Patricia Reilly Giff
Patricia Reilly Giff

Patricia Reilly Giff has recieved the Newbery Honor for Pictures of Hollis Woods and Lily’s Crossing, which is also a Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book. Nory Ryan’s Song was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Notable Book.

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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Joshua Swanson
Release Date: February 20, 2018
Follow the humorous mishaps of a second grader who is learning to read.

Nothing's going right for Ronald—he drops his pencils, inadvertently squirts water on Joy’s dress, mistakenly eats Jimmy’s sandwich, misses the ball during recess, loses his ice cream money, and drops Miss Tyler’s plant.
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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell and Arielle Sitrick
Release Date: January 07, 2014

Sirens. A scary sound, especially to Siria, whose brave pop is a firefighter. Siria loves everyone at Pop's city firehouse. She also loves to study the stars. Her mother named her after the brightest start in the winter sky.   
   When Siria hears sirens, she sneaks out to chase the trucks, to bring Pop and the other firefighters luck.

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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Olivia Campbell
Release Date: January 08, 2013
It's 1944, W.W. II is raging. Jayna's big brother Rob is her only family. When Rob is called to duty on a destroyer, Jayna is left in their small town in upstate New York with their cranky landlady. But right before he leaves, Rob tells Jayna a secret.
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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Everette Plen
Release Date: August 14, 2012
Mitchell really doesn't want to go camping with the other kids at the Zigzag Afternoon Center. Sleeping in the woods with creepy crawly things, coyotes, and bears. Yikes. But his best friend Habib is going, and it's Mitchell's birthday that weekend. He's just got to find a way to be brave, and scare the bears away.
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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Ariadne Meyers
Release Date: August 14, 2012

This week the kids at the Zigzag Afternoon Center are being creative, and trying new things. But that's not so easy for Destiny. All of her ideas turn into disasters—until she finds out what a good poet she is. 

The sixth book in award-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff's Zigzag Kids series captures all the excitement of new friends and after-school fun.

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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Becca Battoe and Everette Plen
Release Date: August 09, 2011
When Charlie hears that special buzz in his head, he knows it means one thing. an idea for a new invention. But Charlie's ideas tend to backfire—such as the flying feet that don't really fly. If only Charlie could make his inventions work, people might think he's as special as his older brother, Larry.
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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Everette Plen
Release Date: August 09, 2011
When Charlie hears that special buzz in his head, he knows it means one thing. an idea for a new invention. But Charlie's ideas tend to backfire—such as the flying feet that don't really fly. If only Charlie could make his inventions work, people might think he's as special as his older brother, Larry.
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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Becca Battoe
Release Date: August 09, 2011
In the fourth book in the Zigzag Kids series, it's showtime at the Zelda A. Zigzag Afternoon Center. Gina loves to sing and she's determined to be the star of the play. She's already told everybody she knows to come see her. But her friend Destiny wants to be the star, too.
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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Cynthia Holloway
Release Date: August 09, 2011
Rachel, Cassie, and Joey live in the city with their Pop, until Pop's search for work lands the family on a run down farm. Dreamy Rachel loves to read, and doesn't know much about the country. Times are hard there, too—the school and library are closed.
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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Everette Plen
Release Date: August 10, 2010
Number One Kid. That’s what Mitchell McCabe’s favorite T-shirt says. He’d like to be Number One at the Zigzag Afternoon Center, where there are lots of fun activities to choose from. swimming, nature walks, field trips, art, even homework help.
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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Bailee Madison
Release Date: August 10, 2010
It’s Discovery Week at the Zigzag Afternoon Center. Everyone writes their discoveries on a big sheet of paper in the hallway. But Destiny Washington can’t think of anything new to discover. Before she knows it, Destiny has told a BIG whopper.
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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Justine Eyre
Release Date: August 11, 2009
A contemporary and irresistible story from Patricia Reilly Giff

Lidie lives in Jales, Brazil, where she’s free to ride, to be a wild girl, and to dream of going to live with her father and older brother, Rafael, in New York City. Finally Lidie is 12—time to leave Brazil for New York.
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