All Staff Picks

The Paradise Series 1
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A wonderful series about London's first department store. The Paradise is such a beautiful store, and this is such a delight to watch.
Mr. Darcy's Diary
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Austen's classic tale of Pride and Prejudice is re-spun as Mr. Darcy takes the helm of narrating the story. It's a beautiful and often comic portrait of a man desperately trying not to fall in love, with no success.
Chasing Redbird
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Follow Zinny while she uncovers some of her family secrets. This is a very sweet read.
Pride and Prejudice DVD
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This classic romance recounts the tale of proud Fitzwilliam Darcy and spirited Lizzy Bennett, as their lives and hearts are woven together in spite of numerous misunderstandings, tragic circumstances, and deceitful first impressions.
The Wee Free Men
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Witch-to-be Tiffany Aching has to rescue her brother from evil that lurks beyond the edges of reality -- and she is armed only with a frying pan and her common sense. Luckily, she has the 'help' of fierce, tattooed, six-inch tall, blue, kilt-wearing pictsies (don't you dare call them pixies!) This audiobook is funny AND suspenseful, and the reader is great! You'll love it!
My Mom Is Trying To Ruin My Life
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One little girl learns that having mom around is a good thing. This is a laugh out loud read.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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Delve into a complicated web of British crimes and criminal minds in the late 1880's as you follow the great detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful assistant Dr. John Watson through a collection of cases as mysterious as they are intriguing.
The Amulet of Samarkand
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Nathaniel, a not entirely likable apprentice magician, manages to summon the djinni Bartimaeus, much to the later's displeasure. The two are embroiled in rebellion, evil deeds, and espionage as Nathaniel orders Bartimaeus to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the dangerous Simon Lovelace. The parts of the story told from Bartimaeus' point of view are hilarious.
I Saw an Ant on the Railroad Track
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Vivid and bright pictures with quirky rhymes make this a great read-a-loud book.
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The story follows an unnamed man who returns to his hometown for a funeral and gets caught up in events that began forty years earlier. The man remembers some very strange happenings from his youth that are very fairy-tale-esque!
Moonbird
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"Moonbird" is the nickname scientists gave a small shorebird tagged with the number B95 because, during the course of his years of migrating from the bottom of the world to the Arctic, he traveled the distance to the moon - and half way back! Read about the adventures of this amazing avian.
Dear Zoo
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Find the perfect pet for you.
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I taught all my children to read with this book. Since this book is completely scripted, it takes the guesswork out of how to teach the lessons. Using pictures, stories, and visual clues, kids are off reading from day one.
Titanix
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The author weaves together the voices of children, passengers in all classes, the captain, and crew members to provide a unique account of the tragedy. What makes this chronicle of events unique is the direct quotes from survivors which are seamlessly inserted throughout and successfully handled by talented voice actors Mark Bramhall, Peter Altschuler, and others. There is lots of interesting background information you won't find anywhere else.
The Princess Knight
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Violet is a strong princess who demonstrates her bravery in a knight contest.
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
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When eleven year old aspiring scientist Flavia de Luce finds a dead bird with a stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak, she gets involved in a mystery that will require all of her cunning and resourcefulness to unravel. This is an old-fashioned mystery written for adults, and the reader of this audiobook is fantastic!
Nory Ryan's Song
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One of my favorite books as a teen. A sad but sweet story of a girl struggling through the Irish potato famine.
The Princess Knight
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Violet is a strong princess who demonstrates her bravery in a knight contest.

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