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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (244 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Janet Taylor Lisle Narrator: James Jenner Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2009 ISBN:
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Frequently honored by the ALA and recipient of a Newbery Honor distinction, Janet Taylor Lisle's work offers thrills and adventure for all young listeners.

Into a colony of feral cats a trio of kittens comes to stay. Living in a small patch of woods near a mall, the colony is frightened by continued human incursion. But can these strange kittens be the key to saving their home? Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Chrissy | 2/17/2014

    " Three tiny kittens are abandoned along a highway, and found by several stray cats. The kittens quickly becomes the favorites of the scraggly bunch of lost cats, but their fate is threatened by a construction project that will destroy the small woods that is their home. With some quick thinking and a little bit of magic, can the cats save themselves and the kittens? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Maddi Couture | 2/16/2014

    " This book was super sad but incredibley interesting. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Krista the Krazy Kataloguer | 2/5/2014

    " Another winner of a cat story, although it depressed me a bit to think that there are abandoned or lost cats out there who have to survive in the wild. I wish they could all live at my house! The story revolves around 3 kittens-- already I could relate, as I have 3 of the little guys at home right now-- who, because they miraculously defy the odds and survive the highway, are viewed by the other cats as good luck. It's a charming story with a touch of humor. Highly recommended for cat lovers! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Leslie | 1/31/2014

    " The voices of the cats in this book is very good. I thought this would be a good 3rd/4th grade book. However, the mystery of the "kits" and the ending are not satisfying. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Betsy | 1/25/2014

    " One Sentence Review: This book lingers in the mind and while this one sentence review is unworthy of its oddities, I can't quite wrap my head about it enough to put my thoughts into any kind of coherent order. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Hannahlily | 1/23/2014

    " This story could have so easily become mawkish, but Lisle's highway cats have such a surprising,(but completely appropriate given the setting) cynicism and wry humor that the novel ends up with a refreshingly understated sweetness. It's a slight and predictable book, and many aspects could have been better developed, but the cats are wonderful characters - sly, crude, dignified, and touching. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nicky | 1/16/2014

    " Simply strange . . . perhaps I need to read it again. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Mia | 1/13/2014

    " done!!!!!! finally the book was so boring i just couldn't wait to get it done and overwith "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tsukalavire | 12/28/2013

    " I was a bit iffy on account of how short this book was, but it was actually pretty good and fun to read. I'd recommend it for anybody that loves cats :D "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Katie Jane | 12/2/2013

    " First book I've read by this author. Definitely need to pick up others. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Bridget | 10/2/2013

    " What a charming little book. I think it has the same issues we've been wondering about in The Underneath. There was cruelty and brutality and it was horrifying in parts. The redemptive moments so outweighed the horror, though. What a great story about teamwork and love. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cheryl | 6/30/2013

    " Three baby kittens are abandoned in the median of a busy highway. They miraculously make their way to the side of the road where they are taken in by a group of feral cats. Thus begins a tale of love and comraderie as the lives of the feral cats are changed forever. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 T. Scott | 4/19/2013

    " Audiobooks are a great way to pass the time during carpool. This is an odd little book. The girls enjoyed it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hoover Public Library Kids and Teens | 3/16/2013

    " I loved the positive impact the kittens had on the "tough" cats. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gabriel | 2/16/2013

    " I give this books 5 stars because its funny, not borinng, interesting and lots of info about cats. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Briaq | 1/24/2013

    " A fantastic book for kids and adults who like cats. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 C: SometimesIwonder (Summie) :D | 10/8/2012

    " I no longer have this book (I ended up giving it away) but I most certainly remember the story. It's hard to say exactly what I think of it. But I can definitely say that its certainly a very unusual story and I've never read any like it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Caroline C. | 10/27/2011

    " amazing makes you wonder at the end but very good it was a very easy fast but good read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mr. George | 5/23/2011

    " good readalike for the Warriors series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Annie | 10/27/2010

    " Good, but short none the less. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Becky | 10/6/2010

    " Would recommend it to my 3rd and 4th graders. Not a big fan of animal fiction, but this was pretty good. The life of ferral cats. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cheryl | 4/13/2010

    " Three baby kittens are abandoned in the median of a busy highway. They miraculously make their way to the side of the road where they are taken in by a group of feral cats. Thus begins a tale of love and comraderie as the lives of the feral cats are changed forever. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Mia | 3/18/2010

    " done!!!!!! finally the book was so boring i just couldn't wait to get it done and overwith "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kim | 2/28/2010

    " Very cute story. One pet lovers will truly enjoy.

    The only part I did not understand was the mayor's parts written as a play. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sarah | 1/26/2010

    " This Book is filled witha message of no matter what you do to be strong and intimidating somewhere in ur heart theres a gooey center waiting to be filled with the heat and warmth of love "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kaethe | 1/6/2010

    " Hmm. I'm doing a screening read, just to make sure there isn't a tragic death. Why are the bad guys so often Siamese?

    ***

    Slight little story. It neither offended nor inspired me. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Vixenfur | 12/24/2009

    " It may be a short book and I finished it in 20 minutes, but it was really cute! I got into it and laughed at the part where the cats put garbage on their heads and attacked the humans. My favorite cat was Shredder! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ed | 10/24/2009

    " Cat fanicers will especially enjoy this short, pleasant tale. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Alissa | 10/17/2009

    " Three abandoned and seemingly helpless kittens play a pivotal role in helping a band of rag-tag stray cats save the woods they call home from being bulldozed and turned into an access ramp.

    A very fast read (just over 100 pages), but a cute story. I enjoyed it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Paige | 10/13/2009

    " fantasy...did not really grab me (even though I like cats)...just ok "

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About the Author

Janet Taylor Lisle is the author of several acclaimed novels for young readers, including The Art of Keeping Cool, winner of the Scott O’Dell Award, and these five School Library Journal Best Books of the Year: Sirens and Spies, The Lampfish of Twill Forest, A Message from the Match Girl, The Lost Flower Children, and Afternoon of the Elves, a Newbery Honor Book. She lives with her family on the coast of Rhode Island.

About the Narrator

James Jenner is an actor known for Very Good Girls, Enemy Territory, and Third Watch.