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.
When 14 year old Briar Moss and his tart-tongued teacher Rosethorn travel to ancient Chammur. Briar stumbles across a street urchin named Ewy. The girl has remarkable magic with stonea powerful gift, since Chammur itself is made almost entirely of stone. To Briar's horror, Rosethorn informs him that since he discovered Ewy, he is responsible for finding her a teacher. Failing that, Briar must teach her himself.