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THE DIVINERS [AUDIO]

Diviners
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Bray
Author's First Name: 
Libba
Narrator's First Name: 
January
Narrator's Last Name: 
LaVoy
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2012

Evie arrives in 1920s New York City, hungry for the thrill of the Big Apple. She finds more than she imagined: conflicts with flappers, adventures in speakeasies, encounters with mystics, escapes from a serial killer, and much more. January LaVoy’s and Libba Bray’s perfectly narrated audio brings alive qualities of the suspenseful, well-written novel and anticipation for the promised sequels. (14 and Up)

WITCHES! THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE TALE OF DISASTER IN SALEM [AUDIO]

Witches
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Schanzer
Author's First Name: 
Rosalyn
Narrator's First Name: 
Jessica
Narrator's Last Name: 
Almasy
Publisher: 
Recorded Books
Publication Date: 
2012

In 1692 Salem, a doctor claims that someone has bewitched two girls in convulsions, and the community accuses and tries people for witchcraft. Even though not everyone agrees with the verdict, fear and superstition permeate the town with Jessica Almasy’s narration revealing the malevolent mob mood (10-14).

TITANIC: VOICES FROM THE DISASTER [AUDIO]

Titanic
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Hopkinson
Author's First Name: 
Deborah
Narrator's First Name: 
Mark
Narrator's Last Name: 
Bramhall
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2012

See annotation under "Ten to Fourteen."

THE NOTORIOUS BENEDICT ARNOLD: A TRUE STORY OF ADVENTURE, HEROISM & TREACHERY [AUDIO]

Notorious Benedict Arnold
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Sheinkin
Author's First Name: 
Steve
Narrator's First Name: 
Mark
Narrator's Last Name: 
Bramhall
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2012

Benedict Arnold’s name represents treachery and deceit, but few seem to know the actual story behind his treason. Both the text and Mark Bramhall’s lively narration recreate the drama and suspense with its underlying touch of sarcasm in revealing Arnold’s story. (10-14)

SERAPHINA [AUDIO]

Seraphina
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Hartman
Author's First Name: 
Rachel
Narrator's First Name: 
Mandy
Narrator's Last Name: 
Williams
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2012

See annotation under "Ten to Fourteen."

GHOST KNIGHT [AUDIO]

Ghost Knight
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Funke
Author's First Name: 
Cornelia
Narrator's First Name: 
Elliot
Narrator's Last Name: 
Hill
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2012

When Jon starts boarding school in Salisbury, England, malicious ghosts haunt him. With new friend Ella, he calls on the trustworthy ghost of Sir Longspee, sworn to help those in need. Elliot Hill’s narration captures the quiet humor that leavens the suspense of this ghost story, a perfect choice for middle-grade fans of knights and castles. (10-14)

THE FAULT IN OUR STARS [AUDIO]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Green
Author's First Name: 
John
Narrator's First Name: 
Kate
Narrator's Last Name: 
Rudd
Publisher: 
Brilliance Audio
Publication Date: 
2012

See annotation under "Fourteen and Up."

DUMPLING DAYS [AUDIO]

Dumpling Days
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Lin
Author's First Name: 
Grace
Narrator's First Name: 
Angela
Narrator's Last Name: 
Lin
Publisher: 
Recorded Books
Publication Date: 
2012

When Pacy and her sisters travel to Taiwan for her grandmother’s birthday, Pacy has difficulty fitting in with her Chinese family. She speaks no Chinese, and traditional Chinese painting class requires a different talent for art than hers. Angela Lin’s narration of this warm-hearted story about the importance of dumplings in a family’s bonding creates a hunger in all listeners. (7-10)

CODE NAME VERITY [AUDIO]

Code Name Verity (audio)
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Wein
Author's First Name: 
Elizabeth
Narrator's First Name: 
Morven
Narrator's Last Name: 
Christie
Publisher: 
Bolinda Audio
Publication Date: 
2012

See annotation under "Fourteen and Up."

CURVEBALL: THE YEAR I LOST MY GRIP [AUDIO]

Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Sonnenblick
Author's First Name: 
Jordan
Narrator's First Name: 
Luke
Narrator's Last Name: 
Daniels
Publisher: 
Brilliance Audio
Publication Date: 
2012

Peter Friedman keeps secrets from his friends and families. He will never pitch again, his grandfather’s Alzheimer’s is quickly worsening, and he has a crush on a girl. Fluctuating between accentuated, funny dialogue and straightforward narration, Luke Daniels adeptly expresses the personalities and passions of characters experiencing both life’s losses and gains. (12 up)

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