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    • Bless Me, Ultima

    • By: Rudolfo Anaya
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 720
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 595
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 599

    As Tony follows his own path toward adulthood, he relies on the wisdom of Ultima, a magical healer, to forge his unique identity. With hundreds of thousands of copies in print, Bless Me, Ultima has been called the most widely read Mexican-American novel in the English language. Richly evocative, it has earned its place among the classics of modern literature, even drawing favorable comparisons to Herman Melville's legendary Moby Dick.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Modern classic - but prepare to think

    • By Mark W. Bohrer on 02-28-15

    Regular price: $20.95

    • The Warrior Heir

    • The Heir Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Cinda Williams Chima
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 448
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 361
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 360

    When 16-year-old Jack forgets to take his medicine one morning, he soon learns what the medicine is really for. It's a suppressant for his magical powers....He's a Warrior Heir.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • decent book; bad reader

    • By Sarah on 08-07-09

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Enchanter Heir

    • By: Cinda Williams Chima
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 14 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161

    They called it the Thorn Hill Massacre - the brutal attack on a once-thriving Weir community. Though Jonah Kinlock lived through it, he did not emerge unscathed: like the other survivors Jonah possesses unique magical gifts that set him apart from members of the mainline guilds.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It sucks you in and makes you want more.

    • By Jennifer on 01-30-14

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Sorcerer Heir

    • The Heir Chronicles, Book 5
    • By: Cinda Williams Chima
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156

    The delicate peace between Wizards and the underguilds (Warriors, Seers, Enchanters, and Sorcerers) still holds by the thinnest of threads, but powerful forces inside and outside the guilds threaten to sever it completely. Emma and Jonah are at the center of it all. Brought together by their shared history, mutual attraction, and a belief in the magic of music, they now stand to be torn apart by new wounds and old betrayals.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great; but not perfect. I believe it could be.

    • By Porter on 08-25-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Dragon Heir

    • By: Cinda Williams Chima
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 315
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 241
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 243

    Afraid of waking the sleeping dragon of Raven's Ghyll, wizards have for centuries avoided waging war among themselves. But everything changes when someone steals the legendary Dragonheart, a magnificent opal pulsating with unspeakable power. This magical tour de force leaves listeners breathless - and clamoring for more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely Book

    • By Anonymous User on 04-01-09

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Wizard Heir

    • By: Cinda Williams Chima
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 13 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 387
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 298
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304

    Booted from one exclusive school to the next since his foster mom's death three years ago, 16-year-old Seph McCauley knows he's different. But he doesn't understand why he can summon menacing ravens, freeze summer ponds, and torch all he touches. And then Seph makes the mistake of trusting his new headmaster. If you like Harry Potter, you'll love Seph McCauley.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Book, Bad Reader

    • By Audrey on 03-16-09

    Regular price: $38.46

    • Buried Onions

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    All Eddie wants is to find a way out of the dangerous life he's living, where his friends are lost in a world of drugs and violence. Even his aunt wants to give him a gun so he can avenge the death of her son. But no matter how hard he works, Eddie can't seem to pull himself away from the sweltering sadness of the city. It's as if giant onions had been buried beneath him, Eddie thinks, releasing shimmering vapors off the black asphalt all around.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pretty Good story

    • By James Gibson on 12-07-17

    Regular price: $16.95

    • Dogsong

    • By: Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 67

    The graphic, coming-of-age tale of a modern Eskimo lad and his consuming vision quest and harrowing struggle for survival. Troubled by changes in his Alaskan village, 14-year-old Russell Suskitt seeks the counsel of the village elder - and only dog team owner. After his training in the ancient arts of hunting with bow and lance, handling sled dogs, and surviving arctic dangers, Russell embarks upon his lonely search for Eskimo manhood.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ponderous narration of a coming of age back to basics story

    • By Kaui on 07-31-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Taking Sides

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Eighth-grader Linc Mendoza has moved from a dusty San Francisco barrio to a well-groomed suburb and a new junior high school. Suddenly he's in the minority, a Mexican-American in a mostly white school. The basketball coach is tough on him. Classes are even tougher. And his best friend is back in the old neighborhood. To make things worse, the basketball team is scheduled to play against Linc's old school in a league game. How can Linc play his best when he's shooting against his former teammates?

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Powder Burn

    • By: Carl Hiaasen, Bill Montalbano
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 99

    New York Times best-selling author Carl Hiaasen teamed up with journalist Bill Montalbano for this gripping thriller. Powder Burn stars Chris Meadows, a successful Miami architect who's leaving a meeting with an ex-girlfriend when he sees a car strike his ex, killing her. But the nightmare is only just beginning. As a witness to the crime, Chris knows the car's passengers - thugs linked to Miami's deadliest drug lords - are sure to come after him next. But what can he do if the police refuse to give him protection?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I Love Carl Hiaasen, but man this was the hard

    • By Samantha on 09-30-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Homework Machine

    • By: Dan Gutman
    • Narrated by: Cherise Boothe, Julia Gibson, Norm Lee, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Dan Gutman, the prolific author of over 60 popular books for children and young adults, vividly imagines what is surely every put-upon school kid's dream: a machine that does homework for them - error free!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I must be missing something

    • By THoward on 11-24-16

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Eyes of the Emperor

    • By: Graham Salisbury
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Eddy Okubo, a Japanese American teenager, is more determined than ever to prove his loyalty and worth as an American soldier. Graham Salisbury poignantly pens the historically accurate but fictional account of the special mission given to 26 Japanese American soldiers in the midst of WWII and a young man’s struggle between heritage and patriotism.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Jesse

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    To get away from his chaotic, often violent parents, 17-year-old Jesse has moved into an apartment with his brother. They are both taking community college courses in Fresno. But to pay for them, they must take whatever jobs they can find, even backbreaking field work. The path to a good education isn't going to be an easy one for these two young Mexican-Americans. As Jesse absorbs information in his classes, he learns harsher lessons from the people around him.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • chapters

    • By Brando Martinez on 11-13-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Boy Who Saved Baseball

    • By: John Ritter
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    In his third book on baseball, John Ritter takes the reader to Dillontown where, through a series of events, the fate of the town rests on the outcome of a baseball game. Tom and a newcomer, Cruz, convince a former Major-League Baseball player to coach the team. The team prepares for the big day by using unorthodox training methods. While the team wins the game, it still takes an unusual set of circumstances to save the town.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Geat!!!!!!!!

    • By Anonymous User on 05-09-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Afterlife

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Adept at portraying Latino teenage culture, author Gary Soto has won many honors, including an ALA Best Book Award for his young adult novels. After an East Fresno student is murdered, his mind leaves his body. Now he must get used to being an invisible spirit, one who watches his friends and family deal with his death.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really great descriptive book.

    • By DD on 10-01-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Petty Crimes

    • By: Gary Soto
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In books like Buried Onions and Boys at Work, Gary Soto displays a gift for revealing the tough, heart-breaking life of contemporary urban kids. In Petty Crimes, Soto offers 10 stories about the risky situations and dangerous little scams faced by young people growing up on the harsh streets of the city.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Harvesting Hope

    • The Story of Cesar Chavez
    • By: Kathleen Krull
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    As a young boy, Cesar lived happily on his family’s ranch in Arizona. But when a severe drought lost them the entire crop, his family also lost their home. With thousands of other unlucky families, the Chavez’s moved to California where they lived in poverty and worked as migrant workers. It bothered Cesar greatly that the workers were treated like slaves by the landowners. So he organized the workers and marched to the state capital in protest.

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Madonnas of Echo Park

    • By: Brando Skyhorse
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez, Luis Moreno, Alma Cuervo, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    Heralding a new young ethnic literary talent: Brando Skyhorse's first novel gives voice to the Mexican-American community in Echo Park, California.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Most Innovative and Engaging Book Ever!

    • By LSR on 10-27-10

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Night of the Howling Dogs

    • By: Graham Salisbury
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Graham Salisbury has received numerous high-profile accolades from the ALA, VOYA, and several parent organizations. A Junior Library Guild Premier election, Night of the Howling Dogs is a rousing adventure set in Hawaii. On a Boy Scout trip, Dylan is looking forward to camping out at the foot of the Pu¹u Kapukapu volcano. But when an earthquake strikes, Dylan is forced to team up with a bully named Louie on a daring mission to rescue many of their scattered comrades.

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Breaking Through

    • By: Francisco Jiménez
    • Narrated by: Robert Ramirez
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    As he prepares to recite the Declaration of Independence before his eighth grade social studies class in California, the thing Francisco has feared for 10 years finally happens. La migra, the immigration police, come to his classroom and pick him up for deportation to Mexico. Soon back in the United States with a "green card", Francisco struggles through adolescence, working two or three jobs a day and striving to excel at school.

    Regular price: $17.49

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