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Frank Adler is a single man raising a child prodigy, his spirited young niece Mary, in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old's mathematical abilitie...

The Song of Names

As World War II dawned, young Britisher Martin Simmonds saw his impresario father take in Polish refugee/violin prodigy Dovidl Rapaport--and they became as close as brothers. On the eve of his professional debut, Dovidl ...

Matilda —Dahl, Roald.
Book On CD
2013
Availability: 5 of 6

Matilda is an exceptional five-year-old who's a whiz at reading and multiplication. However, her life is far from perfect. She has two of the most idiotic, self-centered parents who ever lived. Matilda uses her intellige...

Free association : where my mind goes during science class —Esham, Barbara, author.

Emily, a very creative thinker, finds it difficult to pay attention in science class. Her teacher, Mrs. Freedman, tries to help Emily with her "daydreaming", only to find that Emily's creative thinking skills are quite a...

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that stretches across time, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the danger deepens after he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.

The young and prodigious T.S. Spivet

A ten-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country aboard a freight train to receive an award at the Smiths...

The gifted. The complete 2nd season

The Mutant Underground are at their new HQ in Washington D.C., stuck in the middle of an increasingly polarized nation, as both anti-mutant sentiment and the mutant rights movement are on the rise. The X-Men believed tha...

The Lonely Hearts Hotel —O'Neill, Heather, author.
Large Print
2017
Availability: 5 of 6

Two babies are abandoned in a Montreal orphanage in the winter of 1910. Before long, their talents emerge: Pierrot is a piano prodigy; Rose lights up even the dreariest room with her dancing and comedy. As they travel ar...

Where the forest meets the stars —Vanderah, Glendy, author.

"After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer, Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois, determined to prove that her recent hardships have not broken her. Sh...

Hunt for Jade Dragon —Evans, Richard Paul, author.

Michael, Taylor, Ostin, and the rest of the Electroclan head to Taiwan in search of nine-year-old child prodigy Lin Julung, or Jade Dragon, who the Elgen kidnapped for Hatch's army of electric children.

Stars of Alabama —Dietrich, Sean, 1982- author.

"When two Depression-era migrant workers, Paul and Vern, find an abandoned baby in the woods, they take it upon themselves to care for the mysterious child. When fifteen-year-old Marigold, reviled by her family after an ...

A chain across the dawn —Williams, Drew (Science fiction author), author.

It's been three years since Esa joined the ranks of the Justified. Together, Esa and fellow Justified agent Jane Kamali travel from planet to Pulse-ravaged planet, searching for other children with Esa's supernatural abi...

The trophy child —Daly, Paula, author.

Karen Bloom is not the coddling mother type. She believes in raising her children for success. Some in the neighborhood call her assertive, others say she's driven, but in gossiping circles she's known as "the tiger moth...

Mighty Oak

Manager Gina Jackson's life is given a new purpose when she meets a young guitar prodigy. Convinced the boy is the reincarnation of her brother, lead singer of Army Of Love, who died ten years ago, she embarks on a missi...

Michael Vey : Storm of lightning —Evans, Richard Paul.

While on their most dangerous mission so far, Michael, Taylor, Ostin, and the rest of the Electroclan discover the resistance has been compromised and their families are missing.

Jake the fake keeps it real —Robinson, Craig, 1971- author.

Having faked his way into the Music and Art Academy, a performing arts school for gifted students where his talented older sister rules, sixth-grader Jake, a jokester who can barely play an instrument, will have to think...

Solving Zoe —Dee, Barbara.

Zoe's sixth-grade year at a Brooklyn school for gifted students is marked by changing relationships with her fellow students and teachers, recognition of her talent for cryptography, and a greater awareness of her passio...

Jimmy Neutron, boy genius

Aliens abduct all adults; genius Jimmy and his friends build an interstellar spacefleet and rescue them, and get home in time for dinner.

The stars now unclaimed —Williams, Drew (Science fiction author), author.

Jane Kamali is an agent for the Justified. Her mission: to recruit children with miraculous gifts in the hope that they might prevent the Pulse from once again sending countless worlds back to the dark ages. Hot on her t...

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