Findaway World (Firm)
Most widely held works by Findaway World (Firm)
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, a young Indian girl spends eighteen years, not only merely surviving through her enormous courage and self-reliance, but also finding a measure of happiness in her solitary life.
The outsiders by S. E Hinton ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Three brothers struggle to stay together after their parents' death, as they search for an identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society in which they find themselves "outsiders.
The life and times of the thunderbolt kid a memoir by Bill Bryson ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Bryson discusses his childhood, focusing on his fantasy life as the superhero "The Thunderbolt Kid".
Where the red fern grows by Wilson Rawls ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
The story of a young boy's love for two hunting dogs and his coming of age in Oklahoma in the 1930's.
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
When strange and seemingly unrelated events start to happen and a precious Vermeer painting disappears, eleven-year-olds Petra and Calder combine their talents to solve an international art scandal.
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a most ingenious criminal mastermind, and heir to the Fowl family empire, a centuries-old clan of underworld figures and famous con artists. When Artemis kidnaps Holly Short, one of the Fairy People, to help him on his quest for gold, he takes on a Fairy world determined to rescue Holly.
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
The classic story by Charles Dickens about a miser who learns the meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.
Sleeping freshmen never lie by David Lubar ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
While navigating his first year of high school and awaiting the birth of his new baby brother, Scott loses old friends and gains some unlikely new ones as he hones his skills as a writer.
The photograph a novel by Penelope Lively ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Searching through a little-used cupboard at home, Glyn Peters chances upon a photograph he has never seen before. Taken in high summer many years earlier, it shows his wife, Kath, holding hands with another man.
Old-time radio classic favorites ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of old radio shows from the 1940's and 50's.
Lord of the flies by William Golding ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Following a world war, a group of school boys survives a plane crash on a deserted island and creates a hellish environment leading to savagery and murder. Two leaders--one civilized, one depraved--epitomize the forces that war eternally in the human spirit.
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
"Second in Shakespeare's great sequence of tragedies. If differs markedly from the others in its essentially domestic milieu--the story unfolds with suffocatingly close intensity, unrelieved by the religious or metaphysical context we expect to find. Although a swift-paced play, the emotion-filled action is not lacking. From love and passion, nobility and purity, to deception, tragedy and murder, this widely studied play is one of the best sellers of the Shakespearean canon."--Container.
Bones to ashes a Temperance Brennan novel by Kathy Reichs ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Tempe wonders about a childhood friend who disappeared when she is asked to examine the skeletal remains found in her friend's hometown.
The Civil War collection by Jimmy Gray ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"The long march from secession to Southern Reconstruction comes to vivid life with 'The Civil War Collection', a riveting eight hour documentary that leads the listener on a compelling historical timeline chronicling America's insurrection... 'The Civil War Collection' is a uniquely valuable testament to the tumultuous era of Lincoln and Lee."--Container.
War and peace. Volume 1 by Leo Tolstoy ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The moment at which Tolstoy's novel begins, the French were overrunning Europe and Alexander was leading his armies against Napoleon.
Descartes' bones a skeletal history of the conflict between faith and reason by Russell Shorto ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
"Since 1666, [Rene] Descartes' bones have been fought over, stolen, and sold--by adherents to both religious and scientific doctrine. But why? The answer lies in Descartes' legendary expression, 'I think, therefore I am,' which prompted the notion that knowledge can be found in facts, not church teachings. With that seemingly innocuous phrase, Descartes presented skepticism to the world--and profoundly changed the course of humankind."--Container.
The Gettysburg gospel the Lincoln speech that nobody knows by G. S Boritt ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Her way the hopes and ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton by Jeff Gerth ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"She is one of the most influential and recognizable figures in our country, perhaps the single most divisive individual in our political landscape. She is the subject of both hagiography and vitriolic smear jobs. But although dozens of books have been written about her, none of them have come close to uncovering the real Hillary-- personal, political, in all her complications. Now, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporters Jeff Gerth and Don Van Natta bring us the first comprehensive portrait of the most fascinating and controversial woman in American politics. Drawing upon documents and sources that no other reporters have ever accessed, Gerth and Van Natta will forever change the way you think about Hillary" -- from publisher's web site.
No choirboy murder, violence, and teenagers on death row by Susan Kuklin ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
In their own voices--raw and uncensored--inmates sentenced to death as teenagers talk about their lives in prison, and share their thoughts and feelings about how they ended up there. Susan Kuklin also gets inside the system, exploring capital punishment itself and the intricacies and inequities of criminal justice in the United States.
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