Audio Books for Young Readers from the 2016 Summer Newsletter

These titles were featured in our 2016 Summer Newsletter.


A 2016 Newbery Honor book. “Jayne Entwistle’s moving narration and expertise with a variety of British accents make this story of Ada in WWII a riveting listen. The 2016 Odyssey Audio Award title.” —Booklist. Grades 5–8.

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The War That Saved My Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553556513
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Listening Library (Audio) - January 13th, 2015

“The wildly inventive Turpin narrates Rex’s deliriously funny, action-packed sci-fi comedy, mixing creative lowbrow humor with sly social satire in the story of 13-year-old Gratuity ‘Tip’ Tucci and her extraterrestrial pal.” —Booklist Editor’s Choice. Grades 4–7.

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Smek for President! Cover Image
By Adam Rex, Bahni Turpin (Read by)
ISBN: 9780553395662
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Published: Listening Library (Audio) - February 10th, 2015

“This clever reinvention of a classic fairy tale and the double-take twist on the traditional princess-in-peril story line is sure to put a mischievous grin on listeners’ faces. The exceptionally talented full-cast ensemble, which includes Julian Rhind-Tutt, Lara Pulver, and Niamh Walsh, paired with eerie music and sound effects like clopping hooves and crackling fire, breathes life into an already stellar tale.” —School Library Journal. Grades 6 & up.

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The Sleeper and the Spindle CD Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Julian Rhind-Tutt (Read by), Lara Pulver (Read by)
ISBN: 9780062435132
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Published: HarperFestival - September 22nd, 2015


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