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Books in Playaway Young Adult series

  • Hound of the Baskervilles

    Sir Doyle, Arthur Conan, David Timson

    2009 (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, Nov. 1, 2009)
    The award-winning Sherlock Holmes narrator David Timson leads us through Conan Doyle's most famous tale. This extended story brings the archetypal detective to the moors with his friend and biographer Dr Watson to investigate the mystery of a beast terrorising the neighbourhood.
  • The Young Adult's Guide to Dream Interpretation Learn What Your Dreams Mean

    Atlantic Publishing Group Inc Atlantic Publishing Group Inc

    Paperback (Atlantic Publishing Group Inc, March 25, 2016)
    This book will tell you everything you need to know to comprehend what your dreams are telling you. You will understand how to interpret some of the most common subjects in dreams, including flying, falling, problems with money, tests and even death. You will learn ways you can create a more dream-friendly bedroom and how to use a journal to track your dreams. This book will also cover paranormal dreams and explain more about extrasensory perception, deja vu, and out-of-body experiences. Using this book's A to Z interpretation guide will ensure interpreting your dreams doesn't turn into a nightmare. We spent hundreds of hours researching what dreams mean to provide you with a comprehensive guide for decoding them. This book contains more than 1,000 symbols and situations that appear most commonly in dreams.
  • Wintergirls

    Laurie Halse Anderson, Jeannie Stith

    Preloaded Digital Audio Player (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, May 1, 2009)
    “Dead girl walking,” the boys say in the halls. “Tell us your secret,” the girls whisper, one toilet to another. I am that girl. I am the space between my thighs, daylight shining through. I am the bones they want, wired on a porcelain frame. Lia and Cassie were best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies. But now Cassie is dead. Lia's mother is busy saving other people's lives. Her father is away on business. Her stepmother is clueless. And the voice inside Lia's head keeps telling her to remain in control, stay strong, lose more, weigh less. If she keeps on going this way – thin, thinner, thinnest – maybe she'll disappear altogether. In her most emotionally wrenching, lyrically written book since the National Book Award finalist Speak, best-selling author Laurie Halse Anderson explores one girl's chilling descent into the all-consuming vortex of anorexia. Winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award 2009
  • So You Want to Be a Commercial Airline Pilot Here's the Info You Need

    Danielle Atlantic Publishing Group

    Paperback (Atlantic Publishing Group Inc, Nov. 30, 2017)
    So You Want to Be a... Commercial Airline Pilot puts you inside the cockpit of a modern-day airliner for an insider's look at one of the most glamorized, yet deadly professions in the world. What makes an airline captain, and how did they end up flying your plane? What makes air travel dangerous, and what makes it safe? Do you have what it takes to command a jet costing over one hundred million dollars, and, more importantly, can you accept the life-long challenge of keeping the flying public safe? This book explains everything from getting your education to passing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) practical test. With the job market only growing, and the average salary being over six figures, this might be the perfect career for the adrenaline-hunting, risk-taking, and thrill-seeking young adult. Sit down, and strap in this book will take you on the adventurous ride of becoming a commercial airline pilot.
  • Betrayed: A House of Night Novel

    P. C. Cast, Kristin Cast, Edwina Wren

    Preloaded Digital Audio Player (Bolinda Audio, Aug. 1, 2009)
    Fledgling vampyre Zoey Redbird has managed to settle in at the House of Night. She's come to terms with the vast powers the vampyre goddess, Nyx, has given her, and is getting a handle on being the new Leader of the Dark Daughters. Best of all, Zoey finally feels like she belongs-like she really fits in. She actually has a boyfriend. . . or two. Then the unthinkable happens: Human teenagers are being killed, and all the evidence points to the House of Night. While danger stalks the humans from Zoey's old life, she begins to realize that the very powers that make her so unique might also threaten those she loves. Then, when she needs her new friends the most, death strikes the House of Night, and Zoey must find the courage to face a betrayal that could break her heart, her soul, and jeopardize the very fabric of her world.
  • Tricks

    Ellen Hopkins, Laura Flanagan, Jeremy Guskin, Cassandra Campbell, Kirsten Potter, J. Paul Boehmer

    Preloaded Digital Audio Player (Highbridge Co, Oct. 15, 2009)
    “When all choice is taken from you, life becomes a game of survival.” Five teenagers from different parts of the country. Three girls. Two guys. Four straight. One gay. Some rich. Some poor. Some from great families. Some with no one at all. All living their lives as best they can, but all searching ... for freedom, safety, community, family, love. What they don't expect, though, is all that can happen when those powerful little words “I love you” are said for all the wrong reasons. Five moving stories remain separate at first, then interweave to tell a larger, powerful story, a story about making choices, taking leaps of faith, falling down, and growing up. A story about kids figuring out what sex and love are all about, at all costs, while asking themselves, “Can I ever feel okay about myself?”
  • Football Hero

    Tim Green, David Baker, Robert Brophy, Steven Braddock, Daniel Bostick

    Preloaded Digital Audio Player (Full Cast Audio, Feb. 1, 2010)
    Ty Lewis is elated when the school coach recruits him for the football team. Unfortunately, Ty's Uncle Gus – his guardian since the death of Ty's parents – insists the boy has no time for sports. He has to earn his keep by scrubbing toilets for Gus's cleaning service. Ty's only relief comes in his too-rare visits with his brother Thane, a college football star headed for the NFL. But when one of Gus's clients, who happens to be the local mob boss, finds out how famous Thane is, things spiral out of control. As the tension mounts, Ty finds himself trapped in a dangerous web where the stakes are high and one false move could destroy his brother's career. Once again former NFL star Tim Green uses his insider's knowledge of football to craft a spellbinding sports novel – made even more compelling here by his skillful work as the story's narrator.
  • Another Pan

    Daniel Nayeri, Dina Nayeri, Katherine Kellgren

    Preloaded Digital Audio Player (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, Oct. 12, 2010)
    Sixteen-year-old Wendy Darling and her insecure freshman brother, John, are hitting the books at the Marlowe School. But one tome consumes their attention: The Book of Gates, a coveted Egyptian artifact that their professor father believes has magical powers. Soon Wendy and John discover that the legend is real – when they recite from its pages and descend into a snaking realm beneath the Manhattan school. As the hallways darken, and dead moths cake the floor, a charismatic new R. A. named Peter reveals that their actions have unleashed a terrible consequence: the underworld and all its evil is now seeping into Marlowe. Daniel Nayeri and Dina Nayeri return to reimagine Peter Pan as a twisty, atmospheric, and fast-paced fantasy about the perils of immortality.
  • Starters

    Lissa Price, Rebecca Lowman

    Preloaded Digital Audio Player (Random House, March 13, 2012)
    To support herself and her younger brother in a future Beverly Hills, sixteen-year-old Callie hires her body out to seniors who want to experience being young again, and she lives a fairy-tale life until she learns that her body will commit murder, unless her mind can stop it.
  • The Future of Us

    Jay Asher, Carolyn Mackler, Steven Kaplan, Mary Ellen Cravens

    Preloaded Digital Audio Player (Penguin Group USA, Nov. 21, 2011)
    It's 1996, and Josh and Emma have been neighbors their whole lives. They've been best friends almost as long -- up until last November, when everything changed. Things have been awkward ever since, but when Josh's family gets an America Online CD-ROM in the mail, his mom makes him bring it over so Emma can install it on her new computer. When they sign on, they're automatically logged onto Facebook . . . but Facebook hasn't been invented yet. Josh and Emma are looking at their profiles fifteen years in the future. Their spouses, careers, homes, and status updates -- it's all there. But it's not what they expected. And every time they refresh their pages, their futures change. As they grapple with the ups and downs of what their lives hold, they're forcedto confront what they're doing right -- and wrong -- in the present.
  • My Heart Lies South, Young People's Edition: The Story of My Mexican Marriage

    Elizabeth Borton De Trevino

    Paperback (Ignatius Press, Sept. 1, 2000)
    What happens when a thoroughly twentieth-century American lady journalist becomes a Mexican se?ora in nineteen-thirties' provincial Monterrey? She finds herself?sometimes hilariously?coping with servants, daily food allowances, bargaining, and dramatic Latin emotions. It is like stepping back a hundred years. In this vivid autobiography, Newbery Award winning author Elizabeth Borton de Trevi?o brings to life her experiences with the culture and the faith of a civilization so close to the United States, but rarely appreciated or understood. This special young people's edition presents the humor and the insights of a remarkable woman and her contact with an era which is now past, but not to be forgotten.
  • Graceling

    Kristin Cashore, David Baker, Full Cast

    Preloaded Digital Audio Player (Full Cast Audio, Oct. 1, 2009)
    Set in a world where some people are born with a Grace-a unique, sometimes uncanny, gift-this is the story of Katsa, whose Grace, demonstrated at an uncomfortably early age, is for killing. This makes her a perfect tool for her uncle, King Randa But Katsa chafes at the way she is being used-and even more at the injustices she sees around her. Then she meets Prince Po, who has a Grace to match hers… perhaps. Featuring FCA favorite Chelsea Mixon as Katsa, and sensational newcomer Zachary Exton as Prince Po, the most fascinating and praised fantasy debut of 2008 now springs to life in a sensational full cast recording.