New Arrivals · Kids’ Audiobooks

December 11, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The long haul

December 10, 2014
Kinney, Jeff, author.
[United States] : Recorded Books, LLC, [2014]
2 audio discs (approximately 105 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Ramon De Ocampo.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Greg Heffley and his family hit the road in Jeff Kinney's ninth installment of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.

The rogue knight [sound recording]

December 3, 2014
Mull, Brandon, 1974-
[New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2014.
11 sound discs (ca. 13 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Keith Nobbs.
Compact disc.
Cole Randolph never meant to come to The Outskirts, but when his friends were kidnapped on Halloween he had to try and save them. Now he's trapped in a world that lies between wakefulness and dreaming, reality and imagination, life and death. Cole's search for his friends has led him to Elloweer, another of the five kingdoms that make up The Outskirts. He's accompanied by Mira, Twitch, and Jace - new friends he's met here in the Outskirts who each have their own important missions.

House of robots [sound recording]

November 26, 2014
Patterson, James, 1947-
New York : Hachette Audio, 2014.
3 sound discs (3 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Jack Patterson.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
It was never easy for Sammy Hayes-Rodriguez to fit in, so he's dreading the day when his genius mom insists he bring her newest invention to school: a walking, talking robot he calls E (for Error). Sammy's no stranger to robots; his house is full of a colorful cast of them. But this one not only thinks it's Sammy's brother, it's actually even nerdier than Sammy. Will E be Sammy's one-way ticket to Loserville? Or will he prove to the world that it's cool to be square?

Rush Revere and the American Revolution : time-travel adventures with exceptional Americans

November 19, 2014
Limbaugh, Rush H., author, narrator.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2014]
5 audio discs (approximately 300 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Rush Limbaugh.
Subtitle and additional statement of responsibility from container.
Compact discs.
Be a part of Rush Revere's crew as they rush, rush, rush into a time when British rule had become a royal pain, and rebellion was in the air. They'll be on hand to see two lanterns hung in the Old North Church, prevent a British spy from capturing Paul Revere, and grapple with danger at the battles of Lexington, Concord, and Bunker Hill.

The crossover [sound recording]

November 17, 2014
Alexander, Kwame.
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2014.
2 sound discs (2 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrated by Corey Allen.
Title from container.
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
Fourteen-year-old twin basketball stars Josh and Jordan wrestle with highs and lows on and off the court as their father ignores his declining health.

Geronimo Stilton [sound recording] Books 25 & 26

November 12, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo.
New York : Scholastic Audiobooks, [2012]
2 sound discs (2 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Bill Lobley.
Compact discs.
The search for sunken treasure -- The mummy with no name.
The search for sunken treasure: Geronimo and his friends set sail to the Ratlapagos Islands to search for a sunken treasure. He soon begins to suspect that they aren't the only ones looking for the treasure. The mummy with no name: Geronimo and friends go to the Egyptian Museum just before Halloween to investigate what seems to be a real live mummy.

Horton and the Kwuggerbug and more lost stories

November 12, 2014
Seuss, Dr., author.
New York : Random House/Listening Library, [2014]
1 audio disc (30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Chris Cox and Charles Cohen.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Horton and the Kwuggerbug -- Marco comes late -- How Officer Pat saved the whole town -- The Hoobub and the Grinch.
"A collection of 'lost' stories written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss and published in magazines in the 1950s. Includes an introduction by Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen"-- Provided by publisher.

Geronimo Stilton. Books 17 & 18 [sound recording]

November 6, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo.
New York : Scholastic Audiobooks, p2009.
2 sound discs (ca. 2 hr., 28 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Bill Lobley.
Translated from the Italian.
Collective title book numbers from container.
disc 1. Watch your whiskers, Stilton! -- disc 2. Shipwreck on the pirate islands.
Presents books seventeen and eighteen in the Geronimo Stilton series, "Watch Your Whiskers, Stilton!" in which a mysterious one-eyed rat is trying to steal "The Rodent's Gazette" from Stilton and the only way to save it is to be a winner on the TV game show The Mousetrap; and "Shipwreck on the Pirate Islands," in which Geronimo Stilton embarks on an adventure to investigate rumors of a haunted pirate treasure buried on a desert island.

Geronimo Stilton [sound recording] Books 20 & 21

November 6, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo.
New York : Scholastic Audiobooks, p2010.
2 sound discs (2 hr., 32 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Bill Lobley.
Translated from the Italian.
Collective title book numbers from container.
disc 1. Surf''s up, Geronimo! -- disc 2. The Wild, Wild West.
Presents books twenty and twenty one in the Geronimo Stilton series, "Surf's up Geronimo!" in which Geronimo tries to enjoy his seaside vacation even though his hotel is dilapidated; and "The wild wild West" in which Geronimo finds himself in the wild West, where he becomes involved in a showdown with the "wickedest" rat of Cactus City.

Geronimo Stilton [sound recording] Books 22 & 24

November 6, 2014
Stilton, Geronimo.
[New York] : Scholastic Audiobooks, p2011.
3 sound discs (2 hr., 38 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Bill Lobley.
Translated from the Italian.
Collective title book numbers from container.
disc 1. The secret of cacklefur castle -- disc 2. Field trip to Niagara Falls.
Presents book twenty and twenty two in the Geronimo Stilton series, "The secret of Cacklefur Castle in which Geronimo is invited to Creepella von Cacklefur's spooky castle, he is surrounded by the gloom of the castle as well as by Creepella's creepy family; and "Field trip to Niagara Falls" in which Geronimo recounts his trip to Niagara Falls when he accompanies some young mice there as part of a school field trip.

Half a world away [sound recording]

November 5, 2014
Kadohata, Cynthia, author.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2014]
4 audio discs (4 hr., 30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Kirby Heyborne.
Title from web page.
Compact discs.
Eleven-year-old Jaden is adopted, and he knows he's an epic fail. That₂s why his family is traveling to Kazakhstan to adopt a new baby. He knows his parents love him, but he feels nothing. But when they get to Kazakhstan, it turns out the infant they've traveled for has already been adopted, and they are faced with choosing from six other babies. While his parents agonize, Jaden is more interested in the toddlers. One little guy named Dimash spies Jaden and barrels over to him.

Winterfrost [sound recording]

November 5, 2014
Houts, Michelle, author.
Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, [2014]
4 audio discs (4 hr., 47 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Amy McFadden.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Christmas has come, and with it a sparkling white winterfrost over the countryside. But twelve-year-old Bettina's parents have been called away unexpectedly, leaving her in charge of the house, the farm, and baby Pia. In all the confusion, Bettina's family neglects to set out the traditional bowl of Christmas rice pudding for the tiny nisse who are rumored to look after the family and their livestock. When baby Pia disappears during a nap, the magic of the nisse makes itself known.

Tales of the great beasts [sound recording]

October 30, 2014
Mull, Brandon, 1974-
New York : Scholastic Audio, 2014.
5 sound discs (5 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Nicola Barber.
Title from disc labels.
Compact disc.
In the world of Erdas, there were four noble animals who sacrificed everything to protect their homes from the ambitions of a mad king. Briggan the Wolf, Uraza the Leopard, Jhi the Panda, and Essix the Falcon. Aided by a brave resistance of humans and animals, they gave their lives to protect the world from a threat more dangerous than any it had seen before: their own kind. These are tales of the true heroes and villains in the war that started it all.

Pathfinder

October 30, 2014
Sage, Angie, author.
[New York] : Harper Audio, [2014]
8 audio discs (approximately 9 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Nicola Barber.
Title from disc labels.
Compact discs.
A young PathFinder named Alice TodHunter Moon, who insists on being called Tod, sets out from her seaside village to rescue her friend Ferdie from the malevolent Lady. She receives help from ExtraOrdinary Wizard Septimus Heap and Ex-ExtraOrdinary Wizard Marcia Overstrand, but the Lady's brother, the Darke Sorcerer Oraton-Marr, has a plan that will put everyone Tod holds dear in danger.

The serpent's curse [sound recording]

October 30, 2014
Abbott, Tony, 1952-
New York : Harper Audio, 2014.
9 sound discs (approximately 10 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by MacLeod Andrews.
Title from disc labels.
Compact disc.
The hunt for the first relic in Copernicus's legacy has sent Wade, Darrell, Lily, and Becca to the far reaches of the world and put them in serious danger. But they never imagined joining this quest would come at such a high cost. Sara Kaplan, Darrell and Wade's mother, has been kidnapped by the conniving Galina Krause.

The mystery of the missing lion : a Precious Ramotswe mystery for young readers

October 22, 2014
McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- author.
[New York] : Listening Library, [2014]
1 audio disc (60 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Adjoa Andoh.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Staying with Aunty Bee at a safari camp in the Botswana countryside where a film crew is making a movie about a lion, nine-year-old Precious Ramotswe and her resourceful new friend Khumo use their detective skills to find the movie star lion when he goes missing.

The Great Trouble [sound recording] : [a mystery of London, the blue death, and a boy called Eel]

October 22, 2014
Hopkinson, Deborah.
New York : Random House/Listening Library, [2013]
5 sound discs (5 hr., 57 min.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Matthew Frow.
Subtitle from container.
Compact discs.
Eel, an orphan, and his best friend Florrie must help Dr. John Snow prove that cholera is spread through water, and not poisonous air, when an epidemic sweeps across their London neighborhood in 1854.

The pirate's coin [sound recording] : a Sixty-eight rooms adventure

October 22, 2014
Malone, Marianne.
New York : Random House/Listening Library, p2013.
5 sound discs (5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Cassandra Campbell.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
A magical coin coin leads sixth-graders Ruthie and Jack to 1753 Massachusetts and to Jack's pirate ancestor when they return to the Art Institute of Chicago's miniature Thorne Rooms on a mission to restore an African American family's reputation.

The madman of Piney Woods

October 15, 2014
Curtis, Christopher Paul, author.
New York : Random House/Listening Library, [2014]
8 audio discs (9 hr., 1 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Kirby Heyborne and J.D. Jackson.
Title from web page.
Compact discs.
Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.

Calendar mysteries. Books 7-13

October 8, 2014
Roy, Ron, 1940-
[New York] : Random House/Listening Library, [2014]
5 sound discs (5 hr., 35 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Jim Meskimen.
Title from web page.
Compact discs.
July jitters -- August acrobat -- September sneakers -- October ogre -- November night -- December dog -- New Year's Eve thieves.
A collection of calender mysteries.

The whispering skull

October 8, 2014
Stroud, Jonathan, author.
New York : Listening Library, [2014]
9 audio discs (11 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Katie Lyons.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
In the six months since Anthony, Lucy, and George survived a night in the most haunted house in England, Lockwood & Co. hasn't made much progress. Quill Kipps and his team of Fittes agents keep swooping in on Lockwood's investigations. Finally, in a fit of anger, Anthony challenges his rival to a contest: the next time the two agencies compete on a job, the losing side will have to admit defeat in the Times newspaper. Things look up when a new client, Mr. Saunders, hires Lockwood & Co. to be present at the excavation of Edmund Bickerstaff, a Victorian doctor who reportedly tried to communicate with the dead. Saunders needs the coffin sealed with silver to prevent any supernatural trouble. All goes well-until George's curiosity attracts a horrible phantom. Back home at Portland Row, Lockwood accuses George of making too many careless mistakes. Lucy is distracted by urgent whispers coming from the skull in the ghost jar. Then the team is summoned to DEPRAC headquarters. Kipps is there too, much to Lockwood's annoyance. Bickerstaff's coffin was raided and a strange glass object buried with the corpse has vanished. Inspector Barnes believes the relic to be highly dangerous, and he wants it found.

Family ties

October 8, 2014
Paulsen, Gary, author.
Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, Inc., [2014]
3 audio discs (2 hr., 58 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performed by Jesse Bernstein.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Kevin Spencer is the glue that holds his family together. When his wacky relatives decide to have a double wedding in the backyard, Kevin takes charge. Planning two weddings is a great way to impress his girlfriend, Tina Zabinski, the Most Beautiful and Best-Smelling Girl in the World. But as more and more relatives come to stay, things spiral out of control. Tying the knot has Kevin tied up in knots.

Emma and the blue genie

October 8, 2014
Funke, Cornelia Caroline, author.
New York : Random House/Listening Library, [2014]
1 audio disc (1 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by the author.
Title from container.
"Originally published as Emma und der Blaue Dschinn by Cecilie Dressler Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg, Germany in 2002."
Eight--year-old Emma and her little dog, Tristan, take a magic carpet ride to the distant land of Barakash to help a genie recover his stolen magical nose ring.

Pennyroyal Academy [sound recording]

October 8, 2014
Larson, M. A.
[New York] : Random House/Listening Library, [2014]
7 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Susan Duerden.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
"A girl from the forest enlists at Pennyroyal Academy, where princesses and knights are trained to battle the two great menaces of the day: witches and dragons"-- Provided by publisher.

Sparkers [sound recording]

October 8, 2014
Glewwe, Eleanor.
[New York] : Random House/Listening Library, [2014]
7 sound discs (519 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Phoebe Strole.
Title from web page.
Compact discs.
"Marah, an underclass 'sparker' in a society ruled by magicians, works with her friend Azariah to find a cure for a mysterious disease that turns its victims' eyes black"-- Provided by publisher.

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