The Tiger Rising

  • by Kate DiCamillo
  • Narrated by Dylan Baker
  • 2 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From the best-selling author of Because of Winn-Dixie comes the moving story of an 11-year-old boy, Rob Horton, who finds a caged tiger in the woods behind the hotel where he lives with his father. With the help of his new friend, Sistine Bailey, Rob must decide what to do with his discovery and at the same time come to terms with his past.


What the Critics Say

"An emotionally rich story about a boy caught in the powerful grip of grief." (Publishers Weekly)


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Customer Reviews

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The Tiger Rising

Wonderful emotional layers. My 9 Yo granddaughter appreciated the emotional connections. Her favorite piece of the story was the realization of dad and son having each other. They both missed mom but they had each other. They were not alone in their feelings of loss.
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- Laura

Tiger Rising

Easy read for my 10 year old. He enjoyed it and passed the AR test with flying colors!!! Highly recommend!!! Although the ending may be a little sad for very young readers. Overall a great book and narration!!!
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- dctoo

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-06-2006
  • Publisher: Listening Library