp3) to assist the client in selecting an appropriate candidate.

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