Daughter of the Burning City (audiobook)

12.6 hrs • 10 CDs• 1 MP3 CD • Unabridged
Target Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Release Date: 07/25/17
Library CD Library Edition CD titles are packaged in an attractive, full-sized, durable vinyl case with full color art. Cloth Sleeves keep compact discs protected and in numerical order. 
- 07/25/17 9781538429914
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MP3 CD MP3-CDs: Come in a durable vinyl case similar to a dvd case. An index of contents and tracking information are included within the Mp3-CD format. MP3's can be played on any compatible CD player 
- 07/25/17 9781538429938
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Playaway Playaway: Playaway editions are a pre loaded audio device that is half the size of deck of cards. Simply plugin headphones and listen. 
- 08/01/17 9781538451656
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