(Jan., unabridged CD, $39.99, ISBN
978-1-4272-9353-4). When Alice’s
author grandmother dies, Alice’s mother
is kidnapped by a figure who claims to be
from the creepy supernatural world in her
The Librarian of Auschwitz by
Antonio Iturbe, trans. by Lilit Thwaites
(Oct., unabridged CD, $39.99, ISBN
978-1-4272-8707-6), spotlights the true
story of 14-year-old Dita, who risked her
life to circulate precious books among her
fellow concentration camp prisoners
during the Holocaust.
Renegades by Marissa Meyer, read by
Rebecca Soler (Oct., unabridged CD,
$39.99, ISBN 978-1-4272-9008-3).
Renegades—humans with extraordinary
abilities—champion justice in Meyer’s
Worzel Gummidge by Barbara Euphan
Todd, read by Jessica Martin (Aug.,
unabridged CD, $29.98, 978-1-78198-
088-0). This classic tale, originally published in 1936, features the adventures
of two children and the half-scarecrow-half-man they meet during their holiday
in the English countryside. This book
was the first ever published by Puffin
Books in the U.K. and has enjoyed
popular British radio and TV
Click’d by Tamara Ireland Stone
(Sept., unabridged download, $19.99,
ISBN 978-1-5019-6768-9). Allie faces a
dilemma when she discovers the hit
friend-matching app she created at
coding camp has a glitch.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The
Getaway by Jeff Kinney, read by Ramon
de Ocampo (Nov., unabridged CD,
$14.99, ISBN 978-1-5019-7365-9),
marks 12 books and 10 years for this
bestselling series starring beleaguered
middle schooler Greg Heffley.
The Dreadful Tale of Prosper
Redding: A Fiendish Arrangement by
Alexandra Bracken (Sept., unabridged
download, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5019-
6390-2). Young Prosper must purge the
ancient demon that is living inside of
him to break a centuries-old curse and
save his family.
The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F.C.
Yee (Sept., unabridged download,
$24.99, ISBN 978-1-5019-6771-9).
Ordinary high schooler Genie discovers
she is a celestial spirit who must save her
Bay Area suburb from hellspawn.
The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street
by Karian Glaser (Oct., unabridged
download, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5019-
6770-2). The five young Vanderbeeker
siblings have 11 days to convince their
cranky landlord to renew the lease on
All the Crooked Saints by Maggie
Stiefvater, read by Thom Rivera (Oct.,
unabridged CD, $44.99, ISBN 978-1-
338-23022-2). Three cousins in a
Colorado family known for its members’
ability to perform unusual miracles try to
change their future.
Chasing King’s Killer by James L.
Swanson, read by Lucy Strange (Nov.,
unabridged CD, $34.99, ISBN 978-1-
338-18755-7), transports listeners back
in history to the assassination of Martin
Luther King Jr. in 1968, and focuses on
the gunman, James Earl Ray.
Disappeared by Francisco X. Stork,
read by Roxana Ortega and Christian
Barillas (Oct., unabridged CD, $39.99,
ISBN 978-1-338-19039-7). A young
reporter searches for her missing friend,
and her brother tries to make easy
money—both under the watch of the
drug kingpins that terrorize Juarez,
The Incredible Magic of Being by
Kathryn Erskine, read by Pierce Cravens
(Oct., unabridged CD, $29.99, ISBN
enthusiast Julian faces anxiety about his
stressed family—and many unknown
factors—as they relocate from Washington,
D.C., to rural Maine and try to build a
Refugee by Alan Gratz, read by
Michael Goldstrom, Kyla Garcia, and
Assaf Cohen (Aug., unabridged CD,
$34.99, ISBN 978-1-338-19107-3), fol-
lows the dangerous journeys of three dif-
ferent children, each from a different
time period, as they seek refuge.
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Dork Diaries 12 by Rachel Renée Russell,
read by Jenni Barber (Oct., unabridged
CD, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-5082-3765-5),
focuses on the latest exploits of middle
schooler Nikki Maxwell.
Little Bigfoot, Big City by Jennifer
Weiner (Oct., unabridged CD, $29.99,
ISBN 978-1-5082-3774-7). Twelve-year-old Alice and her BFF, a tiny bigfoot
named Millie, sneak off to New York
City so Millie can audition for a reality
Pablo and Birdy by Alison McGhee,
read by the author (Aug., unabridged
CD, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-5082-3170-7).
Ten years after Pablo landed in the seaside down of Isla as a baby on a raft, he
wants to know where he and his parrot
Solo by Kwame Alexander, with Mary
Rand Hess, read by Kwame Alexander
and Randy Preston (Aug., unabridged
download, $24.99, ISBN 978-0-310-
76189-1). Recently heartbroken and
living in the shadow of his addiction-bat-tling rock star dad, 17-year-old musician
Blade travels to Ghana to find the truth
about a family secret.
The Thing with Feathers by McCall
Hoyle (Sept., unabridged download,
$18.99, ISBN 978-0-310-76386-4).
Sixteen-year-old Emilie tries to keep her
epilepsy a secret as she moves from being
homeschooled to attending public
Voices of Christmas by Nikki Grimes,
read by a full cast (Nov., unabridged
download, $13.99, ISBN 978-0310-
76506-6), presents 14 poems telling the
story of the Nativity through the voices
of Mary, Joseph, the innkeeper, and
others who were witness. ;