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Young Adult Fiction - Historical - United States - 20th Century
Author: Kirby Larson | Narrator: Kirby Larson and Kirsten Potter
Release Date: February 12, 2013
After leaving Uncle Chester's homestead claim, orphan Hattie Brooks throws a lasso around a new dream, even bigger than the Montana sky. She wants to be a reporter, knowing full well that a few pieces published in the Arlington News will not suffice....
Author: Ruta Sepetys | Narrator: Lauren Fortgang
Release Date: February 12, 2013
 It’s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life tha...
Author: Jillian Larkin | Narrator: Abby Craden
Release Date: July 10, 2012
If you love The Great Gatsby, you'll want to read the Flappers series.Joy and tragedy collide in DIVA, the riveting conclusion to the Flappers series, set in the dazzling Roaring Twenties. Parties, bad boys, speakeasies—life in Manhat...
Author: Jillian Larkin | Narrator: Abby Craden
Release Date: August 09, 2011
If you love The Great Gatsby, you'll want to read the Flappers series.Power . . . love . . . scandal . . . there’s never enough to go around. In the city that never sleeps, Lorraine Dyer is wide awake. Ever since she exposed Clar...
Author: Jillian Larkin | Narrator: Abby Craden
Release Date: December 14, 2010
If you love The Great Gatsby, you'll want to read the Flappers series.Jazz . . . Booze . . . Boys . . . It’s a dangerous combination. Every girl wants what she can’t have. Seventeen-year-old Gloria Carmody wants the flapper...
Author: Robert Newton Peck | Narrator: Lincoln Hoppe
Release Date: January 26, 2010
Originally published in hardcover in 1972, A Day No Pigs Would Die was one of the first young adult books, along with titles like The Outsiders and The Chocolate War. In it, author Robert Newton Peck weaves a story ofa Vermont boyhood that is part fi...
Author: Marian Hale | Narrator: Georgette Perna
Release Date: December 22, 2009
Mercy Kaplan doesn’t want to be like her mother, saddled with crying kids and failing crops for the rest of her life. Mercy longs to be on her own—until her wish comes true in the worst possible way. It is 1918 and a deadly flu epidemic r...
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Author: Marian Hale | Narrator: Stephen Hoye
Release Date: December 26, 2007
You’d think every dang person from Lampasas to Houston wanted to go to Galveston this hot August day. Everyone but Seth. Galveston, Texas, may be the booming city of the brand-new twentieth century, filled with opportunites for all, but to Seth...
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Author: Kirby Larson | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: April 10, 2007
This Newbery Honor winning, New York Times bestseller celebrates the true spirit of independence on the American frontier.For most of her life, sixteen-year-old Hattie Brooks has been shuttled from one distant relative to another. Tired of being...
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Author: Janet Taylor Lisle | Narrator: David Ackroyd
Release Date: April 10, 2007
When Ruben and Jeddy find a dead body in an evening suit washed up on the shore, they are certain it has to do with smuggling liquor. It is spring 1929, Prohibition is in full swing, and many in their community are involved. Soon the boys, along wit...
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Author: Ronald Kidd | Narrator: Ashley Albert
Release Date: December 12, 2006
School is out in the summer of 1925 in Dayton, Tennessee. For Frances Robinson, a fifteen-year-old daydreamer with a crush on her teacher, John T. Scopes, summer vacation promises tennis, and Coca-Colas from her father's drug store. But when Frances'...
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Author: Julia Alvarez | Narrator: Maria Siccardi
Release Date: September 06, 2005
Now available in Spanish, the book Horn Book called “a realistic and compelling account of a girl growing up too quickly while coming to terms with the cost of freedom.” I wonder what it would be like to be free? Not to nee...
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