Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham audiobook

Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer

By John Grisham
Read by Richard Thomas

Listening Library, Listening Library (Audio) 9780142428696

The Theodore Boone Series: Book 1

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A perfect murder A faceless witness A lone courtroom champion knows the whole truth . . . and he’s only thirteen years old Meet Theodore Boone In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he’s only thirteen years old, Theo Boone thinks he’s one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, court clerk—and a lot about the law. He dreams of being a great trial lawyer, of a life in the courtroom. But Theo finds himself in court much sooner than expected. Because he knows so much—maybe too much—he is suddenly dragged into the middle of a sensational murder trial. A cold-blooded killer is about to go free, and only Theo knows the truth. The stakes are high, but Theo won’t stop until justice is served. Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a #1 international bestseller and the undisputed master of the legal thriller, Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer will keep readers guessing and pages turning.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A USA Today bestseller

A Publishers Weekly bestseller

A 2010 Agatha Award Nominee for Best Children's/Young Adult Novel

A perfect murder
A faceless witness
A lone courtroom champion knows the whole truth . . . and he’s only thirteen years old
Meet Theodore Boone

In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he’s only thirteen years old, Theo Boone thinks he’s one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, court clerk—and a lot about the law. He dreams of being a great trial lawyer, of a life in the courtroom.

But Theo finds himself in court much sooner than expected. Because he knows so much—maybe too much—he is suddenly dragged into the middle of a sensational murder trial. A cold-blooded killer is about to go free, and only Theo knows the truth.

The stakes are high, but Theo won’t stop until justice is served.

Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a #1 international bestseller and the undisputed master of the legal thriller, Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer will keep readers guessing and pages turning.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Not since Nancy Drew has a nosy, crime-obsessed kid been so hard to resist. The New York Times
Classic Grisham. The Los Angeles Times
Smartly written. USA Today
Grisham is an absolute master. Washington Post
"Edge-of-your-seat drama, sophisticated plotting, and plenty of spunk. Chicago Sun-Times
"Gripping . . . I would recommend this book to anyone who loves a good mystery. Scholastic News 
“Not since Nancy Drew has a nosy, crime-obsessed kid been so hard to resist.” New York Times
“Classic Grisham.” Los Angeles Times
“Grisham brings to his crossover bid the lapidary prose and frank insider’s view of this country’s legal system that make his adult bestsellers so absorbing.” School Library Journal
“Problem-solver Theo sometimes seems like a sophisticated Encylopedia Brown, and as with the boy detective, expect to see more of him.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: John Grisham

Author Bio: John Grisham

John Grisham is the author of more than thirty-five novels, one work of nonfiction, a collection of stories, and seven novels for young readers. Thirty-three of his crime thrillers have made the #1 spot on the New York Times bestsellers list

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Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 5.05
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English