City of Orphans

  • by Avi
  • Narrated by Chris Sorensen
  • 8 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Newbery Medal-winning author Avi has penned over 50 novels for children and young adults. His historical fiction, in particular, is often singled out for glowing praise thanks to his engaging characters and carefully researched period details. In City of Orphans, Avi transports listeners to the streets of 1893 New York City for an adventure starring young newsboy Maks Geless. Amongst the grime and filth of the streets, Maks and his new friend Willa make a stand against a gang of bullies and embark on a thrilling quest to clear Maks’ sister’s name after she is imprisoned for theft.


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Customer Reviews

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Yet another great by Avi

This was a fantastic adventure by the always entertaining, Avi. We all enjoyed listening to this book and it had our whole family captivated.
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- Amanda R.

City of orphans

I loved the book it is files with excitement and drama READ IT

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- Janet Abbey

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-12-2014
  • Publisher: Recorded Books