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The Plot Against America: A Novel
The Plot Against America: A Novel
by Philip Roth
Read by Ron Silver
Unabridged
Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory
Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory
Written and illustrated by H. A. and Margret Rey
Read by George Capaccio
• 11 Compact Discs
• 13 hours

When the renowned aviation hero and rabid isolationist Charles A. Lindbergh defeated Franklin Roosevelt by a landslide in the 1940 presidential election, fear invaded every Jewish household in America. What then followed in America is the historical setting for this startling new book by Pulitzer Prize-winner Philip Roth.

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(P) 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company
Copyright © 2004 by Philip Roth


24-page paperback and 2-sided cassette
• 17 minutes

When George and the man with the yellow hat stop to shop at a chocolate factory store, George becomes curious about how the chocolates are made. Though he begins to follow the factory tour, soon he is off to investigate on his own.

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Copyright © 2002 Houghton Mifflin Company All rights reserved


The Best American Short Stories 2004
The Best American Short Stories™ 2004
edited by Lorrie Moore
read by Lorrie Moore, T. Coraghessan Boyle, Catherine Brady, and others
Unabridged Selections
Fireman Small
Fireman Small
Written and illustrated by Wong Herbert Yee
Read by Robert Saoud
• 4 Cassettes
• 4 Compact Discs
• 4 hours

The Best American Short Stories anthology offers up an annual bumper crop of the best short fiction. This year's stories come handpicked by a beloved master of the form, Lorrie Moore.

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(P) 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company
Introduction copyright © 2003 by Michael Connelly


32-page paperback and 2-sided cassette
• 17 minutes

"Young children will enjoy the drama of this plucky firefighter's rescue missions and the coziness of his dollhouse-like quarters . . . Fireman Small and his faithful dalmation make a charming pair, and this simple rhyming story is endearing." — School Library Journal

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Copyright © 2002 Houghton Mifflin Company All rights reserved


The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2004
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2004
Edited by Dave Eggers
Introduction by Viggo Mortensen
Selections read by Dave Eggers, Viggo Mortensen, David Sedaris, and others
Sami and the Time of the Troubles
• 3 Compact Discs
• 3 hours

Dave Eggers, who edits The Best American Nonrequired Reading annually, has once again chosen the best and least-expected contemporary fiction, nonfiction, and satire from publications large and small.

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(P) 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company
Introduction copyright © 2003 by Zadie Smith


Book and Cassette
• 15 minutes

A ten-year-old Lebanese boy living in Beirut goes to school, helps his mother with chores, and plays with his friends on the days when his city isn't a combat zone.

"Unforgettable." — School Library Journal, starred review

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(P) 2002 by Houghton Mifflin Company
Copyright © 1992 by Florence Parry Heide and Judith Heide Gilliand






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