Volunteers outside the USA: Anne Caroll Moore died in 1961. This person's work may still be protected by copyright in countries where copyright duration is determined by the author's death date. In Europe this is 70 years; in Canada it is 50 years; and in Australia it is 70 years for authors who died after 1955.
Narrator/Editor: LCaulkinsThis fanciful children's story was one of the 1925 Newbery Honor books (published in 1924). Moore's novel blends an interesting tour of an early-twentieth-century New York City with U.S. history and magical dream-like scenarios that children will love. (Summary by Lynette Caulkins)
Roles DPL: LCaulkins
Final chapter DPL: to be found
Source text (please DPL only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/nicholas-a-manhattan-christmas-story
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Submit one file per chapter. At the beginning of the first file, say:
Leave 5 seconds of space between your lines (room noise, not generated silence)."Character, read by your name."
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
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If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of Chapter##."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of Nicholas: A Manhattan Christmas Story, by Anne Caroll Moore."
For individual roles: nicholasdr_role_##.mp3 where # is the act number. (e.g. nicholasdr_romeo_01.mp3)
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