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    • The Tale of Despereaux

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,002
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 641
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 650

    This is the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in darkness but covets a world filled with light. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl with a simple, impossible wish. These characters are about to embark on a journey that will lead them down into a horrible dungeon, up into a glittering castle, and ultimately, into each other's lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Flawless!

    • By Ann Thackerq on 07-18-08

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Because of Winn-Dixie

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Cherry Jones
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 929
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 697
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 702

    When 10-year-old India Opal Buloni moves to Naomi, Florida, with her preacher father, she doesn't know what to expect. She is lonely at first, that is until she meets Winn-Dixie, a stray dog who helps her make some unusual friends. Because of Winn-Dixie, Opal begins to let go of some of her sadness and finds she has a whole lot to be thankful for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This one rocks!

    • By Anne on 08-22-10

    Regular price: $14.60

    • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Judith Ivey
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 742
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 577
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 582

    Kate DiCamillo takes us on an extraordinary journey, from the depths of the ocean to the net of a fisherman, from the top of a garbage heap to the fireside of a hoboes' camp, from the bedside of an ailing child to the bustling streets of Memphis. And along the way, we are shown a true miracle, that even a heart of the most breakable kind can learn to love, to lose, and to love again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stunning, Healing

    • By Chris on 07-21-06

    Regular price: $15.93

    • Louisiana's Way Home

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    When Louisiana Elefante's granny wakes her up in the middle of the night to tell her that the day of reckoning has arrived and they have to leave home immediately, Louisiana isn't overly worried. But this time, things are different. This time, Granny intends for them never to return. Separated from her best friends, Raymie and Beverly, Louisiana struggles to oppose the winds of fate (and Granny) and find a way home. But as Louisiana's life becomes entwined with the lives of the people of a small Georgia town she starts to worry that she is destined only for good-byes. 

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Tiger Rising

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Dylan Baker
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 263
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 208

    From the best-selling author of Because of Winn-Dixie comes the moving story of an 11-year-old boy, Rob Horton, who finds a caged tiger in the woods behind the hotel where he lives with his father. With the help of his new friend, Sistine Bailey, Rob must decide what to do with his discovery and at the same time come to terms with his past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Tiger Rising

    • By Laura on 11-09-15

    Regular price: $8.95

    • Flora and Ulysses

    • The Illuminated Adventures
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Tara Sands
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 281
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 283

    Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo. It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw the vacuum cleaner coming, but self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman, who has read every issue of the comic book Terrible Things Can Happen to You!, is just the right person to step in and save him. What neither can predict is that Ulysses (the squirrel) has been born anew, with powers of strength, flight, and misspelled poetry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • That was awesome.

    • By Honey B Jackson on 05-03-15

    Regular price: $25.20

    • The Magician's Elephant

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,498
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,353
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,356

    When a fortuneteller’s tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese, orphan Peter Augustus Duchene knows the questions that he needs to ask: Does his sister still live? And if so, how can he find her? The fortuneteller’s mysterious answer (An elephant! An elephant will lead him there!) sets off a chain of events so remarkable, so impossible, that Peter can hardly dare to believe it. But it is - all of it - true.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Yes, the Impossible!

    • By Gillian on 11-17-16

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Mercy Watson Collection

    • Volume 1
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    To Mr. and Mrs. Watson, Mercy is not just a pig, she's a porcine wonder. And to the portly and good-natured Mercy, the Watsons are an excellent source of buttered toast, not to mention that buttery-toasty feeling she gets when she snuggles into bed with them. This is not, however, so good for the Watsons' bed. BOOM! CRACK! Welcome to the wry and endearing world of Mercy Watson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Porcine Wonder

    • By Sid on 03-30-11

    Regular price: $15.93

    • Mercy Watson #4

    • Princess in Disguise
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    When the Watsons decide to zip their porcine wonder into a formfitting princess dress for Halloween, complete with tiara, they are certain that Mercy will be beautiful beyond compare. Mercy is equally certain she likes the sound of trick-or-TREATING and can picture those piles of buttered toast already. As for the Lincoln Sisters next door, how could they know that their cat would get into the act and lead them all on a Halloween "parade" of hysterical proportions?

    Regular price: $6.60

    • Raymie Nightingale

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151

    Raymie Clarke has come to realize that everything, absolutely everything, depends on her. And she has a plan. If Raymie can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition, then her father, who left town two days ago with a dental hygienist, will see Raymie's picture in the paper and (maybe) come home. To win, not only does Raymie have to do good deeds and learn how to twirl a baton; she also has to contend with the wispy, frequently fainting Louisiana Elefante, who has a show-business background....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Honest and Heartwarming

    • By merrylue on 06-13-16

    Regular price: $25.20

    • Mercy Watson #3

    • Mercy Watson Fights Crime
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    Leroy Ninker is a small man with a big dream: he wants to be a cowboy, but for now he's just a thief. In fact, Leroy is robbing the Watsons' kitchen right this minute! As he drags the toaster across the counter ( screeeeeech) and drops it into his bag ( clannngggg), little does he know that a certain large pig who loves toast with a great deal of butter is stirring from sleep.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • only one story

    • By anna on 04-06-18

    Regular price: $6.60

    • Something Wonky This Way Comes

    • Mercy Watson #6
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Mr. and Mrs. Watson and their porcine wonder, Mercy, are off to the Bijou Drive-In. What will happen when the Lincoln Sisters, Frank, Stella, and a gaggle of familiar characters get the same idea for a night out? With the tempting scent of hot buttered popcorn wafting through the air, everyone's favorite pig leads the way in this hilarious romp featuring movies, mayhem, and Mercy!

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln?

    • Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Three
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Baby Lincoln's older sister, Eugenia, is very fond of telling Baby what to do, and Baby usually responds by saying, "Yes, Sister." But one day Baby has had enough. She decides to depart on a Necessary Journey, even though she has never gone anywhere without Eugenia telling her what to take and where to go. And in fact Baby doesn't know where she is headed - only that she was entirely happy in the previous night's dream, sitting aboard a train with a view of shooting stars.

    Regular price: $10.50

    • Mercy Watson to the Rescue

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    To Mr. and Mrs. Watson, Mercy is not just a pig, she's a porcine wonder. And to the portly and good-natured Mercy, the Watsons are an excellent source of buttered toast, not to mention that buttery-toast feeling she gets when she snuggles into bed with them. This is not, however, so good for the Watsons' bed. BOOM! CRACK! Welcome to the wry and endearing world of Mercy Watson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect for a variety of ages

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Mercy Watson #5

    • Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Eugenia and Baby Lincoln may live next door to a pig, but that doesn't stop them from living a gracious life. And the amiable Mercy Watson is equally determined to follow the delightful scent (and delicious taste) of the pansies her thoughtful neighbors are planting in beautify their yard. "Where have all the flowers gone?" shouts Eugenia.

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Leroy Ninker Saddles Up

    • Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse - until he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it's love at first sight. Maybelline loves spaghetti and sweet nothings, and she loves Leroy, too. But when Leroy forgets the third and final rule of caring for Maybelline, disaster ensues. Can Leroy wrestle fate to the ground, rescue the horse of his heart, and lasso loneliness for good?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Don't have a title for this or a thing to write

    • By smg on 11-22-15

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon

    • Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Book 2
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Francine Poulet is the greatest animal control officer in Gizzford County. She hails from a long line of animal control officers. She's battled snakes, outwitted squirrels, and stared down a bear. "The genuine article", Francine's dad always called her. She is never scared - until, that is, she's faced with a screaming raccoon that may or may not be a ghost. Maybe Francine isn't cut out to be an animal control officer after all! But the raccoon is still on the loose, and the folks on Deckawoo Drive need Francine back.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Adore this story of courage, identity and friendship

    • By Graham Smith on 10-27-18

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Mr. and Mrs. Watson's porcine wonder, Mercy, loves nothing more than a ride in the car. It takes a fair amount of nudging and bribing and a "You are such a good sport, darling" to get the portly pig out of the driver's seat, but once the convertible is on the road, Mercy loves the feel of the wind tickling her ears and the sun on her snout.

    Regular price: $13.27

    • Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package

    • Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume 4
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Eugenia Lincoln is a practical person with no time for gee-gaws, whoop-de-whoops, or frivolity. When an unexpected package containing an accordion arrives at her house, she is determined to have nothing to do with it. But her plans to sell the accordion, destroy the accordion, and give the accordion away all end in frustration. How can Eugenia stop being tormented by this troublesome package? Might she discover that a bit of unforeseen frivolity could be surprisingly...joyous?

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Your Question for Author Here

    • A Story from Guys Read: Funny Business
    • By: Jon Scieszka, Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Jon Scieszka, Kate DiCamillo
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Funny Business is based around the theme of - what else - humor, and if you’re familiar with Jon and Guys Read, you already know what you’re in store for: an hilarious story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring Future Writers

    • By Brad on 05-28-17

    Regular price: $2.27

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