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Plain, Belva.

Summary: Septuagenarian Iris Stern questions her beliefs about what it means to be a woman and a wife when her daughter's marriage crumbles, an event that is complicated by the revelation of a dark family secret.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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Nesbo, Jo

Summary: Oslo in November. The first snow of the season has fallen. A boy named Jonas wakes in the night to find his mother gone. Out his window, in the cold moonlight, he sees the snowman that inexplicably appeared in the yard earlier in the day. Around its neck is his mother's pink scarf. Police investigator Harry Hole suspects a link between a menacing letter he's received and the disappearance of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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Riordan, Rick.

Summary: When demonic cheerleaders invade his high school, Percy Jackson hurries to Camp Half Blood, from whence he and his demigod friends set out on a quest through the Labyrinth, while the war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2008

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

Otsuka, Julie

Summary: This is a a novel that tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as "picture brides" nearly a century ago. In eight incantatory sections, The Buddha in the Attic traces the picture brides' extraordinary lives, from their arduous journey by boat, where they exchange photographs of their husbands, imagining uncertain futures in an unknown land; to their arrival...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC OTS

Riordan, Rick.

Summary: After learning that he is the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of the sea, twelve-year-old Percy is sent to a summer camp for demigods like himself, and joins his new friends on a quest to prevent a war between the gods.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2008

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Sachar, Louis

Summary: As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Didion, Joan.

Summary: Blue nights opens on July 26, 2010, as Didion thinks back to Quintana's wedding in New York seven years before. Today would be her wedding anniversary. This fact triggers vivid snapshots of Quintana's childhood, in Malibu, in Brentwood, at school in Holmby Hills. Reflecting on her daughter but also on her role as a parent, Didion asks the candid questions any parent might about how she feels...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 813.54 DIDION, JOAN DID

Coelho, Paulo.

Summary: Paulo is facing a grave crisis of faith. As he seeks a path of spiritual renewal and growth, he decides to begin again: to travel, to experiment, to reconnect with people and the landscapes around him.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC COE

McLain, Paula.

Summary: Portrays the love affair and marriage between Ernest Hemingway and Hadley Mowrer from their Chicago meeting in 1920 to their lives during the Jazz Age in Paris, but as Ernest struggles to find his literary voice, Hadley tries to define herrole in their relationship as wife, friend, and muse.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MCL

Stevens, Taylor.

Summary: As a young child, Hannah was stolen away and hidden by The Chosen. Eight years later, the adult survivors of the cult finally know where Hannah is -- and they're determined to see her freed.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC STE

Wilson, Daniel H. (Daniel Howard)

Summary: In the near future, at a precise moment no one will notice, all the dazzling technology that runs our world will spontaneously malfunction. It will unite-- and begin to turn against us. A massively powerful artificial intelligence called Archos, taking on the persona of a shy human boy, comes online and can't be contained; it begins, unbeknownst to humans, to silently take over our smart cars,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WIL

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

DiCamillo, Kate

Summary: The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2013

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

Grisham, John.

Summary: Cut from the Cleveland Browns after the worst performance in the history of the NFL, Rick Dockery, desperate to play football, is hired by the Panthers of Parma, Italy, and finds himself confronted by the confusing diversity of Italian culture, language, and romance.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2007

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC GRI

Gruen, Sara

Summary: After disgracing themselves at a high society New Year's Eve party in Philadelphia in 1944, Madeline Hyde and her husband, Ellis, are cut off financially by his father, a former army colonel who is already ashamed of his son's inability to serve in the war. With his best friend, Hank, Ellis decides that the only way to regain his father's favor is to succeed where the Colonel once very publicly...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: The Sesame Street puppets star in ten humorous stories, each about a number from one to ten.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1973

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Sesame

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

Summary: A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the English countryside during World War II, where they find life to be much sweeter away from their abusive mother.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2015

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Lowry, Lois

Summary: Gooney Bird Greene: There's never been anyone like Gooney Bird Greene at Watertower Elementary School. She is the star of story time with her "absolutely true" stories. But do her classmates have stories good enough to share?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Lowry, Lois

Summary: In 1943, during the German occupation of Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her Jewish friend from the Nazis.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Riordan, Rick.

Summary: The long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy Jackson's sixteenth birthday unfolds as he leads an army of young demigods to stop Kronos in his advance on New York City, while the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster, Typhon.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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Seuss

Summary: Two children sitting at home on a rainy day are visited by the Cat in the Hat, who shows them some tricks and games.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2003

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE CAT

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J SEU

Summary: When a kite from the Sodor Kite Festival blows away, Thomas wants to save the day by himself, but it will require teamwork to get the kite back.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - New Reader (Green), Call number: JBR GREEN AWD

Alcott, Kate

Summary: Moving to the mill city of Lowell in 1832 to escape farm life, young Alice is disillusioned by the local factory's harsh working conditions and struggles to advocate on their behalf while recklessly falling in love with the mill owner's son.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Macomber, Debbie

Summary: Carrie Slayton, a big-city columnist, longs to write more serious news stories. So her editor hands her a challenge. She can cover any topic she wants, but only if she first scores the paper an interview with Finn Dalton, the notoriously reclusive author. Carrie develops a theory on his whereabouts. When she finally finds Finn, she discovers a man both more charismatic and more stubborn than...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MAC