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To order any of these titles, contact the library by email, mail, or phone. You may also request these titles online through our OPAC. Identification numbers for braille books begin with BR, large print books begin with LP, and audiobooks begin with DB. All audiobooks and available braille books listed are linked to the Braille and Audio Reading Download site (BARD) for downloading. Happy Reading!
Bones Never Lie: How Forensics Helps Solve History's Mysteries by Elizabeth MacLeod
Download Bones Never Lie, BR 19944.
Download Bones Never Lie, DB 76500.
Read by Theresa Conkin. Reading time: 4 hours, 17 minutes.
Explores the ways that modern science uncovered the truth behind the suspicious deaths of historical figures such as King Tut, Napoleon, and the Russian princess Anastasia. Includes glossary and a timeline of advances in forensics. 2013.
Charlie’s Raven by Jean Craighead George
Download Charlie’s Raven, BR 15801.
When thirteen-year-old Charlie takes a baby raven from its nest, he hopes the bird will cure his grandfather, who is recuperating from a heart attack. The grandfather, a retired naturalist, enjoys the chick's antics. He encourages Charlie to scientifically study the effect of ravens on humans. 2004.
The Elephant Scientist by Caitlin O’Connell
Download The Elephant Scientist, BR 19609.
Scientist O'Connell chronicles her observations of elephants in Africa. Describes the creatures' communication using vibration-sensitive cells in their feet and trunks. Includes resources and a pachyderm term guide. 2011.
The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly
Download The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, BR 18654.
Download The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, DB 69280.
Read by Jill Fox. Reading time: 8 hours, 55 minutes.
Texas, 1899. Being the only girl in the middle of six brothers, it is deemed odd that eleven-year-old Calpurnia Virginia Tate (Callie Vee) does not prefer knitting socks and learning cookery with her mother to roaming outdoors with her naturalist grandfather. 2009.
Football Genius by Tim Green
Download Football Genius, DB 68601.
Read by Gary Tipton. Reading time: 4 hours, 55 minutes.
Sixth-grader Troy can predict football plays before they occur and wants to use this ability to help his favorite team, the Atlanta Falcons. But first he has to convince the team to take him seriously. Football Genius series, book 1. Set in 16 pt Plantin. 2007.
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente
Download The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, DB 73304.
Read by Catherynne M. Valente. Reading time: 7 hours, 14 minutes.
Twelve-year-old September's ordinary life in Omaha, Nebraska, becomes an adventure when the Green Wind offers her a ride to Fairyland on the back of a leopard. Once there an evil marquess demands that September retrieve a talisman from the enchanted wood. Andre Norton Award. Commercial audiobook. 2011.
Mick Harte Was Here by Barbara Park.
Download Mick Harte Was Here, BR 11181.
Eighth-grader Phoebe Harte's twelve-year-old brother, Mick, was recently killed in a bike accident. As she and her parents struggle with their grief, Phoebe remembers life with "one of the neatest kids you'd ever want to meet." 1995.
A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park
Download A Single Shard, BR 14214.
Tree-ear, a 13-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself. Newbery Award, 2001.
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
Download When You Reach Me, BR 18568.
Download When You Reach Me, DB 69837.
Read by Julie-Ann. Reading time: 4 hours, 32 minutes.
New York City, 1979. Twelve-year-old Miranda helps her mother prepare to be on a television game show. Meanwhile Miranda tries to understand why her best friend Sal doesn't want to hang out anymore--and why someone is sending Miranda tiny notes from the future. Newbery Medal. 2009.
Wonder by R.J. Palacio, Nick Podehl, and Kate Rudd
Download Wonder, BR 20338.
Download Wonder, DB 74228.
Read by Diana Steele, Kate Rudd, and Nick Podehl. Reading time: 8 hours, 8 minutes.
Just before starting fifth grade, home-schooled ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities, is told he will be attending a prep school. Nervous, he tries to convince his classmates that he is an ordinary kid just like them. Set in 16 pt. Plantin. 2013.
Zombie Makers: True Stories of Nature's Undead by Rebecca L. Johnson
Download Zombie Makers, BR 20094.
Describes the life cycles of fungi, diseases, and parasites that infect creatures and take over their bodies and brains. Discusses a fly-enslaving fungus, a suicide-causing worm, a cockroach-taming wasp, and other creatures that live off host animals. 2013.
Code Orange by Caroline B. Cooney
Download Code Orange, BR 17938.
Download Code Orange, DB 66309.
Read by Michael Russotto. Reading time: 5 hours, 54 minutes.
Wealthy teenager Mitchell John Blake (Mitty) has delayed starting to write a paper on smallpox for his advanced biology class. His attitude and research become more intense after he finds an envelope containing smallpox scabs, fears contamination, and inadvertently alerts bioterrorists. 2005.
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Download The Giver, BR 09626.
Download The Giver, DB 37689.
Read by June Carter. Reading time 5 hours, 1 minute.
Jonas lives in a utopia: there is no hunger, no disease, no fear; the elderly are tenderly cared for, and every child has attentive parents. The society is uniformly run. Jonas eagerly awaits the Ceremony of Twelve, when twelve-year-olds receive assignments for their lifelong professions. He is selected to be the new Receiver of Memories. As such he learns of misery and pain, but also of joy and love. Newbery Medal. 1993.
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Download The Maze Runner, DB 72392.
Read by Gary Tipton. Reading time: 10 hours, 33 minutes.
A teenage boy wakes up in an elevator remembering nothing but his name, Thomas. He soon meets a group of boys who welcome him to the Glade--and the unsolved puzzle of the Maze. The next day a girl arrives with an unexpected message. Maze Runner series, book 1. Some violence. 2009.
Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans
Download Michael Vey, DB 74183.
Read by Erik Sandvold. Reading time: 10 hours, 55 minutes
Michael Vey struggles with more than Tourette's syndrome--he also must hide his electrical powers from the world. Michael's life improves when he makes a friend with similar abilities, until a dangerous group demands Michael and others use their powers for evil. Some violence. 2011.
My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier
Download My Brother Sam is Dead, DB 38902.
Read by Arnie Warren. Reading time: 4 hours, 55 minutes.
As the Revolutionary War tragically divides the Meeker family, Tim finds himself caught between his father's loyalty to the king and his brother's fierce support of the rebel cause. 1974.
Obsidian Mirror by Catherine Fisher
When his father disappears while experimenting with a black mirror that is a portal to both the past and the future, Jake encounters obstacles when he tries to use the mirror to find his father. Set in 16 pt. Plantin. Obsidian Mirror series, book 1. 2013.
Rebel Fire by Andrew Lane
In 1868, teenaged Sherlock Holmes discovers that his American tutor is hunting a notorious killer who was supposedly killed by the United States government, but who is apparently alive and well in Surrey, England. 2012.
The Reluctant Assassin by Eoin Colfer
Download The Reluctant Assassin, BR 20105.
Download The Reluctant Assassin, DB 74478.
Read by George Holmes. Reading time: 9 hours, 57 minutes.
Albert Garrick, an illusionist and assassin in Victorian England, and his apprentice Riley travel through time to modern London. Riley teams up with seventeen-year-old Chevie, a quasi FBI agent, to stop Garrick's nefarious plans. Some violence and some strong language. W.A.R.P. series, book 1. 2013.
Tunnels by Roderick Gordon and Brian James Williams
Download Tunnels, DB 66717.
Read by Erik Sandvold. Reading time: 14 hours, 9 minutes.
Shortly after Will Burrows and his archaeologist father discover a long-abandoned train station, Will's father disappears. Will and his best friend Chester investigate, and soon they are lost underneath London in a labyrinth of colonies full of sinister inhabitants with evil intentions. Tunnels series, book 1. 2008.
The Water Wars by Cameron Stracher
Download The Water Wars, DB 73240.
Read by Erin Jones. Reading time: 5 hours, 32 minutes.
After the great empires fall to drought and war, any drinkable water is precious. That makes teenaged Kai's gift for locating underground water valuable. When Kai is kidnapped, his young friends Will and Vera set out to rescue him. 2011.