New Arrivals · Kids’ Audiobooks

May 28, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The truth about twinkie pie : a novel

May 27, 2015
Yeh, Kat, author.
℗2015
6 audio discs (7 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Cassandra Morris.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
When twelve-year-old GiGi and her big sister DiDi move to Long Island from South Carolina for GiGi to attend a fancy new private school, GiGi has a new recipe for success and makes new friends, but then discovers a family secret that turns her life upside-down.

Danger in the darkest hour

May 27, 2015
Osborne, Mary Pope, author, narrator.
New York : Random House : Listening Library, [2015]
3 audio discs (3 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by the author.
Compact discs.
"The magic tree house has taken Jack and Annie back in time to England in 1944. England is fighting for its life in World War II. Before long, Jack and Annie find themselves parachuting into Normandy, France, behind enemy lines. The date is June 5. Will the brave brother and sister team be able to make a difference during one of the darkest times in history?"-- Provided by publisher.

The island of Dr. Libris [sound recording]

May 27, 2015
Grabenstein, Chris.
[New York] : Listening Library, [2015]
4 sound discs (5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Kirby Heyborne.
Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
A twelve-year-old boy, worried that his parents may divorce, discovers that an island in the middle of the lake where he is spending the summer is the testing grounds of the mysterious Dr. Libris, who may have invented a way to make the characters in books come alive.

Echo [sound recording] : a novel

May 27, 2015
Ryan, Pam Muñoz.
New York : Scholastic Audiobooks, 2015.
9 sound discs (10 hr., 22 min.) ; digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Mark Bramhall, David de Vries, MacLeod Andrews, Rebecca Soler.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Lost in the Black Forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and finds himself entwined in a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica--and decades later three children, Friedrich in Germany, Mike in Pennsylvania, and Ivy in California find themselves caught up in the same thread of destiny in the darkest days of the twentieth century, struggling to keep their families intact, and tied together by the music of the same harmonica.

The black reckoning [sound recording]

May 27, 2015
Stephens, John, 1972-
New York : Listening Library, 2015.
11 sound discs (13 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Jim Dale.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Emma has been kidnapped by the Dire Magnus, and siblings Kate and Michael go on a mission to rescue her. On top of that, Emma must locate the last of the magical Books of Beginning, the Book of Death, before the Dire Magnus does. As the fabric of time begins to fray, Emma becomes the final piece of the puzzle. Only if she can master the powers of this most dangerous book will they be able to save the world from the deadly final confrontation between magical and ordinary people.

Frank Einstein and the Electro-finger [sound recording]

May 27, 2015
Scieszka, Jon.
New York : Listening Library, [2015]
2 sound discs (2.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by the author and Brian Biggs.
Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
"Frank Einstein (kid-genius scientist and inventor) and his best friend, Watson, along with intelligent robots Klink and Klank once again find themselves in competition with T. Edison, their classmate and archrival--this time in the quest to unlock the power behind the science of energy"-- Provided by publisher.

Big Nate lives it up

May 27, 2015
Peirce, Lincoln, author.
℗2015
2 audio discs (2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrated by Fred Berman.
Compact discs.
"Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container.
As his school's centennial is coming up, Big Nate is stuck showing the dorky new kid around.

The evertree

May 27, 2015
Lu, Marie, 1984- author.
[New York] : Scholastic Audio, [2015]
5 audio discs (5 hr., 14 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Nicola Barber.
Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
"Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan were once ordinary kids. Then they discovered that they had spirit animals-wise and powerful partners who granted them with amazing gifts...and a legendary responsibility. Together, the team has journeyed across Erdas, racing to stop a merciless foe. They have laughed and fought together. They've won challenges and lost friends. Some have even lost themselves. Now that journey is about to end. They must reach a place forgotten by time and face off against an ancient enemy breaking free from his prison. They have just one chance to stop him...or the whole world will shatter." -- from publisher's web site.

How to betray a dragon's hero [sound recording]

May 27, 2015
Cowell, Cressida, author.
New York : Hachette Audio, [2015]
5 sound discs (5.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by David Tennant.
Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
Hiccup is in hiding in the Murderous Mountains with the Company of the Dragonmark, but he is determined to become King of the Wilderwest by defeating the witch's Vampire Spydragons and steal back the King's Things from Alvin the Treacherous.

Greenglass House [sound recording]

February 9, 2015
Milford, Kate.
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2015.
10 sound discs (11 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrated by Chris Henry Coffey.
Title from disc labels.
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
At Greenglass House, a smuggler's inn, twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted son, plans to spend his winter holidays relaxing but soon guests are arriving with strange stories about the house sending Milo and Meddy, the cook's daughter, on an adventure.

H.O.R.S.E. : a game of basketball and imagination

February 9, 2015
Myers, Christopher, author.
[Pine Plains, NY] : Live Oak Media, ©2014.
1 audio disc (approximately 22 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 32 cm)
Read by Dion Graham and Christopher Myers.
Complete and unabridged.
Accompanying book published by Egmont USA, ©2012.
Track 1 : narration with page turn signals (10:59) -- Track 2: narration with no page turn signals (10:42).
"Two friends try to outdo each other on the basketball court in an out-of-this-world game of H.O.R.S.E"--Provided by publisher.

The long haul

December 10, 2014
Kinney, Jeff, author.
[United States] : Recorded Books, LLC, [2014]
2 audio discs (approximately 105 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Ramon De Ocampo.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Greg Heffley and his family hit the road in Jeff Kinney's ninth installment of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

The rogue knight [sound recording]

December 3, 2014
Mull, Brandon, 1974-
[New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2014.
11 sound discs (ca. 13 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Keith Nobbs.
Compact disc.
Cole Randolph never meant to come to The Outskirts, but when his friends were kidnapped on Halloween he had to try and save them. Now he's trapped in a world that lies between wakefulness and dreaming, reality and imagination, life and death. Cole's search for his friends has led him to Elloweer, another of the five kingdoms that make up The Outskirts. He's accompanied by Mira, Twitch, and Jace - new friends he's met here in the Outskirts who each have their own important missions.

House of robots [sound recording]

November 26, 2014
Patterson, James, 1947-
New York : Hachette Audio, 2014.
3 sound discs (3 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Jack Patterson.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
It was never easy for Sammy Hayes-Rodriguez to fit in, so he's dreading the day when his genius mom insists he bring her newest invention to school: a walking, talking robot he calls E (for Error). Sammy's no stranger to robots; his house is full of a colorful cast of them. But this one not only thinks it's Sammy's brother, it's actually even nerdier than Sammy. Will E be Sammy's one-way ticket to Loserville? Or will he prove to the world that it's cool to be square?

Rush Revere and the American Revolution : time-travel adventures with exceptional Americans

November 19, 2014
Limbaugh, Rush H., author, narrator.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2014]
5 audio discs (approximately 300 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Rush Limbaugh.
Subtitle and additional statement of responsibility from container.
Compact discs.
Be a part of Rush Revere's crew as they rush, rush, rush into a time when British rule had become a royal pain, and rebellion was in the air. They'll be on hand to see two lanterns hung in the Old North Church, prevent a British spy from capturing Paul Revere, and grapple with danger at the battles of Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill.

The crossover [sound recording]

November 17, 2014
Alexander, Kwame.
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2014.
2 sound discs (2 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrated by Corey Allen.
Title from container.
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Geronimo Stilton [sound recording] Books 25 & 26

November 12, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo.
New York : Scholastic Audiobooks, [2012]
2 sound discs (2 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Bill Lobley.
Compact discs.
The search for sunken treasure -- The mummy with no name.
The search for sunken treasure: Geronimo and his friends set sail to the Ratlapagos Islands to search for a sunken treasure. He soon begins to suspect that they aren't the only ones looking for the treasure. The mummy with no name: Geronimo and friends go to the Egyptian Museum just before Halloween to investigate what seems to be a real live mummy.

Horton and the Kwuggerbug and more lost stories

November 12, 2014
Seuss, Dr., author.
New York : Random House/Listening Library, [2014]
1 audio disc (30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Chris Cox and Charles Cohen.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Horton and the Kwuggerbug -- Marco comes late -- How Officer Pat saved the whole town -- The Hoobub and the Grinch.
"A collection of 'lost' stories written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss and published in magazines in the 1950s. Includes an introduction by Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen"-- Provided by publisher.

Geronimo Stilton. Books 17 & 18 [sound recording]

November 6, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo.
New York : Scholastic Audiobooks, p2009.
2 sound discs (ca. 2 hr., 28 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Bill Lobley.
Translated from the Italian.
Collective title book numbers from container.
disc 1. Watch your whiskers, Stilton! -- disc 2. Shipwreck on the pirate islands.
Presents books seventeen and eighteen in the Geronimo Stilton series, "Watch Your Whiskers, Stilton!" in which a mysterious one-eyed rat is trying to steal "The Rodent's Gazette" from Stilton and the only way to save it is to be a winner on the TV game show The Mousetrap; and "Shipwreck on the Pirate Islands," in which Geronimo Stilton embarks on an adventure to investigate rumors of a haunted pirate treasure buried on a desert island.

Geronimo Stilton [sound recording] Books 20 & 21

November 6, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo.
New York : Scholastic Audiobooks, p2010.
2 sound discs (2 hr., 32 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Bill Lobley.
Translated from the Italian.
Collective title book numbers from container.
disc 1. Surf''s up, Geronimo! -- disc 2. The Wild, Wild West.
Presents books twenty and twenty one in the Geronimo Stilton series, "Surf's up Geronimo!" in which Geronimo tries to enjoy his seaside vacation even though his hotel is dilapidated; and "The wild wild West" in which Geronimo finds himself in the wild West, where he becomes involved in a showdown with the "wickedest" rat of Cactus City.

Geronimo Stilton [sound recording] Books 22 & 24

November 6, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo.
[New York] : Scholastic Audiobooks, p2011.
3 sound discs (2 hr., 38 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Bill Lobley.
Translated from the Italian.
Collective title book numbers from container.
disc 1. The secret of cacklefur castle -- disc 2. Field trip to Niagara Falls.
Presents book twenty and twenty two in the Geronimo Stilton series, "The secret of Cacklefur Castle in which Geronimo is invited to Creepella von Cacklefur's spooky castle, he is surrounded by the gloom of the castle as well as by Creepella's creepy family; and "Field trip to Niagara Falls" in which Geronimo recounts his trip to Niagara Falls when he accompanies some young mice there as part of a school field trip.

Half a world away [sound recording]

November 5, 2014
Kadohata, Cynthia, author.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2014]
4 audio discs (4 hr., 30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Kirby Heyborne.
Title from web page.
Compact discs.
Eleven-year-old Jaden is adopted, and he knows he's an epic fail. That₂s why his family is traveling to Kazakhstan to adopt a new baby. He knows his parents love him, but he feels nothing. But when they get to Kazakhstan, it turns out the infant they've traveled for has already been adopted, and they are faced with choosing from six other babies. While his parents agonize, Jaden is more interested in the toddlers. One little guy named Dimash spies Jaden and barrels over to him.

Winterfrost [sound recording]

November 5, 2014
Houts, Michelle, author.
Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, [2014]
4 audio discs (4 hr., 47 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Amy McFadden.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Christmas has come, and with it a sparkling white winterfrost over the countryside. But twelve-year-old Bettina's parents have been called away unexpectedly, leaving her in charge of the house, the farm, and baby Pia. In all the confusion, Bettina's family neglects to set out the traditional bowl of Christmas rice pudding for the tiny nisse who are rumored to look after the family and their livestock. When baby Pia disappears during a nap, the magic of the nisse makes itself known.

Tales of the great beasts [sound recording]

October 30, 2014
Mull, Brandon, 1974-
New York : Scholastic Audio, 2014.
5 sound discs (5 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Nicola Barber.
Title from disc labels.
Compact disc.
In the world of Erdas, there were four noble animals who sacrificed everything to protect their homes from the ambitions of a mad king. Briggan the Wolf, Uraza the Leopard, Jhi the Panda, and Essix the Falcon. Aided by a brave resistance of humans and animals, they gave their lives to protect the world from a threat more dangerous than any it had seen before: their own kind. These are tales of the true heroes and villains in the war that started it all.

Pathfinder

October 30, 2014
Sage, Angie, author.
[New York] : Harper Audio, [2014]
8 audio discs (approximately 9 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Nicola Barber.
Title from disc labels.
Compact discs.
A young PathFinder named Alice TodHunter Moon, who insists on being called Tod, sets out from her seaside village to rescue her friend Ferdie from the malevolent Lady. She receives help from ExtraOrdinary Wizard Septimus Heap and Ex-ExtraOrdinary Wizard Marcia Overstrand, but the Lady's brother, the Darke Sorcerer Oraton-Marr, has a plan that will put everyone Tod holds dear in danger.

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