New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2017 on Audio 7 Results

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Author: Philip Pullman | Narrator: Michael Sheen
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: October 19, 2017
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

"Too few things in our world are worth a seventeen year wait. The Book of Dust is one of them." —The Washington Post

Philip Pullman returns to the parallel world of his groundbreaking novel The Golden Compass to expand on the story of Lyra, "one of fantasy's most indelible characters.
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Author: Erika L. Sánchez | Narrator: Kyla Garcia
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: October 17, 2017
National Book Award Finalist.
Instant New York Times Bestseller.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican-American home.
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Author: John Green | Narrator: Kate Rudd
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: October 10, 2017
A wrenching and revelatory novel.” – The New York Times

A New York Times Notable Book • A New York Times Critics’ Top Book of the Year • An NPR Best Book of the Year • A TIME Best Book of the Year • A Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year • A Boston Globe Best Book of the Year • A Seventeen Best Book of the Year • A Southern Living Best Book of the Year • A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year • An SLJ Best Book of the Year • An A.
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Author: Katherine Applegate | Narrator: Nancy Linari
Grades: 7-8
Release Date: September 26, 2017
Trees can't tell jokes, but they can certainly tell stories. . . .

Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the neighborhood "wishtree"―people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Red's branches. Along with her crow friend Bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Red's hollows, this "wishtree" watches over the neighborhood.
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Author: David Barclay Moore | Narrator: David Barclay Moore and Nile Bullock
Grades: 7-8
Release Date: September 19, 2017
"The right story at the right time. . . . It’s not just a narrative; it’s an experience. It’s the novel we’ve been waiting for." —The New York Times

A boy tries to steer a safe path through the projects in Harlem in the wake of his brother’s death in this outstanding debut novel that celebrates community and creativity.
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Author: Cassie Beasley | Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
Grades: 7-8
Release Date: August 29, 2017
From the New York Times bestselling author of Circus Mirandus comes the magic-infused story of a golden gator, two cursed kids, and how they take their destinies into their own hands.

When the red moon rises over the heart of the Okefenokee swamp, legend says that the mysterious golden gator Munch will grant good luck to the poor soul foolish enough to face him.
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Author: Steve Sheinkin | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: January 17, 2017
When superstar athlete Jim Thorpe and football legend Pop Warner met in 1904 at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, they forged one of the winningest teams in American football history. Called "the team that invented football," they took on the best opponents of their day, defeating much more privileged schools such as Harvard and the Army in a series of breathtakingly close calls, genius plays, and bone-crushing hard work.
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