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: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
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
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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), Niamh Walsh (Read by), Adjoa Andoh (Read by), Peter Forbes (Read by), John Sessions (Read by), Michael Maloney (Read by), Sean Baker (Read by), Jane Collingwood (Read by)
ISBN: 9780062435132
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Published: HarperFestival - September 22nd, 2015


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