Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Newest Playaways in Youth Services

Newest Playaways in Youth Services:

Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë
Read by Amanda Root. One of the greatest love stories ever written, Jane Eyre is the tale of a young woman entangled with the powerful Mr. Rochester. What lurks in the attic at Thornfield, the ancestral home of the surly Mr. Rochester? Will the governess Jane Eyre discover his secret and having discovered it, live to regret that knowledge?

Princess Academy, by Shannon Hale
Read by Laura Credidio and The Full Cast Family. While attending a strict academy for potential princesses with the other girls from her mountain village, fourteen-year-old Miri discovers unexpected talents and connections to her homeland. A Newbery Honor Book.

The Saturdays, by Elizabeth Enright
Read by Pamela Dillman. Four New York City siblings decide to pool their resources so that each can do a special thing on the Saturday that is his turn to receive the combined allowance.

Playaways require one AAA battery for use (included when you check them out). Use your own headphones, or purchase a pair of earbuds at the Youth Services Desk for $1.

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