Featured Audiobooks

The Witch of Painted Sorrows

New York Times bestselling novelist M.J. Rose creates her most provocative spellbinder yet.

By M.J. Rose Read By Natalie Ross and Phil Gigante

Starred review. "Rose's unforgettable full-bodied characters and richly detailed narrative result in an entrancing read that will be long savored." - Library Journal

Lord Grizzly

The basis for the major motion picture 'The Revenant,' starring Leonardo DiCaprio!

By Frederick Manfred Read By Eric G. Dove

The Promise of Palm Grove

A young Amish woman finds herself torn between the man she's to wed and the man her heart desires.

By Shelley Shepard Gray Read By Tavia Gilbert

Almost Famous Women

A collection of stories that explores the lives of talented, gutsy women throughout history.

By Megan Mayhew Bergman Read By Lesa Lockford

"Almost Famous Women is sharp, compassionate, and strong, just like the women depicted in its pages. Megan Mayhew Bergman writes with such precision that we should all quake in her presence. This book only looks like it's made of paper - you are holding priceless diamonds in your hand." - Emma Straub, author of The Vacationers

Allegiant

The highly anticipated conclusion of the #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent series.

By Veronica Roth Read By Emma Galvin and Aaron Stanford

Insurgent

The sequel to New York Times bestselling Divergent is another intoxicating dystopian thrill ride.

By Veronica Roth Read By Emma Galvin

Earphones Award Winner. "Whether it's bloody battle scenes or Tris's intimate musings, Galvin nails the mood and pacing. Tris's grief and dread are amplified by Galvin's heartfelt narration. She conveys Tris's stubborn nature and Tobias's steadying influence. This story is train-wreck addictive: You know you won't like what's coming next, but you can't stop listening. Even listeners who are jumping in mid-series will have no trouble following the story. Galvin displays excellent control of a large cast of characters and a detailed story line." - AudioFile Magazine

Featured Videos

It's Only Stanley

It’s very late, and Stanley is up to something...

By Jon Agee Illustrated by Jon Agee Read By by George Newbern

Kali's Song

The enchanting story of a boy named Kali who lived thousands and thousands of years ago.

By Jeanette Winter Illustrated by Jeanette Winter Read By by Susie Berneis

Starred review. "Winter's cheerful, stripped-down figures and collage landscapes... make Kali's path understandable and accessible even to young readers, and her vision of a life lived in perfect harmony with the universe - even the stars listen to Kali's music - is full of hope." - Publishers Weekly

Blue Chicken

A chicken wreaks havoc in a farmyard with a pot of blue paint.

By Deborah Freedman Illustrated by Deborah Freedman Read By by Susie Berneis

“…this is suggested as a supplement for storytimes and to entertain young viewers.” - Booklist (video review)

Brave Girl

A 2015 ALA-ALSC Notable Video!

By Michelle Markel Illustrated by Melissa Sweet Read By by Lesa Lockford

"Led by Clara Lemlich, the story of the largest walkout of women workers in U.S. history is vividly retold in this iconographic rendering based on the book by Michelle Markel. Lemlich’s passion for what's right shines through in Melissa Sweet's brilliant illustrations." - American Library Association

Locomotive

All aboard! The 2014 Caldecott Medal winner is now on video!

By Brian Floca Illustrated by Brian Floca Read By by Eric G. Dove

A Top 10 DVD of 2014. Starred review. “Dreamscape Media delivers a visual work worthy of its inspiration...Locomotive speeds ahead of the rest” - School Library Journal (video review) merican Library Association

A Nation's Hope

A 2015 ALA-ALSC Notable Video!

By Matt de la Pena Illustrated by Kadir Nelson Read By by JD Jackson

3 1/2 stars. "...this fine tribute is highly recommended." - Video Librarian

Newest Audiobooks

Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

Benno was the neighborhood’s favorite cat.

By Meg Wiviott Read By Susie Berneis

"... the message of terror and sadness that marks the beginning of the Holocaust is transmitted in a way that is both meaningful and comprehensible. An afterword provides historical context for the story... For all collections." - School Library Journal

The Whispering Town

Based on a true story!

By Jennifer Elvgren Read By Elizabeth Cottle

Starred review. "Both author and illustrator do an excellent job of bringing both the horror and humanity of this story to a level younger children can understand, and there is much of both... An unusual and strong addition to Holocaust literature." - Booklist

The Class of '65

In the midst of racial strife, one young man showed courage and empathy.

By Jim Auchmutey Read By Adam Verner

Aunt Dimity and the Summer King

Cozy mystery lovers' favorite paranormal sleuth is back with her twentieth otherworldly adventure

By Nancy Atherton Read By Teri Clark Linden

Nino Wrestles the World

Senoras y Senores, put your hands together for the fantastic, spectacular, one of a kind...Nino!

By Yuyi Morales Read By Adriana Sananes

"Everything about this book is well integrated and thought out... This is a near-perfect book, and absolutely essential for any collection." - School Library Journal

Cinco de Mouse-O!

Beans! Cheese! Music! Mouse has everything he needs for a party...

By Judy Cox Read By Kirby Heyborne

"Visuals from unusual perspectives propel the action, while text and art on other pages reveal quieter 'mouse' emotions. With a tightrope-balanced Mouse and a wild ride atop the burro pinata, this action-packed tale combines Mexican tradition with adventure for young readers." - School Library Journal

Newest Videos

The Whispering Town

Based on a true story!

By Jennifer Elvgren Illustrated by Fabio Santomauro Read By by Elizabeth Cottle

Starred review. "Both author and illustrator do an excellent job of bringing both the horror and humanity of this story to a level younger children can understand, and there is much of both... An unusual and strong addition to Holocaust literature." - Booklist

By Mouse & Frog

A spritely video about the challenges - and joys - of collaboration.

By Deborah Freedman Illustrated by Deborah Freedman Read By by Susie Berneis

Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

Benno was the neighborhood’s favorite cat.

By Meg Wiviott Illustrated by Josee Bisaillon Read By by Susie Berneis

"... the message of terror and sadness that marks the beginning of the Holocaust is transmitted in a way that is both meaningful and comprehensible. An afterword provides historical context for the story... For all collections." - School Library Journal

Nino Wrestles the World

Senoras y Senores, put your hands together for the fantastic, spectacular, one of a kind...Nino!

By Yuyi Morales Illustrated by Yuyi Morales Read By by Adriana Sananes

"Everything about this book is well integrated and thought out... This is a near-perfect book, and absolutely essential for any collection." - School Library Journal

Cinco de Mouse-O!

Beans! Cheese! Music! Mouse has everything he needs for a party...

By Judy Cox Illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler Read By by Kirby Heyborne

"Visuals from unusual perspectives propel the action, while text and art on other pages reveal quieter 'mouse' emotions. With a tightrope-balanced Mouse and a wild ride atop the burro pinata, this action-packed tale combines Mexican tradition with adventure for young readers." - School Library Journal

I Love My Hair; & I Love to Sing

Join Emily as she celebrates the things she loves!

By Anne Matheson Illustrated by Amanda Savo and David Cutting Read By by Erin Yuen and Elizabeth Cottle

Best Selling Audiobooks

Divergent

The #1 New York Times bestselling thriller that is book one in the electrifying Divergent series.

By Veronica Roth Read By Emma Galvin

Earphones Award Winner. "Though Galvin's narration is concentrated on giving Tris the perfect voice, she never neglects the secondary characters. Poignant moments with Tris's mother and Four, her leader and love, are subtly nuanced to let listeners hear the terror Tris often hides." - AudioFile Magazine

12 Years a Slave

Now a major motion picture, this is Northup's true story of being kidnapped and sold into slavery.

By Solomon Northup Read By Richard Allen

"Narrator Richard Allen does an excellent job conveying Northup's thoughts and emotions. His rich voice imparts the frustrations, hopes, and fears of the author." - Library Journal

Twisted Sisters

Reality gets an unreal makeover in this hilarious new novel from bestselling author Jen Lancaster.

By Jen Lancaster Read By Jen Lancaster

"Reagan’s journey to selfawareness, though achieved via supernatural means, is a satisfying one that will please Lancaster’s many fans." - Booklist (audio review)

Allegiant

The highly anticipated conclusion of the #1 New York Times bestselling Divergent series.

By Veronica Roth Read By Emma Galvin and Aaron Stanford

Insurgent

The sequel to New York Times bestselling Divergent is another intoxicating dystopian thrill ride.

By Veronica Roth Read By Emma Galvin

Earphones Award Winner. "Whether it's bloody battle scenes or Tris's intimate musings, Galvin nails the mood and pacing. Tris's grief and dread are amplified by Galvin's heartfelt narration. She conveys Tris's stubborn nature and Tobias's steadying influence. This story is train-wreck addictive: You know you won't like what's coming next, but you can't stop listening. Even listeners who are jumping in mid-series will have no trouble following the story. Galvin displays excellent control of a large cast of characters and a detailed story line." - AudioFile Magazine

The Ghost of the Mary Celeste

A captivating, atmospheric historical fiction that is every bit convincing as it is engrossing.

By Valerie Martin Read By Susie Berneis

"With great precision, Berneis transports the listener...This thrilling literary mystery will entrance listeners of all ages." - Booklist (audio review)

Best Selling Videos

Mr. Wuffles!

Stranded, a group of tiny aliens must outwit a very curious cat.

By David Wiesner Illustrated by David Wiesner Read By by Susie Berneis

Starred Review. "Expertly imagined, composed, drawn and colored, this is Wiesner at his best." - Kirkus Reviews

Dragons Love Tacos

This scrumptious New York Times bestseller has a whole lot of kick...and is now on video!

By Adam Rubin Illustrated by Daniel Salmieri Read By by Chris Patton

Three stars. "...amusing...this is recommended" - Video Librarian

Secret Pizza Party

Shhhh! Don't tell anyone about this mouth-watering video from the creators of Dragons Love Tacos!

By Adam Rubin Illustrated by Daniel Salmieri Read By by Adam Verner

Three stars. "...funny..." - Video Librarian

Under the Freedom Tree

Taut free verse tells the little-known story of the first contraband camp of the Civil War.

By Susan VanHecke Illustrated by London Ladd Read By by JD Jackson

Three stars. "...this engaging slice-of-history is recommended." - Video Librarian

Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas

A Chinese American retelling of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears."

By Natasha Yim Illustrated by Grace Zong Read By by Susie Berneis

"Young viewers will pick up a touch of Chinese culture and learn about a few traditions in this sweet variation of the classic tale." - Booklist (video review)

Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle

One animal's waste is the dung beetle's treasure.

By Cheryl Bardoe Illustrated by Alan Marks Read By by Susie Berneis

"...loaded with information and interesting illustrations...Susie Berneis’s narration is smooth and articulate, lending genuine enthusiasm with just the right emphasis on new terms." - School Library Journal (video review)