In this exciting new audiobook, Jill Kalz tells the story of twelve-year-old Galen and his camera. Galen is always snapping photos with his trusty camera, hoping to capture the perfect moment. But when tragedy strikes, he discovers that there’s more to life than just taking pictures. With help from his family and friends, Galen learns to see the world through a different lens—and finds that sometimes the best way to remember a moment is by not capturing it at all.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for children who are interested in photography and want to learn more about the subject. It is also a great choice for kids who enjoy coming-of-age stories with strong family themes.
- The story is about a boy named Galen who struggles to deal with the death of his grandfather.
- Through photography, he learns to see life in a new way and cope with his grief.
- The audiobook has wonderful narration by Gabrielle Cejalvo.
- The book is too short
- The story line is not very interesting
- The narrator’s voice can be a bit monotone at times
Learn more about the author
Jill Kalz is the author of several books for children, including The Water Princess and Once Upon a Memory. She lives in Cincinnati with her husband and two sons.
“A heartwarming story about the power of photography to capture memories—both happy and sad.”
“This audiobook is a beautiful reminder that life is made up of moments, big and small. Jill Kalz does an amazing job bringing each character to life, and her narration will leave you feeling inspired.”
“This is a beautiful and heartwarming story about the healing power of photography. Jill Kalz’s lyrical writing brings Galen and his friends to life, and her narration is pitch-perfect.”
“This is an excellent audiobook for tweens who are struggling to find their place in the world. The story highlights the power of photography to capture and share memories, while also exploring themes of loss and grief. Jill Kalz’s narration is eloquent and emotionally powerful.”