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FAMILY & COMMUNITY: Grades 7+ A MONSTER CALLS Patrick Ness, read by Jason Isaacs When his mother falls ill, Conor is visited by a monster in the form of a walking yew tree. Jason Isaacs portrays the troubled teen in a deep voice that hints at the dark nature of the story. Isaacs's narration highlights the agitation and fear of a boy who is losing everything he holds dear. Beauty Queens Libba Bray, read by Libba Bray MY SISTER LIVES ON THE MANTELPIECE Annabel Pitcher, read by David Tennant Ten-year-old Jamie's family has fallen apart, and he has a budding friendship with the girl in his class who wears a hijab. David Tennant's nuanced delivery and pleasing Scottish brogue perfectly convey all of Jamie's bewilderment, frustration, grief, and fears as he navigates the choppy waters of adolescence. Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie David Lubar, read by Ryan MacConnell and the Full Cast Family Audiobooks on the Go 2013 Buddha Boy Kathe Koja, read by a Full Cast Misfits James Howe, read by Spencer Murphy and a Full Cast Once Was Lost Sara Zarr, read by Sara Zarr The Truth About Forever Sarah Dessen, read by Stina Nielsen

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