Although nine-year-old Claudia and Janice are neighbors, they call themselves twins. They have always been in the same class at school, and they are best, best friends. But when Janice moves away, Claudia must start fourth grade without her. It’s not long before Janice’s letters to Claudia fill with the names of new classmates. Poor Claudia wonders if she will ever find another friend as good as Janice. Join her as she discovers that she already has one - a friend who is closer than she thinks. Barbara Brooks Wallace is the best-selling author of many popular books for children, including the Edgar Award-winning Sparrows in the Scullery and the Miss Switch books. Young readers are sure to be drawn to the energetic, resourceful Claudia, and Christina Moore’s lively narration provides the perfect voice for her. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christina Moore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/005747/bk_reco_005747_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
First Place NABE Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Emblazoned across distance and time, The Blind Eye – A Sephardic Journey, frames a sweeping narrative beginning in 1492 with the expulsion of almost all Jews from Spain. As The Inquisition pursues them for 400 years they seek refuge in Portugal, Brazil and beyond. With the historical accuracy of scents, sounds and sights, this First Prize winner links family and cultural ties to a contemporary Cubana with a wicked wit as she learns about her past. Fast and moving. The Blind Eye by award-winning author MARCIA FINE, is a First Prize winner from the Arizona Author’s Association. This work of historical fiction also taps into the author’s formative years in South Florida. With three historical novels and a satirical series set in Scottsdale, Fine has been a finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award, Foreward Book of the Year, Best Books Award and USA Books News as well as a First Prize winner in Satire/Humor and selected as a "Top Ten Book of the Year" by bookcheerleader.com. CHRISTINA COX is a 2014 Anthony Award nominated narrator best known for her starring roles on several series including Defying Gravity for ABC and Blood Ties for Lifetime as well as guest starring as Officer Zoey Kruger on Dexter, she is also known for the feature films The Chronicles of Riddick and Better Than Chocolate. As Co-Executive Producer and star, Christina recently helped resurrect Nikki & Nora - the most watched never aired pilot in history--as a web series. A self-confessed design junkie and devoted yoga practitioner, Christina currently resides in Los Angeles. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christina Cox. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/024728/bk_acx0_024728_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Gillian Roberts’ witty, literate Amanda Pepper mysteries are irresistible. Following the adventures of Philadelphia’s finest English teacher/detective, the books crackle with humor and suspense. When a class trip coincides with a murder, Amanda’s concern over the behavior of one of her students makes him the prime suspect. Dusting off her sleuthing skills in an effort to clear him, Amanda finds enough suspicious suspects to stuff a cheese steak sandwich. As she struggles to overcome a pompous principal, a romantic reference librarian, and a slew of listless students to get at the truth, Amanda starts to wonder if she should look for a new line of work. Adam and Evil showcases Roberts and Pepper at their snappy, wise-cracking best. Christina Moore’s narration adds just the right touch of exasperated frustration. Listeners who enjoyed Amanda’s earlier adventures in books like The Bluest Blood and The Mummer’s Curse are in for another treat. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christina Moore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/004737/bk_reco_004737_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Best-selling author Marilyn Singer's celebrated children's books have been named amongst the Top Ten Children's Books of the Year by Time. In this charming tale, Singer introduces Tallulah, a girl who wants nothing more than to be a ballerina. And not just any ballerina - a real one with a tutu! But when Tallulah finally gets to take a ballet class, she discovers that there's more to dancing than getting to wear a pretty, pink tutu. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christina Moore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/007873/bk_reco_007873_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Four hundred years in the future, men are few and women rule the world. Except for the area formerly known as Canada and Alaska, which is inhabited by the Men of the Northlands, a group of strong men who refuse to be ruled by women. Christina Sanders, an archeologist and professor in history, is fascinated with the past. As a modern woman of year 2437 she knows that women are better off without men, but longing for an adventure, she makes a spontaneous decision and volunteers for a job no one else wants. Now she's going to lead an archeological excavation in the Northlands, the most secluded place on earth where the mythical males live who are rumored to be as brutal and dangerous as the men Christina has read about in her history books. What will happen when Christina crosses into the men's territory? Will they allow her to do her job, and is there any way they'll let her leave again - unharmed? Contains mature themes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Noelle Bridges, John Masterson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/010475/bk_tant_010475_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Cam and her friend Eric are selling chocolate fudge and rice cakes door-to-door for charity. Eric can’t remember what to tell the customers. But Cam has no trouble. She simply looks at the speech and says "click". Then she stores a picture of it in her mind. When Cam sees a woman coming from a yellow house, she knows something is wrong. The woman is wearing a rain coat, but it isn’t raining. She’s wearing dark glasses, but the sun isn’t shining. And the yellow house looks deserted. Will Cam be able to solve the mystery with her amazing photographic memory? You’ll find award-winning author David A. Adler’s witty children’s books on school reading lists everywhere. Christina Moore’s animated performance brings out all the fun and excitement of Cam’s problem-solving skills. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christina Moore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/006573/bk_reco_006573_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Pinky and Rex love to play “monkey in the middle” with Pinky's little sister. But every time they do, their ball goes into Mrs. Morgan's yard. And every time it does, she flies out the door and screams at them. She even tries to hit Rex with a broom! Now the kids want to get even with the Mean Old Witch of Elm Street. But when Pinky creeps up onto Mrs. Morgan's front porch, he sees her sitting alone in a dark house and decides that revenge is not such a good idea after all. James Howe's popular series is loved by children across the nation. When children listen to one of these magical books, they can't wait to hear the rest. Christina Moore's dazzling narration will make children of all ages jump when Mrs. Morgan charges out of the house. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christina Moore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/007174/bk_reco_007174_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Pinky and Rex are excited. It’s pumpkin-picking weekend with Pinky’s Grandma and Grandpa. Pinky’s sister and cousin are coming along, too. At Meadowbrook Farm, they’ll pick the perfect pumpkin. Then they’ll take it to Grandma and Grandpa’s and carve it for Halloween. But when Pinky’s cousin arrives, she doesn’t say hello to Rex. Instead she does her best to keep Rex out of the fun. Rex feels hurt. When a terrible thing happens, she feels even worse. How can she and Pinky be best friends again? When he was growing up, author James Howe had a best friend who was a lot like Rex, and he based Pinky on his own childhood. His Pinky and Rex series is a favorite of young readers who are beginning to enjoy chapter books on their own. Narrator Christina Moore has been highly praised for her performance of these wonderful stories. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christina Moore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/006623/bk_reco_006623_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Pinky wants to try out for the school play. Rex, on the other hand, is terrified of appearing on stage. But when Pinky talks Rex into going with him to the auditions, guess who ends up getting the lead part that Pinky wanted for himself? Rex is so good, the teacher changes the name of the play so that she can play the lead role. And Pinky has been cast as one of the monkeys! It's no wonder that Pinky is sad and angry. Will Pinky and Rex still be best friends when the show is over? The Pinky and Rex books are some of James Howe's most endearing stories. Children will love the friendship and fun found in each of Pinky and Rex's adventures. Narrator Christina Moore captures the gentle warmth of the stories, and makes their appealing characters even more real. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christina Moore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/007173/bk_reco_007173_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.