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    • All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook

    • By: Leslie Connor
    • Narrated by: Michael Crouch, Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145

    Eleven-year-old Perry was born and raised by his mom at the Blue River Co-ed Correctional Facility in tiny Surprise, Nebraska. His mom is a resident on Cell Block C, and so far Warden Daugherty has made it possible for them to be together. That is, until a new district attorney discovers the truth - and Perry is removed from the facility and forced into a foster home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun and Inspiring

    • By KB on 11-13-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle

    • By: Leslie Connor
    • Narrated by: Andrew Eiden
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    From Leslie Connor, the critically acclaimed author of Waiting for Normal and All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook, comes a deeply poignant and beautifully crafted story about self-reliance, redemption, and hope. Mason Buttle is the biggest, sweatiest kid in his grade, and everyone knows he can barely read or write. Mason’s learning disabilities are compounded by grief. Fifteen months ago, Mason’s best friend, Benny Kilmartin, turned up dead in the Buttle family’s orchard.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I tell you what, I think this...

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-20-18

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Waiting for Normal

    • By: Leslie Connor
    • Narrated by: Angela Jayne Rogers
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Author of the award-winning Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel, Leslie Connor has also won great acclaim for ,i>Waiting for Normal. Addie's life has always been all or nothing. And now that Dwight and mommers are divorced, Addie's stuck in a tiny trailer on a Schenectady corner with a mom who's rarely there. Finding friendship at the gas station across the street, Addie clings to the ever-dimming possibility that one day she'll have a normal, happy home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Tear-jerking New Definition for "Normal"

    • By Olivia Guntle on 11-09-18

    Regular price: $25.87

    • Crunch

    • By: Leslie Connor
    • Narrated by: Ramon De Ocampo
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Fourteen-year-old Dewy Marriss never imagined America’s gas pumps would dry up the same week he promised to manage his family’s bicycle shop. Suddenly everyone wants a bike, and nobody wants to wait. With his parents stranded far from home, Dewey tries to keep up with his overwhelming responsibilities.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story for boys who like action

    • By Liz F. on 12-19-12

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Things You Kiss Goodbye

    • By: Leslie Connor
    • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Bettina Vasilis can hardly believe it when basketball star Brady Cullen asks her out, and she just about faints when her strict father actually approves of him. Over the course of the summer, Bettina falls in love with Brady - and with the new freedom that comes along with him. But when school starts up again, Brady changes. What happened to the sweet boy she fell in love with? Then she meets a smoldering guy in his twenties, and this "Cowboy" is everything Brady is not.

    Regular price: $25.09