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Juvenile Fiction - Historical - United States - 20th Century
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Author: Gennifer Choldenko
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 ...
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Author: Lauren Wolk | Narrator: Holly Linneman
Release Date: April 21, 2020
The Newbery Honor–winning author of Wolf Hollow returns with the story of an unforgettable young heroine in Depression-era Maine.After the financial crash, Ellie and her family have lost nearly everything—including their home in town. For...
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Author: Marina Budhos | Narrator: N'Jameh Camara
Release Date: September 24, 2019
In the tumult of 1970s New York City, seventh graders are bussed from their neighborhood in Queens to integrate a new school in South Jamaica.Jamila Clarke. Josie Rivera. Francesca George. Three mixed-race girls, close friends whose immigrant parents...
Author: Steve Sheinkin | Narrator: Marc Thompson
Release Date: June 25, 2019
Two kids must un-twist history after Amelia Earhart changes course in the fourth Time Twisters chapter book by award-winning author Steve Sheinkin.WARNING: DO NOT BELIEVE THE STORY YOU'RE ABOUT TO READ.Well, you can believe some of it. There is some ...
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Author: Brenda Woods | Narrator: Asmeret Ghebremichael
Release Date: March 26, 2019
On her tenth birthday, Leah receives a surprise gift from glamorous Aunt Olivia, Mama's only sister, who lives in Los Angeles.  It is a red rose box.  Not many people in 1958 Louisiana have seen such a beautiful traveling case, covered with...
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Author: Candace Fleming | Narrator: Malcolm Campbell
Release Date: September 25, 2018
In this hilarious follow-up to BEN FRANKLIN'S IN MY BATHROOM!, history and hijinks collide once more when Eleanor Roosevelt accidentally time travels to a ten-year-old's home in 21st-century America!When Eleanor Roosevelt time travels to Nolan and Ol...
Author: Ann Hood | Narrator: Holly Linneman
Release Date: June 26, 2018
"Filled with love, hope, and longing, this is a novel for readers of all ages." - Holly Goldberg SloanBestselling author Ann Hood crafts a funny, heartfelt story of a girl growing up in the heart of Beatlemania.The year is 1966. The Vietnam War rages...
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: Ellen Klages | Narrator: Julie Dretzin
Release Date: May 01, 2018
A story about the fight for equal rights in America's favorite arena: the baseball field!Ten-year-old Katy Gordon loves baseball, and she's good at it, too. She tries out for the 1958 Little League season in the disguise of a boy, and she gets in eas...
Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Release Date: February 20, 2018
Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.With the depression bearing down on her family, there isn’t much that Cassie Logan can count on anymore...
Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Danny Gerard
Release Date: February 13, 2018
Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.A day of conflict and tragedy.Jeremy Simms watches from the porch of the general store as the weekly bus from...
Author: Katherine Paterson | Narrator: Melba Sibrel
Release Date: February 06, 2018
Written by Newbery, National Book Award, and Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal winner Katherine Paterson The Johnsons are becoming country music stars. They're on TV and the radio--and it's all because of James. His voice and his guitar playing bring the so...