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    • Soar

    • By: Joan Bauer
    • Narrated by: Michael Crouch
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 74
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    Jeremiah is the world's biggest baseball fan. He really loves baseball, and he knows just about everything there is to know about his favorite sport. So when he's told he can't play baseball following an operation on his heart, Jeremiah decides he'll do the next best thing and become a coach. Hillcrest, where Jeremiah and his father, Walt, have just moved, is a town known for its championship baseball team. But Jeremiah finds the town caught up in a scandal and about ready to give up on baseball.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book

    • By ernest drown on 12-12-16

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Stand Tall

    • By: Joan Bauer
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Tree, a six-foot-three-inch twelve-year-old, copes with his parents' recent divorce and his failure as an athlete by helping his grandfather, a Vietnam vet and recent amputee, and Sophie, a new girl at school. Newbery Honor-winning author Joan Bauer's story, packed with memorable characters and her trademark humor, is about finding purpose in tough times. And it's about Tree's giant heart, not his giant size, making him a hero.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Divorce from a middle schooler's perspective A++

    • By Mr. B on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $18.13

    • Almost Home

    • By: Joan Bauer
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Newbery Honor winner Joan Bauer's new novel will touch your heart.

    When 12-year-old Sugar's grandfather dies and her gambling father takes off yet again, Sugar and her mother lose their home in Missouri. They head to Chicago for a fresh start, only to discover that fresh starts aren't so easy to come by for the homeless. Nevertheless, Sugar's mother has taught her to be grateful no matter what, so Sugar does her best.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • it made me happy,sad, now that is something

    • By Anonymous User on 08-18-17

    Regular price: $25.20

    • Hope Was Here

    • By: Joan Bauer
    • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    Hope's used to thinking on her feet - she hasn't become a terrific waitress by accident. But when she and her aunt Addie move from New York City to a small town in Wisconsin to run the Welcome Stairways Diner, she isn't sure she'll fit in.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-25-15

    Regular price: $18.13

    • Tell Me

    • By: Joan Bauer
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Twelve-year-old Anna has come to stay with her grandmother, Mim, hoping to forget her worries about her parents' troubled marriage. She'll be busy with the town's annual Flower Festival, a celebration with floats and bands that requires weeks of preparations.But before long, Anna finds herself involved in a very big problem. When she observes a girl her own age who seems to be being held against her will, Anna can't forget the girl's frightened eyes and she is determined to investigate.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Best Foot Forward

    • By: Joan Bauer
    • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    I’m a real ace at arguing with myself. Take a subject like Tanner Cobb. On the one hand, he stole. On the other, he helped his little brother read and count. Then again, he stole shoes in front of his little brother. But, he brought the shoes back and offered to make up for what he’d done. My mind said, don’t trust him. My instincts said, He might not be all bad. Inconsistencies are a royal pain; the older you get, the more they multiply. Inconsistencies are a royal pain; the older you get, the more they multiply.

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Peeled

    • By: Joan Bauer
    • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Hildy Biddle is a high-school reporter eager to stand up for the truth. She's just waiting for a chance to prove herself as a journalist, and yearning for a big story. The trouble is, the town's biggest story stars . . . a ghost. Not a very easy interview! This ghost has the town in a tizzy. Hildy's determined to discover what's really going on, but her desire to uncover the truth is making some people awfully nervous.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Amazing Story

    • By Mike on 05-01-16

    Regular price: $22.60