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  • Year: 2007
  • An Abundance of Katherines

    Having been recently dumped for the nineteenth time by a girl named Katherine, recent high school graduate and former child prodigy Colin sets off on a road trip with his best friend to try to find some new direction in life while also trying to create a mathematical formula to explain his relationships.
  • Accidents of Nature

    Seventeen-year-old Jean begins to question her role in the world while attending a summer camp for children with disabilities. Lamia skillfully portrays both the interior voice and exterior (disabled) voice of Jean, as well as those of other disabled campers.
  • Airborn

    Matt, a cabin boy aboard the great airship Aurora, rescues a hot air balloonist who dies ranting about flying mammals sending Matt and the balloonist's granddaughter on an exciting and dangerous quest. Narration by Kelly and the Full Cast Family keeps the suspense building and makes the characters real.
  • All Hallows Eve (13 Stories)

    Presents thirteen tales of Halloween horrors, including ghosts, vampires, and pranks gone awry.
  • American Born Chinese

    Jin Wang just wants to fit in.
  • Anansi Boys

    Fat Charlie's life takes a decidedly peculiar turn when he discovers that his recently deceased father was the trickster god, Anansi. Humor, greed, and supernatural goings-on combined with Lenny Henry's brilliant characterizations make this a perfect choice for high school listeners.
  • The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. II: The Kingdom on the Waves

    After escaping a death sentence in the summer of 1775, Octavian and his tutor find shelter but no safe harbor in British-occupied Boston and, persuaded by Lord Dunmore's proclamation offering freedom to slaves who join his counterrevolutionary Royal Ethiopian Regiment.
  • Bad Kitty

    While vacationing with her family in Las Vegas, seventeen-year-old Jasmine stumbles upon a murder mystery that she attempts to solve with the help of her friends, recently arrived from California.
  • Best Foot Forward

    Jenna accepts the responsibility of her new job at a shoe store and matures as she deals with a reckless, irresponsible new hire. Mazur's clear narration sounds perfectly teen-like, enhancing the reality of the story, making it believable and authentic.
  • Black Swan Green

    In the British village of Black Swan Green, 13-year-old Jason survives ghost sightings, bullies, a first kiss, and his parents divorce.
  • The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game

    A dying woman's wish leads an abused 15-year-old from the streets of Memphis to a loving family, an education, and a professional football career.
  • Blood Red Horse: Book One of the deGranville Trilogy

    A remarkable horse changes the lives of all who come close to him in this sweeping saga of the Crusades. Mash's narration takes a richly imagined historical landscape and makes this enormous mélange of themes seem very intimate.
  • The Book of Lost Things

    Stephen King meets the Brothers Grimm in this gruesome fairy tale about a motherless boy transported to a world where the path home leads home through a quest for the Book of Lost Things.
  • The Book Thief

    Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.
  • A Brief Chapter in My Impossible Life

    When 16-year-old Simone meets her biological mother Rivka, she learns about her own history as well. Full of teen angst, emotions, and doubts and a narrator who employs just the right voice and pacing.
  • The Burning Bridge (The Ranger's Apprentice)

    Will, a 15-year-old orphan and ward of the castle, has always dreamed of battleschool. Instead, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger, Halt. Keating sets the narrative pace effectively, creates distinct characters, and injects a great deal of humor into the story.
  • Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #1: Wolf Brother

    Torak must seek his prophetic future in a prehistoric, magical world. McKellan's voice is like a musical instrument in this unvoiced reading that relies entirely on pitch, pacing, and inflection for the differentiation of characters and the creation of remarkable atmosphere.
  • Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #2: Spirit Walker

    Torak must seek his prophetic future in a prehistoric, magical world. McKellan's voice is like a musical instrument in this unvoiced reading that relies entirely on pitch, pacing, and inflection for the differentiation of characters and the creation of remarkable atmosphere.
  • Color of the Sea

    Raised in the samurai tradition, a teenager struggles to live within this code, even as he decides to fight for the U.S. after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
  • Dairy Queen

    With her father recovering and her mother working as a school principal, D.J. is forced to take over all of the back-breaking farm labor. Moore's authentic Midwestern voicing captures D.J.'s innocence, first love, passion for football, and sarcastic humor.
  • The Death Collector

    Three young people attempt to stave off diabolical world domination plotted by a wealthy industrialist. Pacey takes the Victorian mystery, horror, and melodrama to great heights in this gripping, partially-voiced performance that leaves listeners on the edge of their seats.
  • Eagle Blue: A Team, a Tribe, and a High School Basketball Season in Arctic Alaska

    Follows the Fort Yukon Eagles, winners of six regional championships in a row, through the course of an entire 28game season, from their first day of practice in late November to the Alaska State Championship
  • Elsewhere

    Killed by a hit-and-run driver, 15-year-old Liz Hall finds herself in a place that is both like and unlike Earth, where she must adjust to her new status and figure out how to live. Filled with thought provoking imagery this novel is enlivened by Morris's heartfelt narration.
  • Firegirl

    A middle school boy's life is changed when Jessica, a girl disfigured by burns, starts attending his Catholic school while receiving treatment at a local hospital.
  • The Floor of the Sky

    Toby, 72, is about to lose the family ranch when Lila, her pregnant granddaughter comes for the summer. Lila uncovers family secrets while trying to decide whether to keep her baby.
  • The Gatekeepers #1: Raven's Gate

    Matt is a troubled 14-year-old boy learning to deal with a dangerous gift. Prebble's outstanding narration keeps the tension high and the adventure moving right along in these two installments of a series with all the right ingredients: magic, action, and suspense.
  • The Gatekeepers #2: Evil Star

    Matt is a troubled 14-year-old boy learning to deal with a dangerous gift. Prebble's outstanding narration keeps the tension high and the adventure moving right along in these two installments of a series with all the right ingredients: magic, action, and suspense.
  • Gingerbread

    Follow the exploits of off-beat San Francisco teen Cyd Charisse as she searches for the meaning of life. Montbertrand flawlessly expresses the voice of a sensitive teen hellion in two touching, irreverent, and clever tales.
  • The Giver

    In a society where all choice has been taken away, Jonas fights for freedom.
  • Heat

    Michael Arroyo's dream is to make it to the Little League World series and play on the same field as his beloved Yankees. Listeners will instantly connect with the characters that Andino fills with personality and originality.
  • How to Ruin a Summer Vacation

    When sixteen-year-old Amy, a spoiled American, goes to Israel for a three-month summer vacation with a father she barely knows, she is not prepared for his Jewish family and the changes they bring about in her life.
  • Just Listen

    Dessen has given teens a safe haven highlighting the many complexities teens face today.  Her voice is authentic and assumes the reader is as intelligent and multi-faceted as her characters. Notably, each of the honored selections is engaging and accessib
  • The Last Apprentice: Curse of the Bane

    Thomas Ward is a Spook's apprentice; he sees things others can't see, he must rid the towns of all things nasty, ghostly and ghastly, and he will learn to live a life of solitude. Welch does an extraordinary job of bringing every character to life, creating the perfect sweet and urgent voice for the main character and many distinctive and eerie voices for the other characters.
  • The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch

    Thomas Ward is a Spook's apprentice; he sees things others can't see, he must rid the towns of all things nasty, ghostly and ghastly, and he will learn to live a life of solitude. Welch does an extraordinary job of bringing every character to life, creating the perfect sweet and urgent voice for the main character and many distinctive and eerie voices for the other characters.
  • Life As We Knew It

    Through journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her family's struggle to survive after a meteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions.
  • Looking for Alaska

    Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash. Woodman captures the essence of Miles Halter and his situation, leaving listeners stunned and heart broken.
  • Maximum Ride: School's Out – Forever

    After a short stay with an FBI agent who gives them a chance to attend school and live a normal life, the six genetically-altered, winged youths head toward Florida and Max's ultimate destiny--to save the world, whether she wants to or not.
  • New Moon

    When the Cullens, including her beloved Edward, leave Forks rather than risk revealing that they are vampires, it is almost too much for eighteen-year-old Bella to bear, but she finds solace in her friend Jacob until he is drawn into a "cult" and changes in terrible ways.
  • Perfect

    Following the death of her father, 13-year-old Isabelle uses bulimia as a way to avoid grief. Ferland's narration accurately portrays Isabelle's journey to recovery.
  • Private Peaceful

    Thomas Peaceful and his older brother Charlie do everything together in their small English village before World War I takes over their lives. Woodman's fully-voiced reading portrays the nuances of Tommo's development in a series of flashbacks that give a powerful glimpse at the horrific effects of war.
  • Ptolemy's Gate (The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 3)

    Nathaniel has become an influential government minister, but things are not going well and he has worn Bartimaeus to within an inch of his essence. Jones expertly reprises his roles as the supercilious Nathaniel, the thoughtful Kitty, and the supremely sarcastic djinni, Bartimaeus.
  • River Secrets

    Young Razo travels from Bayern to Tira at war's end as part of a diplomatic corps, but mysterious events in the Tiran capital fuel simmering suspicions and anger, and Razo must spy out who is responsible before it is too late and he becomes trapped in an enemy land.
  • Road of the Dead

    Two brothers, sons of an incarcerated gypsy, leave London traveling to an isolated and desolate village, in search of the brutal killer of their sister.
  • The Ruins of Gorlan (The Ranger's Apprentice)

    Will, a 15-year-old orphan and ward of the castle, has always dreamed of battleschool. Instead, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger, Halt. Keating sets the narrative pace effectively, creates distinct characters, and injects a great deal of humor into the story.
  • Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood

    In late 1960's New Mexico, Sammy struggles with love, school, and everyday relationships while trying to figure out where he's headed in life as his friends get drafted, succumb to drugs, and fight the establishment. Listeners will find themselves rooting for these barrio kids, brought to left by Ramirez's authentic interpretation.
  • Shrimp

    Follow the exploits of off-beat San Francisco teen Cyd Charisse as she searches for the meaning of life. Montbertrand flawlessly expresses the voice of a sensitive teen hellion in two touching, irreverent, and clever tales.
  • So Much to Tell You

    She watches; she dreams. She sees more than they realize. She has worries and fears, hopes and desires. She may be someone you know. Hosking's straightforward teen voice stays with the listener long after the story ends.
  • Stop the Train!

    Pioneers struggle to survive the Oklahoma Land Rush when the railroad refuses to connect their town with the rest of the country. A full cast of talented narrators and rousing musical accompaniment takes listeners back in time to the settling of the West.
  • Surrender

    As he is dying, a twenty-year-old man known as Gabriel recounts his troubled childhood and his strange relationship with a dangerous counterpart named Finnigan.
  • The Thirteenth Tale

    Margaret, a shy, unknown biographer, has to sift truth from fiction as she becomes the first person to hear the secrets of a reclusive best-selling author's mysterious past.