Synopses & Reviews
Playaway is the simplest way to listen to audio on the go. Each Playaway comes with the digital content already pre-loaded on it and a battery to make it play. Simply plug in earbuds and enjoy. Each ultra-portable Playaway weighs only two ounces and comes packaged with earbuds and a standard AAA battery to allow for immediate listening. Every Playaway comes ready to shelve in drop-box friendly packaging, complete with title inserts and instructions. Playaway is being circulated in over 11,000 public, academic, military and government libraries with a 99% library customer satisfaction rate. With 70 respected publishing partners, a growing collection of over 1,500 titles across 30 genres is available. No Cassettes. No CD's. No downloads. Just Play.
Life on Mount Eskel is hard, but for 14-year-old Miri the mountain is home. Then a messenger from the king stuns the village by announcing that priests have divined that the prince's bride-to-be must come from Mount Eskel. All too quickly Miri and the other girls of her village are bundled off to receive special training in how to be a princessthough, of course, only one of them can be chosen.