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AGENT MOST WANTED

AGENT MOST WANTED The Never-Before-Told Story of the Most Dangerous Spy of World War II

by Sonia Purnell | Read by Caroline Hewitt

Listening Library | Unabridged
Children

Narrator Caroline Hewitt delivers a gripping performance of the young reader's edition of Purnell's bestseller about Virginia Hall, a socialite from Baltimore who worked as a spy for the Allies during WWII. Hewitt skillfully channels Hall's strong emotions at every stage of life: happiness at choosing the excitement of work over marriage, despite her mother's disdain; anger at... Read More

AIR

AIR

by Monica Roe | Read by Sandy Rustin

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Children

Sandy Rustin deftly introduces 12-year-old Emmie Ethrige, her school, and friends. Impressively independent, Emmie is saving to buy a sport wheelchair in order to participate in motocross events. Emmie and her best friend, Ale, sell Spanish moss, pine cones, and wheelchair bags to make money for their projects. Rustin movingly presents Emmie and her dad as they cope with the... Read More

ALL ABOUT PLANTS!

ALL ABOUT PLANTS! Ada Twist, Scientist: The Why Files, Book 2

by Andrea Beaty, Theanne Griffith | Read by Bahni Turpin

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Children

Bahni Turpin's narration of this children's book on plants is informative and fun. This audiobook is part of the Questioneers series, a nonfiction early-reader series based on the "Ada Twist, Scientist" show on Netflix. Turpin's voice is upbeat and positive. She invites the listener into the world of the audiobook by explaining a few different plant types, as well as the parts... Read More

AVIVA VS. THE DYBBUK

AVIVA VS. THE DYBBUK

by Mari Lowe | Read by Leah Horowitz

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Children

Leah Horowitz conveys the sense of a traditional culture with her able narration of Jewish terms and details evoking the Orthodox community in which sixth-grader Aviva Jacobs lives with her widowed mother. The story gives context to traditions like the mikvah (ritual bath), machanayim (a game Aviva excels at), the bas mitzvah (a coming-of-age celebration), and Aviva's complex... Read More

CHILDREN OF THE QUICKSANDS

CHILDREN OF THE QUICKSANDS

by Efua Traoré | Read by Tyla Collier

Scholastic Audiobooks | Unabridged
Children

Tyla Collier's narration of this imaginative story set in West Africa is warm and folkloric. Thirteen-year-old Simi is sent to stay with her mystical grandmother whom she didn't even know existed. While there, she uncovers secrets about her family and the other children of her grandmother's Nigerian village. Collier authentically portrays the characters in this adventure. Her... Read More

THE CIVIL WAR OF AMOS ABERNATHY

THE CIVIL WAR OF AMOS ABERNATHY

by Michael Leali | Read by Mark Sanderlin

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Children

Narrator Mark Sanderlin brings charming sincerity to his portrayal of young historical reenactor Amos Abernathy. Amos wonders why history focuses on straight, cisgender men (and occasionally women). When he's offered the opportunity to create a new exhibit at the Living History Park, where he volunteers with his best friend, Chloe, and a new crush, Ben, he discovers that the... Read More

COMING UP CUBAN

COMING UP CUBAN Rising Past Castro's Shadow

by Sonia Manzano | Read by Vivia Font, Gary Tiedemann, Rebecca Soler, Giordan Diaz, Sonia Manzano

Scholastic Audiobooks | Unabridged
Children

A quartet of narrators and the author beautifully perform this view of Cuba during the early years of Fidel Castro's government. The interwoven stories of four children show how the Cuban Revolution impacted each of their lives. Listeners are taken to Havana, rural Cuba, New York City, and Miami as narrators Vivia Font, Gary Tiedemann, Rebecca Soler, and Giordan Diaz bring... Read More

CORALINE

CORALINE Full Cast Production

by Neil Gaiman | Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt, Pixie Davies, Katherine Kingsley, Jack Clary, Jacqueline Boatswain, Kevin McNally, Adjoa Andoh, Adrian Schiller, Heather Nicol, William Parker, Nicole Davis

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Children

A cast of talented British actors gives voice to this new audio edition of Neil Gaiman's classic middle-grade novel, just in time for its 20th anniversary. Coraline is bored and looking for an adventure when she opens a mysterious door in her new house that leads to another world--and an Other Mother. Julian Rhind-Tutt's narration underscores the beautiful writing and eerie... Read More

THE DOOR OF NO RETURN

THE DOOR OF NO RETURN

by Kwame Alexander | Read by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Children

British Ghanaian performer Kobna Holdbrook-Smith lends his vocal talents to this trilogy opener, which finds 11-year-old Kofi thrust through the titular door into the Middle Passage. Before this happens, however, listeners are immersed in Kofi's rich, full life in the Asante village of Upper Kwanta, where he navigates friendship, rivalry, school, and a crush. Modulating easily... Read More

GABE IN THE AFTER

GABE IN THE AFTER

by Shannon Doleski | Read by Mark Sanderlin

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Children

Mark Sanderlin narrates a novel loosely inspired by ANNE OF GREEN GABLES--if Anne had lived through a pandemic. As the unidentified pandemic ends, 14-year-old Gabe is living on an island in Maine with 17 other children. A timid teen, he experiences first love when he meets eccentric Relle Douglas, who lives on the mainland. Sanderlin captures Relle's similarities to Anne... Read More

GROUNDED FOR ALL ETERNITY

GROUNDED FOR ALL ETERNITY

by Darcy Marks | Read by Kevin R. Free

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Children

Narrator Kevin R. Free delivers a spectacular performance of this middle-grade audiobook, which is perfect for Halloween listening. Free voices Mal and his squad-mates with a youthful tone and sense of curiosity as they explore earth for the first time on Halloween night in Salem, Massachusetts. But the pressure is on because they have to get themselves, along with an escaped... Read More

HOPE WINS

HOPE WINS

by Rose Brock [Ed.] | Read by Rose Brock, Sura Siu, Adam Gidwitz, Robbie Daymond, Darrell Dennis, Jorjeana Marie, Zehra Fazal, Pablo Cartaya, Gibson Frazier, Rebecca Soler, Jonathan Todd Ross, Ramon De Ocampo, Shayna Small, Ronald Butler

Listening Library | Unabridged
Children

A talented group of narrators elevates these inspirational essays written by award-winning authors into a delightful listening experience. The works are sure to inspire young listeners and adults alike; they are varied and diverse, ensuring something for everyone. The essays touch on various topics: anxiety, bullies, divorce, reaching your dreams, death, and Covid, to name a... Read More

HUMMINGBIRD

HUMMINGBIRD

Earphones Award Winner

by Natalie Lloyd | Read by Natalie Lloyd

Scholastic Audiobooks | Unabridged
Children

Fans of Natalie Lloyd who have loved the written voice of her magical novels for years have a treat in store with her debut as narrator. Her warm Southern voice perfectly fits 11-year-old Olive, a character with whom she shares the disability of brittle bones and many other growing-up experiences. Lloyd makes clear homeschooled Olive's deep wish to attend public middle school,... Read More

HUNTERS OF THE LOST CITY

HUNTERS OF THE LOST CITY

by Kali Wallace | Read by Sophie Amoss

Blackstone Audio | Unabridged
Children

Narrator Sophie Amoss's intimate intensity grabs listeners from the get-go and holds them throughout this story. Residents of Vittoria have been told they are the only survivors of a plague caused by a sorceress in order to keep them inside city walls. One day, while hunting, Octavia meets Sima, a girl who was separated from her family while seeking a healer. Octavia vows to... Read More

THE HURRICANES OF WEAKERVILLE

THE HURRICANES OF WEAKERVILLE

by Chris Rylander | Read by Kirby Heyborne

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Children

Narrator Kirby Heyborne establishes a youthful voice for 13-year-old Alex, whose greatest passion is cheering for his Grandpa Ira's independent league baseball team, the Hurricanes, despite years of losses. When Grandpa Ira passes away, Alex's family discovers that he had sold the team to his out-of-state brother-in-law, who now hopes to sell it. But there's a hitch. Per the... Read More

IN THE BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY

IN THE BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY

by Jane Kuo | Read by Sura Siu

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Children

Narrator Sura Siu establishes a thoughtful voice for 10-year-old Anna, who moves from Taiwan to the U.S. with her mother and father in 1980 to pursue new opportunities. But when Anna and Ma arrive in Los Angeles and meet Ba, their dreams quickly fade. They realize that the business they purchased was not as successful as they were led to believe and struggle to make ends meet.... Read More

INDIGENOUS AMERICA

INDIGENOUS AMERICA

by Liam McDonald, Jennifer Sabin [Creator,] Doug Kiel [Intro.] | Read by Darrell Dennis

Listening Library | Unabridged
Children

Indigenous Canadian narrator Darrell Dennis delivers this unvarnished account of Native American history for middle-grade students. The audiobook, part of the True History series, does not shy away from uncomfortable truths about the European colonization of the Americas. Dennis speaks without rancor or sensationalism, delivering facts about the American Indians' roles in... Read More

KEY PLAYER

KEY PLAYER Front Desk, Book 4

by Kelly Yang | Read by Sunny Lu

Scholastic Audiobooks | Unabridged
Children

The fourth in Yang's Front Desk series is once again narrated by Sunny Lu. It's lovely to be welcomed back into Mia's life by Lu's familiar voice. Mia, however, is far from comfortable. Her PE class is focusing on soccer as the Women's World Cup is set to take place in Los Angeles. Lu fluidly expresses Mia's divided feelings of loyalty when the Chinese soccer team plays the... Read More

LADY ICARUS

LADY ICARUS Balloonmania and the Brief, Bold Life of Sophie Blanchard

by Deborah Noyes | Read by Suzanne Toren

Listening Library | Unabridged
Children

Suzanne Toren's engaging narration style is the perfect choice for this fascinating biography of the world's first female professional aeronaut and the early history of hot-air and hydrogen ballooning. A brief introduction immerses the listener in the social and political turmoil of late-eighteenth-century France, setting the scene for the birth of the phenomenon known as... Read More

LIA PARK AND THE MISSING JEWEL

LIA PARK AND THE MISSING JEWEL

by Jenna Yoon | Read by Joy Osmanski

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Children

With quick pacing that never slows, polished narrator Joy Osmanski portrays 12-year-old Korean-American Lia Park in this action-packed adventure filled with magic and mystery. As Lia and her best friend, Joon, prepare for their IMA (International Magic Agency) exam, Lia's parents are kidnapped by an ancient and vengeful sorceress named Gaya. This development sends Lia and Joon... Read More

THE LOST RYU

THE LOST RYU

by Emi Watanabe Cohen | Read by Kurt Kanazawa

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Children

Kurt Kanazawa gives a keenly connected performance of this sweet and emotionally complex middle-grade audiobook. The setting is 1960s Japan, and dragons exist alongside humans; Japan's dragons are called ryu. Kanazawa sounds eminently believable as Kohei, whose little ryu, Yuharu, is always perched on his shoulder. Kohei's grandfather is angry and sick, and Kohei is convinced... Read More

THE MARVELLERS

THE MARVELLERS Marvellerverse, Book 1

by Dhonielle Clayton | Read by Patryce Williams

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Children

Narrator Patryce Williams creates a passionate voice for 11-year-old Ella, who will be the first Conjurer to attend the Arcanum Training Institute now that the ban against them has been deemed unlawful. She's determined to fit in, make new friends, find mentors, and join the Marvellian community, despite the doubters. When her teacher goes missing, Ella and two friends, Brigit... Read More

MEL FELL

MEL FELL

by Corey R. Tabor | Read by Noah Wall

Weston Woods Studios | Unabridged
Children

Noah Wall's engaging narration enhances this delightful audio and picture book production. A young kingfisher named Mel bravely decides to take her first dive out of the nest. As the tree's other residents anxiously look on--or desperately try to save her--courage prevails, Mel's fall turns to flight, and her friends' fears turn to cheers. Wall captures the playful, spontaneous... Read More

MERCI SUAREZ PLAYS IT COOL

MERCI SUAREZ PLAYS IT COOL Merci Suárez, Book 3

by Meg Medina | Read by Frankie Corzo

Dreamscape | Unabridged
Children

Frankie Corzo, who has narrated all the Merci Suárez audiobooks, delivers the series finale in which the courageous heroine takes on eighth grade, her troublesome younger cousins, and her beloved grandfather Lolo's Alzheimer's. Corzo shifts easily between the English and Spanish words that are gracefully integrated into the text. She captures the many moods of Merci in her... Read More

MOONFLOWER

MOONFLOWER

by Kacen Callender | Read by André Santana

Scholastic Audiobooks | Unabridged
Children

André Santana's haunting performance makes perfect sense for this audiobook. Its main character, 12-year-old Moon, is Black, nonbinary, and suffering from depression. Santana gives a strong sense of Moon's feelings of isolation in the face of prejudice and misunderstanding. Intense first-person writing reveals their feelings--for Moon hasn't spoken aloud in months. As Moon... Read More

THE MOST PERFECT THING IN THE UNIVERSE

THE MOST PERFECT THING IN THE UNIVERSE

by Tricia Springstubb | Read by Lauren Ezzo

Live Oak Media | Unabridged
Children

Lauren Ezzo gives a wholehearted performance of this sweet and summery middle-grade novel, immersing listeners in Loah’s world. Eleven-and-a-half-year-old Loah (named for an endangered bird) is a homebody, but home isn’t as comforting as it used to be. Her house is in disrepair, and the elderly Rinker siblings, who are taking care of Loah while her mother, an ornithologist, is... Read More

THE NOTEBOOK KEEPER

THE NOTEBOOK KEEPER A Story of Kindness from the Border

Earphones Award Winner

by Stephen Briseño | Read by María José Zuniga

Listening Library | Unabridged
Children

The talented and capable María José Zuniga narrates this story about kindness at the Mexican-American border. Young Noemi and her mother, who are seeking asylum, arrive at the border and put their names in a notebook. The notebook lists people waiting to plead their cases to the American authorities. A kind woman named Belinda, the notebook keeper, encourages everyone to remain... Read More

NURA AND THE IMMORTAL PALACE

NURA AND THE IMMORTAL PALACE

by M.T. Khan | Read by Shiromi Arserio

Hachette Audio | Unabridged
Children

This enchanting audiobook, narrated by Shiromi Arserio, transports listeners to a magical world of jinn. Young Nura mines mica to earn extra money for her impoverished family. She's excited to bring home treats for her siblings to celebrate Eid. But when the mine collapses and her best friend's life is on the line, she desperately shovels through the rubble and finds a portal... Read More

ONYEKA AND THE ACADEMY OF THE SUN

ONYEKA AND THE ACADEMY OF THE SUN

by Tolá Okogwu | Read by Nneka Okoye

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Children

Narrator Nneka Okoye brings her British-Nigerian sensibilities to the mic in this exciting new middle-grade series about Onyeka, a teen who learns that her hair gives her a psychokinetic superpower, which is called Ike. Okoye nails Onyeka's mood swings as the girl and her mother leave London for Nigeria to search for her missing father. Onyeka also learns about others like her... Read More

THE PUFFIN KEEPER

THE PUFFIN KEEPER

by Michael Morpurgo | Read by Hugh Laurie

Penguin Audio UK | Unabridged
Children

Hugh Laurie's warm, intimate storyteller's voice is the perfect match for this pleasingly old-fashioned story. Allen is rescued at age 6, along with his mother, from a shipwreck by the Puffin Island lighthouse keeper, Benjamin Postlethwaite. Years later, Allen returns to Puffin Island, off the coast of Cornwall, England, and strikes up a lifelong friendship with Ben. Together... Read More

SEARCH FOR TREASURE

SEARCH FOR TREASURE The Islanders, Book 2

by Mary Alice Monroe, Angela May | Read by Michael Crouch

Simon & Schuster Audio | Unabridged
Children

Michael Crouch narrates this upbeat sequel to THE ISLANDERS. Jake is thrilled to be spending another summer on Dewees Island, off the coast of South Carolina, with his friends Macon and Lovie. They hatch ambitious plans to hunt for Blackbeard's missing treasure but find themselves facing potential trouble from older island residents and obnoxious new kids. Crouch's... Read More

THE SECRET BATTLE OF EVAN PAO

THE SECRET BATTLE OF EVAN PAO

by Wendy Wan-Long Shang | Read by Dylan J. Locke

Scholastic Audiobooks | Unabridged
Children

Dylan J. Locke captures inner and outer views of Evan Pao's family and friends. When a scandal threatens and Evan's father vanishes, the family moves from California to a small Virginia town. The only Chinese-American boy in his new sixth grade, Evan circumvents his fears to match the cheer of a welcoming new friend, Max. Locke depicts Evan's liveliness. He also reveals Evan's... Read More

SINGING WITH ELEPHANTS

SINGING WITH ELEPHANTS

by Margarita Engle | Read by Carla Corvo

Listening Library | Unabridged
Children

Carla Corvo dances nimbly between languages in this verse novel about a Cuban immigrant girl who finds her voice in inglés with help from a Nobel laureate and an elephant family. In 1947, Oriol, 11, lives in Santa Barbara, California, where her parents, veterinarians, tend to Hollywood stars' exotic animals--and where Chilean poet, diplomat, and human rights activist Gabriela... Read More

STAND UP!

STAND UP! Ten Mighty Women Who Made a Change

by Brittney Cooper | Read by Brittney Cooper

Scholastic Audiobooks | Unabridged
Children

Written and narrated by Brittney Cooper, this audio and picture book make an especially fine combination. She introduces 10 incredible Black women who changed history by standing up for what they believed in. The historical, contemporary, well-known, and less-well-known women include Ruby Bridges, Rosa Parks, and Mari Copeny, a youth activist who fought for clean water in... Read More

THE SUN IS KIND OF A BIG DEAL

THE SUN IS KIND OF A BIG DEAL

Earphones Award Winner

by Nick Seluk | Read by Emily Eiden, David de Vries, Lauren Ezzo and a Full Cast

Weston Woods Studios | Unabridged
Children

Emily Eiden, David de Vries, Lauren Ezzo, and a full cast narrate this dynamic introduction to our solar system and the hardworking star at its center. Young listeners meet the planets and explore Earth's reliance on the sun's vitally important jobs: providing warmth and light, creating the water cycle, and helping plants grow. Eiden's bright voice and engaging narrative style,... Read More

SURELY SURELY MARISOL RAINEY

SURELY SURELY MARISOL RAINEY Maybe Marisol, Book 2

by Erin Entrada Kelly | Read by Amielynn Abellera

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Children

Narrator Amielynn Abellera creates a strong voice for young Marisol, who wants nothing more than to be successful at a sport despite her awkwardness. It seems like everyone else has athletic talent, including her soccer star brother, Oz. When the first couple days of the kickball unit in gym class don't go well, she and her best friend, Jada, become more determined than ever to... Read More

THE SURPRISE

THE SURPRISE

by Zadie Smith, Nick Laird | Read by Zadie Smith, Nick Laird

Listening Library | Unabridged
Children

Married authors Zadie Smith and Nick Laird deliver a delightful, hilarious, and heartfelt narration of their debut children's book. Kit opens a birthday surprise, a guinea pig dressed in a judo outfit. Kit has many pets, and they find the oddly dressed surprise off-putting. After several misadventures, the surprise receives a name; thus, she finally feels loved and accepted in... Read More

THANKING THE MOON

THANKING THE MOON Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

by Grace Lin | Read by Elaine Wang

Listening Library | Unabridged
Children

Narrator Elaine Wang beautifully illuminates the dreamy quiet of a mid-autumn Moon Festival celebration. A Chinese American girl tells how she travels out into the darkness with her family to string up lanterns, eat traditional sweets and fruits, and give thanks to the moon for happiness and togetherness. Lin's spare lines don't lend themselves to exaggerated voices or... Read More

THE THIEF OF WORLDS

THE THIEF OF WORLDS

by Bruce Coville | Read by Marcus Montgomery

Full Cast Audio | Unabridged
Children

Marcus Montgomery narrates this sprawling epic fantasy. Named for the storm raging when he was born, preteen Hurricane has always felt an affinity with the air. Shortly after all wind mysteriously stops blowing, Hurricane embarks on a headlong quest across worlds to recover a stolen magical artifact that will bring back the breeze. Montgomery voices Hurricane with the excited... Read More

TUMBLE

TUMBLE

by Celia C. Pérez | Read by Victoria Villarreal

Listening Library | Unabridged
Children

Victoria Villarreal introduces Adela Ramírez at a dramatic time in her life. First, Villarreal shows the contentment of 12-year-old Adela, who loves Alex, her mother's new husband. She's even happy about welcoming an impending sibling. But then Alex decides he wants to adopt her, and without quite understanding why, Adela is driven to discover who her biological father is.... Read More

THE TURTLE OF MICHIGAN

THE TURTLE OF MICHIGAN

by Naomi Shihab Nye | Read by Peter Ganim

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Children

Peter Ganim adds further zest to this appealing sequel to THE TURTLE OF OMAN. Eight-year-old Aref and his family move to Ann Arbor, Michigan, from Oman. Listeners observe his parents devoting much attention to their university classes while bored Aref misses his grandfather, former home, and precious wild turtles. Things improve after he attends a summer art camp, meets fellow... Read More

WATERCRESS

WATERCRESS

by Andrea Wang | Read by Sunny Lu

Weston Woods Studios | Unabridged
Children

Sunny Lu's youthful voice enlivens this poignant story inspired by the author's childhood memories. The narrator is a first-generation Chinese-American girl who is frustrated by her immigrant parents' embarrassing behavior, and, on this particular day, annoyed that she must collect watercress from a muddy roadside ditch. But her attitude changes once she understands the history... Read More

WAVE

WAVE

by Diana Farid | Read by Diana Farid

Recorded Books | Unabridged
Children

Author Diana Farid delivers the verse of her novel with a slow, steady rhythm that mimics the waves that teen Ava surfs. The rhythm also heightens the strain Ava feels from repetitive fights with her mother about not wanting to become a doctor, interactions with a racist at the beach, sadness surrounding her absent father, and the expectations of the Persian community. As... Read More

WE ARE BETTER TOGETHER

WE ARE BETTER TOGETHER

by Bill McKibben | Read by Greer Morrison

Macmillan Audio | Unabridged
Children

Young listeners will be drawn to the audible smile in narrator Greer Morrison's voice as she shares the wonders of humankind and the importance of working together. As the audiobook opens, the short, reflective messages delivered in Morrison's warm voice are paired with calming outdoor sounds that seamlessly transition from one to the next. The exciting roar of an ascending... Read More

WE OWN THE SKY

WE OWN THE SKY

Earphones Award Winner

by Rodman Philbrick | Read by Kirby Heyborne, Rodman Philbrick [Note]

Scholastic Audiobooks | Unabridged
Children

Philbrick's latest historical fiction, set in 1920s Maine, is brought to life by the amazing Kirby Heyborne. Davy and his sister, Jo, orphaned by their mother's death, are rescued for the summer by cousin Ruthie Reynard, a famous aviatrix who gives them jobs and a home in her flying circus. As delivered by Heyborne, 12-year-old Davy's voice is nervous as he worries about his... Read More

THE WEEK AT WORLD'S END

THE WEEK AT WORLD'S END

by Emma Carroll | Read by Venice Van Someren

Bolinda Audio | Unabridged
Children

Venice Van Someren narrates this children's thriller set in England during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis. The story unfolds in six parts that coincide with the six days of nuclear standoff between the U.S. and the USSR. As the world holds its collective breath, two English kids face heightened drama when they find a mysterious girl on the run hiding in Stevie's coal shed. Van... Read More

WINNIE-THE-POOH

WINNIE-THE-POOH

Earphones Award Winner

by A.A. Milne | Read by Barbara Rosenblat

Design Sound Productions | Unabridged
Children

Children of all ages love the classic and iconic character Winnie-the-Poohin many forms, but here as a fully engaging audiobook. Framed as a father telling Christopher Robin and his friend Winnie-the-Pooh stories about their adventures, the stories introduce listeners to Piglet, Eeyore, Owl, Rabbit, Kanga, and Roo. Young children will giggle at Winnie-the-Pooh's love of honey,... Read More

WITCHLINGS

WITCHLINGS

by Claribel A. Ortega | Read by Cyrina Fiallo

Scholastic Audiobooks | Unabridged
Children

Narrator Cyrina Fiallo shines as the voice of the brave little witch Seven Salazar. Turning 12 makes Seven eligible to join a coven during the Black Moon Ceremony, which her magical town hosts yearly. But she is shocked and saddened when she's excluded from the five established covens. In order to form a new coven, Seven must perform an impossible task--but if she fails, she... Read More

THE WOLVES AND MOOSE OF ISLE ROYALE

THE WOLVES AND MOOSE OF ISLE ROYALE Restoring an Island Ecosystem

by Nancy F. Castaldo | Read by Mikhaila Aaseng

Harper Audio | Unabridged
Children

This latest audio installment in the Scientists in the Field series highlights the revolutionary wildlife science being conducted in a startlingly untouched ecosystem--Isle Royale, an isolated island hidden in Lake Ontario. Narrator Mikhaila Aaseng vocally italicizes the last beat of most sentences as if performing for toddlers--not the intended audience (8-to-12-year-olds).... Read More

YES WE WILL

YES WE WILL Asian Americans Who Shaped This Country

by Kelly Yang | Read by Sura Siu

Listening Library | Unabridged
Children

Sura Siu narrates this picture book highlighting the accomplishments of 18 famous Asian Americans. The musicians, politicians, athletes, and others range from designer Vera Wang to architect I.M. Pei. Asian-Americans have made their mark on the U.S. in many fields. The audiobook consists of a simple sentence about each person--their name, an action verb, and the reason for... Read More

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