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    • The Pigman

    • By: Paul Zindel
    • Narrated by: Eden Riegel, Charlie McWade
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 94

    John Conlan is nicknamed “The Bathroom Bomber” after setting off firecrackers in the boys’ bathroom 23 times without ever getting caught. John and his best friend, Lorraine, can never please their parents, and school is a chore. To pass the time, they play pranks on unsuspecting people, and it's during one of these pranks that they meet the “Pigman”. In spite of themselves, John and Lorraine soon get caught up in Mr. Pignati’s zest for life. In fact, they become so involved that they begin to destroy the only corner of the world that has ever mattered to them. Can they stop before it’s too late?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent way to teach point of view

    • By MariaTeresa on 06-08-11

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Pigman's Legacy

    • By: Paul Zindel
    • Narrated by: Eden Riegel, Charlie McWade
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    John and Lorraine happen to be passing by the Pigman’s abandoned house when they receive the shock of their lives: someone or something is watching them from the upstairs window. Convinced this is a sign from beyond the grave, John and Lorraine decide they have been given a chance to make up for what happened to the Pigman. Can they make things right once and for all?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing best book ever

    • By Bhally on 01-09-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Doom Stone

    • By: Paul Zindel
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Jackson is always eager to visit his aunt Sarah at her anthropological digs. This time she's in England, at Stonehenge, and Jackson's particularly excited to see the massive and mysterious stone formations in person. But then he sees a young man viciously attacked and witnesses a similar savage attack on his beloved aunt Sarah. A beast no one has ever seen before is on the prowl and Jackson must rush to stop it before it can kill again. Can he solve the mystery of the inhuman monster that is stalking the countryside - before it's too late?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By Kirk Smith on 08-16-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Loch

    • By: Paul Zindel
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Loch and his sister are with their father on a scientific expedition when suddenly a hideous water beast explodes out of the water - and a photographer, hoping to get the picture of a lifetime, gets devoured.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Rats

    • By: Paul Zindel
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    When mutant rats escape from a Staten Island garbag e dump and terrorize the town’s citizens, it’s up to Sarah and her younger brother, Michael, to stop them from taking over New York City.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Raptor

    • By: Paul Zindel
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Out in the mountains, Zack and his friend, Uta, discover what they think is a large fossilized dinosaur egg. This could make their fortune! Zack takes it home to keep it safe. Only the egg isn't fossilized - it's hatching! And there's an angry mother dinosaur out there, who wants her baby back. Includes a full lenght fascinating interview with the author, Paul Zindel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it!

    • By Tim Gonzales on 03-23-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Pigman & Me

    • By: Paul Zindel
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The year Paul Zindel, his sister, Betty, and their mother lived in the town of Travis, Staten Island, New York, was the most important time of his teenage life. It was the year he and Jennifer Wolupopski were best friends. It was the year of the apple tree, the water-head baby, and Cemetery Hill. And it was the year he met Nonno Frankie Vivona, who became his Pigman. The Pigman & Me has an added bonus--one crucial piece of information: the secret of life, according to the Pigman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow

    • By Anonymous User on 02-14-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Scream Museum

    • By: Paul Zindel
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    P.C. and Mackenzie's friend, Tom the janitor, has been accused of murdering the head biologist at New York City's Museum of Natural History. But they know Tom couldnï¿¿ï¿¿ï¿¿t be the real killer, so they begin investigating. Exploring the crime scene and digging deep, they uncover a strange, precious artifact and a huge arachnid at the heart of the mystery.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just Okay; Use Your Creidts Than Spend The Money

    • By Missye on 10-11-09

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Surfing Corpse

    • P.C. Hawke Mysteries
    • By: Paul Zindel
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Zindel delights even the most reluctant readers with his thrilling P.C. Hawke Mysteries. Everyone is upset when P.C.'s junior class trip ends with classmate Timmy Warner plunging to his death over a 300-foot waterfall. So when Timmy's mom exhibits some strange behavior at the funeral, P.C. and his friend Mackenzie just have to investigate. What they don't expect is that the trail of clues will lead them to Los Angeles-and to a surfer who's a dead ringer for their dead classmate!

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The E-Mail Murders

    • P.C. Hawke Mysteries
    • By: Paul Zindel
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    A trip to the French Riviera should be a nice vacation for high school super-sleuth P.C. Hawke and his best friend Mackenzie. But when a woman is murdered at their hotel, P.C. and Mac can't just sit around and wait for the cops solve the crime.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Square Root of Murder

    • P. C. Hawke Mysteries
    • By: Paul Zindel
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    High school sleuths P.C. Hawke and Mackenzie Riggs quickly regret their decision to take a difficult calculus class from a tough instructor at Columbia University. But even though she's mean, Professor Dunaway certainly seems an unlikely candidate for murder. Though there are plenty of suspects, a lot of things about this case just don't add up.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Lethal Gorilla

    • By: Paul Zindel
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    People say New York City is a jungle. Still, P.C. Hawke is a little surprised when his best friend, Mackenzie, invites him to tag along with her police coroner mother to examine a scientist who has been mauled by jaguars at the Bronx Wildlife Conservation Park. But when the two teenage sleuths learn that the scientist actually died because he was given a lethal dose of gorilla blood after the attack, they quickly realize that the most vicious predator imaginable is loose in the park - a human killer!

    Regular price: $13.99