Showing 1–6 of 6 books

  • Author: Gary D. Schmidt
  • Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

    In 1911, Turner Buckminster hates his new home of Phippsburg, Maine, but things improve when he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from a poor, nearby island community founded by former slaves that the town fathers--and Turner's--want to change into a tourist spot.
  • Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

    In 1911, Turner Buckminster hates his new home of Phippsburg, Maine, but things improve when he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from a poor, nearby island community founded by former slaves that the town fathers--and Turner's--want to change into a tourist spot.
  • Okay for Now

    Doug's miserable life includes a new town and a dysfunctional family until the works of Audubon help him see that his life might just be “okay.”  Narrator Hoppe wears this audiobook like Doug's beloved baseball jacket and his empathetic performance echoes long after the last word.
  • Okay for Now

    After discovering Audubon's original paintings in a folio at the library, Doug sets off on a quest to restore the missing pages to the book.
  • Orbiting Jupiter

    Fourteen-year-old Joseph's foster family helps him process his traumatic life experiences, including his desire to find the baby daughter he's never met. Gebauer narrates with deeply felt emotion and adroitly handled pacing.
  • What Came From the Stars

    Graham Winton clearly delineates two worlds woven together in one story rich with invented language.  A noble race of alien beings under siege reaches out to ordinary sixth-grader, Tommy Pepper, whose family is struggling after the death of his mother.