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by David Lubar

A sizzling young adult novel about Chad, a teenager living near the New Jersey boardwalk who becomes obsessed with the Bozo – the clown who sits above a tank of water, taunting people until they pay a couple of bucks to try to dunk him. But even as he tries to master the slashing humor of the Bozo, Chad finds he also needs to learn humor’s healing power if he is to help his best friend recover from a serious illness. Emotionally rich, filled with fascinating detail about life on the Boardwalk, this is David Lubar’s breakthrough novel.

Author David Lubar
Narrator Matt Golden
Length 6 hrs and 5 mins
© Copyright 2002 David Lubar
℗ Audio Copyright 2003 Full Cast Audio
Meet the Cast:
Matt Golden Chad Turner
Daniel Bostick Malcolm Vale
Craig Middleton Jason Lahasca
Emily Holgate Gwen
Jeffry Izant Anthony
Hugh Stone Fish Mike
Shane Marzola Corey
Ashley Teater Ellie
Chris Baxter Stinger Dalton
Tamaralee Spadafore Chad’s mom
Leslie Noble Jason’s mother
Tim Fox Jason’s father
JP Crangle Doc
Bill Meidenbauer Bob Kirkhaus
Gerard Moses Jordy Ketchum
Charlie Samuel. Waldo
David Baker Officer Manetti
Rob Stewart Officer Costas
Ben Elms Saul Petroff
Alice Morigi the receptionist
Bruce Coville first doctor
Karl Wildman second doctor
Additional Voices Findley Davidson
Maggie Lane
Tessa Streeter
Juno Wright


“The varying voices in the ensemble cast add texture to this fast-paced title, which may particularly interest reluctant readers.” — Booklist, Sep 2003

“This full-cast production sports a fine supporting cast, particularly Craig Middleton, who turns in a fine performance as Chad’s best friend, Jason. This engrossing look at life behind the boardwalk will keep listeners close to their headphones.” — AudioFile, Nov 2003

“This production is well acted and benefits from great casting… Listeners will enjoy this coming-of-age story while getting a glimpse into the world of the carnival business.” — KLIATT, Nov 2003

“This captivating story deserves a place in all teen collections.” — School Library Journal (audio review)

Praise for he print version of Dunk:

“Dunk grips readers from the very first sentence and doesn’t let go until the last.” — School Library Journal

Listen to samples from this audiobook:
  1. Dunk - sample 3 Full Cast Audio 0:46
  2. Dunk - sample 2 Full Cast Audio 2:21
  3. Dunk - sample 3 Full Cast Audio 1:02
  4. Dunk - Interview with David Lubar Full Cast Audio 0:48

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