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KEY TO EXTRAORDINARY [AUDIOBOOK]

KEY TO EXTRAORDINARY [AUDIOBOOK]
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Lloyd
Author's First Name: 
Natalie
Narrator's First Name: 
Kate
Narrator's Last Name: 
Simses
Publisher: 
Scholastic Audio
Publication Date: 
2016

 Emma knows she is special: her mother told her so before she died. When she finds the clue to a hidden treasure Emma knows she will fulfill her destiny. This wonderfully voiced audio is perfect for lovers of magic, traditional music, and quirky but cool characters.

UNUSUAL CHICKENS FOR THE EXCEPTIONAL POULTY FARMER

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Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Jones
Author's First Name: 
Kelly
Illustrator's First Name: 
Katie
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Kath
Publisher: 
Penguin (Knopf/ Random House)
Publication Date: 
2015

 When Sophie’s non-farmer parents move to a farm, Sophie triumphs in dealing with chickens, racial issues, economic stress, and her own self awareness with humor and panache.

LEO: A GHOST STORY

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Barnett
Author's First Name: 
Mac
Illustrator's First Name: 
Christian
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Robinson
Publisher: 
Chronicle
Publication Date: 
2015

 When Leo the ghost has to leave the house of his long-ago childhood behind he makes a new friend in the city.

THE WHISPERING SKULL [AUDIOBOOK]

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Stroud
Author's First Name: 
Jonathan
Narrator's First Name: 
Katie
Narrator's Last Name: 
Lyons
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2014

The psychic detectives at Lockwood & Co. find their pursuit more dangerous than expected – especially when a mysterious talking skull starts sharing its secrets. Lyons’ audio is enthralling and this sequel to The Screaming Staircase (Random House Audio, 2013) stands on its own.

THE NIGHT GARDENER

The Night Gardener and the tree
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Auxier
Author's First Name: 
Jonathan
Publisher: 
Amulet
Publication Date: 
2014

Quick-witted storyteller Molly and her younger brother Kip, who won’t let his crippled leg slow him down, seek servants’ work at a ramshackle English Manor house where they uncover a mysterious and deliciously creepy curse.

GREENGLASS HOUSE

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Milford
Author's First Name: 
Kate
Illustrator's First Name: 
Jaime
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Zollars
Publisher: 
Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: 
2014

Multiple guests, each with a secret, arrive at Milo’s house—the Smugglers’ Inn—at same time as a blizzard hits.  This snowed-in mystery includes theft, hidden treasure, people who are not what they seem, and adopted Milo's discovery that he's more than he ever thought he could be.

LOCKWOOD & CO. : THE SCREAMING STAIRCASE [AUDIO]

Lockwood & Co. : The Screaming Staircase
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Stroud
Author's First Name: 
Jonathan
Narrator's First Name: 
Miranda
Narrator's Last Name: 
Raison
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2013

Ghosts invisible to adults plague England. Young Lucy is the newest member of Lockwood & Co, a ghost-hunting agency desperate for clients after a disastrous job involving the ghost of a murdered girl. Now, they must take on a high-risk job that could save their firm but also take their lives. Excellent world-building and narration help build suspense and keep the story moving.

CONSTABLE & TOOP

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Jones
Author's First Name: 
Gareth P.
Publisher: 
Amulet
Publication Date: 
2013

Ghosts know Sam Toop as a “Talker,” and since he hears them, they ask his help with Unfinished Business. Toop discovers terrible wrongs in some of London’s haunted houses, and the ghosts themselves have to help him help them.

THE SCREAMING STAIRCASE (LOCKWOOD & CO.)

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Stroud
Author's First Name: 
Jonthan
Publisher: 
Disney Hyperion
Publication Date: 
2013

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GHOST KNIGHT [AUDIO]

Ghost Knight
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Funke
Author's First Name: 
Cornelia
Narrator's First Name: 
Elliot
Narrator's Last Name: 
Hill
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2012

When Jon starts boarding school in Salisbury, England, malicious ghosts haunt him. With new friend Ella, he calls on the trustworthy ghost of Sir Longspee, sworn to help those in need. Elliot Hill’s narration captures the quiet humor that leavens the suspense of this ghost story, a perfect choice for middle-grade fans of knights and castles. (10-14)

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