Time Traveling With a Hamster
By Ross Welford
Narrated by Bruce Mann / 8 hours 32 minutes
Back to the Future meets The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in this original, poignant, race-against-time story about a boy who travels back to 1984 to save his father’s life.
My dad died twice. Once when he was thirty-nine and again four years later, when he was twelve. On his twelfth birthday, Al Chaudhury receives a letter... Read more »
Hattie Big Sky
By Kirby Larson
Narrated by Kirsten Potter / 8 hours 29 minutes
This Newbery Honor winning, New York Times bestseller celebrates the true spirit of independence on the American frontier.
For most of her life, sixteen-year-old Hattie Brooks has been shuttled from one distant relative to another. Tired of being Hattie Here-and-There, she summons the courage to leave Iowa and move all by herself to Vida,... Read more »
Narrated by Mark Bramhall, David de Vries, MacLeod Andrews, Rebecca Soler & music by Corky Siegel / 10 hours 30 minutes
“The best use of the audio medium bar none! Echo follows the notes of a harmonica through the lives of several people, showing how something even as small as this instrument acts as a catalyst for each of them. The audio is so magical because it plays the music described in the book!”Lauren, The Story Shop
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The Red Pencil
Narrated by Shane W. Evans / 3 hours 12 minutes
"Amira, look at me," Muma insists. She collects both my hands in hers. "The Janjaweed attack without warning. If ever they come-- run."
Finally, Amira is twelve. Old enough to wear a toob, old enough for new responsibilities. And maybe old enough to go to school in Nyala-- Amira's one true dream.
But life in her peaceful Sudanese village is... Read more »
Look Both Ways
A Tale Told in Ten Blocks
Narrated by Heather Alicia Simms, Chris Chalk, Bahni Turpin, Kevin R. Free, JD Jackson, Guy Lockard, January LaVoy, Jason Reynolds, Adenrele Ojo & David Sadzin / 3 hours 58 minutes
“Look Both Ways is a perfect listen for middle grade! This is one readers will want to revisit again and again!”Jessica, Brain Lair Books
A Wrinkle in Time
Narrated by Hope Davis, Ava DuVernay, Madeleine L'Engle & Charlotte Jones Voiklis / 6 hours 26 minutes
Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, soon to be a major motion picture. This movie tie-in audiobook includes an introduction read by director Ava DuVernay, a foreword read by the author, and an afterword read by Madeleine L’Engle’s granddaughter Charlotte Jones Voiklis.
Meg Murray, her little brother Charles... Read more »
Number the Stars
By Lois Lowry
Narrated by Blair Brown / 2 hours 46 minutes
Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It's now 1943 and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school, food shortages, and the Nazi soldiers marching through town. When the Jews of Denmark are "relocated," Ellen moves in with the Johansens and pretends to be one of the family. Soon... Read more »
The Stars Beneath Our Feet
Narrated by Nile Bullock & David Barclay Moore / 6 hours 19 minutes
"The right story at the right time. . . . It’s not just a narrative; it’s an experience. It’s the novel we’ve been waiting for." —The New York Times
A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem in the wake of his brother’s death in this outstanding debut novel that celebrates community and creativity. Winner of the... Read more »
Bronze and Sunflower
By Cao Wenxuan & Helen Wang
Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller / 7 hours 57 minutes
A beautifully written, timeless tale by Cao Wenxuan, bestselling Chinese author and 2016 recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award.
Sunflower is an only child, and when her father is sent to the rural Cadre School, she has to go with him. Her father is an established artist from the city and finds his new life of physical labor... Read more »
The War That Saved My Life
Narrated by Jayne Entwistle / 7 hours 37 minutes
Winner of the 2016 Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production
An exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2, from the acclaimed author of Jefferson’s Sons and for fans of Number the Stars.
Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada’s twisted foot to... Read more »
Narrated by Ramon de Ocampo & Amielynn Abellera / 5 hours 17 minutes
Winner of the Newbery Medal
“A charming, intriguingly plotted novel.” —Washington Post
Acclaimed and award-winning author Erin Entrada Kelly’s Hello, Universe is a funny and poignant neighborhood story about unexpected friendships.
Told from four intertwining points of view—two boys and two girls—the novel celebrates bravery, being different, and... Read more »
As Brave As You
Narrated by Guy Lockard / 7 hours 1 minute
Kirkus Award Finalist
Schneider Family Book Award Winner
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
In this “pitch-perfect contemporary novel” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), Coretta Scott King – John Steptoe Award-winning author Jason Reynolds explores multigenerational ideas about family love and bravery in the story of two brothers, their... Read more »
Merci Suárez Changes Gears
By Meg Medina
Narrated by Frankie Corzo / 7 hours 9 minutes
Thoughtful, strong-willed sixth-grader Merci Suarez navigates difficult changes with friends, family, and everyone in between in a resonant new novel from Meg Medina.
Merci Suarez knew that sixth grade would be different, but she had no idea just how different. For starters, Merci has never been like the other kids at her private school in... Read more »
The Wednesday Wars
Narrated by Joel Johnstone / 7 hours 27 minutes
In this Newbery Honor-winning novel, Gary D. Schmidt offers an unforgettable antihero. The Wednesday Wars is a wonderfully witty and compelling story about a teenage boy’s mishaps and adventures over the course of the 1967–68 school year in Long Island, New York. Meet Holling Hoodhood, a seventh-grader at Camillo Junior High, who must spend... Read more »
Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #1: The Serpent's Secret
Narrated by Sayantani DasGupta / 8 hours 14 minutes
A new middle-grade fantasy series packed with action and adventure, perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Soman Chainani.
INTERDIMENSIONAL DEMON SLAYER
(Only she doesn't know it yet.)
On the morning of her twelfth birthday, Kiranmala is just a regular sixth grader living in Parsippany, New Jersey . . . until her parents mysteriously... Read more »