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Wonder (Playaway Adult Fiction)
R. J. Palacio
The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that has captivated over 1 million readers now also includes the bestselling short story The Julian Chapter . I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse. August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated ...
Among the Hidden (Shadow Children #1)
Margaret Peterson Haddix
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
In a future where the Population Police enforce the law limiting a family to only two children, Luke, an illegal third child, has lived all his twelve years in isolation and fear on his family's farm in this start to the Shadow Children series from Margaret Peterson Haddix. Luke has never been to school. He's never had a birthday party, or gone to a friend's house for an overnight. In fact, Luke has never had a friend. Luke is one of the ...
Last Days of the Incas, The - on Playaway
Playaway is the easiest way to listen to a book on the go. An all-in-one format, the player and content are combined in one 2 ounce unit and it comes with everything you need to start listening immediately. No separate player needed, no CDs, no downloads - just press play! "In 1532, the fifty-four-year-old Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro led a force of 167 men, including his four brothers, to the shores of Peru. Unbeknownst to the ...
Peter and the Sword of Mercy [With Earbuds] (Playaway Top Children's Picks)
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Princess Ben [With Headphones] (Playaway Children)
Catherine Gilbert Murdock
“My gown suited me as well as I could ever hope, though I could not but envy the young ladies who would attract the honest compliments of the night. My bodice did not plunge as dramatically as some, and no man — no man I would ever want to meet, surely — could fit his hands round my waist. What I lacked in beauty I would simply have to earn with charm...” With her parents lost to assassins, Princess Ben ends up under the thumb of the ...
Simon & Schuster Audio
In this stirring audiobook, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence -- when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper. Based on extensive research in both American and ...
Heist Society [With Headphones] (Playaway Children)
For as long as she can remember, Katarina has been a part of the family businessthieving. When Kat tries to leave “the life” for a normal life, her old friend Hale conspires to bring her back into the fold. Why? A mobster’s art collection has been stolen, and Kat’s father is the only suspect. Caught between Interpol and a far more deadly enemy, Kat’s dad needs her help. The only solution is to find the paintings and steal them back. ...
Countdown (Playaway Children)
The story of a formative year in 12-year-old Franny Chapman's life, and the life of a nation facing the threat of nuclear war. It's 1962, and it seems everyone is living in fear. Twelve-year-old Franny Chapman lives with her family in Washington, DC, during the days surrounding the Cuban Missile Crisis. Amidst the pervasive threat of nuclear war, Franny must face the tension between herself and her younger brother, figure out where she fits in ...
Street Magic: Library Edition (Circle Opens (Playaway))
Briar and Rosethorn are in ancient Chammur, where Briar gets involved in a war between street gangs at the same time as he ends up trying to train a young stone mage that he has discovered. Intrigue, adventure, humor, nastiness, all set against a fascinating culture, this is classic Tamora Pierce.
Dreamdark: Silksinger (Playaway Children)
One faerie, the last of her clan, must fight to complete her sacred duty Whisper Silksinger is the last of the secret guardians of the Azazel, one of the powerful Djinn who dreamed the world into being. Relentlessly pursued by bloodthirsty devils, she flees to the city of Nazneen to restore the Azazel to his temple. At the same time, Hirik Mothmage is also on a secret quest, to find the Azazel and restore his disgraced clan?s ancient honor. ...
The Scorpio Races (Playaway Children)
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Follows the experiences of a pair of youths who are swept up by a fantastical horse race across a treacherous cliff that makes them feel supremely alive and threatens dire consequences.
The Dream of Perpetual Motion (Playaway Adult Fiction)
St. Martin's Press
A debut so magical… so extraordinary… it has to be read to be believed…. Imprisoned for life aboard a zeppelin that floats high above a fantastic metropolis, the greeting-card writer Harold Winslow pens his memoirs. His only companions are the disembodied voice of Miranda Taligent, the only woman he has ever loved, and the cryogenically frozen body of her father Prospero, the genius and industrial magnate who drove her insane. The tale ...
Seal Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy Seal Sniper (Playaway Adult Nonfiction)
Howard E. Wasdin
When the navy sends their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six -- a secret unit tasked with counterterrorism, hostage rescue, and counterinsurgency. In this dramatic, behind-the-scenes chronicle, Howard Wasdin takes readers deep inside the world of navy SEALs and Special Forces snipers, beginning with the grueling selection process of Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL -- the toughest and longest ...
Monster High (Spanish Edition) (Monster High (Playaway))
From Lisi Harrison, the New York Times bestselling author of The Clique and Alphas, comes a new series with a fresh twist on high school, romance, and the horrors of trying to fit in. The monster community has kept a low profile at the local high school, but when two new girls enroll, the town will never be the same. Created just fifteen days ago, Frankie Stein is psyched to trade her father's formaldehyde-smelling basement lab for parties and ...
The Shadow of the Wind (Playaway Young Adult)
Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Hidden in the heart of the old city of Barcelona is the 'cemetery of lost books', a labyrinthine library of obscure and forgotten titles that have long gone out of print. To this library, a man brings his 10-year-old son Daniel one cold morning in 1945. Daniel is allowed to choose one book from the shelves and pulls out 'La Sombra del Viento' by Julian Carax. But as he grows up, several people seem inordinately interested in his find. Then, one ...
A Short History of Nearly Everything: Library Edition
A VERY GOOD ITEM.....
Catch Me (Playaway Adult Fiction)
The latest brilliant novel in the D.D. Warren series from Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller Lisa Gardner. IN FOUR DAYS, SOMEONE IS GOING TO KILL ME...At 8pm on 21st January, twenty-eight-year-old Charlie Grant believes she is going to be murdered and she wants Boston's top homicide detective, D.D. Warren, to handle her death investigation. Confronting D.D. at her latest crime scene, Charlie lays her cards on the table. For each of the ...
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Playaway Adult Fiction)
Salander is plotting her revenge - against the man who tried to kill her, and against the government institutions that very nearly destroyed her life. But it is not going to be a straightforward campaign. After taking a bullet to the head, Salander is under close supervision in Intensive Care, and is set to face trial for three murders and one attempted murder on her eventual release. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and his ...
From This Day [With Earbuds] (Playaway Adult Fiction)
Taylor Reynolds, head of a large and profitable hotel chain, travels to his recent acquisition, the quaint Lakeside Inn in rural Vermont. There he meets the Inn's manager, B.J. Clark. Sparks fly as their differing ideas concerning the hotel's future emerge. Taylor wishes to turn the inn into a sleek hotel, while B.J. wishes to preserve its rustic nature. As the relationship develops, B.J. finds herself torn between her professional antagonism ...
The Welcoming [With Earbuds] (Playaway Adult Fiction)
Visitors come to Charity's friendly little inn to escape their ordinary lives. But FBI Agent Roman DeWinter knows something ugly is going on beneath the cozy surface. His mission is to expose the dangerous criminal gang operating out of the inn. Going undercover, Roman begins his investigation - which puts Charity's life on the line. A hit-and-run attack leaves her shaken and bruised, but only Roman knows how close she came to death. And with ...
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