SYNC eAudiobooks Week 11

e.E. Charlton-Trujillo’s heroine, Fat Angie,  seems to have enemies on every side now that her sister has been captured while serving in Afghanistan. Bullies at school, a bullying mother at home, and a reality becoming much less acceptable to Angie than her carefully guarded hopes that her sister will come home have put her into an …

SYNC Week 10

Week 10’s pair of eAudiobooks feature cities in the aftermath of devastation—and how picking up and starting over can be achieved even when the present seems to be a nightmare. Symphony for the City of the Dead by M.T. Anderson In September of 1941, Adolf Hitler’s Wehrmacht surrounded Leningrad in what was to become one …

SYNC Week 9 eAudiobooks

Finish off Audiobook month by downloading these titles! You are what you eat in SYNC Week 9. The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan (Young Readers Edition) The New York Times bestseller that’s changing America’s diet is now perfect for young readers.   Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith In the small town of Ealing, Iowa, Austin and …

SYNC 2016 Week 7

SYNC Week 7 explores America’s racial awareness and race relations in America across more than a century.  This pair of titles is brought to SYNC near the annual Juneteenth celebration, the oldest holiday celebrating the abolition of slavery in the US.  As you listen this week, digging into a topic that is very often at the forefront of …