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    • The King of Slippery Falls

    • Written by: Sid Hite
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
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    An ordinary boy, a mysterious letter, a royal birth, a giant trout, a near-death experience, and an unexpected romance magically come together to create a touching and good-hearted novel about the search for self and the power of belief.

    Price: CDN$ 16.63

    • Oliver Twist (Dramatized)

    • Written by: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: The St. Charles Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
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    Life on the streets of turn-of-the-century London hurls the orphan Oliver Twist into a danger-filled adventure! With him we meet the Artful Dodger and Fagin, and learn the ways of the hard world...

    Price: CDN$ 10.69

    • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Dramatized)

    • Written by: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
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    If your best friend is named Huckleberry Finn, and there's a girl in your life named Becky Thatcher, a villain named Injun Joe, and you and your friends get into all kinds of mischief and adventures, then you must be that ever-lovin' charmer from Missouri, Tom Sawyer!

    Price: CDN$ 10.52

    • Pray Hard

    • Written by: Pamela Walker
    • Narrated by: Marguerite Gavin
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
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    Believing in miracles can be hard work. Twelve-year-old Amelia Forrest has a lot to pray for: improving her bad grades, fixing her strained relationship with her mama, and most importantly, dealing with her guilt over the role she played in her daddy's death.

    Price: CDN$ 16.12

    • The Secret Garden

    • Written by: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Johanna Ward
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
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    Mary Lennox, a spoiled, ill-tempered, and unhealthy child, comes to live with her reclusive uncle in Misselthwaite Manor after the death of her parents. With the help of a robin, Mary finds the door to a secret garden, neglected and hidden for years. When she decides to restore the garden in secret, the story becomes a charming journey into the places of the heart, where faith restores health, flowers refresh the spirit, and the magic of the garden brings happiness to Mary.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Operation Yes

    • Written by: Sara Lewis Holmes
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
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    No one in her sixth-grade class knows quite what to make of Ms. Loupe, with her short hair, her taped square "stage" on the floor, and her interest in improvisational theatre. After all, their school is on an Air Force base - a place that values discipline more than improv. But her students soon come to love her fresh approach; and when her dear brother goes missing in Afghanistan, and Ms. Loupe herself breaks down, they band together to support their teacher.

    Price: CDN$ 25.94

    • Switching Mama's Ashes

    • Written by: Holt Clarke
    • Narrated by: Carol Herman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
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    Mama has died and is now with the Great Spirits. Her strong-willed, crotchety husband is dead set on having her ashes buried in the Historic Conundrum County Cemetery. Mama's dying wish to her beloved son Hackett, "Don't let him do it!" During her lifetime Mama was a great lover of animals and now after her death they aim to repay her in spades. Events are thus set in motion bringing together Hackett and a rag-tag team of animals in a hilarious effort to honor Mama's final wish.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • Quentin and the Cave Boy: A Humorous Adventure Story

    • Written by: Susan Gabriel
    • Narrated by: Susan Gabriel
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
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    Quentin Moss is an average 13-year-old boy with an anything-but-average problem: The cave boy he dreamed about last night has shown up, alive and smelly, in his bedroom. As past and present collide with comic consequences, Quentin must hide the secret identity of his new friend, who is fascinated by zippers and loves to flush the toilet - over and over again.

    Price: CDN$ 19.78

    • The Secrets We Keep

    • Written by: Trisha Leaver
    • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
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    Ella and Maddy Lawton are identical twins. Ella has spent her high school years living in popular Maddy's shadows, but she has never been envious of Maddy. In fact, she's chosen the quiet, safe confines of her sketchbook over the constant battle for attention that has defined Maddy's world.

    Price: CDN$ 25.05

    • Charmed Thirds

    • A Jessica Darling Novel
    • Written by: Megan McCafferty
    • Narrated by: Ariadne Meyers
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
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    Things are looking up for Jessica Darling. She has finally left her New Jersey hometown/hellhole for Columbia University in New York City; she's more into her boyfriend, Marcus Flutie, than ever (so what if he's at a Buddhist college in California?); and she's making new friends who just might qualify as stand-ins for her beloved best friend, Hope.

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • Crazy Lady

    • Written by: Jane Leslie Conly
    • Narrated by: Ed Begley Jr.
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
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    A lonely Vernon, whose mother has recently died, finds himself befriended by the least likely of duos - the neighborhood outcasts that used to be the subject of his and his buddies' ridicule in this 1994 Newbery Honor Book.

    Price: CDN$ 19.32

    • Bang!

    • Written by: Sharon Flake
    • Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
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    Mann is only 13, yet he has already had to deal with more than most go through in a lifetime. His family is still reeling from the tragic shooting death of his little brother, Jason, each person coping with grief in his or her own way.

    Price: CDN$ 33.01

    • Shooting the Moon

    • Written by: Frances O'Roark Dowell
    • Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
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    Edgar Award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell is acclaimed for the rich characterizations in her poignant coming-of-age novels. Drawing on her experience as a colonel's daughter, Dowell delivers an evocative portrait of a 12-year-old girl whose view of life, war, and her dad - Fort Hood's base commander - changes as her corpsman brother sends home haunting images from Vietnam. An eloquent narration captures the emotional intensity of the novel's gripping prose.

    Price: CDN$ 24.04

    • The Magic Half

    • Written by: Annie Barrows
    • Narrated by: Cris Dukehart
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
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    Miri is the non-twin child in a family with two sets of them...The family has just moved to an old farmhouse in a new town, where the only good thing seems to be Miri's ten-sided attic bedroom. But when Miri gets sent to her room after accidentally bashing her big brother on the head with a shovel, she finds herself in the same room...only not quite. Without meaning to, she has found a way to travel back in time to 1935 where she discovers Molly, a girl her own age very much in need of a loving family

    Price: CDN$ 46.30

    • To Night Owl from Dogfish

    • Written by: Holly Goldberg Sloan, Meg Wolitzer
    • Narrated by: Imani Parks, Cassandra Morris, full cast
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
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    Avery Bloom, who's bookish, intense, and afraid of many things, particularly deep water, lives in New York City. Bett Devlin, who's fearless, outgoing, and loves all animals as well as the ocean, lives in California. What they have in common is that they are both 12 years old and are both being raised by single, gay dads. When their dads fall in love, Bett and Avery are sent, against their will, to the same sleepaway camp. Their dads hope they will find common ground and become friends - and possibly, one day, even sisters.

    Price: CDN$ 30.70

    • Porcelain

    • The Harper Revolution Series, Book 1
    • Written by: Lee French
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
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    Eighteen-year-old Emma Harper misses her brother. Two years ago, the bad news - MIA - killed a piece of her heart. Her father ignoring her dreams of building spaceships and demanding she become an accountant killed another. Lost and rudderless, Emma drifts through a life she doesn't want with friends who pretend to care. When a bizarre event sends her sailing across the universe, she'll have to decide what matters most to her. Life or death, the universe doesn't care. But does Emma?

    Price: CDN$ 19.34

    • Pay Attention, Carter Jones

    • Written by: Gary D. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Christopher Gebauer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
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    Carter Jones is astonished early one morning when he finds a real English butler, bowler hat and all, on the doorstep - one who stays to help the Jones family, which is a little bit broken. In addition to figuring out middle school, Carter has to adjust to the unwelcome presence of this new know-it-all adult in his life and navigate the butler's notions of decorum. And ultimately, when his burden of grief and anger from the past can no longer be ignored, Carter learns that a burden becomes lighter when it is shared.

    Price: CDN$ 26.30

    • In the Key of Nira Ghani

    • Written by: Natascha Deen
    • Narrated by: Kamali Minter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
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    A Guyanese girl must find the balance between her parents' "old world" expectations and traditions while pursuing her dream of being a great trumpeter in this contemporary coming-of-age story written by an #OwnVoices author.  

    Price: CDN$ 35.72

    • 500 Words or Less

    • Written by: Juleah del Rosario
    • Narrated by: Annie Q
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
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    Nic Chen refuses to spend her senior year branded as the girl who cheated on her charismatic and lovable boyfriend. To redefine her reputation among her Ivy League-obsessed classmates, Nic begins writing their college-admissions essays. But the more essays Nic writes for other people, the less sure she becomes of herself, the kind of person she is, and whether her moral compass even points north anymore.

    Price: CDN$ 26.32

    • The Million Pieces of Neena Gill

    • Written by: Emma Smith-Barton
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    How can I hold myself together, when everything around me is falling apart? Neena's always been a good girl - great grades, parent-approved friends and absolutely no boyfriends. But ever since her brother Akash left her, she's been slowly falling apart - and uncovering a new version of herself who is altogether more dangerous. As her wild behaviour spirals more and more out of control, Neena's grip on her sanity begins to weaken too.

    Price: CDN$ 27.32

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