Audiobooks

Included here are audiobooks available in the ERC. The reader of the audiobook is noted in the annotation. Also included is length of audiobook will be listed and suggested grades appropriate, to encourage use in schools. Audiobooks are listed by format:
  • Teacher Resources
  • Cassette Format -- Juvenile Titles
  • CD Format -- Juvenile Titles
  • CD Format -- Young Adult Titles
  • CD Format -- Adult & Classic Titles
  • Downloadable Locations on the Internet
  • MP3
  • Playaway and "go reader" audiobooks
  • Readalong (CD & book)

Note : Audiobooks about the Holocaust are listed on the DHRC Wiki.

Teacher Resources


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Burkey, Mary. (2013). Audiobooks for youth: A practical guide to sound literature. Chicago, IL: ALA.
Burkey discusses the history of children's audiobooks, the art and production, evaluation and awards for audiobooks for children. Professional.

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Grover, Sharon. (2012). Listening to learn: audiobooks supporting literacy. Chicago: American Library Association.
Audiobooks not only present excellent opportunities to engage the attention of young people but also advance literacy. Learn how the format can support national learning standards and literacy skills in the K-12 curricula.

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How to use Recorded Books in your classroom: Using audiobooks to improve comprehension and fluency for adolescent readers. (1998). Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Learn how to teach a "listen and read" process to students to address the needs of struggling adolescent readers. Professional.

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Saricks, Joyce G. (2011). Read on...Audiobooks: reading lists for every taste. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.
More than 300 original annotations in 60 thematic lists, this one-of-a kind compilation opens the world of audiobooks to listeners and teachers alike.


Cassette Format -- Juvenile Titles

This includes audiobooks in cassette format appropriate for use in elementary and middle school grade school children. Cassette/book audiobook kits are listed below under "Readalong".

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Fleischman, P. (1998). Whirligig. Northport, ME: Audio Bookshelf.
In this profoundly moving story of connectedness -- to oneself, to others and to the natural world around us -- Brent Bishop commits a drastic act without thought of how far-reaching the results could be. Weaving 4 other voices in and out of Brent's story, author Fleischman reveals to what extent our actions can impact the lives of strangers -- even years later. Read by a full cast. 3 1/2 hours. Gr. 7-up.


CD Format -- Juvenile Titles

This includes audiobooks in CD format appropriate for use in elementary and middle school grade school children. CD/book audiobook kits are listed below under "Readalong".

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Alvarez, J. (2010). Return to sender. New York: Listening Library.
After his family hires migrant Mexican workers to help save their Vermont farm from foreclosure, eleven-year-old Tyler befriends the oldest daughter, but when he discovers they may not be in the country legally, he realizes that real friendship knows no borders. Read by Ozzie Rodriguez and Olivia Preciado. 7 hours, 33 min. Gr. 3-6.

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Anderson, L. H. (2010). Forge. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Separted from his friend Isabel after their daring escape from slavery, fifteen-year-old Curzon serves as a free man in the Continental Army at Valley Forge until he and Isabel are thrown together again, as slaves once more. Read by Tim Cain. 7 hours, 51 min. Gr. 5-up.

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Applegate, K.(2013). The one and only Ivan. New York: HarperAudio.
Newbery Award winner about an easygoing gorilla who lives at the Big Top Mall and Video Arcade. Ivan meets Ruby, a baby elephant, and determines he needs to make a change for the better for her. Read by Adam Grupper. 3 hours. Gr. 3-7.

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Andrews, J. (2010). Julie Andrews' collection of poems, songs and lullabies. New York: Hachette Audio.
Unabridged selections form a collection of cherished poems, songs, and lullabies, including beloved classics and modern favorites. Read by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton. 2 hours. Gr. PreS-3.

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Atkinson, R. (2014). D-Day, the invasion of Normandy, 1944. New York: Macmillan Young Listeners.
Adapted for young readers from "The Guns at Last Light", this traces the Battle of Normandy and the Allied liberation of Western Europe through the end of World War II. Read by Jason Culp. 3 1/2 hours. Gr. 5-8.

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Auch, M.J. (2010). Guitar boy. Syracuse, NY: Full Cast Audio.
After his mother is severely injured in an accident and his father kicks him out of the house, thirteen-year-old Travis attempts to survive on his own until he meets a guitar maker and some musicians who take him in and help him regain his confidence so that he can try to patch his family back together. Read by David Baker. 7 hours. Gr. 5-up.

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Avasthi, S. (2010). Split. New York: Listening Library.
A teenaged boy thrown out of his house by his abusive father goes to live with his older brother, who ran away form home years ago to escape the abuse. Read by Joshua Swanson. 8 hours, 17 min. Gr. 5-9.

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Avi. (2009). Midnight Magic. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
In Italy in 1491, Mangus the magician and his apprentice are summoned to the castle of Duke Claudio to determine if his daughter is indeed being haunted by a ghost. Read by Jeff Woodman. 5 1/2 hours. Gr. 4-8.

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Avi. (2009). Murder at midnight. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
Falsely accused of plotting to overthrow King Claudio, scholarly Mangus the magician, along with his street-smart servant boy, Fabrizio, face deadly consequences unless they can track down the real traitor by the stroke of midnight. Read by Jeff Woodman. Approx. 5 hours. Gr. 4-8

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Balliett, Blue. (2010). The danger box. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
In small-town Michigan, twelve-year-old Zoomy and his new friend Lorrol investigate the journal found inside a mysterious box and find family secrets and a more valuable treasure, while a dangerous stranger watches and waits. Read by Alex Wyse, Veronika Dominczyk and Jason Culp. Gr. 4-8.

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Berry, J. (2014). The scandalous sisterhood of Prickwillow Race. New York: Listening Library.
Seven very proper young ladies conspire to hide a murder at their boarding house from the authorities. Read by Jayne Entwistle. 9 hours, 24 min. Gr. 4-7.

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Black, H. (2013). Doll bones. New York: Listening Library.
Best friends Zach, Poppy, and Alive have enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, but set out on a live adventure to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a live girl. Read by Nick Podehl. 5 hours. Gr. 4-8.

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Brown, D.J. (2015). The boys in the boat: The true story of an American team's epic journey to win gold at th 1936 Olympics. ??: Go Reader Audiobooks.
An adaptation of the adult book, this is the astonishing tale of nine working-class boys from the American West who showed the world what true grit really meant, shocking the world by challenging the German boat rowing for Adolf Hitler. Read by Mark Brmhall. 5 1/2 hours. Gr. 4-7.

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Brown, J. (2006). Flat Stanley audio collection. New York: Harper Children's Audio.
Collection of 4 books: Flat Stanley , Invisible Stanley , Stanley in Space and Stanley, Flat Again . Read by Daniel Pinkwater. 3 hours. Gr. K-3.

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Cabot, Meg. (2008). Allie Finkle's rules for girls: Moving Day. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
Nine-year-old AllieFinkle has rules for everything and is even writing her own rule book, but her world is turned upside-down when she learns that her family is moving across town, which will mean a new house, school, best friend, and plenty of new rules. Read by Tara Sands. 4 hrs. 13 min. Gr. 4-8.

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Cabot, Meg. (2008). Allie Finkle's rules for girls: The New Girl. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
Guided by her rules, nine-year-old Allie works to get past being thenewgirl at school, deals with a hostile classmate, eagerly awaits the arrival of her kitten, and faces turmoil when her grandmother visits while the family is still settling into their new home. Read by Tara Sands. 4 hrs. 10 min. Gr. 4-8.

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Calcines, E. F. (2009). Leaving glorytown: one boy's struggle under Castro. New York: Listening Library.
When Eduardo Calcines was three year old, Communists took control of Cuba. Eleven years passed before Calcines and his family were finally able to leave the country. Now sixty-three, Calcines, a successful American businessman, recounts what it was like to grow under Fidel Castro's rule. Read by the author. 6 hours, 18 min. Gr. 5-9.

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Carman, Patrick. (2009). The Dark Planet (Atherton series). New York: Scholastic Audiobook.
After the destruction of the planet Atherton, Edgar must journey to a dark and damaged world named Earth in order to find the secrets of his civilization's past. Read by Jonathan Davis. Approx. 9 hours. Gr. 5-8.

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Carman, Patrick. (2008). Stargazer (The Land of Elyon, bk. 4). New York: Scholastic Audiobook.
Twelve-year-old Alexa and her companions unwittingly lead Abaddon, now in the form of an enormous, horrible sea monster, to the secret community known as the Five Stone Pillars when they go to bring the people living there home. Read by Ellen Archer. 6 hours, 38 min. Gr. 4-7.

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Carroll, L. (2008). Alice's adventures in Wonderland. Ashland, OR: Blackstone Aduio, Inc.
A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters. Read by Michael York. 3 hours. Gr. 4-up.

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Choldenko, G. (2009). Al Capone does my shirts: a novel. New York: Listening Library.
A twelve-year-old boy named Moose moves to Alcatraz Island in 1935 when guards' families were housed there, and has to contend with his extraordinary new environment in addition to life with his autistic sister. Read by Kirby Heyborne. 6 hours, 11 min. Gr. 5-8.

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Codell, E. R. (2005). Diary of a fairy godmother. New York: Listening Library.
Magic student Hunky Dory's interest in wishcraft over witchcraft gets her kicked out of charm school. Now she's determined to follow her heart and become a fairy grandmother. After meeting several interesting characters, she meets the ticket to realizing her career dream -- Cinderella. Read by Rachael Lillis. 72 min. Gr. 3-5.

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Colfer, Eoin, (2007). Benny and Babe. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
Benny Shaw, a sports-obsessed, carefree kid, is convinced that he can take on the world - until he spends the summer living with his grandfather and meets resident tomboy and all-around tough-girl Babe Meara. When a money-making business venture arises, however, Babe just might consider Benny as her partner, and possibly as a friend. Read by Euan Morton. 7 hrs. 22 min. Gr. 3-7.

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Colfer, Eoin. (2007). Benny and Omar. New York: Scholastic Audiobook.
Two very different cultures collide in this hilarious book about a young sports fanatic named Benny who is forced to leave his home in Ireland and move with his family in Tunisia. 6 hrs. 20 min. Gr. 3-7.

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Collins, S. (2009). Catching Fire. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion. Read by Carolyn McCormick, 11 hrs. 37 min. Gr. 6-up.

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Collins, S. (2008). The Hunger Games. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight tot he death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match. Read by Carolyn McCormick. 11 hours, 11 min. Gr. 6-up.

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Collins, S. (2010). Mockingjay. New York: Scholastic Audio.
The Capitol is angry that Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice, and President Snow has made it clear that she, her family and friends, and the people of District 12 may all be held accountable. Read by Carolyn McCormick. 11 hours, 41 min. Gr. 6-up.

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Cushman, K. (2010). Alchemy and Meggy Swann. New York: Listening Library.
In 1573, the crippled, scorned, and destitute Meggy Swann goes to London, where she meets her father, an impoverished alchemist, and eventually discovers that although her legs are bent and weak, she has many other strengths. Read by Katherine Kellgren. (4 CDs). 4 hours, 23 min. Gr. 4 up.

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Dahl, R. (2013). Matilda. New York: Penguin Audio Group.
Matilda is a sweet young girl, but her parents think she is a nuisance. She expects school to be different until she has to face Miss Trunchbull. When Matilda is attacked by the headmisstress, she suddenly discovers she has a remarkable power to fight back. Read by Kate Winslet. Approx. 4 1/2 hours. Gr. 4-8.

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DiCamillo, K. (2003). The tale of Despereaux. New York: Listening Library.
Newbery Award-winning title of a mouse in love with music, stories and a princess. He embarks on a journey that will lead into a dungeon, into a glittering a castle and into the lives of several other memorable characters. Read by Graeme Malcolm. 3 1/2 hours. Gr. 4-8.

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Draper, S. (2010). Out of my mind. New York: Recorded Books.
Considered to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time. Read by Sisi Aisha Johnson. 7 hours. Gr. 6-up.

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Ellis, D. (2009). Mud city. New York: Random House.
Fourteen-year-old Sauzia, an Afghan refugee living in a camp in Pakistan, determines to find a way to fulfill her dreams of seeing the ocean and beginning a new life in France. Read by Meera Simhan. 3 hours, 5 min. Gr. 5-8.

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Erskine, K. (2010). Mockingbird. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Ten-year-old Caitlin, who has Asperger's Syndrome, struggles to understand emotions, show empathy, and make friends at school, while at home she seeks closure by working on a project with her father. Read by Angela Jayne Rogers. 4 1/2 hours. Gr. 6-up.

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Falls, K. (2010). Dark life. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
When fifteen-year old Ty, who has always lived on the ocean floor, joins Topside girl Gemma in the frontier's underworld to seek and stop outlaws who threaten his home, they learn that the government may pose an even greater threat. Read by Keith Nobbs. 7 hrs. 5 min.
Gr. 5-8.

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Falls, K. (2011). Rip tide. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
Ty discovers an entire township chained to a sunken submarine, its inhabitants condemned to an icy underwater grave. It's only the first clue to a mystery that has claimed hundreds of lives and stands to claim two more -- - lives very precious to Ty and his Topsider ally, Gemma. Read by Keith Nobbs. 7 hrs. 20 min. Gr. 5-8.

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Federle, T. (2013). Better Nate than ever. Audioworks/Simon & Schuster.
An eighth-grader who dreams of performing in a Broadway musical concocts a plan to run away to New York and audition for the role of Elliot in the musical version of "E.T." Read by the author. Approx. 6 hours. Gr. 3-7.

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Federle, T. (2014). Five, six, seven, Nate! New York: Audioworks/Simon & Schuster.
In this sequel to "Better Nate Than Ever", Nate is off to Broadway to start rehearsals for "E.T.: The Musical". Read by Tim Federle. 7 hours. Gr. 4-8.

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Fleischman, S. (2012). Sir Charlie Chaplin, the funniest man in the world. North Kingstown, RI: AudioGo.
Biography about the life of iconic comedian. Read by Fred Sullivan. 3 3/4 hours. Gr. 4-8.

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Freedman, R. (2008). Lincoln: A Photobiography. New York: Random House/Listening Library.
This work is perhaps the most complete and enjoyable children's book ever written about one of the nation's most fascinating and important figures, Abraham Lincoln. Russell Freedman covers Lincoln's life and career in a balanced treatment that is enhanced by period photographs and drawings. Read by Robert Petkoff. 75 min. Gr. 2-6.

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Freedman, R. (2009). The Wright Brothers. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Follows the lives of the Wright Brothers and describes how they developed the first airplane. Read by Knighton Bliss. 2 hours, 3 min. Gr. 5-up.

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Friesen, J. (2010). Jerk, California. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Plagued by Tourett's syndrome and a stepfather who despises him, Sam meets an old man in his small Minnesota town who sends him on a road trip designed to hlep him discover the truth about his life. Read by Andy Paris. 9.5 hours. Gr. 6-up.

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Frost, H. (2010). Crossing stones. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
In their own voices, four young people, Muriel, Frank, Emma, and Ollie, tell of their experiences during the First World War, as the boys enlist and are sent overseas, Emma finishes school, and Muriel fights for peace and women's suffrage. Read by Natalia Payne, Steven Boyer and Rachel Botchan. 3 1/2 hours. Gr. 5-up.

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Funke, C. (2012). Ghost knight. New York: Listening Library.
Eleven-year-old Jon Whitcroft and new friend Ella summon the ghost of Sir William Longspee, who may be able to protect Jon from a group of ghosts that threatens him harm from the day he arrives at Salisbury Cathedral's boarding school.
Read by Elliot Hill. Approx. 5 hours. Gr. 3-6.

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Gaiman, N. (2008). The graveyard book. New York: Harper Children's Audio.
Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard. Read by Neil Gaiman. 7 1/2 hours. Gr. 5-up.

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Haddix, M. P. (2010). Into the gauntlet (The 39 Clues. Bk.10). New York: Scholastic Audio.
After crossing five continents and solving some of history's most perplexing mysteries, Amy and Dan Cahill are nearing the end of their adventure. As the final clue promises to reveal the truth about the Cahill family's awesome power, Amy and Dan must successfully complete a challenge that their ancestors have failed for nearly 500 years. Read by David Pittu. 7 hours, 7 min. Gr. 4-8.

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Haddon, M. (2010). Boom! New York: Listening Library.
When Jim and charlie overhear two of their teachers talking in a secret language and the two friends set out to solve the mystery, they do not expect the dire consequences of their actions. Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. 3 hours, 46 min. Gr. 3-8.

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Hesse, K. (2010). Phoenix rising. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Thirteen-year-old Nyle learns about relationships and death when 15-year-old Ezra, who was exposed to radiation leaked from a nearby nuclear plant, comes to stay at her grandmother's Vermont farmhouse. Read by Julia Whelan. 4 hours, 36 min. Gr. 6-8.

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Holt, K. W. (2010). The water seeker. New York: Listening Library.
Traces the hard life, filled with losses, adversity, and adventure, of Amos, the son of a trapper and dowser, from 1833 when his mother dies giving birth to him until 1859, when he himself has grown up and has a son of his own. Read by Will Patton. 7 hrs, 3 min. Gr. 4-9.

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Kadohata, C. (2004). Kira-Kira. New York: Listening Library.
Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the despair when one sister becomes terminally ill. Read by Elaina Erika Davis. 72 min. Gr. 5-8.

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Kadohata, C. (2010). A million shades of gray. New York: Audioworks.
Chronicles the close friendship between two Japanese-American sisters growing up in rural Georgia during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the dispear when one sister becomes terminally ill. Read by Keith Nobbs. 4 1/2 hours. Gr. 3-6.

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Korman, G. (2010). Framed . Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Griffin Bing is in big trouble when a Super Bowl ring disappears from his middle school's display case, replaced by Griffin's retainer, and the more he and his friends investigate, the worse his situation becomes. Read by Jonathan Todd Ross. 5 1/4 hours. Gr. 4-8.

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Latham, J. L. (2009). Carry on, Mr. Bowditch. Charlottesville, VA : GreatHall Productions.
After finding a way to teach the ship's crew members to understand navigation, Nate, a self-taught mathematician and astronomer in eighteenth-century Salem, MA, writes down his explanations and compiles them into a book. Read by Jim Weiss. 6 1/2 hours. Gr. 4-8.

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Levine, Gail Carson. (2008). Ever. New York: Scholastic Audiobook.
Fourteen-year-old Kezi and Olus, Akkan god of the winds, fall in love and together try to change her fate--to be sacrificed to a Hyte god because of a rash promise her father made--through a series of quests that might make her immortal. Read by Jenna Lamia & Oliver Wyman. 5 hours, 7 min. Gr. 5-8.

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Lewis, C.S. Prince Caspian (Chronicles of Narnia). New York: Harper Children's Audio.
Four children help Prince Caspian and his army of Talking Beasts to free Narnia from evil. Read by Lynn Redgrave. 4 hours. Gr. 5-8.

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Lin, G. (2009). Where the mountain meets the moon. New York: Listening Library.
Minli, an adventurous girl from a poor village, buys a magical goldfish, and then joins a dragon who cannot fly on a quest to find the Old Man of the Moon in hopes of bringing life to Fruitless Mountain and freshness to Jade River. Read by Janet Song. 4 hours, 57 min. Gr. 3-6

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Lloyd, N. (2014). A snicker of magic. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
The Pickles are new to Midnight Gulch, TN, a town which legend says was once magic -- but Felicity is convinced the magic is still there, and with the help of her new friend Jonah the Beedle she hopes to bring the magic back. Read by Cassandra Morris. 8 hours, 14 min. Gr. 4-8.

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Lowry, L. (2011). Like the willow tree: Portland, Maine, 1918. New York: Scholastic.
As the Great War rages in Europe, the Spanish flu tears a brutal path across the U.S. As a result, Lydia and Daniel find themselves orphans and are taken in by a hard-working Shaker community. Lydia learns to accept her fate after Daniel runs away. Read by Sara Barnett. 4 hours, 17 min. Gr. 5-8.

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Lowry, L. (2012). Son. New York: Listening Library.
The conclusion of quartet starting with The Giver. Claire, a Vessel, is on a journey to search for her son. Read by Bernadette Dunne. 8 hours. Gr. 5-8.

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Mills, C. (2010). How Oliver Olson changed the world. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Afraid he will always be an outsider like ex-planet Pluto, nine-year-old Oliver finally shows his extremely overprotective parents that he is capable of doing great things without their help while his class is studying the solar system. Read by Johnny Heller. 1 1/2 hours. Gr. 2-4.

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Morpurgo, M. (2010). War horse. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
Joey the horse recalls his experiences growing up on an English farm, his struggle for survival as a cavalry horse during World War I, and his reunion with his beloved master. Read by John Keating. 4 hours, 4 min. Gr. 4-8.

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Myers, W. D. (2010). Here in Harlem : poems in many voices. Pine Plains, NY: Live Oak Media.
Acclaimed writer Walter Dean Myers celebrates the people of Harlem with these powerful and soulful first-person poems in the voices of the residents who make up the legendary neighborhood: basketball players, teachers, mail carriers, jazz artists, maids, etc. Read by multiple narrators. 1 1/2 hours. Gr. 4-up.

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Nelson Mandela's favorite African folktales. ( 2009). New York: Hachette Book Group.
A collection of thirty-two traditional tales, compiled by nelson Mandela from different parts of Africa, featuring varied characters and themes, some familiar, some newer. Read by full cast. 3 hours. Gr. 2-up.

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Nimmo, J. (2008). Charlie Bone and the shadow. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
Magically-gifted CharlieBone, accompanied by his best friend's dog, Runner Bean, comes to the rescue when the enchanter Count Harken takes revenge on the Red King's heirs by kidnapping and imprisoning Charlie's ancestors in the dark, forbidding land of Badlock. Read by Simon Jones. 7 hrs. 16 min. Gr. 5-8.

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Nimmo, J. (2006). Emlyn's moon (The Magician Trilogy, bk. 2). New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
Nia, the middle girl in a large Welsh family, discovers her own special artistic talent as she uncovers the dark secret shared by the Llewelyn and Griffiths families. Read by John Keating. 4 hrs. 20 min. Gr. 3-6.

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Nimmo, J. (2006). The snow spider (The Magician Trilogy, bk. 1). New York: Scholastic.
A spell cast on Gwyn's family can be broken if he is truly a magician and uses the five strange gifts from his grandmother. Read by John Keating. 3 hours, 34 min. Gr. 5-8.

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Norfolk, B. (2002). Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears. Little Rock, AR: August House Publishers.
Storyteller Norfolk spins 5 tales from around the world. Gr. K-up.

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O'Dell, S. (2009). The king's fifth. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
In this deeply affecting novel, Scott O'Dell envelopes the reader in the heroic world of the conquistadors, a world that is at once somber and many-colored. Ruthless they may have been, these steel-helmeted young men of Spain, but they lived their lies on the very edge of eternity with style and uncommon courage. Performed by Jonathan Davis. 7 hours, 59 min. Gr. 6-8.

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Peck, R. N. (2010). A day no pigs would die. New York: Listening Library.
To a thirteen-year-old Vermont farm boy whose father slaughters pigs for a living, maturity comes early as he learns "doing what's got to be done," especially regarding his pet pig who cannot produce a litter. Read by Lincoln Hoppe. 4 hours. Gr. 5-8.

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Pennypacker, S. (2010). Clementine, friend of the week. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
With her kitten, Moisturizer, missing and having fought with her best friend, Margaret, eight-year-old Clementine finds it hard to do her best as her classmate's Friend of the Week. Read by Jessica Almasy. 2 hours. Gr. K-3.

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Reeve, P. (2009). Fever Crumb. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
Foundling Fever Crumb has been raised as an engineer although females in the future London are not believed capable of rational thought, but at age fourteen she leaves her sheltered world and begins to learn startling truths about her past while facing danger in the present. Read by the author. Approx. 7 hours. Gr. 5-8.

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Reeve, P. (2011). A web of air. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
In Mayda, a post-apocalyptic city off the coast of Portugal, a brilliant young engineer and a mysterious recluse race to build a flying machine, unaware that powerful enemies will kill to possess--or destroy--their new technology. Read by Jenny Agutter. Approx. 7 1/2 hours. Gr. 5-8.

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Rex, A. (2010). The true meaning of Smekday. New York: Listening Library.
Gratuity "Tip" Tucci must write five pages for the National Time Capsule contest, so she retells the story of her unlikely friendship with a renegade Boov mechanic named J.Lo, a futile journey south to find Tip's mother, a cross-country road trip in a hovercraft, and an outrageous plan to save Earth from yet another alien invasion. Read by Bahni Turpin. 10 1/2 hours. Gr. 4-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R3476235 Ni 2010c Check Availability
Rhodes, J. P. (2010). Ninth Ward. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
In New Orleans' Ninth Ward, twelve-year-old Lanesha, who can see spirits, and her adopted grandmother have no choice but to stay and weather the storm as Hurricane Katrina bars down upon them. Read by Sisi Aisha Johnson. 4 1/2 hours. Gr. 3-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R3846 Th 2010c Check Availability
Richards, J. (2010). Three rivers rising. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Sixteen-year-old Celestia spends every summer with her family at a resort at Lake Conemaugh, an Allegheny Mountain reservoir held in place by a 70-foot dam. Tired of the society crowd, Celestia much prefers to swim and fish with peter, the hotel's hired boy. It's a friendship she must keep secret from her parents, and when companionship turns to romance, it's a love that could get Celestia disowned. These affairs of the hart become all the more wrenching on a single, tragic day in May of 1889. Read by multiple readers. 3 hours, 41 min. Gr. 5-9.

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Rigal, E.A. (2015). Flawd. Holland, OH: Dreamscape Media.
This is an energetic guide for seeing flaws as the doorway to something more. learn how to leverage your flaws instead of letting them lead your insecurities. Read by the author. 2 1/2 hours. Gr. 5-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R4829 Re 2010ab Check Availability
Riordan, R. (2010). The red pyramid. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Since their mother's death, siblings Carter and Sadie have become near strangers as they lived their lives on separate continents. One night, their father Dr. Kane brings the siblings together and accidentally unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives. To stop the evil deity, the siblings embark on a dangerous journey. Read by Kevin R. Free and Katherine Kellgren. 14 hours, 42 min. Gr. 5-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R79835 har 1999ab Check Availability
Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone.
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young orphan boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches. Read by Jim Dale. Approx. 8 hours. Gr. 5-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R9553 Dr 2010ab Check Availability
Ryan, P. M. (2010). The dreamer. New York: Scholastic Audio.
A fictionalized account of the Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (Neftali), who grew up a painfully shy child in the rain forests of Chile, ridiculed by his overbearing father, but who became one of the most widely-read poets in the world. Read by Tony Chiroles. 5 hours, 26 min. Gr. 5-up.

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Ryan, P.M. (2015). Echo. New York: Scholastic Audio.
Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica--and decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the twentieth century, struggling to keep their families intact, and tied together by the music of the same harmonica. Read by a cast of characters. 10 hours, 32 min. Gr. 5-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.1 .S2168 Ep 2002d Check Availability
Salley, C. (2002). Epossumondas. New York: Harcourt.
A retelling of a classic tale in which a well-intentioned young possum continually takes his mother's instructions much too literally. Read by author. Approx. 7 1/2 min. Gr. PreS-3.

ERC NON PRNT PS3619 .C43 C55 2008 Check Availability
Schlitz, L. A. (2008). Good masters! Sweet ladies! voices from a medieval village. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
A collection of short one-person plays featuring characters, between ten and fifteen years old, who live in or near a thirteenth-century English manor. Read by a full cast. 1 1/2 hours. Gr. 4-8.

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Scieszka, J., ed. (2014). Guys read: True stories. ??: Go Reader Audiobooks.
The fifth installment in this series features ten stories that are 100% amazing, 100% adventurous, 100% unbelieveable and 100% true, by award-winning non-ficiton authors and journalists. Read by Hilary Huber, Bruce Thomas and Robin Weigert. Approx. 5 hours. Gr. 4-6.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S4484 Re 2010e Check Availability
Sedgwick, M. (2010). Revolver. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Teenaged Sig Andersson, who lives in an isolated cabin in the Arctic Circle, confronts a stranger who has come to take revenge on Sig's dead father for his actions when the two men knew each other during the Alaska Gold Rush. Read by Per Berkrot. 3 hours, 35 min. Gr. 5-9.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S4654 Inv 2007b Check Availability
Selznick, B. The invention of Hugo Cabret. New York: Scholastic.
When twelve-year-old Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toy seller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized. Read by Jeff Woodman. 2 hours, 51 min. Includes bonus DVD. Gr. 3-6.

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.3 .S48 G74 1999b Check Availability
Seuss, Dr. (1999). Dr. Seuss presents...g reen eggs and ham, Yertle the Turtle and other stories. New York: Buddha Records.
Recording of five stories by Dr. Seuss: Green Eggs and Ham , Yertle the Turtle , The Rabbit the Bear and the Ziniga-Zanniga , The Big Brag and Bartholomew and the Oobleck . Read by Marvin Miller. 53 min. Gr. Pre-3.

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.3 .G276 Hor 2008 Check Availability
Suess, Dr. (2008). Horton hears a Who! and other sounds of Dr. Seuss. New York: Listening Library.
Three classic Seuss tales are here (no books included): Horton Hears a Who! read by Dustin Hoffman (approx. 17 min.); Horton Hatches the Egg read by Billy Crystal (approx. 11 min.; Thidwick, the Big-Hearted Moose read by Mercedes McCambridge (approx. 12 min.). Gr. K-3.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S63128 Wh 2009c Check Availability
Slayton, F. C. (2009). When the whistle blows. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Jimmy Cannon tells about his life in the 1940s as the son of a West Virginia railroad man, loving the trains and expecting one day to work on the railroad like his father and brothers. Read by Peter Berkrot. 4 hours. Gr. 5-8.

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Smith, D. (2014). My Brother's Secret. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Germany 1941 -- Karl is looking forward to joining the Hilter Youth. When his father is killed in the war, his faith in the Fuhrer is shaken and he learns what it means to be loyal to family and country. Read by Leon Williams. 6 hours. Gr. 5-8

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S6795 Mi 2003 Check Availability
Snicket, L. (2003). The miserable mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book the Fourth). New York: HarperCollins.
Accidents, evil plots and general misfortune abound when, in their cotinuing search for a home, the Baudelaire orphans are set to live and work in a sinister lumber mill. Read by the author. 3 hours. Gr. 4-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .G31153 2008 Check Availability
Stilton, G. (2008). It's Halloween, you 'fraidy mouse!/Merry Christmas, Geronimo! New York: Scholastic.
Books # 11 & 12 in the series, though they need not be read in order, put Geronimo into adventure stories during the two holidays. Read by Bill Lobley. 1 hour, 2 min./1 hour, 19 min. Gr. 2-5.

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Trueit, Trudi. (2009). No girls allowed (Dogs okay) (Secrets of a Lab Rat series). New York: Scholastic Audiobook.
Fearless nine-year-old "Scab" McNally tries to get his twin sister's help in convincing their parents to let them get a dog, but when he embarrasses her in school with a particularly obnoxious invention, it looks like he has lost her cooperation forever. Read by Oliver Wyman. Approx. 2 hours. Gr. 3-5.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .V266 Po 2000a Check Availability
Van Allsburg, Chris. (2000). The Polar Express. Boston MA: Houghton Mifflin.
A magical train ride on Christmas Eve takes a boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus. Read by Liam Neeson. 16 min. Gr. PreS-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .W244 Bo 1992 Check Availability
Warner, G.C. (2006). The boxcar children collection. New York: Listening Library.
This collection includes the first three titles in the Boxcar Children Series: The Boxcar Children, Surprise Island, and The Yellow House Mystery. Each book puts the four orphaned siblings who live in an abandoned boxcar into a mystery of some sort. Read by Phyllis Newman. 7.25 hours. Gr. 3-6.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .W58277 Ch 1991x Check Availability
White, E.B. (1970). Charlotte's Web. New York: Bantam Audio Publishing.
Wilbur the pig is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him. Read by E.B. White. 192 min. Gr. 3-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .W6713 On 2010 Check Availability
Williams-Garcia, R. (2010). One crazy summer. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
In the summer of 1968, after traveling from Brooklyn to Oakland, CA, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome ass they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp. Read by Sisi Aisha Johson. 5.25 hours. Gr. 3-8.


CD Format -- Young Adult Titles


ERC NON PRNT PZ7.A54395 Fe 2003b Check Availability
Anderson, M.T. (2003). Feed. New York: Listening Library.
In a future where most people have computer implants in their heads to control their environment, a boy meets an unusual girl who is in serious trouble. Read by ensemble cast: John Beach, Josh Lebowitz, Tara Sands, Anne Twomey. 5 hours, 10 min. Gr. 7-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .B52878 Wh 2010ab Check Availability
Black, H. (2010). White cat. New York: Listening Library.
When Cassel Sharpe discovers that his older brothers have used him to carry out their criminal schemes and then stolen his memories, he figures out a way to turn their evil machinations against them. Read by Jesse Eisenberg. 6 hours, 41 min. Gr. 6-12.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .B7386 Di 2012ab Check Availability
Bray, L. (2012). The Diviners. New York: Listening Library.
Seventeen-year-old Evie O'Neill is thrilled when she is exiled from small-town Ohio to New York City in 1926, even when a rash of occult-based murders thrusts Evie and her uncle, curator of The Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult, into the thick of the investigation. Read by January LaVoy. 18 hours. Gr. 9-12.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .C11165 Bd 2009c Check Availability
Cabot, M. (2009). Being Nikki: an airhead novel. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Studious, socially conscious Emerson Watts learns startling news about the family of Nikki Howard, the teen supermodel into whose body Emerson's brain was transplanted by the nefarious Stark Corporation. Read by Stina Nielsen. 8.25 hours. Gr. 7-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .C127437 Ho 2010b Check Availability
Caletti, D. (2010). Honey, baby, sweetheart. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
In the summer of her junior year, sixteen-year-old Ruby McQueen and her mother, both nursing broken hearts, set out on a journey to reunite an elderly woman with her long-lost love nd in the process learn many things about "the real ties that bind" people to one another. Read by Amanda Ronconi. 7 hours, 48 min. Gr. 8-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .C24263 He 2009b Check Availability
Carter, A. (2010). Heist society. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
When Katarina Bishop was three, her parents took her to the Louvre...to case it. For her seventh birthday, Katarina and her Uncle Eddie traveled to Austria...to steal the crown jewels. When Kat turned fifteen, she planned a con of her own--scamming her way into the best boarding school in the country, determined to leave the family business behind. Unfortunately, leaving 'the life" for a normal life proves harder than she expected. Read by Angela Dawe. 6 hours, 10 min. Gr. 8-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .C4576 Sto 2010 Check Availability
Christopher, L. (2010). Stolen. New York: Recorded Books.
Sixteen-year-old Gemma, a British city-dweller, is abducted while on vacation with her parents and taken to the Australian outback, where she soon realizes that escape attempts are futile, and in time she learns that her captor is not as despicable as she first believed. Read by Emily Gray. 8 3/4 hours. Gr.9-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .C9644 Gir 2010e Check Availability
Cusick, J. M. (2010). Girl parts. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
The lives of David, wealthy and popular but still lonely, and Charlie, a soulful outsider, intersect when Rose, the female Companion bot David's parents buy to treat his dissociative disorder, forms a bond with Charlie. Read by Chris Patton. 5 hours, 33 min. Gr. 8-12.

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Fama, E. (2012). Monstrous beauty. New York: Macmillan Audio.
In alternating chapters, tells of the mermaid Syrenka's love for Ezra in 1872 that leads to a series of horrific murders, and present-day Hester's encounter with a ghost that reveals her connection to the murders and to Syrenka. Read by Katherine Kellgren. 8 hours. Gr. 9-up

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .F4995 In 2010ab Check Availability
Fisher, C. (2010). Incarceron. New York: Listening Library.
To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape. Read by Kim Mai Guest. 11 hours, 37 min. Gr. 6-10.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.F6395 Be 2010e Check Availability
Flinn, A. (2010). Beastly. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Presents a modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" form the point of view of the Beast, a vain manhattan private school student who is turned into a monster and must find true love before he can return to his human form. Read by Chris Patton. 6 hours, 46 min. Gr. 7-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.F6395 Kis 2010e Check Availability
Flinn, A. (2010). A kiss in time. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Sixteen-year-old princess Talia persuades seventeen-year-old jack, the modern-day American who kissed her awake after a 300-year sleep, to take her to his Miami home, where she hopes to win his love before the witch who cursed her can spirit her away. Read by Angela Dawes and Nick Podehl. 8 hours, 12 min. Gr. 8-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .G8233 Fa 2011ab Check Availability
Green, J. (2012). The fault in our stars. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with Augustus Waters at a cander support group forces ehr to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life. Ready by Kate Rudd. 7 hours, 19 min. Gr. 7-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .G8233 Wil 2010 Check Availability
Green, J. & Levitan, D. (2010). Will Grayson, Will Grayson. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover that they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing is relationship with them both. Read by MacLeod Andrews and Nick Podehl. 7 hours, 57 min. Gr. 9-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .G88132 Wh 2005c Check Availability
Griffin, A. (2005). Where I want to be. Prince Frederic, MD: Recorded Books.
Two teenaged sisters, separated by death but still connected, work through their feelings of loss over the closeness they shared as children that was later destroyed by one's mental illness, and finally make peace with each other. Read by Ruth Ann Phimistel and Jennifer Ikeda. 4.5 hours. Gr. 7-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.H18944 It 2010c Check Availability
Han, J. (2010). It's not summer without you. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Teenaged Isobel "Belly" Conklin, whose life revolved around spending the summer at her mother's best friend's beach house, reflects on the tragic events of the past year that changed her life forever. Read by Jessica Almasy. Gr. 7-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.H2527 Mo 2010ab Check Availability
Harrison, L. (2010). Monster High. New York: Hachette Audio.
Frankie Stein was created in a laboratory, and when she enters mount hood High School camouflaged as a "normie," all she wants is to fit in, but it takes the help of another new student who believes that everyone should be treated equally before Frankie even has a chance. Read by Rebecca Soler. 6 hours. Gr. 6-10.

ERC NON PRNT G530 .T6 H66 2012 Check Availability
Hopkinson, D. (2012). Titanic: Voices from the disaster. New York: Listening Library.
Hopkinson has woven together the voices of Titanic survivors and witnesses to the disaster to bring the horrors of that terrible night to life. Read by Mark Bramhall, Peter Altschuler and additional voices. 5 hours. Gr. 5-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .L96775 Du 2003 Check Availability
Lubar, D. (2003). Dunk. Syracuse, NY: Full Cast Audio.
While hoping to work as the clown in an amusement park dunk tank on the new jersey shore the summer before his junior year in high school, Chad faces his best friend's serious illness, hassles with police, and the girl that got away. Read by a full cast. 6 hours. Gr. 7-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.L979135 Se 2010e Check Availability
Luper, E. (2010). Seth Baumgartner's Love Manifesto. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
After his girlfriend breaks up with him and he sees his father out with another woman, high school senior Seth Baumgartner, who has a summer job at the country club and is preparing for a father-son golf tournament, launches a podcast in which he explores the mysteries of love. Read by Nick Podehl. 6 hours, 33 min. Gr. 7-12.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.G77925 Os 2010ab Check Availability
Gray, K. (2010). Ostrich Boys. New York: Listening Library.
After their best friend Ross dies, English teenagers Blake, Kenny, and Sim plan a proper memorial by taking his ashes to Ross, Scotland, an adventure-filled journey that tests their loyalty to teach other and forces them to question what friendship means. Read by Bruce Mann. 6 hours, 10 min. Gr. 6-10.

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Grimm, J. & Grimm, W. (2016). Grimm's Fairy Tales. New York: Listening Library.
Lyrically translated and beautifully narrated by an all-star cast, these 21 tales are selected from The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales and presented just as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm originally set them down: bold, primal, just frightening enough, and endlessly engaging. Read by a cast of readers. 3 hours, 38 min. Gr. 6-9.

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Hall, S. (2014). Hidden girl: The true story of a modern-day child slave. ??: Tantor Audio.
Shyima Hall was born in Egypt in the year 1989, and when she was 8 years old, her parents sold her into slavery. This first person narrative describes her life journey -- how her ruthless captors smuggled her into the U.S., she was discovered and entered the foster home system, and finally became a U.S. citizen. Read by Robin Eller. 7 hours. Gr. 7-12.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .H7875 Cr 2010c Check Availability
Horowitz, A. (2010). Crocodile Tears (Alex Rider series #8). Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
When Alex discovers the full plans of Desmond McCain that would create an epic disaster and kill millions, he is forced to seek the protection of M16. Alex finds himself manipulated in a deadly game that could destroy an entire East African country. Read by Simon Prebble. 9.75 hours. Gr. 6-10.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.J63256 Mu 2009ab Check Availability
Johnson, L. (2010). Muchacho. New York: Listening Library.
Living in a neighborhood of drug dealers and gangs in new Mexico, high school junior Eddie Corazon, a juvenile delinquent-in-trainging, falls in love with a girl who inspires him to rethink his life and his choices. Read by Ozzie Rodriguez. 4 hours, 48 min. Gr. 6-10.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .K83132 Per 2012ab Check Availability
Kokie, E.M. (2014). Personal Effects. Grand Rapids, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Seventeen-year-old Matt Foster thought that if he could only get his hands on his brother's stuff from Iraq, he'd be ble to make sense of his death. He wasn't expecting TJ's personal effects to raise even more questions about his live. Read by Nick Podehl. Approx. 9 hours. Gr. 9-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .K8672 Rot 2011ab Check Availability
Kraus, Daniel. (2011). Rotters. New York: Listening Library.
Sixteen-year-old Joey's life takes a very strange turn when his mother's tragic death forces him to move from Chicago to rural Iowa with the father he's never know, and who is the town pariah. Winner 2012 Odyssey Award. Read by Kirby Heyborne. 16 hours, 18 min. Gr. 8-12.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .K8672 Sco 2013ab Check Availability
Kraus, Daniel. (2013). Scowler. New York: Listening Library.
Nineteen-year-old Ry, his mother and little sister eke ouit a living on their dying family farm. A meteor falls from the sky, bringing with it the arrival of his abusive father, who escaped prison. The family must do what they need to to survive. Read by Kirby Heyborne. 11 hours, 30 min. Gr. 8-12.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .L79757 Boy 2009ab Check Availability
Lockhart, E. (2010). The boy book. New York: Listening Library.
A high school junior continues her quest for relevant data on the male species, while enjoying her freedom as a newly licensed driver and examining her friendship with a clean-living vegetarian classmate. Read by Kirsten Potter. 5 hours, 3 min. Gr. 6-12.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.M2739 Ro 2010ab Check Availability
Magoon, K. (2010). The rock and the river. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
In 1968 Chicago, fourteen-year-old Sam Childs is caught in a conflict between his father's nonviolent approach to seeking civil rights for African Americans and his older brother, who has joined the Black Panther Party. Read by Dion Graham. 6 hours, 47 min. Gr. 8-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.M32855 Fin 2010ab Check Availability
Marchetta, M. (2010). Finnikin of the rock. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an imposter, reluctantly joins forces wiht an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere. Read by Jeffrey Cummings. 12 hours, 29 min. Gr. 7-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.M13679 Pur 2010c Check Availability
McCormick, Patricia. (2010). Purple Heart. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
While recuperating in a baghdad hospital from a traumatic brain injury sustained during the Iraq War, eighteen-year-old soldier Matt Duffy struggles to recall what happened to him and how it relates to his ten-year-old friend, Ali. Read by James Colby. 5 hours. Gr. 9-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .M57172 Rap 2010ab Check Availability
Meyer, L.A. (2010). Rapture of the Deep. Roseland, NJ: Listen & Live Audio, Inc.
In 1806, star-crossed lovers Jacky Faber and Jaimy Fletcher are kidnapped by British Naval Intelligence and forced to embark on yet another daring mission -- this time to search for sunken Spanish gold off the Florida coast. Read by Katherine Kellgren. 12 hours. Gr. 6-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .M57188 Tw 2005b Check Availability
Meyer, Stephenie. (2005). Twilight. New York: Listening Library.
When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human. Read by Ilyana Kadushin. 12 hours, 51 min. Gr. 9-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.M5926 Rc 2010ab Check Availability
Mikaelsen, Ben. (2010). Red Midnight. New York: Listening Library.
After soldiers kill his family, twelve-year-old Santiago and his four-year-old sister flee Guatemala in a kayak and try to reach the United States. Read by Chris Nunez. 5 hours, 36 min. Gr.6-12.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.M992 Lo 2010c Check Availability
Myers, Walter Dean. (2010). Lockdown. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Teenage Reese, serving time at a juvenile detention facility, gets a lesson in making it through hard times from an unlikely friend with a harrowing past. Read by J.D. Jackson. 5 hours. Gr. 8-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.N43843 As 2010ab Check Availability
Ness, Patrick. (2010). The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking: Bk.2). Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Fleeing before a relentless army, Todd has carried a desperately wounded Viola right into the hands of their worse enemy, Mayor Prentiss. Immediately separated from Viola and imprisoned, Todd is forced to learn the ways of the Mayor's terrifying new order. But everything is shrouded in secrets. Where is Viola? Is she even still alive? And who are the mysterious Answer? Performed by Angela Dawe and Nick Podehl. 12 hours, 56 min. Gr. 9-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.N43843 Mon 2010 Check Availability
Ness, Patrick. (2010). Monsters of Men (Chaos Walking: Bk.3). Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
As a world-ending war surges to life around them, Todd and Viola face monstrous decisions, questioning all they hvae ever known as they try to step back form the darkness and find the best way to achieve peace. Performed by Angela Dawe, MacLeod Andrews and Nick Podehl. 14 hours, 32 min. Gr. 9-up.

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Newman, Leslea. (2012). October Mourning: a song for Matthew Shepard. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Stunning cycle of sixty-eight poems explores the impact of the vicious murder of college student Matthew Shepard because he was gay. Performed by Emily Beresford, Luke Daniels, Tom Parks, Nick Podehl, Kate Rudd, and Christina Traister. 1 hour, 20 min. Gr. 8-up.

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Niven, Jennifer. (2014). All the bright places. New York: Listening Library.
This is a heart-wrenching, unflinching story of love shared, life lived, and two teens who find one another while standing on the edge. Read by Kirby Heyborne and Ariadne Meyers. 11 hours, 4 min. Gr. 10-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.P44855 Ti 2010ab Check Availability
Pfeffer, Susan Beth. (2010). This World We Live in. New York: Listening Library.
When the moon's gravitational pull increases, causing massive nature disasters on earth, Miranda and her family struggle to survive in a world without cities or sunlight, and wonder if anyone else is still alive. Read by Emily Bauer. 6 hours, 53 min. Gr. 6-10.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.R2753 Thi 2010ab Check Availability
Reinhardt, Dana. (2010). The Things a Brother Knows. New York: Listening Library.
Although they have never gotten along well, seventeen-year-old Levi follows his older brother Boaz, an ex-Marine, on a walking trip from Boston to Washington, D.C. in hopes of learning why Boaz is completely withdrawn. Read by Joshua Swanson. 6 hours, 25 min. Gr. 8-12.

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Rowell, R. (2013). Eleanor & Park. New York: Listening Library.
Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. Rebecca Lowman and Sunhil Malhotra. Approx. 9 hours. Gr. 7-10.

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Ruby, L. (2015). Bone Gap. ??: Go Reader Audiobooks.
When Roza is kidnapped, Finn is the only witness and cannot remember the face of the man who did it in tis heartbreaking tale of love and loss, magic and mystery, egret and forgiveness. Read by Laura Ruby and Dan Bittner. 8 hours, 21 min. Gr. 10-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S3527 Ok 2011b Check Availability
Schmidt, Gary D. (2011). Okay for now. New York: Listening Library.
While Doug struggles to be more than the thug that his teachers and the police think him to be, he finds an unlikely ally in Lil Spider, as they explore Audubon's art. Read by Lincoln Hoppe. 9 1/ hours. Gr. 5-9.

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Schmidt, G. D. (2008). Trouble. New York: Scholastic.
Fourteen-year-old Henry, wishing to honor his brother Franklin's dying wish, sets out to hike Maine's Mount Katahdin with his best friend and dog. But fate adds another companion--the Cambodian refugee accused of fatally injuring Franklin--and reveals troubles that predate the accident. Read by Jason Culp. 9 hours, 1 min. Gr. 7-up.

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Sheinkin, S. (2015). Most dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the secret history of the Vietnam War. ??: Go Reader Audiobooks.
Ellsberg was a Pentagon insider who helped plan a war in Vietnam during the Cold War, turning against the war when it escalated. He ultimately blew the lid off of years of government lies by exposing their secrets. Read by Ray Porter. 8 hours. Gr. 7-up.

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Shusterman, Neal. (2009). Unwind. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
In a world where parents can choose to have their teenagers unwound and harvested for transplants, teens must be on their best behavior, at least until their 18th birthday. Once 18, teens are free from the chains of the Bill of Life. So when Connor discovers that his parents have signed him away to the unwinding process, he knows he must escape. Read by Luke Daniels. 10 hours, 16 min. Gr. 7-up.

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Stiefvater, Maggie. (2010). Linger. New York: Scholastic Audio.
As Grace hides the vast depth of her love for Sam from her parents and Sam struggles to release his werewolf past and claim a human future, a new wolf named Cole wins Isabel's heart but his own past threatens to destroy the whole pack. Read by Dan Bittner, Pierce Cravens, Emma Glavin & Jenna Lamia. 10 hours, 40 min. Gr. 8-up.

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Stiefvater, Maggie. (2012). The Raven Boys. New York: Scholastic Audiobooks.
Though she is from a family of clairvoyants, Blue Sargent's only gift seems to be that she makes other people's talkents stronger, and when she meets Gansey, one of the Raven Boys from the expensvie Aglioby Academy, she discovers that he has talents of his own -- and that together their talents are a dangerous mix. Read by Will Patton. 11 hours, 9 min. Gr. 8-up.

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Stork, F. X. (2010). The Last Summer of the Death Warriors. New York: Listening Library.
Seventeen-year-old Pancho is bent on avenging the senseless death of his sister, but after he meets D.Q., who is dying of cancer, and Marisol, one of D.Q.'s caregivers, both boys find their lives changed by their interactions. Read by Ryan Gesell. 8 hours, 18 minutes. Gr. 6-12.

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Ward, R. (2009). Num8ers. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Fifteen-year-old Jem knwos when she looks at someone the exact date they will die, so she avoids relationships and tries to keep out of the way, but when she meets a boy named Spider and they plan a day out together, they become more involved than either of them had planned. Read by Sarah Coomes. 9 hours, 2 min. Gr. 9-up.

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Wiles, D. (2014). Revolution. New York: Listening Library.
It's 1964 in Greenwood, Mississippi, and Sunny's town is being invaded by people from up north who are coming to help people register to vote. Her personal life isn't much better, as a new stepmother, brother, and sister are crowding into her life, giving her little room to breathe. Read by Stacey J. Aswad and Francois Battiste. 12 hours. Gr.7-up.

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Williams-Garcia, R. (2010). Jumped. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by multiple readers: Shari Peele, Cherise Boothe, Blanca Vasquez, Mark Turetsky. 3 3/4 hours. Gr. 8-up.

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Woodson, J. (2009). After Tupac & D Foster. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
In the New York City borough of Queens in 1996, three girls bond over their shared love of Tupac Shakur's music, as together they try to make sense of the unpredictable world in which they live. Read by Susan Spain. 3 1/4 hours. Gr.7-10.


CD Format -- Adult & Classic Titles

Although written for adults, many of these titles have wide high school student-appeal. Also included are non-fiction titles.

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Bronte, E. (2009). Wuthering Heights. New York: Random House Audio.
The passionate attachment between a headstrong young girl and a foundling boy brought up by her father causes disaster for them and many others, even in the next generation. Read by Donada Peters. 11 hours. Gr. 9-up.

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Durrow, H. W. (2010). The Girl Who Fell From the Sky. Minneapolis, MN : HighBridge Audio.
Rachel, the daughter of a Danish mother and a black G.I., is the sole survivor of a tragic family incident. With her strict African American grandmother as her new guardian, Rachel moves to a mostly black community, where her light brown skin, blue eyes, and beauty bring a constant stream of mixed attention her way. As she attempts to come to terms with an unfathomable past, she confronts her own identity as a biracial young woman in a world that wants to see her as either black or white. Read by cast of readers. 7 hours. Adult.

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Fine, D. (2004). The fine art of small talk. ??: Small Talk Press.
Learn the uses of small talk and its power as a conversational tool. Read by the author. ?? long. Adult.

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Fitzgerald, F.S. (2011). The great Gatsby, plus The curious case of Benjamin Button. Old Saybrook, CT: Tantor Media.
Fitgerald's masterpiece, plus a short story about a man who begins life in his 70s and grows younger. Read by Robertson Dean and Grover Gardner. 7 hours. Adult.

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Genova, L. (2012). Love Anthony. New York: Simon & Schuster Audio.
A heartfelt novel about an accidental friendship that gives a grieving mother a priceless gift: the ability to understand the thoughts of her eight-year-old autistic son and make sense of his brief life. Read by Debra Messing. 9 hours. Adult.

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Golding, W. (2002). Lord of the Flies. New York: Listening Library/Random House.
A group of British schoolboys are marooned on a tropical island so begin to forge their own society; in the process, they expose the duality of human nature itself. Red by William Golding. Approx. 7 hours. Adult.

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Goldsmith, M. (2007). What got you here won't get you there. New York: Random House Audio.
Abridgement of Goldsmith's classic work about how to be successful in business. Read by the author. 6 hours. Adult.

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Gross, J. & Jordan, "Mack" J.. (2009). The Harlem Renaissance Remembered: Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and the Sound of the Harlem Renaissance. Grand Have, MI: Brilliance Audio.
New York City, uptown, the 1920s. This unique recording tells the Harlem Renaissance story through the spoken word and live music of some of its most famous works. Recorded by the authors. 1 hour. All Ages.

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Hersey, J. (2000). Hiroshima. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Masterpeice by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist hersey, this reveals what happens the day of thehe atomic bomb blast, told through the memories of six survivors. Includes what Hersey discovered when he returned to Hiroshima forty years later to find these survivors and their fates. Read by George Guidall. 6 hours. Adult.

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Homer. (1994). The Iliad. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books/Borders Classics.
The classic story of love and war. Paris of Troy falls in love with Helen of Sparta and takes her to his homeland. The princes of Greece launch a fleet of a thousand ships to bring her back, ending with the tragic battle against the city of Troy. Read by George Guidall. 16 3/4 hours. Gr. 9-adult.

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Hosseini, K. (2003). The kite runner. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Traces the unlikely friendship of a wealthy Afghan youth and a servant's son in a tale that spans the final days of Afghanistan's monarchy through the atrocities of the present day. Read by the author. Approx. 12 hours. Gr. 10-adult

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Keillor, G. (2003). Home on the Prairie: Stories from Lake Wobegon. Minneapolis, MN: HighBridge.
Live broadcasts of 16 stories from A Prairie Home Companion, recorded in various locations. 4 1/2 hours. Adult.

ERC NON PRNT PS 3611 .I44 S38 2001 Check Availability
Kidd, S. M. (2001). Secret life of bees. Minneapolis, MN: HighBridge.
After her "stand in" mother Rosaleen insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina -- where they are taken in by a trio of eccentric bee-keeping black sisters. Read by Jenna Lamia. 10 hours. Adult.

ERC NON PRNT PS3562 .E3353 T62 2006 Check Availability
Lee, H. (2006). To Kill a Mockingbird. New York: HarperCollins/Caedmon.
Scout Finch, daughter of the town lawyer Atticus, has just started school; but her carefree days come to an end when a black man in town is accused of raping a white woman, and her father is the only man willing to defend him. Read by Sissy Spacek. 12 hours. Gr. 9-adult.

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London, J. (2010). The Call of the Wild. New York: Listening Library.
The adventures of an unusual dog, aprt St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, that is forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack. Read by Jeff Daniels. 3 hours, 10 min. Gr. 4-up

ERC NON PRNT PS3563 .A3535 M67 2008 Check Availability
Maguire, G. (2008). Mirror, Mirror. New York: Harper Audio.
Similar to the classic Snow White story, this version takes place in Renaissance Italy. Seven-year-old Bianca is sent to live with father's farm staff when he is ordered to reclaim a branch of apples from the Tree of Knowledge. When an evil woman becomes jealous of Bianca, she begins to plot her death. Read by John McDonough, with Kate Forbes, Barbara Rosenblat, and Richard Ferrone. 9 hours. Adult.

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Moore, L. (2009). A gate at the stairs. North Kingstown, RI: BBC Audiobooks American.
In the Midwest just after the September 11 attacks, twenty-year-old Tassie Keltjin comes of age amid such challenges as racism, the War on Terror, and cruelty in the name of love, as she leaves her family's farm to attend college and takes a part-time job as a nanny. Read by Mia Barron. 12 hours. Adult.

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Mortenson, G. (2009). Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan. New York: Penguin Audio.
Mortenson recounts his relentless, ongoing efforts to establish schools for girls in Afghanistan; his extensive work in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after a massive earthquake hit the region in 2005; and the unique ways he has build relationships with Islamic clerics, militia commanders, and tribal leaders even as he was dodging shootouts with feuding Afghan warlords and surviving an eight-day armed abduction by the Taliban. Read by Atossa Leoni. Approx. 12 hours. Adult.

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Senge, P. (2008). The necessary revolution: How individuals and organizations are working together to create a sustainable world. New York: Random House Audio.
Abridgement of Senge's book with the same title about sustainability in the workplace. Read by Patrick Frederic. 6 hours. Adult.

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Shakespeare, W. (2012). Hamlet. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Presented by the Folger Shakespeare Library, Shakespeare's most popular, yet puzzling play follows the form of a "revenge tragedy," in which the hero, Hamelt seeks vengeance against his father's murderer, his uncle Claudius, now the king of Denmark. Read by a full cast. Approx. 3 1/2 hours. Gr. 9-adult.

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Shakespeare, W. (2013). Macbeth. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Presented by the Folger Shakespeare Library, this is among the most powerful and influential tragedies in the English language. Promised a golden future as ruler of Scotland by three witches, Macbeth murders the king in order to succeed to the throne. Tortured by his conscience and fearful of discovery, he becomes fatally enmeshed in a web of treachery and deceit. Read by a full cast. 2 1/2 hours. Gr. 9-adult.

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Shakespeare, W. (2014). A midsummer's night dream. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Presented by the Folger Shakespeare Library, Shakespeare stages the workings of love in unexpected ways. In the woods outside Athen, two young men ad two young women sort themselves into couples -- but not before they form first one love triangle, and then another. The king an dqueen of fairyland, Oberon and Titania, battle over an orphan. Read by a full cast. Approx. 2 hours. Gr. 9-adult.

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Shakespeare, W. (2014). Othello. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Presented by the Folger Shakespeare Library, Shakespeare creates powerful drama from a marriage between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemonda. With many differences, including race, age, and cultural background, most audiences believe the couple's strong love would overcome these differences were it not for Iago, who sets out to destroy Othello. Read by a full cast. Approx. 3 hours. Gr. 9-adult.0

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Shakespeare, W. (2011). Romeo and Juliet. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Presented by the Folger Shakespeare Library, Romeo and Juliet fall in love, with tragic results. It is not simply that their families disapprove; the Montagues and the Capulets are engaged in a blood feud. Red by a full cast. Approx. 3 hours. Gr. 9-adult.

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Stevenson, Robert Louis. (2007). Treasure Island. New York: Listening Library.
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, an innkeeper and her son find a treasure map that leads to a pirate fortune as well as great danger. Read by Alfred Molina. 8 hours. Gr. 5-adult.

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Verne, Jules. (2004). Around the World in 80 Days. New York: Listening Library.
In 1872, English gentleman Phileas Fogg has many adventures as he tries to win a bet that he can travel around the world in eighty days. Read by Jim Dale. 7 hours, 53 min. Gr. 5-adult.

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Wells, H.G. (2005). The War of the Worlds. Ashland, OR: Blackstone Audio.
This spellbinding tale describes the martian invasion of earth. Following the landing in England of ten huge and indefatigable creatures, complete chaos erupts in this classic chiller. Read by Christopher Hurt. Approximately 6 hours. Gr. 7-up.

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William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar and the Story of Rome. (2009). Charlottesville, VA: GreatHall Productions.
Jim Weiss presents a retelling of William Shakespeare's biographical play, Julius Caesar, in story form and with background stories depicting the characters, history, and setting. Told by Jim Weiss. 76 min. Gr. 5-9.


Downloadable Locations on the Internet


Bluford Series
These fifteen young adult novels in the Bluford series focus on the lives of a group of students attending a large urban high school. Ecellent for relutant readers. Audiobook versions are free to download for schools: http://bluford.org/audiobooks/

Public Library
Many public libraries in Ohio offer access to downloadable both fiction and non-fiction audiobooks for free. In most cases, all you need is your library card to do this. Check the website of your public library; you can locate it quickly here: OPLIN Find-a-Library

SYNC
SYNC offers FREE audiobook downloads during the summer of Young Adult audiobooks and Classic literature. Note: these titles are available for free download for one week only. http://www.audiobooksync.com/

SYNC Titles for Summer 2016:


MP3 Format

This includes audiobooks in MP3 format. Listen to these on an MP3-enabled CD player or transfer your audiobook to iTunes and listen on your personal device.

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Dickens, Charles. (2008). Great Expectations. ?? : Tantor Media.
An unabridged version of Dicken's classic work, read by Library Journal's first Voice of Choice. Read by Simon Vance. (MP3, 18 hours). Gr. 9-up.

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Green, John & Levithan, David. (2010). Will Grayson, Will Grayson. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
When two teens, one gay and one straight, meet accidentally and discover they they share the same name, their lives become intertwined as one begins dating the other's best friend, who produces a play revealing his relationship with them both. Read by MacLeod Andrews & Nick Podehl. (MP3 7 hours, 52 min). Grades 8-up.

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Hoffman, Alice. (2006). Incantation. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Hoffman's first historical novel, this story is about a 16-year-old girl who discovers she is a Spanish Jew living a double life as Catholic during the Spanish Inquisition. Read by Jenna Lamia. (MP3, 3 hours). Gr. 6-up.


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Korman, Gordon. (2006). Born to rock. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Leo Caraway, president of the Young Republican Club and a future Harvard student finds his future is changed when he learns his biological father is the lead singer of punk rock's most destructive band. Read by Billy Hammond. (MP3, 5 hours). Gr. 7-10.

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Medina, Meg. (2013). Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Piddy Sanchez is trying to discovery who she is versus what others are trying to make her become in this Pura Belpre Award winning book. Read by Roxanne Hernandez. (MP3, Approx. 7 hours). Gr. 9-up.

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Ness, Patrick. (2010). The Knife of Never Letting Go. (Chaos Walking, Bk.1) Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
In this science fiction tale, Todd Hewitt must unlearn everything he knows in order to figure out who he truly is, aided only by a silent girl and his trust dog. Read by Nick Podehl. (MP3, 11 hours, 55 min). Gr. 9-up.

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Schmidt, Gary. (2007). The Wednesday Wars. New York: Scholastic.
During the 1967 school year, on Wednesday afternoons when all his classmates go to either Catechism or Hebrew school, seventh-grader Holling Hoodhood stays in Mrs. Baker's classroom where they read the plays of William Shakespeare and Holling learns much value about the world he lives in. Read by Joel Johnstone. (MP3, 7 hours, 28 min.) Gr. 5-8.


Playaway and "go reader" audiobooks

This includes audiobook devices in a self-contained format.

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Anderson, Laurie Halse. (2008). Chains. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
When her former owner breaks his promise to set her free and ends up sending her to live with a cruel loyalist family at the start of the Revolutionary War, Isabel is heartbroken and so becomes determined to do whatever is necessary to win her freedom, including spying on her family to help the rebels win the war. Read by Madisun Leigh. 8 hours. Gr. 7-up.

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Anderson, Laurie Halse. (2014). The impossible knife of memory. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Hayley Kincaid and her father move back to their hometown to try a 'normal' life, but the horrors he saw in the war threaten to destroy their lives. Read by Julia Whelan and Luke Daniels. 9 hours, 7 min. Gr. 9-up.

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Bloor, Edward. (2001). Tangerine. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Twelve-year-old Paul, who lives in the shadow of his football hero brother Erik, fights for the right to play soccer despite his near blindness and slowly begins to remember the incident that damaged his eyesight. Read by Ramon de Ocampo. 10 hours. Gr. 7-up.

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Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker. (2015). The war that saved my life. New York: go reader Audiobooks.
A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the English countryside during World War II, where they find life to be much sweeter away from their abusive mother. Read by Jayne Entwistle. 7 1/2 hours. Gr. 5-8.

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Carleson, J.C. (2014). The tyrant's daughter: a novel. New York: go reader Audiobooks.
Exiled to the United States after her father, a Middle Eastern dictator, is killed in a coup, fifteen-year-old Laila must cope with a completely new way of life, the truth of her father's regime, and her mother and brother's ways of adjusting. Read by Meera Simhan. 8 1/2 hours. Gr. 8-12.

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Cleary, Beverly. (1992). Dear Mr. Henshaw. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Lonely, especially since he is the new kid in school, Leigh Botts begins writing letters to his favorite author, Mr. Henshaw, describing his life since his parent's divorce, and through these letters he finds comfort, compassion, and a knack for writing, in a poignant Newbery Medal-winning novel. Read by George Guidall. 2 hours. Gr. 3-5.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .C584 Ab 1991 Check Availability
Clemens, Samuel Langhorn. (1991). The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
When Huck escapes from his drunken father and the 'sivilizing' Widow Douglas with the runaway slave Jim, he embarks on a series of adventures that draw him to feuding families and the trickery of the unscrupulous 'Duke' and 'Dauphin'. Beneath the exploits, however, are more serious undercurrents - of slavery, adult control and, above all, of Huck's struggle between his instinctive goodness and the corrupt values of society, which threaten his deep and enduring friendship with Jim. Read by Norman Dietz. 11 3/4 hours. Gr. 5-up.

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Crutcher, Chris. (1995). Ironman. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
While training for a triathlon, seventeen-year-old Bo attends an anger management group at school which leads him to examine his relationship with his father. Read by George Guidall & Johnny Heller. 6 1/4 hours. Gr. 7-up.

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Curtis, Christopher Paul. (2008). Elijah of Buxton. New York: Listening Library.
In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American South, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom. Read by Mirron Willis. 9 hours. Gr. 5-8.

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DiCamillo, Kate. (2013). Flora & Ulysses: The illustrated adventures. New York: go reader Audiobooks.
Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman is astonished when the squirrel, Ulysses, demonstrates astonishing powers of strength and flight after being revived. Read by Tara Sands. 4 1/2 hours. Gr. 3-7.

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Draper, Sharon M. (2002). Forged by Fire. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Teenage Gerald, who has spent years protecting his fragile half-sister from their abusive father, faces the prospect of one final confrontation before the problem can be solved. Read by Thomas Penny. 3 3/4 hours. Gr. 6-up.

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Fitzgerald, F. Scott. (1997). The Great Gatsby. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Features the classic the tragic love story of Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan by Fitzgerald. Read by Frank Muller. 4 1/2 hours. Adult.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .F59816 Sk 2004 Check Availability
Flake, Sharon G. (2004). The Skin I'm In. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Thirteen-year-old Maleeka, uncomfortable because her skin is extremely dark, meets a new teacher with a birthmark on her face and makes some discoveries about how to love who she is and what she looks like. Read by Sisi Aisha Johnson. 4 hours. Gr. 7-up.

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Fleming, Candace. (2014). The family Romanov: Murder, rebellion, and the fall of Imperial Russia. New York: go reader Audiobooks.
Traces the story of the Russian Revolution, the lives of the Romanov family, and the story of their tragic deaths, in an account that draws on primary source materials and includes period photography. Read by Kimberly Farr. 9 1/2 hours. Gr. 6-12.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .F9205 Ke 2004 Check Availability
Frost, Helen. (2004). Keesha's House. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Seven teens facing such problems as pregnancy, closeted homosexuality, and abuse each describe in poetic forms what caused them to leave home and where they found home again. Read by multiple readers. 2 1/4 hours. Gr. 8-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .G2933 My 1994 Check Availability
George, Jean Craighead. (1994). My Side of the Mountain. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
A young boy relates his adventures during the year he spends living alone in the Catskill Mountains including his struggle for survival, his dependence on nature, his animal friends, and his ultimate realization that he needs human companionship
Read by Jeff Woodman. 4 hours. Gr. 4-8.

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Grimes, Nikki. (2006). Bronx Masquerade. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
After Wesley reads an intimate poem to his high school English class, other students envy this power of self-reflection and start writing their own poetry, causing deep secrets, fears, and feelings to be revealed and fa├žades to vanish. Read by multiple readers. 3 hours. Gr. 3-6.

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Hurston, Zora Neale. (1994). Their Eyes Were Watching God. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Fair and long-legged, independent and articulate, Janie Crawford sets out to be her own person--no mean feat for a black woman in the '30s. Janie's quest for identity takes her through three marriages and into a journey back to her roots. Read by Michele-Denise Woods. 7 3/4 hours. Adult.

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Kelly, Jacqueline. (2009). The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
In central Texas in 1899, eleven-year-old Callie Vee Tate is instructed to be a lady by her mother, learns about love from the older three of her six brothers, and studies the natural world with her grandfather. Read by Natalie Ross. 9 hours. Gr. 4-8.

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Levine, Gail Carson. (2007). Fairest. Solon, OH: Full Cast Audio.
In a land where beauty and singing are valued above all else, Aza eventually comes to reconcile her unconventional appearance and her magical voice, and learns to accept herself for who she truly is. Read by Sarah Naughton and the Full Cast Family. 8 hours. Gr. 6-up.

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Levine, Karen. (2009). Hana's Suitcase: A True Story. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
A biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust, told in alternating chapters with an account of how the curator of a Japanese Holocaust center learned about her life after Hana's suitcase was sent to her. Read by Stephanie Wolfe. 2 hours, 12 min. Gr. 4-8.

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Lipsyte, Robert. (1996). The Contender. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
A Harlem high school dropout escapes from a gang of punks into a boxing gym, where he learns that being a contender is hard and often discouraging work, but that you don't know anything until you try. Read by Peter Francis James. 5 hours. Gr. 7-up.

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Lockhart, E. (2014). We were liars. New York: go reader Audiobooks.
Spending the summers on her family's private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer. Read by Ariadne Meyers. 6 1/2 hours. Gr. 9-up.

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Lowry, Lois. (2004). Number the Stars. New York: Listening Library.
In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be courageous and resourceful as she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis. Read by Blair Brown. 2 3/4 hours. Gr. 3-6.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .M2178 Ear 2004 Check Availability
Mackler, Carolyn. (2004). The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Feeling like she does not fit in with the other members of her family, who are all thin, brilliant, and good-looking, fifteen-year-old Virginia tries to deal with her self-image, her first physical relationship, and her disillusionment with some of the people closest to her. Read by Johanna Parker. 6 hours. Gr. 9-12.

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Martin, Ann M. (2014). Rain reign. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Struggling with Asperger's, Rose shares a bond with her beloved dog, but when the dog goes missing during a storm, Rose is forced to confront the limits of her comfort levels, even if it means leaving her routines in order to search for her pet. Ready by Laura Hamilton. Approx. 4 hours. Gr. 5-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .M992 Mon 2000 Check Availability
Myers, Walter Dean. (2000). Monster. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
While on trial as an accomplice to a murder, sixteen-year-old Steve Harmon records his experiences in prison and in the courtroom in the form of a film script as he tries to come to terms with the course his life has taken. Read by Peter Francis James. 4 hours. Gr. 7-up.

ERC NON PRNT
Nelson, Jandy. (2014). I'll give you the sun. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
A story of first love and family loss follows the estrangement between daredevil Jude and her loner twin brother, Noah, as a result of a mysterious event that is brought to light by a beautiful, broken boy and a new mentor. Read by Julia Whelen & Jesse Bernstein. Approx. 12 hours. Gr. 8-12.

ERC NON PRNT GV875 .A1 N45 2008 Check Availability
Nelson, Kadir. (2008). We Are the Ship: the Story of Negro League Baseball. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Using an "Everyman" player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through the decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the majors in 1947. Read by Dion Graham. 2 hours. Gr. 4-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .P273 Br 1996 Check Availability
Paterson, Katherine. (1996). Bridge to Terabithia. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm. Read by Tom Stechschulte. 4 hours. Gr. 5-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .P273 Gr 1996 Check Availability
Paterson, Katherine. (1996). The Great Gilly Hopkins. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
An eleven-year-old foster child tries to cope with her longings and fears as she schemes against everyone who tries to be friendly. Read by Alyssa Bresnahan. 4 3/4 hours. Gr. 4-7.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .P2843 Nj 1993 Check Availability
Paulsen, Gary. (1993). Nightjohn. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Twelve-year-old Sarny's brutal life as a slave becomes even more dangerous when a newly arrived slave offers to teach her how to read. Read by Michele-Denise Woods. 1 1/2 hours. Gr. 5-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .P4313 Cr 2006 Check Availability
Perkins, Lynne Rae. (2006). Criss Cross. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Teenagers in a small town in the 1960s experience new thoughts and feelings, question their identities, connect, and disconnect as they search for the meaning of life and love. Read by Danielle Ferland. 5 1/2 hours. Gr. 4-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R1817 We 1998 Check Availability
Raskin, Ellen. (1998). The Westing Game. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance. Read by Jeff Woodman. 6 1/2 hours. Gr. 4-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R25423 Wo 2012d Check Availability
Reedy, Trent. (2011). Words in the Dust. Solon, OH: Playaway.
Zulaikha, a thirteen-year-old girl in Afghanistan, faces a series of frightening but exhilirating changes in her life as she defies her father and secretly meets with an old woman who teaches her to read, her older sister gets married, and American troops offer her surgery to fix her disfiguring cleft lip. Read by Ariana Delawari. 8 1/2 hours. Gr. 5-8.

ERC NON PRNT
Rhodes, Jewell Parker. Sugar. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
In 1870, Reconstruction brings big changes to the Louisiana sugar plantation where spunky ten-year-old Sugar has always lived, including her friendship with Billy, the son of her former master, and the arrival of workmen from China. Read by Bahni Turpin. Approx. 5 1/2 hours. Gr. 4-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R4829 Lig 2008d Check Availability
Riordan, Rick. (2008). The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Bk. 1). New York: Listening Library.
After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods. Read by Jesse Bernstein. 12 1/4 hours. Gr. 5-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R4829 T45 2008d Check Availability
Riordan, Rick. The Maze of Bones (The 39 Clues, Bk.1). New York: Scholastic Audio.
Rick Riordan's mystery centers around the Cahills - the most powerful family the world has ever known. The source of its power is a mystery that can only be unraveled by assembling 39 clues that have been hidden around the world throughout history. Read by David Pittu. 5 1/4 hours. Gr. 4-8.

ERC NON PRNT
Ryan, Pam Munoz. (2015). Echo. New York: go reader Audiobooks.
Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica--and decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the twentieth century, struggling to keep their families intact, and tied together by the music of the same harmonica. Read by Mark Bramhall, David de Vries, MacLeod Andrews & Rebecca Soler. Approx. 10 1/2 hours. Gr. 4-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S855625 Shi 2009d Check Availability
Stiefvater, Maggie. (2009). Shiver. New York: Scholastic Audio.
In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to an unusual yellow-eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity. Read by Jenna Lamia and David Ledoux. 10 3/4 hours. Gr. 8-up.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S4654 In 2007d Check Availability
Selznick, Brian. (2007). The Invention of Hugo Cabret. New York: Scholastic Audio.
When twelve-year-old, Hugo, an orphan living and repairing clocks within the walls of a Paris train station in 1931, meets a mysterious toyseller and his goddaughter, his undercover life and his biggest secret are jeopardized. Read by Jeff Woodman. 4 hours. Gr. 4-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S63128 Wh 2010d Check Availability
Slayton, Fran Cannon. (2009). When the Whistle Blows. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
Jimmy Cannon tells about his life in the 1940s as the son of a West Virginia railroad man, loving the trains and expecting one day to work on the railroad like his father and brothers. Read by Peter Berkrot. 4 hours. Gr. 5-8.

ERC NON PRNT
Timberlake, Amy. (2010). One came home. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
In 1871 Wisconsin, thirteen-year-old Georgia sets out to find her sister Agatha, presumed dead when remains are found wearing the dress she was last seen in, and before the end of the year gains fame as a sharpshooter and foiler of counterfeiters. Read by Tara Sands. 6 1/2 hours. Gr. 5-8.

ERC NON PRNT
Turnage, Sheila. (2014). The ghosts of Tupelo Landing. Grand Haven, MI: Brilliance Audio.
When Miss Lana accidentally buys a haunted inn at the TupeloLanding town auction, Desperado Detectives--aka Mo LoBeau and her best friend Dale--opens up a paranormal division to solve the ghost's identity before the town's big 250th anniversary bash. Read by Lauren Fortgang. 8 hours, 11 min. Gr. 4-8.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .V874 Ho 1992 Check Availability
Voigt, Cynthia. (1992). Homecoming. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Abandoned by their mother, four children begin a search for a home and an identity. Read by Barbara Caruso. 14 1/4 hours. Gr. 5-8.


Readalong

This includes audiobooks in book/cassette and book/CD formats, appropriate for younger listeners. Note that there are a few beginning chapter books included in this section and are usually noted appropriate for grades 2-4.

ER NON PRNT PZ7 .A2615 Caaf 2005 Check Availability
Adler, David A. (2005). Cam Jansen and the Ghostly Mystery. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Cam uses her photographic memory to catch a thief disguised as a ghost. Read by Christina Moore. (1 CD/book). Gr. 2-4

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.A6483 Dot 2010f Check Availability
Applegate, Katherine. (2009). Roscoe Riley Rules #5: Don't Tap-Dance on Your Teacher. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Roscoe cannot wait to tap dance in the school talent show until some older boys make fun of him and say that tap dancing is just for girls. Read by Jared Goldsmith. (1 CD/book). Gr. 2-4

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.3.B237 Qu 2010c Check Availability
Bardehan-Quallen, Sudipta. (2010). Quackenstein Hatches a Family. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
A lonely duck at the zoo takes an egg home with him, but when it hatches he is shocked by what emerges. Read by L.J. Ganser. (1 CD/book). Gr. K-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ 7 .B447547 Fr 2010c Check Availability
Benton, Jim. (2010). Franny K. Stein #4 : The Fran That Time Forgot. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
When her embarrassing middle name is revealed at school, mad scientist Franny K. Stein experiments with time in order to return to the past and give herself a more dignified name. Read by Michele O. Medlin. (1 CD/book). Gr. 2-4

ERC NON PRNT PZ 8.3 .B59854 Ho 2010 Check Availability
Bluemle, Elizabeth. (2010). How do you wokka-wokka? Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
A young boy who likes to "wokka-wokka, shimmy-shake, and shocka-shocka" gathers his neighbors together for a surprise celebration. Read by Kevin R. Free. (2 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .B954 Li 1998 Check Availability
Burton, Virginia Lee. (1998). The Little House. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co.
A country cottage finds a chance to escape the city which has grown up around her. Read by Lorraine Lee Hammond. (1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT ML3930.C96 C43 2008 Check Availability
Chambers, Veronica. (2010). Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa. Live Oak Media.
Offers a look at the childhood of the world-famous Cuban salsa singer, and the early inspirations that helped her rags-to-riches dream come true. Read by Michelle Manzo. (1 CD/book). Gr. PreS-3

ERC NON PRNT QB500.22 b.C64 1990d Check Availability
Cole, Joanna. (2010). The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System. New York: Scholastic Audio.
Ms. Frizzle's class visits each of the planets in the solar system. Read by Cassandra Morris & Polly Adams. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ10.3 .C867 Ho 2008 Check Availability
Cousins, Lucy. (2008). Hooray for Fish! Cambridge, MA: Candlewick.
Little Fish has all sorts of fishy friends in his underwater home, but loves one of them most of all. Read by Emilia Fox. (1 CD/DVD, book, poster with stickers). Gr. Pre-K.

ERC NON PRNT PS3554 .E736 S76 1993 Check Availability
dePaola, Tomi. (1993). Strega Nona. ??: Weston Woods.
When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works. Read by Rex Robbins. (1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .D5455 Lo 2008 Check Availability
DiCamillo, Kate. (2008). Louise, the adventures of a chicken. Pine Plains, NY: Live Oak Media.
Longing for adventure, intrepid Louise leaves her comfortable nest and goes to sea. Read by Barbara Rosenblatt. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.3 .E297 Th 2010 Check Availability
Ehrhardt, Karen. (2010). This Jazz Man. Pine Plains, NY: Live Oak Media.
This introduction to jazz music and nine well-known musicians is set to the rhythm of the traditional song, "This Old Man." Includes nonfiction backmatter. Read by James "D Train" Williams. (1 CD/book). Gr. K-up

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .F866 Cou 2010 Check Availability
Frazee, Marla. (2009). A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever. White Plains, NY: Live Oak Media.
Friends James and Eamon enjoy a wonderful week at the home of Eamon's grandparents during summer vacation. Read by Fred Berman, Teddy Walsh and Jasper Newell. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3.

ERC NON PRNT PZ 8.1 G4594 Paul 990 Check Availability
Gleeson, Brian. (1990). Paul Bunyan. Westport, CT: Rabbit Ears.
Read by Jonathan Winters. (1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-3.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.G881358 Ri 2010 Check Availability
Griffin, Kitty. (2010 ). The Ride: The Legend of Betsy Dowdy. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Recounts the legend of North Carolina teenager Betsy Dowdy, whose courageous ride on a cold December night in 1775 may have played a crucial role in the American Revolution. Read by Charlotte Parry. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ8 .M55 F4 1989 Check Availability
Grimm, the Brothers. (1989). The Fisherman and his wife. Westport, CT: Rabbit Ears.
Read by Jodie Foster. (1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .G9375 Iskt 2006 Check Availability
Guest, Elissa. (2006). Iris & Walter and the field trip. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books. Read by Barbara McCulloh. (2 CD/book). Gr. Pre-2

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .H116 Bh 1999 Check Availability
Hader, Berta & Elmer. (1999). The big snow. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by John McDonough. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .H14115 Ox 1979 Check Availability
Hall, Don. (1979). The Ox-Cart Man. New York: Live Oak Media.
Read by Don Hall. (1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ81 .M518 Br 1990 Check Availability
Harris, Joel Chandler. (1990). Brer Rabbit and the wonderful tar baby. Westport, CT: Rabbit Ears. Read by Danny Glover. (1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ5 .C644 2009 Check Availability
I Can Read! Collection of Storytime Favorites. (2009). New York: HarperChildren's Audio.
Five Level 1 Beginning Reading titles: And I Mean It Stanley , Fat Cat Sat on a Mat , Harry and the Lady Next Door , No More Monsters for Me , and Morris the Moose . (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-2

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .J77935 Is 1997 Check Availability
Joseph, Lynn. (1997). An Island Christmas. ??: Charlesberry Productions.
Read by Anne Marie Quammie-Alleyne. (1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PS 3561 .A675 S66 1974 Check Availability
Keats, Ezra Jack. (1974). The Snowy Day. New York: Viking Press.
(1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-2

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 K23 Pup 2005 Check Availability
Keene, Carolyn. (2005). The Puppy Problem (The Nancy Drew Notebooks #12). Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by Nancy Wu. (1 CD/book). Gr. 2-4

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .K292 Mys 2003 Check Availability
Kellogg, Steven. (2003). The Mysterious Tadpole. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by Kevin Free. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .K6339 Wor 2010 Check Availability
Kirk, Daniel. (2010). Library Mouse: A World to Explore. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Sam the Library Mouse meets Sarah, a wild-eyed explorer who loves adventure. Sam introduces Sarah to the adventures of reading; Sarah helps Sam overcome his fear of heights. Read by Chris Sorensen. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .K6797 Hnn 1996 Check Availability
Kline, Suzy. (1996). Horrible Harry and the Green Slime. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books. Read by Johnny Heller. (1CD/book, teacher's guide). Gr. 2-

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .K6797 Hpk 2010c Check Availability
Kline, Suzy. (2010). Horrible Harry on the Ropes. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
A special Valentine's Day card helps third-grader Harry overcome his fear of climbing the rope in gym class. Read by Johnny Heller. (1 CD/book). Gr. 2-4

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .K975 Zen 2007 Check Availability
Kvasnosky, Laura McGeen. (2007). The Runaways (Zelda & Ivy). Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books. Read by Jenny Selig. (2 CD/book). Gr. 1-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ 7 .L56285 Ho 2011 Check Availability
Lester, H. (1999). Hooway for Wodney Wat. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.
All his classmates make fun of Rodney because he can't pronounce his name, but it is Rodney's speech impediment that drives away the class bully. (1 CD/book). Gr. PreS-3.

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.3 .L618 Bar 2010 Check Availability
Lies, Brian. (2010). Bats at the Ballgame. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Two teams of bats play an exciting nighttime baseball game. Read by Chris Sorensen. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .L7795 Fro 1985 Check Availability
Lobel, Arnold. (1985). Frog and Toad are friends. New York: HarperCollins.
(1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-2

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .L8432 Fri 2002 Check Availability
London, Jonathan. (2002). Froggy goes to the doctor. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books. Read by John McDonough. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.3 .M418 Br 2009 Check Availability
Martin, Bill, Jr. ( 2007). Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? New York: Macmillan Audio.
Children explore the colors found in various animals. Read by Gwyneth Paltrow. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-K

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .M3643 Kn 2005 Check Availability
Martin, Bill, Jr. (2005). Knots on a counting rope. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by various readers. (1 CD/book, teacher's guide). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.3 .M3988 Pan 2011b Check Availability
Martin, Bill, Jr. (2003). Panda Bear, Panda Bear, what do you see? New York: Macmillan Audio.
Read by Gwynneth Paltrow. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-K

ERC NON PRNT 10.3 .M377 Pol 2010 Check Availability
Martin, Bill, Jr. ( 2007). Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? New York: Macmillan Audio. Children explore the sounds zoo animals make. Read by Gwyneth Paltrow. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-K

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .M1336 Blu 2000 Check Availability
McCloskey, Robert. (2000). Blueberries for Sal. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by Christina Moore. (1 CD/book, teacher guide). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .M1487 Ju 2002 Check Availability
McDonald, Megan. (2002). Judy Moody saves the world. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by Kate Forbes. (2 CD/book, teacher guide). Gr. 2-4

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.3 .M6467 lf 2010 Check Availability
Minor, Wendell & Florence. (2010). If You Were a Penguin. Pine Plains, NY: Live Oak Media.
Pictures and rhyming text present some of the many extraordinary things penguins can do. Includes nonfiction backmatter. Read by Antonia Bath. (1 CD/book). Gr. Toddler-K

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .M76365 Gat 2009 Check Availability
Montes, Marisa. (2010). Los Gatos Black on Halloween. New York: Weston Woods/Scholastic.
Easy to read, rhyming text about Halloween night incorporates Spanish words, from las brujas riding their broomsticks to los monstruos whose monstrous ball is interrupted by a true horror. Read by Maria Conchita Alonso. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PS3563 .O73 D45 2010 Check Availability
Mora, Pat. (2010). Delicious Hullabaloo/Pachanga deliciosa. Pine Pains, NY: Live Oak Media.
In this poem in English and Spanish, lizards, armadillos, and other creatures of the night make merry beneath the desert moon, enjoying the strains of a mariachi band and gobbling lots of delicious food. Read by Rosi Amador. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-K

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.1 .M8346 Ti 2004 Check Availability
Mosel, Arlene. (2004). Tikki Tikki Tembo. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by Dion Graham. (2 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .M97274 Ze 2010 Check Availability
Muth, Jon. (2010). Zen shorts . New York: Scholastic.
"When Stillwater the bear moves into the neighborhood, the stories he tells to three siblings teach them to look at the world in new ways". Read by David Pittu. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .M9825 Hor 2012 Check Availability
Myers, Christopher. (2014). H.O.R.S.E.: a game of basketball and imagination. Pine Plains, NY: Live Oak Media.
Two friends try to outdo each other on the basketball court in an out-of-this-world game of H.O.R.S.E.
Read by Dion Graham and Christopher Myers. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .P2197 Jun 1999 Check Availability
Park, Barbara. (1999). J unie B. Jones and her big fat mouth. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by Christina Moore. (1 CD/book, teacher's guide). Gr. 2-4

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .P219 Amm 1995 Check Availability
Parish, Peggy. (1995). Amelia Bedelia and the baby. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by Barbara Caruso. (1 C/book, teacher's guide). Gr. K-2

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .P63245 Dj 2010 Check Availability
Pinfold, Levi. (2010). The Django. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Inspired by the life of jazz legend Jean "Django" Reinhardt. Read by Steven Boyer. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .P868 St 2006 Check Availability
Punter, Russell. (2006). Stories of Pirates. Tulsa, OK: EDC Publishing.
Read by Jonathan Guy Lewis. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R1974 Fle 2009 Check Availability
Rawlinson, Julia. (2010 ). Fletcher and the Falling Leaves. New York: Weston Woods/Scholastic.
When his favorite tree begins to lose its leaves, Fletcher the fox worries that it is sick, but instead a magical sight is in store for him. Read by Katherine Kellgren. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-2

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.1 .R527 Go 1990 Check Availability
Roberts, Tom. (1990). Goldilocks. Westport, CT: Rabbit Ears.
Read by Meg Ryan. (1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ 8.1 .R527 Th 1990 Check Availability
Roberts, Tom. (1990). The Three Little Pigs. Westport, CT: Rabbit Ears.
Read by Holly Hunter. (1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R7194 Spo 2009 Check Availability
Rosenthal, Amy Krouse. (2010). Spoon . New York: Weston Woods/Scholastic.
Spoon has always been a happy fellow, but lately he fells that life as a spoon just isn't cutting it. Read by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R982 Ans 2010c Check Availability
Rylant, Cynthia. (2010). Annie and Snowball and the Shining Star. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Annie's friends Henry and Mudge, and especially her rabbit, Snowball, help her get over feeling nervous about being in a school play. Read by Cassandra Morris. (1 CD/book). Gr. K-2

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .R982 Mg 1998 Check Availability
Rylant, Cynthia. (1998). Mr Putter & Tabby take the train. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by John McDonough. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-2

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S1552 Cr 2009 Check Availability
Saltzberg, Barney. (2009). Crazy hair day. New York: Weston Woods/Scholastic.
Read by Zach Braff. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S267 Spl 2010 Check Availability
Scotton, Rob. (2010 ). Splat the Cat. New York: Weston Woods/Scholastic.
Splat the Cat's antics during his first day of school. Read by John Keating. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-2

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S436726 Gra 2007 Check Availability
Scroggs, Kirk. (2007). Grandpa's zombie BBQ (Wiley & Grampa's Creature Features #2). Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by Johnny Heller. (1 CD/book, teacher's guide). Gr. 2-4

ERC NON PRNT PS 3569 .E5335 W44 1988 Check Availability
Sendak, Maurice. (1988). Where the Wild Things Are and Outside over there by Maurice Sendak. New York: HarperCollins Audio.
Nine of Sendak's most beloved books are read aloud: Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, Alligators All Around, One Was Johnny, Pierre, chicken Soup with Rice, The Sign on Rosie's Door, and Very Far Away. Read by Tammy Grimes. (1 cassette, 1 book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S52865 Baj 2010 Check Availability
Shannon, David. (2010). A Bad Case of Stripes. New York: Scholastic.
Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but won't eat them. She is very worried about what others think of her and breaks out in a bad case of stripes. 4 tracks in 4 languages: English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. English is read by Jane Casserly. English and Spanish editions of the book are included. (1 CD/2 books). Gr. 2-5

ERC NON PRNT E453 .S56 2010 Check Availability
Sherman, Pat. (2010). Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation. __: Spoken Arts.
Based on a true story, young slave Ben reads aloud the momentous news of Mr. Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. Read by LeVar Burton. (1 CD/book). Gr. K-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S58625 Cot 2010c Check Availability
Silverman, Erica. (2010). Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: Spring Babies. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Cowgirl Kate and her horse Cocoa watch over the new calves, a puppy and some baby barn owls. Read by Liz Morton. (1 CD/book). Gr. K-2

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S8177 Sh 2007 Check Availability
Steig, William. (2007). Shrek! New York: Macmillan.
Read by Stanley Tucci. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3.

ERC NON PRNT PZ 10.3 .S816 Sy 1997 Check Availability
Steig, William. (1997). Sylvester and the Magic Pebble. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Rea by John McDonough. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .S84985 Gar 1998 Check Availability
Stewart, Sarah. (1998). The Gardener. Pine Plains, NY: Live Oak Media.
Read by Bonnie Kelly-Young. (1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .T3 Gym 2009 Check Availability
Thaler, Mike. (2010). The Gym Teacher from the Black Lagoon. New York: Weston Woods/Scholastic.
There's a new gym teacher at the school; will he really make the children run laps around the world and such? Read by Joey Stack. (1 CD/book). Gr. K-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7.T36694 He 2010c Check Availability
Thomas, Jan. (2010 ). Here Comes the Big, Mean Dust Bunny! Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Annotation needed. Read by L.J. Ganser. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.3 .T53 Las 2010b Check Availability
Titcomb, Gordon. (2010 ). The Last Train. Pine Plains, NY: Live Oak Media.
A tribute to trains, sung by the author. Read by Gordon Titcomb. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .V816 A1 1999 Check Availability
Viorst, Judith. (1999). Alexander and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Prince Frederick, MD: Recorded Books.
Read by Johnny Heller. (2 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .W648382 Tr 2007 Check Availability
Wilkes, Angela. (2007). Treasure Island. Tulsa, OK: EDC Publishing.
Read by Jonathan Guy Lewis. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .W6685 Ch 1993 Check Availability
Williams, Vera B. (1993). A Chair for My Mother. Old Greenwich, CT: Listening Library.
(1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-3.

ERC NON PRNT PZ7 .Y212 Cro 1975 Check Availability
Yashima, Taro. (1975). Crow Boy. New York: Viking Press.
(1 cassette/book). Gr. Pre-3.

ERC NON PRNT PZ8.3 .Y76 Hml 2010 Check Availability
Yolen, Jane. (2010). How Do Dinosaurs Go to School? New York: Weston Woods/Scholastic.
Come along for a very unusual day where dinosaur show-and-tell, story time and recess antics will make even the best-behaved young dinosaurs laugh aloud. Read by Jane Yolen. (1 CD/book). Gr. Pre-3...