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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Young Readers Edition, William Kamkwamba

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

by William Kamkwamba

Rent: $6.48

The bestselling story of the young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian villa...

Unabridged: 6 hr 39 min
Narrator: Korey Jackson
Published: 02/05/2015
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Father And I Were Ranchers, Ralph Moody

Father And I Were Ranchers

by Ralph Moody

Rent: $7.99

In 1906 eight year-old Ralph Moody moves with his family from New Hampshire to a Colorado...

Unabridged: 8 hr 10 min
Little Britches #1
Narrator: Cameron Beierle
Published: 01/15/2001
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Who Was Dr. Seuss?, Janet Pascal

Who Was Dr. Seuss?

by Janet Pascal

Rent: $5.18

Ted Geisel loved to doodle from the time he was a kid. He had an offbeat, fun-loving pers...

Unabridged: 58 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Danny Campbell
Published: 02/02/2016
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Who Was Walt Disney?, Whitney Stewart

Who Was Walt Disney?

by Whitney Stewart

Rent: $5.18

Walt Disney always loved to entertain people. Often it got him into trouble. Once he pain...

Unabridged: 59 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Dan Woren
Published: 02/02/2016
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Elisabeth Elliot Do the Next Thing, Selah Helms

Elisabeth Elliot

by Selah Helms

Rent: $5.99

Although Elisabeth Elliot is possibly best known for her story of grief and the surname o...

Unabridged: 2 hr 48 min
Trailblazers
Narrator: Alana Kerr Collins...
Published: 10/02/2018
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Phineas Gage A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science, John Fleischman

Phineas Gage

by John Fleischman

Rent: $5.99

In 1848 Vermont, railroad foreman Phineas Gage sat above a hole, preparing to blast throu...

Unabridged: 1 hr 31 min
Narrator: Kevin Orton
Published: 03/20/2009
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Who Is J.K. Rowling?, Pamela D. Pollack

Who Is J.K. Rowling?

by Pamela D. Pollack

Rent: $5.18

Everyone loves Harry Potter. Now kids can learn about Harry's creator! In 1995, on a four...

Unabridged: 1 hr 5 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 06/07/2016
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Kennedy's Last Days The Assassination That Defined a Generation, Bill O'Reilly

Kennedy's Last Days

by Bill O'Reilly

Rent: $6.49

On a sunny day in Dallas, Texas, at the end of a campaign trip, President John Fitzgerald...

Unabridged: 3 hr 15 min
Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Published: 06/11/2013
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Who Was Jackie Robinson?, Gail Herman

Who Was Jackie Robinson?

by Gail Herman

Rent: $5.18

As a kid, Jackie Robinson loved sports. And why not? He was a natural at football, basket...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Published: 02/02/2016
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Orphan Train Rider One Boy's True Story, Andrea Warren

Orphan Train Rider

by Andrea Warren

Rent: $8.46

Between 1854 and 1930, more than 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children were sent west on...

Unabridged: 1 hr 26 min
Narrator: Laura Hicks
Published: 04/01/2013
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Booker T. Washington, Alan Schroeder

Booker T. Washington

by Alan Schroeder

Rent: $7.49

From Chelsea House's Black Americans of Achievement series comes a biography of the great...

Unabridged: 4 hr 2 min
Default Blank
Narrator: Godfrey Simmons
Published: 02/15/2013
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Anne Franks Story Her Life Retold for Children, Carol Ann Lee

Anne Franks Story

by Carol Ann Lee

Rent: $6.46

The Diary of Anne Frank is read and loved by children throughout the world. Yet few of th...

Unabridged: 2 hr 12 min
Narrator: Barbara Rosenblat
Published: 02/07/2012
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The Last Days of Jesus His Life and Times, Bill O'Reilly

The Last Days of Jesus

by Bill O'Reilly

Rent: $6.49

Two thousand years ago, Jesus walked across Galilee; everywhere he traveled he gained fol...

Unabridged: 4 hr 4 min
Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Published: 04/01/2014
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Who Was Milton Hershey?, James Buckley, Jr.

Who Was Milton Hershey?

by James Buckley, Jr.

Rent: $5.18

Discover the man behind the chocolate bar! Milton Hershey’s life was filled with in...

Unabridged: 54 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Vikas Adam
Published: 02/02/2016
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Who Was George Washington?, Roberta Edwards

Who Was George Washington?

by Roberta Edwards

Rent: $5.18

In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been c...

Unabridged: 1 hr 3 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Published: 06/19/2018
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I am Helen Keller, Brad Meltzer

I am Helen Keller

by Brad Meltzer

Rent: $3.99

We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselli...

Unabridged: 17 min
Ordinary People Change the World
Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld
Published: 02/05/2019
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Who Was Abraham Lincoln?, Janet Pascal

Who Was Abraham Lincoln?

by Janet Pascal

Rent: $5.18

Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was...

Unabridged: 59 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 06/25/2019
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Who Was Steve Jobs?, Pam Pollack

Who Was Steve Jobs?

by Pam Pollack

Rent: $5.18

Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fi...

Unabridged: 1 hr 2 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Published: 03/01/2016
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Who Was Alexander Hamilton?, Pam Pollack

Who Was Alexander Hamilton?

by Pam Pollack

Rent: $5.18

Read the story of the Founding Father who inspired the smash Broadway musical.Born in the...

Unabridged: 1 hr 10 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Published: 08/22/2017
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Who Was Albert Einstein?, Jess Brallier

Who Was Albert Einstein?

by Jess Brallier

Rent: $5.18

Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein-but what exactly did he do? How much do kids really...

Unabridged: 1 hr 2 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Anne Frank?, Ann Abramson

Who Was Anne Frank?

by Ann Abramson

Rent: $5.18

In her amazing diary, Anne Frank revealed the challenges and dreams common for any young ...

Unabridged: 43 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Roberto Clemente?, James Buckley, Jr.

Who Was Roberto Clemente?

by James Buckley, Jr.

Rent: $5.18

Growing up the youngest of seven children in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente had a talent f...

Unabridged: 59 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Ron Butler
Published: 07/05/2016
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Who Is Wayne Gretzky?, Gail Herman

Who Is Wayne Gretzky?

by Gail Herman

Rent: $5.18

After breaking or tying more than sixty records in hockey, it's no wonder that Wayne Gret...

Unabridged: 1 hr 7 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Erin Bennett
Published: 07/05/2016
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Lives of the Scientists Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought), Kathleen Krull

Lives of the Scientists

by Kathleen Krull

Rent: $8.46

Scientists have a reputation for being focused on their work—and maybe even dull. B...

Unabridged: 2 hr 7 min
The Lives of Series
Narrator: Charlie Thurston
Published: 07/09/2013
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Who Is Derek Jeter?, Gail Herman

Who Is Derek Jeter?

by Gail Herman

Rent: $5.18

When Derek Jeter was eight years old, he announced that he was going to play baseball for...

Unabridged: 58 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Bernadette Dunne
Published: 07/05/2016
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The President Has Been Shot!, James L. Swanson

The President Has Been Shot!

by James L. Swanson

Rent: $6.12

A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the New York Times bests...

Unabridged: 3 hr 56 min
Narrator: Will Patton
Published: 10/01/2013
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Who Was Rosa Parks?, Yona Zeldis McDonough

Who Was Rosa Parks?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough

Rent: $5.18

In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alab...

Unabridged: 1 hr 8 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Published: 04/05/2016
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Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin, James L. Swanson

Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt f...

by James L. Swanson

Rent: $7.35

An astonishing account of the assassination of America's most beloved and celebrated civi...

Unabridged: 5 hr 40 min
Narrator: Kim Staunton
Published: 01/02/2018
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Superheroes Are Everywhere, Kamala Harris

Superheroes Are Everywhere

by Kamala Harris

Rent: $3.99

From Senator Kamala Harris comes a picture book with an empowering message: Superheroes a...

Unabridged: 11 min
Narrator: Kamala Harris
Published: 01/08/2019
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Who Was Amelia Earhart?, Kate Boehm Jerome

Who Was Amelia Earhart?

by Kate Boehm Jerome

Rent: $5.18

Amelia Earhart was a woman of many "firsts." In 1932, she became the first woman to fly s...

Unabridged: 49 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Joey The Story of Joe Biden, Jill Biden

Joey

by Jill Biden

Rent: $2.49

Joey is the first ever picture book about the young life of Joe Biden, the 47th Vice Pres...

Unabridged: 18 min
Narrator: Jill Biden
Published: 06/30/2020
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Malcolm X By Any Means Necessary, Walter Dean Myers

Malcolm X

by Walter Dean Myers

Rent: $7.49

As a fourteenyearold, he was Malcolm Little, the president of his class and a top student...

Unabridged: 4 hr 13 min
Narrator: Corey Allen
Published: 09/08/2020
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The Greatest: Muhammad Ali, Walter Dean Myers

The Greatest: Muhammad Ali

by Walter Dean Myers

Rent: $6.49

"Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." This was one of the most famous catch-phrases...

Unabridged: 3 hr 45 min
Narrator: J.D. Jackson
Published: 04/24/2009
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Who Was Ben Franklin?, Dennis Brindell Fradin

Who Was Ben Franklin?

by Dennis Brindell Fradin

Rent: $5.18

Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is...

Unabridged: 1 hr
Who Was...?
Narrator: Paul Michael
Published: 03/01/2016
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Who Was Muhammad Ali?, James Buckley, Jr.

Who Was Muhammad Ali?

by James Buckley, Jr.

Rent: $5.18

Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. won the world heavyweight championship at the age of 22, the ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Published: 07/05/2016
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Who Was Queen Victoria?, Jim Gigliotti

Who Was Queen Victoria?

by Jim Gigliotti

Rent: $5.18

Her reign of 63 years and seven months is known as the Victorian Era, a period of industr...

Unabridged: 58 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Jayne Entwistle
Published: 01/31/2017
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Temple Grandin How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World, Sy Montgomery

Temple Grandin

by Sy Montgomery

Rent: $8.46

When Temple Grandin was born, her parents knew that she was different. It wasn't until ye...

Unabridged: 2 hr 48 min
Narrator: Meredith Mitchell
Published: 05/01/2012
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I am Albert Einstein, Brad Meltzer

I am Albert Einstein

by Brad Meltzer

Rent: $3.99

We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselli...

Unabridged: 13 min
Ordinary People Change the World
Narrator: Marc Thompson
Published: 02/05/2019
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Who Was Marco Polo?, Joan Holub

Who Was Marco Polo?

by Joan Holub

Rent: $5.18

Marco Polo was seventeen when he set out for China . . . and forty-one when he came back!...

Unabridged: 52 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Neil Armstrong?, Roberta Edwards

Who Was Neil Armstrong?

by Roberta Edwards

Rent: $5.18

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 mill...

Unabridged: 56 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Published: 03/01/2016
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Who Was Nelson Mandela?, Meg Belviso

Who Was Nelson Mandela?

by Meg Belviso

Rent: $5.18

As a child he dreamt of changing South Africa; as a man he changed the world.  Nelso...

Unabridged: 1 hr 2 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Published: 04/05/2016
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Who Was Bruce Lee?, Jim Gigliotti

Who Was Bruce Lee?

by Jim Gigliotti

Rent: $5.18

Bruce Lee was a Chinese American action film star, martial arts instructor, filmmaker, an...

Unabridged: 55 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Fred Sanders
Published: 12/06/2016
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Lincoln: A Photobiography, Russell Freedman

Lincoln: A Photobiography

by Russell Freedman

Rent: $6.99

Abraham Lincoln stood out in a crowd as much for his wit and rollicking humor as for his ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 29 min
Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Published: 10/14/2008
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Who is Dolly Parton?, True Kelley

Who is Dolly Parton?

by True Kelley

Rent: $5.18

Born in a little cabin in Tennessee, Dolly Parton always dreamed big, and she was right t...

Unabridged: 55 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Dorothy Dillingham...
Published: 06/06/2017
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I am Walt Disney, Brad Meltzer

I am Walt Disney

by Brad Meltzer

Rent: $3.99

The 18th book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about her...

Unabridged: 20 min
Ordinary People Change the World
Narrator: Various
Published: 09/10/2019
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Who Was Pablo Picasso?, True Kelley

Who Was Pablo Picasso?

by True Kelley

Rent: $5.18

Over a long, turbulent life, Picasso continually discovered new ways of seeing the world ...

Unabridged: 44 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Fred Sanders
Published: 08/02/2016
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Friends for Freedom The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass, Suzanne Slade

Friends for Freedom

by Suzanne Slade

Rent: $4.99

No one thought Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass would ever become friends. The for...

Unabridged: 23 min
Narrator: Lizan Mitchell
Published: 02/06/2015
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Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edition The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Irin Carmon

Notorious RBG Young Readers' Edit...

by Irin Carmon

Rent: $7.99

The New York Times bestselling biography Notorious RBG—whose concept originated wi...

Unabridged: 2 hr 59 min
Narrator: Andi Arndt
Published: 11/28/2017
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Who Was Julius Caesar?, Nico Medina

Who Was Julius Caesar?

by Nico Medina

Rent: $5.18

He came. He saw. He conquered. Julius Caesar was a force to be reckoned with as a savvy p...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Maxwell Caulfield
Published: 06/05/2018
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Who Were the Wright Brothers?, James Buckley, Jr.

Who Were the Wright Brothers?

by James Buckley, Jr.

Rent: $5.18

As young boys, Orville and Wilbur Wright loved all things mechanical. As young men, they...

Unabridged: 56 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Johnny Heller
Published: 06/05/2018