Author Topic: CoW Ep. 468: On the Tip of Her Tongue  (Read 500 times)

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Cast of Wonders 468: On the Tip of Her Tongue

• Author: Ember Randall
• Narrator: Katherine Inskip
• Host: Katherine Inskip
• Audio Producer:  Jeremy Carter
• Artist: Alexis Goble

"On the Tip of Her Tongue" is a  Cast of Wonders original.

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The days when new books arrived were Aquila’s favorite. Watching them rustle as she welcomed them, hearing their excitement and calming their fears. It was the best part of her job as Archivist of the Library of Gaia.

Tonight, she had almost two score new arrivals, all arrayed in a half-circle in front of the pool dominating the atrium. Their pages glowed under the light of the massive crystal light-globe resting in that pool. Mutters written in the smell of ink and the susurration of parchment rose from them, curious and nervous—Aquila, though not fluent in the language of books, could understand that much.

Tags:   Alexis Goble, archive, autism, Banned Books Week, communication, Ember Randall, Jeremy Carter, Katherine Inskip, lamia, library, monsters, non-verbal, prejudice, stories, teamwork, technology, trust, young adult fiction