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    • Small Great Things

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Audra McDonald, Cassandra Campbell, Ari Fliakos
    • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,859
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21,045
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,972

    Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than 20 years' experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she's been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child. The hospital complies with their request, but the next day the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery. Does she obey orders, or does she intervene?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must Read

    • By Sabrina Anderson on 11-01-16

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Shine

    • A Short Story
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Audra McDonald
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 785
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 695
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 693

    Today is Ruth's first day of third grade at Dalton. The prestigious institution on New York's Upper East Side couldn't be more different from her old school in Harlem. Despite being the smartest girl in her grade, Ruth suspects that her classmates and teachers see only her dark skin. She also notices that Christina, the daughter of her mother's employer, treats Ruth very differently when they're hanging out with the popular girls rather than playing together. Ruth must navigate between two worlds.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Short story prequel to Small Great Things

    • By Wayne on 12-02-18

    Regular price: $1.88

    • Small Great Things

    • A Novel
    • By: Jodi Picoult
    • Narrated by: Audra McDonald, Ari Fliakos, Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    A woman is caught in a gripping moral dilemma that resonates far beyond her place in time and history in number one New York Times best seller Jodi Picoult's latest. 'I don't want that nurse touching my baby.' Those are the instructions from the newborn child's parents. However, when the baby goes into cardiac arrest, Ruth, a nurse of 20 years' experience, sees no option but to assist. But the baby dies. And Ruth is charged with negligent homicide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow riveting

    • By J. Edwards on 12-29-17

    Regular price: $37.30