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    • Rules

    • By: Cynthia Lord
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 486
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 366
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372

    Catherine, a 12-year-old girl with big responsibilities, loves her autistic younger brother David and makes lists of rules she thinks will help him get by. But she often feels that her parents, focused on special care for David, forget that she exists, too.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Honest story with a touching ending for ALL ages

    • By Ingrid on 10-20-12

    Regular price: $17.49

    • A Handful of Stars

    • By: Cynthia Lord
    • Narrated by: Maria Cabezas
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    When Lily's blind dog, Lucky, slips his collar and runs away across the wide-open blueberry barrens of Eastern Maine, it's Salma Santiago who manages to catch him. Salma, the daughter of migrant workers, is in the small town with her family for the blueberry-picking season.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Touching and beautiful.

    • By Minimicromaker1 on 09-21-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Touch Blue

    • By: Cynthia Lord
    • Narrated by: Erin Moon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Acclaimed author Cynthia Lord received the Newbery Honor for her debut novel Rules, which School Library Journal. called “a lovely, warm read.” In Touch Blue, Lord pens a moving tale about the meaning of home. Tess is heartbroken when she learns the state of Maine is about to shut down her small island’s schoolhouse, forcing her family to move to the mainland.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great book for listeners of all ages

    • By Ed on 09-26-13

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Half a Chance

    • By: Cynthia Lord
    • Narrated by: Maria Cabezas
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    When Lucy's family moves to an old house on a lake, Lucy tries to see her new home through her camera's lens, as her father has taught her - he's a famous photographer, away on a shoot. Will her photos ever meet his high standards? When she discovers that he's judging a photo contest, Lucy decides to enter anonymously. She wants to find out if her eye for photography is really special - or only good enough. As she seeks out subjects for her photos, Lucy gets to know Nate, the boy next door. But slowly the camera reveals what Nate doesn't want to see....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful New Hampshire story

    • By Barbara Treadway on 05-23-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Hot Rod Hamster

    • By: Cynthia Lord
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    There’s a hot rod race today at noon! But before the hamster can enter the big race, he must first find his perfect hot rod. Where will he ever find a car small enough for a hamster? Of course - at Dog’s Junk Yard! Dog tries to help Hamster, but there are so many cars for Hamster to choose from. Old car? New car? Or a shiny, glittering blue car? How will Hamster ever decide which is best for burning rubber?

    Regular price: $9.09