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    • The Boxcar Children Beginning

    • The Aldens of Fair Meadow Farm
    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Tim Gregory
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Before they were the Boxcar Children, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden lived with their parents on Fair Meadow Farm....

    • Sarah, Plain and Tall

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Glenn Close
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    "I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall." A heartwarming story about two children, Anna and Caleb, whose lives are changed forever when their widowed papa advertises for a mail-order bride. Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton from Maine answers the ad and agrees to come for a month. Sarah brings gifts from the sea, a cat named Seal, and singing and laughter to the quiet house. But will she like it enough to stay? Anna and Caleb wait and wonder -- and hope. Performed by Glenn Close

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book

    • By jennifer on 09-13-12

    Regular price: $10.26

    • Caleb's Story

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Glenn Close
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    "It's your job now," Anna says as she hands Caleb her journals, asking him to continue writing the family story. Caleb fears there will be nothing left to write about, until a mysterious old man is discovered in the barn. Everyone is excited about the arrival of a new family member except for Jacob, who holds a bitter grudge.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Marisa Talley on 07-16-17

    Regular price: $13.68

    • The Poet's Dog

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Michael Curran-Dorsano
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Teddy is a gifted dog. Raised in a cabin by a poet named Sylvan, he grew up listening to sonnets read aloud and the comforting clicking of a keyboard. Although Teddy understands words, Sylvan always told him there are only two kinds of people in the world who can hear Teddy speak: poets and children. Then, one day Teddy learns that Sylvan was right. hen Teddy finds Nickel and Flora trapped in a snowstorm, he tells them that he will bring them home - and they understand him.

    Regular price: $10.26

    • Skylark

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Glenn Close
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Sarah came to the prairie from Maine to marry Papa. But that summer, a drought turned the land dry and brown. Fires swept across the fields and coyotes came to the well in search of water. So Sarah took Anna and Caleb back east, where they would be safe. Papa stayed behind. He would not leave his land.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful sequel

    • By BM on 10-11-16

    Regular price: $10.26

    • More Perfect than the Moon

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Glenn Close
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    Cassie spends her days watching Grandfather and Caleb in the barn, looking out at Papa working the fields, spying on Sarah feeding the goslings. She's an observer, a writer, a storyteller. Everything is as it should be.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Continues the Sarah, Plain and Tall series

    • By Laura on 01-09-12

    Regular price: $10.26

    • Edward's Eyes

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Milo Ventimiglia
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Jake is part of a very special family: a rowdy bunch of siblings and an incredible mom and dad. They have a life filled with art, music, long summer nights on the Cape, and lots and lots of baseball. But no one is more special in Jake's mind than his younger brother, Edward. From the moment he was born it seemed Edward was destined for greatness - until the unimaginable happened and Edward died.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sweet Story; Read, don't Listen

    • By FanB14 on 08-17-14

    Regular price: $14.60

    • Barkus

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Lori Gardner
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Meet Barkus. Barkus is loyal. Barkus is generous. Barkus is family. The exuberant Barkus and his lucky young owner whirl and twirl across the minutes of this delightful pre-chapter book series from award-winning author Patricia MacLachlan.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • Word After Word After Word

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Every school day feels the same for fourth graders Lucy and Henry and Evie and Russell and May. Then Ms. Mirabel comes to their class, bringing magical words and a whole new way of seeing and understanding.

    Regular price: $10.26

    • The True Gift

    • A Christmas Story
    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Aya Cash
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    All year long Lily and Liam look forward to Christmas on their grandparents' farm. It's always the perfect trip -- walking to the lilac library, trimming the tree, giving gifts. But this year, thanks to a white cow alone in the meadow, things will be different. This Christmas, Lily and Liam will find out the meaning of a true gift.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My kids love this book

    • By LVChick on 06-29-18

    Regular price: $7.93

    • Barkus

    • By: Patricia Maclachlan
    • Narrated by: Lori Gardner
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Meet Barkus. Barkus is well-trained. Barkus is loyal. Barkus is generous. Barkus is family. The exuberant Barkus and his lucky young owner jump, whirl, and twirl across this delightful series from the award-winning Patricia MacLachlan.

    Regular price: $10.90

    • Barkus Dog Dreams

    • Barkus, Book 2
    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Lori Gardner
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Barkus is back! With new tricks, new friends, and lots more fun. The lovable Barkus and his lucky young owner romp through this delightful series from Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan. The simple text told in short chapters is just right for children ready to take their first steps toward listening on their own. 

    Regular price: $2.44

    • The Poet's Dog

    • By: Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated by: Michael Curran-Dorsano
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Teddy is a gifted dog, raised in a cabin by a poet named Sylvan. Sylvan always told him there are only two kinds of people in the world who can hear Teddy speak: poets and children. One day, when Teddy finds Nickel and Flora trapped in a snowstorm, he speaks, and they understand him. They follow him to home, only now his owner is gone.... What will Teddy do when his new friends go home? Can they help one another find what they have lost?

    Regular price: $5.53