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Murphy, Brian

Summary: "The small ship making the Liverpool-to-New York trip in the early months of 1856 carried mail, crates of dry goods, and more than one hundred passengers, mostly Irish emigrants. Suddenly an iceberg tore the ship asunder and five lifeboats were lowered. As four lifeboats drifted into the fog and icy water, never to be heard from again, the last boat wrenched away from the sinking ship with a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 910.9363 MUR

Ward, Amanda Eyre

Summary: When seventy-year-old Charlotte Perkins submits a sexy essay to the "Become a Jetsetter" contest, she dreams of reuniting her estranged children: Lee, an almost-famous actress; Cord, a handsome Manhattan venture capitalist who can't seem to find a bride; and Regan, a harried mother who took it all wrong when Charlotte bought her a Weight Watchers gift certificate for her birthday. Charlotte...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WAR

Ford, Richard

Summary: Author Richard Ford illuminated the zeitgeist of an entire generation through the divinings and wit of his now-famous literary chronicler, Frank Bascombe. Here, in Let Me Be Frank With You, Ford returns with four deftly linked stories narrated by the iconic Bascombe. Now sixty-eight, and again ensconced in the well defended New Jersey suburb of Haddam, Bascombe has thrived -- seemingly if not...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC FOR

Jean, Emiko

Summary: Izumi Tanaka has never really felt like she fit in, it isn₂t easy being Japanese American in her small, mostly white, northern California town. Raised by a single mother, it₂s always been Izumi, or Izzy, because 'It₂s easier this way,' and her mom (and her trusty terrier sidekick, Tamagotchi) against the world. But then Izzy discovers a clue to her previously unknown father₂s identity, and he₂s...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: YA FIC JEA

Patterson, James

Summary: "Before he was a household name, young Cassius Clay learned history and card tricks from his grandfather, hid report cards from his parents, and biked around Louisville with his pals. But when his bike is stolen, Cassius decides there's something else he wants: to be able to fend off bullies by becoming a boxer. Cassius also has a best friend, Lucky, who sticks by him whether his fists are...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC PAT

Bascomb, Neal

Summary: April 9, 1940. The invasion begins at night, with German cruisers slipping up a silent fjord. Soon planes full of paratroopers roar over the mountains, and in two months, the Nazis occupy all of Norway. They station soldiers throughout the country. They cripple food supplies to the Norwegian people. And at the Vemork power plant, they gain access to an essential ingredient in the weapon that...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 940.54 BAS

Grant, Michael

Summary: The most terrible war in human history. Millions are dead; millions more are still to die. The Nazis rampage across Europe and eye far-off America. The green, untested American army is going up against the greatest fighting force ever assembled--the armed forces of Nazi Germany. But something has changed. A court decision makes females subject to the draft and eligible for service. So in this...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRA

Yellin, Emily

Summary: "Our Mothers' War is a portrait of women during World War II, a war that forever transformed the way women participate in American society. Never before has the vast range of women's experiences during this pivotal era been brought together in one book. Now, Our Mothers' War re-creates what American women from all walks of life were doing and thinking, on the home front and abroad. These...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 940.53 YEL

Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: Teenaged criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl must save the underwater fairy metropolis of Atlantis from danger, while battling a psychological affliction known as the Atlantis Complex.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC COL

Helprin, Mark.

Summary: One night, Peter Lake -- orphan, master-mechanic, and master second-story man -- attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks the house is empty, the daughter of the house is home. Thus begins the affair between the middle-aged Irish burglar and Beverly Penn, a young girl who is dying. Because of a love that at first he cannot fully understand, Peter, a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HEL

Summary: Presents an intermediate language learning program designed to teach the listener Ojibwe in progressive steps.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 497.3 OJI

Alexander, Kwame.

Summary: Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC ALE

Barrows, Annie.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Bookish Ivy and rambunctious Bean couldn't be more different--and at first it didn't look like they were going to be friends at all. But after Ivy helped Bean out of a tough jam, the two became inseparable. Collected here are the girls' first three adventures.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2010

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Cleary, Beverly.

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Summary: Presents young Henry Huggins and his amiable dog, Ribsy, in episodes involving Henry's efforts to curb Ribsy's canine instincts.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2012

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Davies, Jacqueline

Summary: When money disappears from fourth-grader Evan's pocket and everyone thinks that his annoying classmate Scott stole it, Evan's younger sister stages a trial involving the entire class, trying to prove what happened.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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Gabaldon, Diana.

Summary: In 1945, a former combat nurse, back from the war and on her honeymoon, touches a boulder in an ancient Scottish ruin and is instantly transported to a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in 1743.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GAB

Han, Jenny

Summary: Lara Jean writes love letters to all the boys she has loved and then hides them in a hatbox until one day those letters are accidentally sent.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HAN

Hood, Ann

Summary: Ava's twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group's goal throughout the year is for each member to present the book that matters most to them. Ava rediscovers a mysterious book from her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HOO

Kinney, Jeff

Summary: Greg Heffley's on a losing streak. His best friend, Rowley Jefferson, has ditched him, and finding new friends in middle school is proving to be a tough task. To change his fortunes, Greg decides to take a leap of faith and turn his decisions over to chance. Will a roll of the dice turn things around, or is Greg's life destined to be just another hard-luck story?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC KIN

Lai, Thanhha.

Summary: Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Playaway, Call number: J PA FIC LAI

O'Brien, Robert C.

Summary: Having no one to help her with her problems, a widowed mouse visits the rats whose former imprisonment in a laboratory made them wise and long lived.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2008

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Harris, Neil Patrick

Summary: "Six young magicians and illusionists team up to save their small town from a crooked carnival owner and his goons"--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

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Tarshis, Lauren

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Summary: A young Jewish boy escapes the ghetto and finds a group of resistance fighters in the forests of Poland, and he must determine if he has what it takes to survive the Nazis and fight back.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2016

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Todd, Charles

Summary: Although the Great War is nearing its end, the fighting rages on. While waiting for transport back to her post, Bess Crawford meets Captain Alan Travis from the island of Barbados. Later, when he's brought into her forward aid station disoriented from a head wound, Bess is alarmed that he believes his distant English cousin, Lieutenant James Travis, shot him. Then the Captain is brought back to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC TOD

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