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    • Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)

    • An Olympian's Journey From Airman to Castaway to Captive
    • By: Laura Hillenbrand
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 540
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 476
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 476

    In this captivating young adult edition of her award-winning number one New York Times best-seller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a man’s breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Audio Book for Parents & Kids In The Car

    • By Auroramyst on 04-10-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • I Will Always Write Back

    • How One Letter Changed Two Lives
    • By: Martin Ganda, Caitlin Alifirenka, Liz Welch
    • Narrated by: Chukwudi Iwuji, Emily Bauer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 692
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 623
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 624

    It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place. All the other kids picked countries like France or Germany, but when Caitlin saw Zimbabwe written on the board, it sounded like the most exotic place she had ever heard of - so she chose it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Got a pen pal?

    • By THoward on 03-19-17

    Regular price: $27.36

    • Brown Girl Dreaming

    • By: Jacqueline Woodson
    • Narrated by: Jacqueline Woodson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 734
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 660
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 649

    Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a child's soul as she searches for her place in the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome poetry/storytelling!

    • By Ginger on 01-03-15

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Mossflower

    • By: Brian Jacques
    • Narrated by: Brian Jacques, Full Cast
    • Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,009
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 801
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 805

    Visit the magical animal world of Brian Jacques in this thrilling prequel to Redwall. Long before the abbey of Redwall is built, the land is known simply as Mossflower, a lush woodland and happy home to all. That is, until Tsarmina, a cruel wildcat queen who demands obedience and offers the castle's dungeon to those who defy her, comes along. Brian Jacques' tales of courageous heroes and deliciously hateful villains have captivated countless readers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic listening

    • By Laura on 04-18-05

    Regular price: $20.95

    • Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse

    • By: Shane Burcaw
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 30

    With his signature acerbic wit and hilarious voice, 20-something author, blogger, and entrepreneur Shane Burcaw is back with an essay collection about living a full life in a body that many people perceive as a tragedy. From anecdotes about first introductions where people patted him on the head instead of shaking his hand, to stories of passersby mistaking his able-bodied girlfriend for a nurse, Shane tackles awkward situations and assumptions with humor and grace.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • squirmy and grubs

    • By Taylor Pearce on 06-20-19

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Shout

    • By: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Narrated by: Laurie Halse Anderson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Best-selling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about and advocates for survivors of sexual assault. Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has changed since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published 20 years ago, she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying, as timely as it is timeless. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Honest and Deep

    • By elizabeth williams on 03-30-19

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Amazing Book Is Not on Fire

    • The World of Dan and Phil
    • By: Dan Howell, Phil Lester
    • Narrated by: Dan Howell, Phil Lester
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,437
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,109
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3,100

    Since uploading their first ever videos as teenagers, Dan and Phil have become two of the world's biggest YouTube stars. Now they invite you on a behind-the-scenes journey, filled with absolutely essential advice, tons of humor, lots of awkwardness, and TMI honesty that they will probably regret.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Too Good; Too Pure For This World

    • By susan on 03-29-16

    Regular price: $25.20

    • The Boys Who Challenged Hitler

    • Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club
    • By: Phillip Hoose
    • Narrated by: Phillip Hoose, Michael Braun
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164

    At the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of his nation's leaders, 15-year-old Knud Pedersen resolved with his brother and a handful of schoolmates to take action against the Nazis if the adults would not. Naming their secret club after the fiery British leader, the young patriots in the Churchill Club committed countless acts of sabotage, infuriating the Germans, who eventually had the boys tracked down and arrested. But their efforts were not in vain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What courage and determination...

    • By Lorraine on 04-02-16

    Regular price: $17.49

    • I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967

    • I Survived, Book 17
    • By: Lauren Tarshis
    • Narrated by: Sophie Amoss
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Since the opening of Glacier National Park in 1910, there were no reported fatal bear attacks until one summer night in 1967, when two grizzlies attacked campers and killed two young women. Inspired by the dramatic and tragic story of that night, and how it eventually influenced the fate of the grizzly bear in the continental United States, Lauren Tarshis has crafted yet another gripping novel in the I Survived series that is sure to shine a light on a terrifying and mostly unknown moment in US history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved this book so much

    • By dawnica on 03-03-19

    Regular price: $9.79

    • An Unfinished Life

    • John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963
    • By: Robert Dallek
    • Narrated by: Richard McGonagle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 342
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 229

    An Unfinished Life is the first authoritative single-volume life of John F. Kennedy to be written by a historian in nearly four decades. Drawing upon firsthand sources, freshly unearthed documents, and never-before-opened archives, prizewinning historian Robert Dallek reveals more than we ever knew about Jack Kennedy forever changing the way we think about his life, his presidency, and his legacy.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • It’s abridged!!

    • By Brad on 02-17-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Vincent & Theo

    • The Van Gogh Brothers
    • By: Deborah Heiligman
    • Narrated by: Phil Fox
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    The deep and enduring friendship between Vincent and Theo Van Gogh defined both brothers' lives. As a confidant, champion, sympathizer, and friend, Theo financially and emotionally supported his older brother as the artistic but troubled Vincent struggled to find his path in life as both a painter and a man. Throughout that struggle, the brothers shared everything - swapping stories of lovers and friends, successes and disappointments, dreams and ambitions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I could hardly hit the pause button.

    • By Zachary on 08-12-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Freedom Writers Diary

    • How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
    • By: The Freedom Writers, Erin Gruwell
    • Narrated by: various
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158

    As an idealistic 23-year-old English teacher at Wilson High School in Long Beach, California, Erin Gruwell confronted a room of "unteachable, at-risk" students. One day she intercepted a note with an ugly racial caricature, and angrily declared that this was precisely the sort of thing that led to the Holocaust, only to be met by uncomprehending looks. So she and her students undertook a life-changing, eye-opening, spirit-raising odyssey against intolerance and misunderstanding.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Authentic voices

    • By carolyn on 11-18-07

    Regular price: $39.93

    • We Are Displaced

    • My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World
    • By: Malala Yousafzai
    • Narrated by: Malala Yousafzai - prologue, Neela Vaswani, Deepti Gupta
    • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Nobel Peace Prize winner and New York Times best-selling author Malala Yousafzai introduces some of the people behind the statistics and news stories we read or hear every day about the millions of people displaced worldwide.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Malala is such a force for good

    • By Mary Beth on 01-11-19

    Regular price: $28.50

    • In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer

    • By: Irene Gut Opdyke, Jennifer Armstrong - contributor
    • Narrated by: Hope Davis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 177

    Irene Gut was just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping Memoir

    • By Simone on 10-04-16

    Regular price: $32.20

    • Navy SEAL Dogs

    • My Tale of Training Canines for Combat
    • By: Mike Ritland
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 243

    The Navy SEAL teams' elite K9 warriors do it all - from detecting explosives to eliminating the bad guys. These powerful dogs are also some of the smartest and most highly skilled working animals on the planet. Mike Ritland's job is to train them. This is the tale of how Ritland discovered his passion and grew up to train these elite dogs. After becoming a SEAL, he was on combat deployment in Iraq when he saw a military working dog in action, and he instantly knew he'd found his true calling.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging

    • By Jean on 02-09-17

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Amos Fortune

    • Free Man
    • By: Elizabeth Yates
    • Narrated by: Ray Childs
    • Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99

    Captured by slave traders when only 15, At-mun never forgot his roots as a prince. Nor did he ever lose his princely dignity and the courage to hold his head high. Sold at auction in America and haunted by the memory of his young sister left behind in Africa, At-mun, now Amos, began his long march to freedom. He dreamed of being free and of buying the freedom of his closest friends.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED IT!

    • By Andrea j. Smith on 02-07-19

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different

    • By: Karen Blumenthal
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    From the start, his path was never predictable. Steve Jobs was given up for adoption at birth, dropped out of college after one semester, and at the age of 20, created Apple in his parents' garage with his friend Steve Wozniack. Then came the core and hallmark of his genius - his exacting insistence on perfection, his counterculture life approach, and his level of taste and style that pushed all boundaries.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Like Cliff's Notes to the Issacson book

    • By Peter on 03-21-12

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Triss

    • By: Brian Jacques
    • Narrated by: Brian Jacques, Full Cast
    • Length: 11 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 238
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    Long-time fans and newcomers alike will relish this animal fable from Brian Jacques, whose books, including Redwall and Mossflower, are best sellers on both children's and adult lists. In Triss, the hero is a spunky young squirrelmaid who escapes servitude and finds a new destiny as a warrior at Redwall Abbey.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved the book!

    • By Lisa on 02-17-05

    Regular price: $20.95

    • No Choirboy

    • Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row
    • By: Susan Kuklin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren, Nyambi Nyambi, Steve Boyer, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    Imagine having everything taken away from you - permanently - with no hope of resuming a normal life. This is the case for many teenagers in America who are tried and convicted as adults for the crime of murder. Here Susan Kuklin takes you behind bars for frank interviews with a collection of young men who will spend the better part of their lives in jail. She lets them speak for themselves, providing the raw details of their incarceration and the anger, despair, and surprising hope they experience every day. Kuklin also provides an in-depth look at the American penal system, highlighting its many intricacies and inequities while focusing on capital cases involving juveniles.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Samurai Rising

    • The Epic Life of Minamoto Yoshitsune
    • By: Pamela S. Turner
    • Narrated by: Brian Nishii
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    Minamoto Yoshitsune should not have been a samurai. But his story is legend in this real-life saga. This epic warrior tale may sound like a novel, but this is the true story of the greatest samurai in Japanese history. When Yoshitsune was just a baby, his father went to war with a rival samurai family - and lost. His father was killed, his mother captured, and his surviving half-brother banished. Yoshitsune was sent away to live in a monastery. Skinny, small, and unskilled in the warrior arts, he nevertheless escaped and learned the ways of the samurai.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very well done

    • By Ellie on 04-11-19

    Regular price: $17.49

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