11 Birthdays : Willow Falls

  • by Wendy Mass
  • Narrated by Kathleen McInerney
  • Series: Willow Falls
  • 5 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Amanda is reliving her 11th birthday over and over again - even the fight with her best friend, Leo. How can she fix everything and put the day behind her? Only time, friendship, and luck will tell.


What the Critics Say

"Emboldened by the idea of daily do-overs, [Amanda] discovers that small changes in her attitude and actions result in sometimes-subtle, sometimes-monumental shifts in results for herself, her family, and her friends. A rewarding choice for readers and a natural for booktalks and discussion groups." (Booklist)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

In the words of a 9 yr old

What made the experience of listening to 11 Birthdays the most enjoyable?

My name is Jackson, and I read this book for Battle of the books. I am 9. I thought it was going to be a girly book, but it wasn't. It was really good. I liked the person who read it. They had great voices and made it sound real. I liked the way the book left you wondering what would happen next. You were rooting for the two main characters the whole time. you wanted them to succeed. You'd think it would be boring to repeat a day, but this book was not boring. It had us all hooked.

What did you like best about this story?

I liked the twist. You'll have to read it to see what I mean. No spoliers from me.

Which character – as performed by Kathleen McInerney – was your favorite?

The old lady with the duck shaped birthmark!

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It builds up and resets so much. I didn't cry, but I yelled out frustrated every time the day repeated.

Any additional comments?

You should read it! You wont be disappointed.

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- Heather Baker- and kids

Great Fun!

If you could sum up 11 Birthdays in three words, what would they be?

Two kids experience the same day 11 times in a row, until they figure out how to
get their lives back to normal.

What did you like best about this story?

The way Wendy Mass writes makes it great fun for kids.

What does Kathleen McInerney bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Expressions, and voices, and the right pace.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Probably not

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- Julie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-01-2010
  • Publisher: Scholastic Audio