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Multcolib Teen Picks: 2015 Oregon Battle of the Books, grades 9-12 (audiobooks)

Annotation:Find the 2015 OBOB titles as books.

Annotation:The 2015 OBOB books in ebook format.

Ready Player One
Ready Player One By Cline, Ernest (Audiobook CD - 2011 ) CD Fiction CLINE All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 3 on 5 copies

Annotation:Life in 2044 is rather bleak and most people escape into the OASIS, an immersive virtual reality. The founder of this virtual reality leaves his fortune to the first to win a contest, comprised of puzzles and tasks based on 1980s popular culture. Three teens compete to win against an evil conglomerate.

Whistling Past the Graveyard
Whistling Past the Graveyard A Novel By Crandall, Susan (Downloadable Audiobook - 2013 ) Streaming audiobook Access online »

Annotation:Determined to get to Nashville to find her mother in 1963, nine-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother's Mississippi home, eventually accepting a ride from a Eula, a black woman traveling alone with a white baby.

Deadline
Deadline By Crutcher, Chris (Audiobook CD - 2008 ) CD YA CRUTCHER All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Given the medical diagnosis of one year to live, high school senior Ben Wolf decides to fulfill his greatest fantasies, ponders his life's purpose and legacy, and converses through dreams with a spiritual guide known as 'Hey-Soos.'

The Name of the Star
The Name of the Star By Johnson, Maureen (Audiobook CD - 2011 ) CD YA JOHNSON Available in some locations

Annotation:Rory, of Boueuxlieu, Louisiana, is spending a year at a London boarding school when she witnesses a murder by a Jack the Ripper copycat and becomes involved with the very unusual investigation.

Please Ignore Vera Dietz
Please Ignore Vera Dietz By King, A. S. (Audiobook CD - 2011 ) CD YA KING Available in some locations

Annotation:When her best friend, whom she secretly loves, betrays her and then dies under mysterious circumstances, high school senior Vera Dietz struggles with secrets that could help clear his name.

Cinder
Cinder By Meyer, Marissa (Audiobook CD - 2012 ) CD YA MEYER Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 6 copies

Annotation:As plague ravages the overcrowded Earth, observed by a ruthless lunar people, Cinder, a gifted mechanic and cyborg, becomes involved with handsome Prince Kai and must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect the world in this futuristic take on the Cinderella story.

Delirium
Delirium By Oliver, Lauren (Downloadable Audiobook - 2011 ) Click here to access the Overdrive title »

Annotation:Lena looks forward to receiving the government-mandated cure that prevents the delirium of love and leads to a safe, predictable, and happy life, until ninety-five days before her eighteenth birthday and her treatment, she falls in love.

Eleanor & Park
Eleanor & Park A Novel By Rowell, Rainbow (Audiobook CD - 2013 ) CD YA ROWELL All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 4 on 9 copies

Annotation:Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try-- Provided by publisher.

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe By Sáenz, Benjamin Alire (Audiobook CD - 2013 ) CD YA SAENZ All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents, and his family that he has never asked before.

Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore
Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore By Sloan, Robin (Audiobook CD - 2012 ) CD Fiction SLOAN All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 6 on 3 copies

Annotation:After a layoff during the Great Recession sidelines his tech career, Clay Jannon takes a job at the titular bookstore in San Francisco, and soon realizes that the establishment is a facade for a strange secret.

Code Name Verity
Code Name Verity By Wein, Elizabeth (Audiobook CD - 2012 ) CD YA WEIN Available in some locations

Annotation:In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.

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Here are the titles for the 2015 Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) in audiobook (digital and CD) format. Please check the book and ebook lists for other formats (ebook, digital and CD audiobook) to facilitate getting a copy. For more about OBOB, visit its website using the link at the end of the list.


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