Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads SingFor years, rumors of the Marsh Girl have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so called Marsh Girl But Kya is not what they say Sensitive and intelligent, she has


The Overstory

The OverstoryThe Overstory is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of and paean to the natural world From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from anteb


How the Penguins Saved Veronica

How the Penguins Saved VeronicaA curmudgeonly but charming old woman, her estranged grandson, and a colony of penguins proves it s never too late to be the person you want to be in this rich, heartwarming story from the acclaimed author of Ellie and the Harpmaker n nEighty five year old Veronica McCreedy is estranged from her fami


The Salt Path

The Salt PathJust days after Raynor learns that Moth, her husband of 32 years, is terminally ill, their home and livelihood is taken away With nothing left and little time, they make the brave and impulsive decision to walk the 630 miles of the sea swept South West Coast Path, from Somerset to Dorset, via Devon


A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs

A Grown-Up Guide to DinosaursListening Length 2 hours and 42 minutes n nMost children go through a dinosaur phase Learning all the tongue twisting names, picking favorites based on ferocity, armor, or sheer size For many kids this love of terrible lizards fizzles out at some point between starting and leaving primary school.



No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference

No One Is Too Small to Make a Differencen The groundbreaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young climate activist who has become the voice of a generation, including her historic address to the United Nations nIn August 2018 a fifteen year old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day in order to protest the cli


The River

The RiverThe story of two college friends on a wilderness canoe trip of a friendship tested by fire, white water, and violence n nWynn and Jack have been best friends since freshman orientation, bonded by their shared love of mountains, books, and fishing Wynn is a gentle giant, a Vermont kid never happier th



Leaving Blythe River

Leaving Blythe Rivern New York Times bestselling author Catherine Ryan Hyde returns with an unforgettable story of courage nSeventeen year old Ethan Underwood is totally unprepared to search for his father in the Blythe River National Wilderness Not only is he small, scrawny, and skittish but he s barely speaking to


The Botanist's Daughter

The Botanist's DaughterDiscovery Desire Deception A wondrously imagined tale of two female botanists, separated by than a century, in a race to discover a life saving flower n nIn Victorian England, headstrong adventuress Elizabeth takes up her late father s quest for a rare, miraculous plant She faces a peri



A Children's Bible

A Children's BiblePulitzer Prize finalist Lydia Millet s sublime new novel her first since the National Book Award long listed Sweet Lamb of Heaven follows a group of twelve eerily mature children on a forced vacation with their families at a sprawling lakeside mansion n nContemptuous of their parents, who pass their