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THE MISADVENTURES OF THE FAMILY FLETCHER [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Levy
Author's First Name: 
Dana
Narrator's First Name: 
Dan
Narrator's Last Name: 
Woren
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2014
2017 Nomination (not yet selected): 

The Fletcher family (2 dads, 4 sons, and assorted pets, both real and imaginary) is a delightful crew, and their misadventures are full of warmth, humor and love. This engaging audio would be a great family road-trip book! Audio 8-12. Lisa Cosgrove-Davies

Spend a year with the Fletcher family (two dads, four sons, and assorted real and imaginary pets) at school, on the soccer field, and with a grumpy new neighbor. Full of humor and love, this is a great family road-trip book!

MIDWINTERBLOOD [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Sedgwick
Author's First Name: 
Marcus
Narrator's First Name: 
Julian
Narrator's Last Name: 
Rhind-Tutt
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2014
2017 Nomination (not yet selected): 

 

This saga that takes place across many years is so expertly narrated that listeners know exactly where they are in this complex and compelling novel. Intertwining tales set on the Isle of the Blessed are beautifully told making the slightly unnerving story a rare treat.

ANNIE [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Meehan
Author's First Name: 
Thomas
Narrator's First Name: 
Annie
Narrator's Last Name: 
Potts
Publisher: 
Penguin Audiobooks
Publication Date: 
2014

Potts’ narration breathes cheerful life into the original story of the little orphan known as Annie, including her life with cruel Miss Hannigan, her search for her parents and her fortunate encounter with Miss Farrell that leads her to Daddy Warbucks.

WHEN I WAS THE GREATEST [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Reynolds
Author's First Name: 
Jason
Narrator's First Name: 
J. B.
Narrator's Last Name: 
Adkins
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2014

When a hip party gets out of hand and his friend Noodles is severely beaten Ali—who has always managed to stay above the fray in his Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood—is caught in the middle. Adkins’ narration brings the grit of Ali’s world to life.

THE BLOSSOMING UNIVERSE OF VIOLET DIAMOND [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Woods
Author's First Name: 
Brenda
Narrator's First Name: 
Sisi Aisha
Narrator's Last Name: 
Johnson
Publisher: 
Recorded Books
Publication Date: 
2014

Eleven-year-old Violet, who has grown up in a small town with her white mother and sister, meets her African-American paternal grandmother for the first time. Johnson realistically captures the characters’ varied voices in this warm and often humorous story about belonging.

A MAD, WICKED FOLLY [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Waller
Author's First Name: 
Sharon Biggs
Narrator's First Name: 
Katharine
Narrator's Last Name: 
McEwan
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2014

A passionate young lady of the Edwardian Era, Darling wants to be an artist but her parents are opposed.  She’s engaged to an upper crust fellow but falls in love with a poor constable.  Will she marry?  Will she go to school?  Impeccable pacing and a lovely voice are features of McEwan’s exquisite narration.

THE PORT CHICAGO 50; DISASTER, MUTINY, AND THE FIGHT FOR CIVIL RIGHTS [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Sheinkin
Author's First Name: 
Steve
Narrator's First Name: 
Dominic
Narrator's Last Name: 
Hoffman
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2014

See annotation under "Ten to Fourteen."

THE TYRANT'S DAUGHTER [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Carleson
Author's First Name: 
J. C.
Narrator's First Name: 
Meera
Narrator's Last Name: 
Shimhan
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2014

After her father’s assassination in a bloody coup, 15-year-old Laila must adapt to American life and reconcile her memories of privilege with an opposing worldview. An afterword by the author, a former undercover CIA agent, follows Siman and Benard’s expert narration of the story.

LOCKWOOD & CO. : THE SCREAMING STAIRCASE [AUDIO]

Lockwood & Co. : The Screaming Staircase
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Stroud
Author's First Name: 
Jonathan
Narrator's First Name: 
Miranda
Narrator's Last Name: 
Raison
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2013

Ghosts invisible to adults plague England. Young Lucy is the newest member of Lockwood & Co, a ghost-hunting agency desperate for clients after a disastrous job involving the ghost of a murdered girl. Now, they must take on a high-risk job that could save their firm but also take their lives. Excellent world-building and narration help build suspense and keep the story moving.

THE ANT AND THE GRASSHOPPER [AUDIOBOOK]

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Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Emberley
Author's First Name: 
Rebecca
Second Author's First Name: 
Emberley
Second Author's Last Name: 
Ed
Narrator's First Name: 
Chris Thomas
Narrator's Last Name: 
King
Publisher: 
Weston Woods
Publication Date: 
2013

Musician Chris Thomas King’s jazzy music and lively narration enhance this twist on the traditional fable of a hardworking ant who learns to take a break and have some fun.

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