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    • Louisiana's Way Home

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Morris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Louisiana Elefante's granny wakes her up in the middle of the night to tell her that the day of reckoning has arrived and they have to leave home immediately, Louisiana isn't overly worried. But this time, things are different. This time, Granny intends for them never to return. Separated from her best friends, Raymie and Beverly, Louisiana struggles to oppose the winds of fate (and Granny) and find a way home. But as Louisiana's life becomes entwined with the lives of the people of a small Georgia town she starts to worry that she is destined only for good-byes. 

    Non-member price: $34.13

    • The Tale of Despereaux

    • By: Kate Di Camillo
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the award-winning author Kate DiCamillo comes the story of Despereaux Tilling, a mouse who is in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in the darkness and covets a world filled with light. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl who harbours a simple, impossible wish. These three characters embark on a journey that will lead them down into a horrible dungeon, up into a glittering castle, and, ultimately, into each other's lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful story with understated comedy

    • By MaGoose on 31-03-2016

    Non-member price: $25.59

    • The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Judith Ivey
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Kate DiCamillo takes us on an extraordinary journey, from the depths of the ocean to the net of a fisherman, from the top of a garbage heap to the fireside of a hoboes' camp, from the bedside of an ailing child to the bustling streets of Memphis. And along the way, we are shown a true miracle, that even a heart of the most breakable kind can learn to love, to lose, and to love again.

    Non-member price: $26.29

    • Guys Read: Funny Business

    • By: Jon Scieszka, Mac Barnett, Eoin Colfer, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael Boatman, Kate DiCamillo, John Keating, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Funny Business is based around the theme of - what else? - humor, and if you’re familiar with Jon and the Guys Read Library, you already know what you’re in store for: 10 hilarious stories from some of the funniest writers around. Before you’re through, you’ll meet a teenage mummy; a kid desperate to take a dip in the world’s largest pool of chocolate milk; a homicidal turkey; parents who hand over their son’s room to a biker; and more.

    Non-member price: $31.78

    • Thalia Kids' Book Club: Kate DiCamillo’s The Magician’s Elephant

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Rita Wolf
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The Newbery Medalist ( The Tale of Despereaux) talks about her eagerly anticipated new novel, a haunting fable about trusting the unexpected and making the extraordinary come true, with kids ages 8 and up. The event includes an excerpt performed by actress Rita Wolf, a discussion with the audience, a creative writing project, and a book signing

    Non-member price: $7.07

    • Flora and Ulysses

    • The Illuminated Adventures
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Tara Sands
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Holy unanticipated occurrences! A cynic meets an unlikely superhero in a genre-breaking new novel by master storyteller Kate DiCamillo. It begins, as the best superhero stories do, with a tragic accident that has unexpected consequences. The squirrel never saw the vacuum cleaner coming, but self-described cynic Flora Belle Buckman, who has read every issue of the comic book Terrible Things Can Happen to You!, is just the right person to step in and save him. What neither can predict is that Ulysses (the squirrel) has been born anew, with powers of strength, flight, and misspelled poetry.

    Non-member price: $34.99

    • Because of Winn-Dixie

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Cherry Jones
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When 10-year-old India Opal Buloni moves to Naomi, Florida, with her preacher father, she doesn't know what to expect. She is lonely at first, that is until she meets Winn-Dixie, a stray dog who helps her make some unusual friends. Because of Winn-Dixie, Opal begins to let go of some of her sadness and finds she has a whole lot to be thankful for.

    Non-member price: $20.27

    • Raymie Nightingale

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Raymie Clarke has come to realize that everything, absolutely everything, depends on her. And she has a plan. If Raymie can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition, then her father, who left town two days ago with a dental hygienist, will see Raymie's picture in the paper and (maybe) come home. To win, not only does Raymie have to do good deeds and learn how to twirl a baton; she also has to contend with the wispy, frequently fainting Louisiana Elefante, who has a show-business background....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best audio book ever

    • By Karyn on 24-10-2018

    Non-member price: $36.56

    • The Tiger Rising

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Dylan Baker
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the best-selling author of Because of Winn-Dixie comes the moving story of an 11-year-old boy, Rob Horton, who finds a caged tiger in the woods behind the hotel where he lives with his father. With the help of his new friend, Sistine Bailey, Rob must decide what to do with his discovery and at the same time come to terms with his past.

    Non-member price: $12.98

    • Flora und Ulysses: Die fabelhaften Abenteuer

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Jens Wawrczeck, Anne Moll, Daniel Kirchberger, and others
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ein Staubsauger mit enormer Saugkraft, ein wenig hungriges, als Superheld wiedergeborenes Eichhörnchen, ein comicliebendes, eigensinniges Mädchen und eine Liebesromane schreibende Mutter - alles in einer Geschichte? Das geht? Das geht sogar wunderbar!

    Non-member price: $12.92

    • Leroy Ninker Saddles Up

    • Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse - until he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it's love at first sight. Maybelline loves spaghetti and sweet nothings, and she loves Leroy, too. But when Leroy forgets the third and final rule of caring for Maybelline, disaster ensues. Can Leroy wrestle fate to the ground, rescue the horse of his heart, and lasso loneliness for good?

    Non-member price: $20.31

    • The Mercy Watson Collection

    • Volume 1
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    To Mr. and Mrs. Watson, Mercy is not just a pig, she's a porcine wonder. And to the portly and good-natured Mercy, the Watsons are an excellent source of buttered toast, not to mention that buttery-toasty feeling she gets when she snuggles into bed with them. This is not, however, so good for the Watsons' bed. BOOM! CRACK! Welcome to the wry and endearing world of Mercy Watson.

    Non-member price: $23.11

    • My Name's Not Chuck and Other Stories About Fitting In at School

    • By: Nancy Tague, Kell Andrews, Michele L. Rich, and others
    • Narrated by: Kristen Scribner, Dan Schoeneberg, Maria Pendolino, and others
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    School can be a tough place, filled with cliques and bullies. In this collection, discover how schoolkids learn to fit in - and discover who they are in the process. In "My Name's Not Chuck", Steve's classmates give him the nickname Chuck, but he doesn't like this at all. Find out how he can use his talking pet parrot to get them to stop calling him Chuck. Also included are six other stories about fitting in at school: "Ava the Big", "Blushing Blake", "The Tanner Mystery", "Super Tulip", "Hobby Friday", and "The Mystery of Sound."

    Non-member price: $3.86

    • Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package

    • Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume 4
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eugenia Lincoln is a practical person with no time for gee-gaws, whoop-de-whoops, or frivolity. When an unexpected package containing an accordion arrives at her house, she is determined to have nothing to do with it. But her plans to sell the accordion, destroy the accordion, and give the accordion away all end in frustration. How can Eugenia stop being tormented by this troublesome package? Might she discover that a bit of unforeseen frivolity could be surprisingly...joyous?

    Non-member price: $20.51

    • Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln?

    • Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Three
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Lorna Raver
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Baby Lincoln's older sister, Eugenia, is very fond of telling Baby what to do, and Baby usually responds by saying, "Yes, Sister." But one day Baby has had enough. She decides to depart on a Necessary Journey, even though she has never gone anywhere without Eugenia telling her what to take and where to go. And in fact Baby doesn't know where she is headed - only that she was entirely happy in the previous night's dream, sitting aboard a train with a view of shooting stars.

    Non-member price: $15.23

    • Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon

    • Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Book 2
    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Francine Poulet is the greatest animal control officer in Gizzford County. She hails from a long line of animal control officers. She's battled snakes, outwitted squirrels, and stared down a bear. "The genuine article", Francine's dad always called her. She is never scared - until, that is, she's faced with a screaming raccoon that may or may not be a ghost. Maybe Francine isn't cut out to be an animal control officer after all! But the raccoon is still on the loose, and the folks on Deckawoo Drive need Francine back.

    Non-member price: $17.56

    • Mercy Watson to the Rescue

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    To Mr. and Mrs. Watson, Mercy is not just a pig, she's a porcine wonder. And to the portly and good-natured Mercy, the Watsons are an excellent source of buttered toast, not to mention that buttery-toast feeling she gets when she snuggles into bed with them. This is not, however, so good for the Watsons' bed. BOOM! CRACK! Welcome to the wry and endearing world of Mercy Watson.

    Non-member price: $19.25

    • Your Question for Author Here

    • A Story from Guys Read: Funny Business
    • By: Jon Scieszka, Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Jon Scieszka, Kate DiCamillo
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Funny Business is based around the theme of - what else - humor, and if you’re familiar with Jon and Guys Read, you already know what you’re in store for: an hilarious story.

    Non-member price: $3.29

    • The Exquisite Corpse Adventure

    • A Progressive Story Game
    • By: The National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance, M. T. Anderson, Natalie Babbitt, and others
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It all starts with a train rushing through the night…. Well, actually, it starts when Jon Scieszka, former National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, writes a cliff-hanger episode and passes it on to the next member of a cast of celebrated writers, who continues the story and pass it on. And what happens between episodes one and 27? Think werewolves and mad scientists, a talking pig, plenty of explosions, a blue Star Wars lunchbox, two meatballs, a whole army of villains and varmints, and more!

    Non-member price: $26.35

    • Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride

    • By: Kate DiCamillo
    • Narrated by: Ron McLarty
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mr. and Mrs. Watson's porcine wonder, Mercy, loves nothing more than a ride in the car. It takes a fair amount of nudging and bribing and a "You are such a good sport, darling" to get the portly pig out of the driver's seat, but once the convertible is on the road, Mercy loves the feel of the wind tickling her ears and the sun on her snout.

    Non-member price: $19.25

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