Brendan Carter has trouble controlling fits of rage. Last night he took one fit too far and he killed a man. Watch through his point of view as he decides how to deal with the repercussions of his actions. What will he do with the body? Who will he tell? Will he run? Will he get away, get caught, or do the noble thing and turn himself in? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Don Foote. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/085134/bk_acx0_085134_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Ingrid Law delivers another heartwarming story about the magic of friendship and the power of family in this companion to her Newbery Honor winning Savvy Gypsy Beaumont has always been a whirly-twirly free spirit, so as her thirteenth birthday approaches, she hopes to get a magical ability that will let her fly, or dance up to the stars. Instead, she wakes up on her birthday with blurry vision...and starts seeing flashes of the future and past. But when Momma and Poppa announce that her very un-magical, downright mean Grandma Pat has Alzheimer´s and is going to move in with them, Gypsy´s savvy - along with her family´s - suddenly becomes its opposite. Now it´s savvy mayhem as Gypsy starts freezing time, and no one could have predicted what would happen on their trip to bring Grandma Pat home...not even Gypsy. With her trademark style and whimsical, beautiful language, Ingrid Law has written another wonderfully moving companion to her Newbery Honor winning Savvy. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Abigail Revasch. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/001904/bk_lili_001904_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
For Tad Spencer, only son of a fabulously wealthy businessman, every day is like Christmas. Until he makes the mistake of wishing he was someone else. The next morning he wakes up as Bob Snarby, trapped in a cruel and squalid funfair world inhabited by hopeless criminals, mysterious fortune tellers and – worst of all – the murderous Finn. But he´s there for a reason, as Tad discovers when he begins to untangle a secret that will introduce him to the most unexpected enemy of all ... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nickolas Grace. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/001758/bk_bbcw_001758_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
As they begin fifth grade, Rupert and Amelia discover that their teacher, Miss Switch, is a witch. Using his scientific mind, Rupert helps her solve a spooky dilemma. In return, the witch teaches Rupert and Amelia some magic. But soon Miss Switch disappears, and another teacher takes her place. One night that winter, a dark figure delivers a strange bottle to the children. Scientific curiosity leads Rupert to take the cork out. Suddenly, the bottle releases an ugly demon, Mordo, who plans to kidnap a whole class from Pepperdine Elementary School. Only a witch, only Miss Switch, can stop him. How can they contact her? Barbara Brooks Wallace’s two novels, The Trouble With Miss Switch and Miss Switch to the Rescue have had lasting popularity with young adults across the country. The stories were also made into an animated Weekend Special for television. Narrator Jeff Woodman’s performance adds extra drama to the adventures of the unforgettable witch and her young friends. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeff Woodman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/005831/bk_reco_005831_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
With her 15th birthday imminent, Tess is running out of time. She must decide who, or what, she will become when she makes the final Switch of her life. To make the impossible decision even worse, she finds herself bundled off to relatives in the country, miles from home, her parents and, most importantly, Kevin. What on earth will she do in the wild woods? And what will the wild woods do to her? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Frances Tomelty. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/004172/bk_bbcw_004172_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Rupert P. Brown III is a scientist. In his room he has an aquarium experiment, a turtle experiment, and a nutrition experiment (two guinea pigs). But when he starts fifth grade, things happen that he has to label ´´No known way to prove scientifically.” The new teacher, Miss Switch, has eyes in the back of her head. She can control spitballs and water fountains. Eventually, Rupert discovers her secret: Miss Switch is a witch. When she asks for his help, however, Rupert will need every bit of his scientific skill to find a solution to her spooky dilemma. Barbara Brooks Wallace is author of many popular books for children, including Sparrows in the Scullery. In The Trouble with Miss Switch, she creates an adventurous tale where science and witchcraft join forces - with hilarious results. Parents may remember this story as a popular television Weekend Special. In this lively audio production, narrator Jeff Woodman captures the energy of each spirited moment. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeff Woodman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/005758/bk_reco_005758_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Rupert P. Brown’s biggest worry about sixth grade is it might be, well, a little bit dull. After all, how can a fellow be expected to top a fifth grade year in which his best friend was kidnapped, and he found out his best teacher ever was a real, honest-to-goodness witch? But when Rupert types the word ´´computowitch´´ in an e-mail message, his screen goes all green, and then his parakeet starts giving him math lessons. He knows it can only mean one thing: Miss Switch is back! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeff Woodman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/005760/bk_reco_005760_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
I was going to ask you if you wanted me to put your poem from camp to music, but you really want to do this with me? What about college? Brynn Evason never believed she would be faced with this dilemma. Her sensitive musician boyfriend, Tommy, wants her to come on tour with him and collaborate on more music! Tommy isn´t discomfited by her cerebral palsy. He has proven time and again that he wants to be with her. Brynn loves him for that, and she loves her music even more. It seems like the perfect plan. Brynn´s family doesn´t approve. They want her to go to college, and they´ve found a university with specific programs for people with disabilities. Brynn doesn´t want to disappoint her parents, but she doesn´t want to lose this magical opportunity. She´s torn between a stable future and a romantic adventure. Luckily, her closest friends are there to help, advise, and entertain her. When the group goes on a college scouting trip, Brynn begins to realize where she belongs. In this sequel to Dancing Daisies, Brynn has to decide what she truly wants from her life and where her heart is telling her to go. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Corrie Legge. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/088958/bk_acx0_088958_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.