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My Two Border Towns Cover
Author: David Bowles
Release Date: August 24, 2021
A picture book debut by an award-winning author about a boy's life on the U.S.-Mexico border, visiting his favorite places on The Other Side with his father, spending time with family and friends, and sharing in the responsibility of community care.E...
My Two Border Towns Cover
The Cot in the Living Room Cover
Author: Hilda Eunice Burgos
Release Date: June 01, 2021
A young Dominican American girl in New York City moves from jealousy to empathy as her parents babysit children whose families work overnight shifts in this honest and warm picture book debut.Night after night, a young girl watches her mami set up a ...
The Cot in the Living Room Cover
Author: Robert McCloskey | Narrator: John McDonough
Release Date: August 06, 2019
A companion to Homer Price, these imaginative and outlandish tales from all-American Centerbury will leave you in stitches. There's Grampa Hercules and his never-ending tall tales, Dulcy Dooner, the uncooperative citizen, unbusinesslike Uncle Ul...
Author: Robert McCloskey | Narrator: John McDonough
Release Date: August 06, 2019
Young Lentil wants to learn to sing, but no matter how hard he tries he can’t sing on key.  He can’t even pucker his lips to whistle!  So Lentil learns to play the harmonica instead and beautifully carries his tune through the w...
Author: Sharon Bell Mathis | Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Release Date: December 04, 2018
Council on Interracial Books for Children award winnerFrom the award-winning author of The Hundred Penny Box comes a sweet story about how one girl can make a difference. Lilly Etta didn't know the men, but she knew those yellow chairs...
Author: Keir Graff | Narrator: Robbie Daymond
Release Date: August 21, 2018
Twin brothers discover their new home is also a portal--for an hour a day--to a parallel dimension in this spine-chilling middle-grade adventure, perfect for fans of The Mysterious Benedict Society Colm and Mal are twins so identical their own mom ca...
Author: Kristin Levine | Narrator: Erin Cahill
Release Date: June 19, 2018
A mysterious treasure hunt helps to heal a broken family in critically acclaimed author Kristin Levine’s first contemporary tale—perfect for fans of Wendy Mass and Jennifer L. Holm   Claudia Dalton’s father has disappeared. Wha...
Author: Ezra Jack Keats | Narrator: Quincy Tyler Bernstine
Release Date: February 20, 2018
Since it was first published in 1964, Whistle for Willie has delighted millions with the story of Peter, who longs to whistle for his dog.
Author: Laura Marx Fitzgerald | Narrator: Jessica Almasy
Release Date: May 26, 2015
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler meets Chasing Vermeer in this clever middle grade debutWhen Theodora Tenpenny spills a bottle of rubbing alcohol on her late grandfather’s painting, she discovers what seems to be an old Rena...
Author: Rebecca Stead | Narrator: Jesse Bernstein
Release Date: August 07, 2012
The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of the Newbery Medal winner When You Reach Me: a story about spies, games, and friendship. The first day Georges (the S is silent) moves into a new Brooklyn apartment, he sees a sign taped to...
Author: Rebecca Stead | Narrator: Cynthia Holloway
Release Date: July 14, 2009
"Like A Wrinkle in Time (Miranda's favorite book), When You Reach Me far surpasses the usual whodunit or sci-fi adventure to become an incandescent exploration of 'life, death, and the beauty of it all.'" —The Washington Post This New...
Geronimo Stilton #10: All Because of a Cup of Coffee Cover
Author: Geronimo Stilton | Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Release Date: February 27, 2007
One morning, Geronimo goes out for a cup of coffee and sees the most beautiful rodent. It was love at first sight. But his racing heart makes him stumble and he ends up with his tail in a toaster -- how embarrassing! To prove himself, he sets out on ...
Geronimo Stilton #10: All Because of a Cup of Coffee Cover