Anderson, Laurie Halse. Chains. YA F AND CD BOOK
The story of a 13-year-old African-American girl who is sold to a cruel, loyalist family living in New York City at the start of the Revolutionary War. Asked to spy on her owners for the Patriot cause, she is reluctant, until she realizes her loyalty lies with the side that can provide her with freedom. Read by Madisun Leigh
Dessen, Sarah. Along for the Ride. YA F DES CD BOOK
When Auden goes to stay with her father, stepmother, and new baby sister the summer before she starts college, all the trauma of her parents' divorce is revived, even as she is making new friends and having fun new experiences. Read by Rachel Botchan
Mortenson, Greg & David Oliver Relin. Three Cups of Tea. YA 371.422 MOR CD BOOK
Traces how Mortenson, having been rescued and resuscitated by Himalayan villagers after a failed attempt to climb K2, worked to build schools that would benefit the young girls who were forbidden an education by Taliban restrictions.