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    • Refugee

    • By: Alan Gratz
    • Narrated by: Michael Goldstrom, Kyla Garcia, Assaf Cohen
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 414
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 387
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 385

    This timely and powerful novel tells the story of three different children seeking refuge. Josef is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world. Isabel is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America. Mahmoud is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family begin a long trek toward Europe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intended for 5-8th graders, but it is good for adults too

    • By Lisa on 12-21-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Prisoner B-3087

    • By: Alan Gratz
    • Narrated by: Steven Kaplan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 499
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 437
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 434

    Ten concentration camps. Ten different places where you are starved, tortured, and worked mercilessly. It's something no one could imagine surviving. But it is what Yanek Gruener has to face. As a Jewish boy in 1930s Poland, Yanek is at the mercy of the Nazis, who have taken over. Everything he has and everyone he loves have been snatched brutally from him. And then Yanek himself is taken prisoner - his arm tattooed with the words Prisoner B-3087.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Disturbing Good Story

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-08-17

    Regular price: $14.69

    • Projekt 1065

    • A Novel of World War II
    • By: Alan Gratz
    • Narrated by: Dan Bittner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    It's the height of World War II. Michael O'Shaunessey, son of the Irish ambassador to Nazi Germany, lives with his family in Berlin. But Michael, like his parents, is a spy. He joins the Hitler Youth, taking part in their horrific games and book burning, despising everything they stand for but using his insider knowledge to bring important information back to his parents and the British Secret Service. When Michael is tasked to find out more about Projekt 1065, a secret Nazi mission, things get even more complicated.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Headline

    • By Anonymous User on 05-25-18

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Ban This Book

    • By: Alan Gratz
    • Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    It all started the day Amy Anne Ollinger tried to check out her favorite book in the whole world, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, from the school library. That's when Mrs. Jones, the librarian, told her the bad news: her favorite book was banned, all because a classmate's mom thought the book wasn't appropriate for kids to read. Amy Anne decides to fight back by starting a secret banned books library out of her locker.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it!

    • By lorifk on 02-26-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Code of Honor

    • By: Alan Gratz
    • Narrated by: Dan Bittner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    When 17-year-old Iranian American Kamran Smith learns that his brother has been labeled a terrorist, he knows something isn't right. In a race against time, it is up to Kamran to prove his brother's innocence, even as the country has turned against him and his family. With the help of a ragtag team of underground intelligence professionals, Kamran must piece together the clues and the codes that will save his brother's life - and save his country from possibly the largest terrorist attack since 9/11.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worth the listen/read!

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-31-16

    Regular price: $17.15

    • Samurai Shortstop

    • By: Alan Gratz
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    From his first day at boarding school, Toyo Shimada sees how upperclassmen make a sport out of terrorizing the first-years. Still, he's taken aback when the seniors keep him from trying out for the baseball team, especially after he sees their current shortstop. Toyo isn't afraid to prove himself; He's more troubled by his uncle's recent suicide. Although Uncle Koji's defiant death was supposedly heroic, it has made Toyo question many things about his family's samurai background.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • such a great story<br />

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-11-17

    Regular price: $26.95

    • Something Rotten

    • By: Alan Gratz
    • Narrated by: Erik Davies
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Something is rotten in Denmark, Tennessee, and it is not just the polluted Copenhagen River. Hamilton Prince's father has been murdered, according to a hidden video message. Horatio Wilkes, Hamilton's best friend, is visiting the Prince mansion when the video turns up. The guys need to find the killer before he strikes again.But it won't be easy. Suspects are plentiful.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable Listen

    • By Max's Mom on 05-14-18

    Regular price: $23.93