Children & Young Adults Fiction - People & Places

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The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramo...

Alexander McCall Smith

Have you ever said to yourself, Wouldn't it be nice to be a detective? This is the story of an African girl who says just that. Her name is Precious. When a piece of cake goes missing from her classroom, a traditionally built young ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2012

Becoming Muhammad Ali (Becoming Ali (...

James Patterson

From two heavy-hitters in children's literature comes a biographical novel of cultural icon Muhammad Ali.Before he was a household name, Cassius Clay was a kid with struggles like any other. Kwame Alexander and James Patterson join fo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2020

The Game of Silence

Louise Erdrich

Her name is Omakayas, or Little Frog, because her first step was a hop, and she lives on an island in Lake Superior.It is 1850 and the lives of the Ojibwe have returned to a familiar rhythm: they build their birchbark houses in the su...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2005

Elijah of Buxton

Christopher Paul Curtis

Eleven-year-old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He’s best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frede...

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2008

Little Town on the Prairie

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder Read by author A classis story is brought on life on audio complete and unabridged for the first time.The little settlement that weathered the long, hard winter of 1880-81 is now a growing town. Laura is growing u...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2005

Canyons

Gary Paulsen

Two boys, separated by the canyons of time and two vastly different cultures, face the challenges by which they become men.Coyote Runs, an Apache boy, takes part in his first raid--the one that will usher him into manhood. He is to be...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2009

The Tiger Rising

Kate Dicamillo

Kate DCamillo's first novel Because of Winn-Dixie won a Newbery Honor in 2000 for the no-nonsense charm and wisdom of its down-home young heroine, Opal. Also set in Florida, The Tiger Rising is more of a short story in scope, the t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2006

Harbor Me

Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's LiteratureJacqueline Woodson's first middle-grade novel since National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming celebrates the healing that can occur when a group...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2018

The Witch Family

Eleanor Estes

Amy and Clarissa are two girls who love to draw pictures of witches and then create elaborate stories about their lives. However, one witch Amy and Clarissa draw seems to have real magical powers and before too long Amy and Clarissa f...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2007

Locomotion

Jacqueline Woodson

Eleven-year-old Lonnie lives with Miss Edna, who is always telling him to be quiet. But there's a lot going on in Lonnie's head. His English teacher, Ms Marcus, encourages him to write everything down, quickly, before his thoughts dis...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2012

Talking Leaves

Joseph Bruchac

A new work of historical fiction about Sequoyah and the creation of the Cherokee alphabet, from the acclaimed author of Code Talker Thirteen-year-old Uwohali has not seen his father, Sequoyah, for many years. So when Sequoyah returns...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2016

Rules of Attraction

Simone Elkeles

Carlos Fuentes idolized his older brother, Alex, when he was a member of the Latino Blood. So when Alex chose to get jumped out of the gang for a chance at a future with his gringa girlfriend, Brittany, Carlos felt shocked and betraye...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Nov 2011

Saving Francesca

Melina Marchetta

'My old school, St Stella's, only goes to Year Ten and most of my friends now go to Pius Senior Collage, but my mother wouldn't allow it because she says the girls there leave with limited options and she didn't bring me up to have li...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2012

Streams to the River, River to the Se...

Scott O'Dell

When young Sacagawea first lays eyes on the white men coming up the river, she cannot imagine the impact they will have on her life ― and she on theirs. For the men coming up the river are about to make history, and she is going to ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2016

Little House On The Prairie Low Price...

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Pa Ingalls decides to sell the little log house, and the family sets out for Indian country! They travel from Wisconsin to Kansas, and there, finally, Pa builds their little house on the prairie. Sometimes farm life is difficult, even...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2008

The Birchbark House

Louise Erdrich

A year in the life of a 7-year-old Ojibwa girl named Omakayas. The only survivor of a smallpox epidemic on Spirit Island, Omakayas was taken in by an Ojibwa family living on Lake Superior's Madeline Island when she was just a baby. Sh...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2002

Sounder

William H. Armstrong

A landmark in children's literature, winner of the 1970 Newbery Medal and the basis of an acclaimed film, Sounder traces the keen sorrow and the abiding faith of a poor African-American boy in the 19th-century South. Winner, 1970 New...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2006

Eagle Song

Joseph Bruchac

Danny Bigtree's family has moved to a new city, and no matter how hard he tries, Danny can't seem to fit in. He's homesick for the Mohawk reservation where he used to live, and the kids in his class call him "Chief" and teas...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2011

How Do You Live?

Neil Gaiman

Anime master Hayao Miyazaki’s favorite childhood book, in English for the first time.   First published in 1937, Yoshino Genzaburō’s How Do You Live? has long been acknowledged in Japan as a crossover classic for...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2021

How Do You Live?

Neil Gaiman

Anime master Hayao Miyazaki’s favorite childhood book, in English for the first time.   First published in 1937, Yoshino Genzaburō’s How Do You Live? has long been acknowledged in Japan as a crossover classic for...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Apr 2021

Judy Moody Declares Independence (Boo...

Megan McDonald

After visiting Boston, Judy Moody's in the mood for LIBERTY and FREEDOM - freedom from her parents' rules and her pesky little brother, that is. But Judy's plans to declare independence, just like the Patriots did in 1776, wind up get...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jan 2012

Juana & Lucas

Juana Medina

Fans of Judy Moody and Clarice Bean will love Juana, the spunky young Colombian girl who stars in this playful new series.Juana loves many things―drawing, eating Brussels sprouts, living in Bogotá, Colombia, and especially her dog,...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Sep 2016

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True...

Linda Sue Park

In 1985, southern Sudan is ravaged by war. Rebels and government forces battle for control, with ordinary people―people like the boy, Salva Dut―caught in the middle. When Salva's village is attacked, he must embark on a harrowing ...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2015

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True...

Linda Sue Park

In 1985, southern Sudan is ravaged by war. Rebels and government forces battle for control, with ordinary people―people like the boy, Salva Dut―caught in the middle. When Salva's village is attacked, he must embark on a harrowing ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2015

Dragonwings: Golden Mountain Chronicl...

Laurence Yep

Moon Shadow is eight when he sails from China to join his father, Windrider, in America. Windrider lives in San Francisco's Chinatown and works in a laundry. Moon Shadow has never seen him. Moon Shadow soon loves and respects this ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2007
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