Most widely held works by Scott Shina
Everything is illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,396 libraries worldwide
Jonathan is a Jewish college student searching Europe for the one person he believes can explain his roots. Alex, a lover of all things American and unsurpassed butcher of the English language, is his lovable Ukrainian guide. On their quixotic quest, the two young men look for Augustine, a woman who might have saved Jonathan's grandfather from the Nazis. As past and present merge, hysterically funny moments collide with episodes of great tragedy -- and an unforgettable story of one family's extraordinary history unfolds.
Finding Caruso by Kim Barnes ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
Buddy and his older brother Lee sell what is left of their Oklahoma farm after their parents die, and travel to Idaho where Lee gets a job singing in a bar. 17-year-old Buddy meets a woman almost twice his age and she changes his relationship with his brother, sending Buddy's life moving in directions beyond his control.
The miracle life of Edgar Mint by Brady Udall ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
When he is seven, Edgar Mint is run over by a mailman. Three months later, the half-Apache and mostly orphaned boy miraculously wakes from a coma. Thus begins an odyssey that will take young Edgar from a hospital for indigents to a prison-like school for Native Americans and on to the home of a dysfunctional Mormon foster family. But Edgar never forgets his goal: to find the mailman and let him know that he is alive and well.
The vanishings by Jerry B Jenkins ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
Four former Christian teenagers find themselves alone and afraid following the Rapture when God spirits His followers away to Heaven.
Through the flames by Jerry B Jenkins ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
"For many of those who have been left behind, the sudden disappearance of millions of people throughout the world is completely baffling. For Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and Ryan -- four kids who have lost their families -- the explanation couldn't be clearer: the faithful have been taken to heaven in fulfillment of Biblical prophecy. With no one to turn to but each other, the four young people have banded together, finding strength in their faith. So when Ryan discovers some unbelievable news regarding Lionel's uncle -- who authorities had reported as a suicide victim -- Lionel's friends are willing to walk through fire to help him learn the truth about his uncle's fate"--Audio cassette container.
We were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 704 libraries worldwide
The Mulvaneys, at first a close and very lucky family, drift apart over the years, until the youngest son, Judd, discovers the secret of their downfall and sets out to help reunite the family.
The body of Christopher Creed by Carol Plum-Ucci ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 700 libraries worldwide
Torey Adams, a high school junior with a seemingly perfect life, struggles with doubts and questions surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the class outcast.
A golfer's education by Darren Kilfara ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 683 libraries worldwide
A Golfer's Education is the true story of a young man, once a member of Harvard's golf team and a former writer for Golf Digest, who began his year in St. Andrews as an intense, uptight golfer willing to do anything to play a great course and ended it a changed man and a better golfer in ways unmeasurable by a scorecard.
Second chance by Jerry B Jenkins ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
After thousands of people suddenly vanish one horrifying evening, four kids in the Chicago suburbs, learn they are the only ones left in their families. After one receives a message from his uncle, he rushes to search for him. The four friends band together to fight the evil forces that threaten their lives.
The sounds of rescue, the signs of hope by Robert Flynn ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 669 libraries worldwide
World War II pilot Greg Wallace is shot down over the Pacific. Luckily, he bails out and makes his way to land to await rescue. But with each day that passes, it grows less likely that a rescuer will ever come.
Liar by Winifred Morris ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Alex struggles to rise above the life events which seem to conspire against him, from a mother who lies, to a probation officer who won't give him a break, to bullies at his new school.
Facing the future by Jerry B Jenkins ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
"When the Rapture occurred, many young people were left behind. Four of these, orphaned teenagers Judd, Vicki, Lionel, and Ryan, have turned to Christ and are learning about the coming events from their spiritual teacher, Bruce Barnes. But they have many questions and want to know what signs they should look for. One question that burns brightest in their minds is, "Who is the Antichrist?" Bruce Barnes thinks he knows, and shares this with the group. They have trouble believing him. But when they meet Buck Williams and hear his eyewitness account of one man's evil powers, the four young people resolve to stand in faith against the Antichrist."--Publisher's web site.
The kid who ran for President by Dan Gutman ( Recording )
10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
With his friend as campaign manager and his former babysitter as running mate, twelve-year-old Judson Moon sets out to become President of the United States.
The kid who became President by Dan Gutman ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
"In America, they say any kid might someday be elected President. Well, 13-year-old Justin Moon did get elected President. The only problem is that now he has to actually serve in the nation's highest office."
The rag and bone shop by Robert Cormier ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Trent, an ace interrogator from Vermont, works to procure a confession from an introverted twelve-year-old accused of murdering his seven-year-old friend in Monument, Massachusetts.
Bro by Robert Newton Peck ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Young Tug Dockery witnesses a brutal act by his grandfather that leaves him unable to speak, so when his parents die, Tug's beloved older brother feels compelled to escape from a hellish labor camp to rescue him from their grandfather's Florida cattle ranch.
Back roads by Tawni O'Dell ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
A young man must raise his three younger sisters in the Pennsylvania backwoods after their mother goes to jail for killing their abusive father.
Double helix by Nancy Werlin ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Eighteen-year-old Eli discovers a shocking secret about his life and his family while working for a Nobel Prize-winning scientist whose specialty is genetic engineering.
And sometimes why by Mame Farrell ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Eighth grader Jack is confused when he finds his relationship changing with his best friend, an athletic girl named Chris who has suddenly become attractive.
Boy still missing by John Searles ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
"While scouring the neighborhood for his drunken father on a summer night in 1971, 15-year old Dominick Pindle meets his dad's glamorous mistress, Edie Kramer. The two begin a scandalous relationship that spirals out of control and leads to a shocking, accidental death"--Container.
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