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    • The War That Saved My Life

    • By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,739
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,593
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,585

    Nine-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada's twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little brother Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn't waste a minute - she sneaks out to join him. So begins a new adventure of Ada, and for Susan Smith, the woman who is forced to take the two kids in. As Ada teaches herself to ride a pony, learns to read, and watches for German spies, she begins to trust Susan.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Powerful Wonder

    • By Sara on 02-07-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The War I Finally Won

    • By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
    • Narrated by: Jayne Entwistle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 490
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 451
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 450

    World War II continues, and Ada and her brother, Jamie, are living with their loving legal guardian, Susan, in a borrowed cottage on the estate of the formidable Lady Thorton - along with Lady Thorton herself and her daughter. Life in the crowded cottage is tense enough, and then, quite suddenly, Ruth, a Jewish girl from Germany, moves in. A German? The occupants of the house are horrified. But other impacts of the war become far more frightening. As death creeps closer to their door, life and morality during wartime grow more complex.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Historic Fiction No Matter Your Age

    • By Sara on 10-06-17

    Regular price: $32.20

    • Jefferson's Sons

    • By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
    • Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97

    Beverly, Harriet, Madison, and Eston are Thomas Jefferson's children by one of his slaves, Sally Hemings, and while they do get special treatment - better work, better shoes, even violin lessons - they are still slaves, and are never to mention who their father is. The lighter-skinned children have been promised a chance to escape into white society, but what does this mean for the children who look more like their mother? As each child grows up, their questions about slavery and freedom become tougher....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Book!

    • By Lily on 05-19-12

    Regular price: $30.80

    • Halfway To The Sky

    • By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Twelve-year-old Dani is running away from home - or what’s left of home anyway. Her older brother, who had muscular dystrophy, died a few months ago. Then her father left and her parents got divorced. Now home is just Dani and her sad, silent mother, and Dani’s got to get away. She plans to do something amazing, and go where her parents will never find her: She’s going to hike the whole Appalachian Trail, from Georgia to Maine. The trail is a legend in her family, the place where her parents met, fell in love, and got married 14 years before.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • halfway to the sky

    • By Cherie Kirsch on 05-31-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • For Freedom

    • The Story of a French Spy
    • By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
    • Narrated by: Carine Montbertrand
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    No one would guess that a 13-year-old schoolgirl and singer named Suzanne would become one of France's great heroes. But when the German army occupies her hometown of Cherbourg during World War II, Suzanne learns that there are some things worth fighting for any way she can. Recruited by the French Resistance, Suzanne becomes a spy covertly working for a noble cause. Kimberly Brubaker Bradley's historical novel is a captivating tale of courage.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Weaver's Daughter

    • By: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
    • Narrated by: Kate Forbes
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Ten-year-old Lizzy Baker loves her life in the Southwest Territory. Her family's farm is doing well, and her mother earns extra money by weaving. But at harvest time Lizzy suffers bouts of sickness. And each year is worse than the last. The doctor and the mid-wife say her terrible coughing is asthma. But they don't know the cause, and their potions and prescriptions aren’t much help.

    Regular price: $13.99