Gennifer Choldenko
Gennifer Choldenko

Gennifer Choldenko was the youngest in a family of four kids, where her nickname was “Snot-Nose.” Her quirky sense of humor made its debut at the dinner table when Gennifer was a very little kid. She is the author of seven children’s books, including Notes from a Liar and Her Dog, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year; If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period; and Al Capone Shines My Shoes.

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Author: Gennifer Choldenko | Narrator: Renee Dorian
Release Date: May 26, 2020
An engaging adventure from a Newbery Honor-winning storyteller for readers who love the circus, and anyone who has dreamed of finding the perfect home.Four orphans have escaped from the Home for Friendless Children. One is Lucy, who used to talk and ...
Author: Gennifer Choldenko | Narrator: Maxwell Glick
Release Date: January 29, 2019
A funny, fast-paced, and heartfelt story from the Newbery Honor-winning author of the Al Capone series.Fifth grade is not for amateurs, according to Liam. Luckily, he knows that being more than one-third nerd is not cool. Liam lives in the Bay area n...
Author: Gennifer Choldenko | Narrator: Gennifer Choldenko and Kirby Heyborne
Release Date: May 08, 2018
Return to Al Capone's Alcatraz with Newbery Honor-winning author Gennifer Choldenko in this charming addition to the beloved series about the son of a prison guard.Moose Flanagan lives on a famous island in California: Alcatraz, home to some of the m...
Author: Gennifer Choldenko | Narrator: Gennifer Choldenko and Karissa Vacker
Release Date: August 04, 2015
Newbery Honor–winning author Gennifer Choldenko deftly combines humor, tragedy, fascinating historical detail, and a medical mystery in this exuberant new novel.   San Francisco, 1900. The Gilded Age. A fantastic time to be alive...
Author: Gennifer Choldenko | Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
Release Date: August 27, 2013
Alcatraz Island in the 1930s isn't the most normal place to grow up, but it's home for Moose Flanagan, his autistic sister, Natalie, and all the families of the guards. When Moose's dad gets promoted to Associate Warden, despite being an unlikely can...
Author: Gennifer Choldenko | Narrator: Tara Sands, Jesse Bernstein and Becca Battoe
Release Date: February 08, 2011
Questions can be tricky things. Everyone has their own way of dealing with them. India Tompkins can charm her way out of answering most of them. Finn Tompkins is too quiet to be asked in the first place. And Mouse Tompkins? She’s a genius&mdash...
Author: Gennifer Choldenko | Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
Release Date: September 08, 2009
1935I want to be on Alcatraz like I want poison oak on my private parts. But apparently nobody cares, because now I’m Moose Flanagan, Alcatraz Island Boy–all so my sister can go to the Esther P. Marinoff School, where kids wear their clot...
Author: Gennifer Choldenko | Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
Release Date: September 08, 2009
When I first moved here, I thought all the bad guys were on one side of the bars and all the good guys were on the other. But lately, I’ve begun to wonder . . . Moose’s family moved to Alcatraz so his father could work as a guard and his ...
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Author: Gennifer Choldenko | Narrator: Ariadne Meyers and Francois Battiste
Release Date: October 09, 2007
For Kirsten McKenna, the world is crumbling. Her parents are barely speaking to each other, and her best friend has come under the spell of the school’s queen bee, Brianna. Only Kirsten’s younger science-geek sister is on her side.For Wal...
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