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Author: Helen Grant | Narrator: Justine Eyre
Release Date: August 10, 2010
 
Not since The Elegance of the Hedgehog has a book arrived in America from Europe on such wings of critical praise and popularity. The Vanishing of Katharina Linden is an unforgettable debut—at once chilling and endearing, haunting and richly insightful—the story of one girl’s big heart and even bigger imagination, and of a world full of mystery, good, and evil.
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Author: Aimee Bender | Narrator: Aimee Bender
Release Date: June 01, 2010
The wondrous Aimee Bender conjures the lush and moving story of a girl whose magical gift is really a devastating curse.

On the eve of her ninth birthday, unassuming Rose Edelstein, a girl at the periphery of schoolyard games and her distracted parents’ attention, bites into her mother’s homemade lemon-chocolate cake and discovers she has a magical gift.
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Author: Jean Kwok | Narrator: Grayce Wey
Release Date: May 04, 2010
Introducing a fresh, exciting Chinese-American voice, an inspiring debut about an immigrant girl forced to choose between two worlds and two futures.

When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate from Hong Kong to Brooklyn squalor, she quickly begins a secret double life.
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Author: Lev Grossman | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: August 11, 2009
The New York Times bestselling novel about a young man practicing magic in the real world, now an original series on Syfy

The Magicians is to Harry Potter as a shot of Irish whiskey is to a glass of weak tea. . . . Hogwarts was never like this.
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Author: Meg Rosoff | Narrator: Susan Duerden
Release Date: August 11, 2009
Alex Award Winner

A young woman runs away from home and finds love in the most unexpected place

In Meg Rosoff’s fourth novel, a young woman in 1850s rural England runs away from home on horseback the day she’s to marry her childhood sweetheart.
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Author: Ron Currie | Narrator: Various
Release Date: July 07, 2009
Alex Award Winner

You alone know that the world will end thirty-six years after your birth. Do you succumb to nihilistic apathy. Use your singular knowledge to save mankind. To what end do you live your life.
      
While still in his mother’s womb, Junior Thibodeau is encoded with a prophecy.
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Author: Pat Conroy | Narrator: Chuck Montgomery
Release Date: January 08, 2008
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A deeply affecting coming-of-age memoir about family, love, loss, basketball—and life itself—by the beloved author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini
 
During one unforgettable season as a Citadel cadet, Pat Conroy becomes part of a basketball team that is ultimately destined to fail.
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Author: David Mitchell | Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
Release Date: December 04, 2007
By the New York Times bestselling author of The Bone Clocks and Cloud Atlas | Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize
 
Selected by Time as One of the Ten Best Books of the Year | A New York Times Notable Book | Named One of the Best Books of the Year by The Washington Post Book World, The Christian Science Monitor, Rocky Mountain News, and Kirkus Reviews | A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist | Winner of the ALA Alex Award | Finalist for the Costa Novel Award

From award-winning writer David Mitchell comes a sinewy, meditative novel of boyhood on the cusp of adulthood and the old on the cusp of the new.
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Author: James Bradley and Ron Powers | Narrator: Stephen Hoye
Release Date: May 08, 2007
Now abridged for young people, Flags of Our Fathers is the unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history. the raising of the U. S. flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America.
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Author: Michael Lewis | Narrator: Stephen Hoye
Release Date: October 17, 2006
In football, as in life, the value we place on people changes with the rules of the games they play.
When we first meet the young man at the center of this extraordinary and moving story, he is one of thirteen children by a mother addicted to crack; he does not know his real name, his father, his birthday, or any of the things a child might learn in school.
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Author: Mark Salzman | Narrator: Paul Boehmer
Release Date: October 10, 2006
When Mark Salzman is invited to visit a writing class at Central Juvenile Hall, a lockup for Los Angeles’s most violent teenage offenders, he scrambles for a polite reason to decline. He goes—expecting the worst—and is so astonished by what he finds that he becomes a teacher there himself.
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Author: Robert Kurson | Narrator: Michael Prichard
Release Date: October 10, 2006
New York Times Bestseller 

In the tradition of Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air and Sebastian Junger’s The Perfect Storm comes a true tale of riveting adventure in which two weekend scuba divers risk everything to solve a great historical mystery–and make history themselves.
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