Biography & Autobiography

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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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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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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
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Narrator: Godfrey Simmons
Published: 02/15/2013
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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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Lewis and Clark Explorers of the Louisiana Purchase, Richard Kozar

Lewis and Clark

by Richard Kozar

Rent: $4.99

This book is a history of the team that explored the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase te...

Unabridged: 47 min
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Narrator: Bill Brooke
Published: 02/15/2013
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer A Spoke in the Wheel, Dayspring Jubilee MacLeod

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

by Dayspring Jubilee MacLe...

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer is one of the heroes of World War 2. Not only did he preach God&rsquo...

Unabridged: 3 hr 16 min
Trailblazers
Narrator: Adam Verner
Published: 10/03/2018
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Who Was Queen Elizabeth?, June Eding

Who Was Queen Elizabeth?

by June Eding

Rent: $5.18

Our bestselling series is fit for a queen!The life of Queen Elizabeth I was dramatic and ...

Unabridged: 51 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was William Shakespeare?, Celeste Mannis

Who Was William Shakespeare?

by Celeste Mannis

Rent: $5.18

The beloved plays of Shakespeare are still produced everywhere, yet the life of the world...

Unabridged: 1 hr 7 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Thomas Jefferson?, Dennis Brindell Fradin

Who Was Thomas Jefferson?

by Dennis Brindell Fradin

Rent: $5.18

Did you know that John Adams had to coax Thomas Jefferson into writing the Declaration of...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Ronald Reagan?, Joyce Milton

Who Was Ronald Reagan?

by Joyce Milton

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From his childhood in rural Illinois to moviemaking days in Hollywood and on to a career ...

Unabridged: 54 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?, Margaret Frith

Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

by Margaret Frith

Rent: $5.18

One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandes...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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NSync, John Grabowski

NSync

by John Grabowski

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Traces the lives and careers of today's hottest starts- Great for reluctant readers- Attr...

Unabridged: 1 hr 9 min
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Narrator: Scott Shina
Published: 02/15/2013
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China Homecoming, Jean Fritz

China Homecoming

by Jean Fritz

Rent: $8.46

China Homecoming is the sequel to Jean Fritz's Newbery Honor book Homesick: My Own Story....

Unabridged: 3 hr 34 min
Narrator: Susan Boyce
Published: 08/01/2013
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Animal Heroes  True Rescue Stories, Sandra Markle

Animal Heroes

by Sandra Markle

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Learn about animals, both domestic and wild, who have become heroes when they came to the...

Unabridged: 1 hr 5 min
Narrator: Jodi Dick
Published: 06/13/2014
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Celine Dion, Norma Jean Lutz

Celine Dion

by Norma Jean Lutz

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This Chelsea House's Galaxy of Superstars book features Celine Dion, a frequent chart-top...

Unabridged: 1 hr 30 min
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Narrator: C. J. Critt
Published: 02/15/2013
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Coretta Scott King, Lisa Renee Rhodes

Coretta Scott King

by Lisa Renee Rhodes

Rent: $6.49

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

Unabridged: 3 hr 26 min
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Narrator: Caroline Clay
Published: 02/15/2013
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Hatshepsut  The Princess Who Became King, Ellen Galford

Hatshepsut

by Ellen Galford

Rent: $4.99

Convinced that unnamed babies are not truly alive, King Tuthmosis I's wife Ahmose immedia...

Unabridged: 55 min
Narrator: Susan Spain
Published: 05/30/2014
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Jennifer Lopez, Anne Hill

Jennifer Lopez

by Anne Hill

Rent: $5.99

This Chelsea House's Galaxy of Superstars book features the young diva who has taken the ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 14 min
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Narrator: Carine Montbertran...
Published: 02/15/2013
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Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx, Sonia Manzano

Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in...

by Sonia Manzano

Rent: $9.80

The Pura Belpr Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's mos...

Unabridged: 8 hr 7 min
Narrator: Sonia Manzano
Published: 09/01/2015
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Nevermore A Photobiography of Edgar Alan Poe, Karen Lange

Nevermore

by Karen Lange

Rent: $4.99

Nevermore brings one of America's most enigmatic writers to the attention of a new genera...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Narrator: Richard Poe
Published: 05/24/2013
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Out of the Shadows An Artist's Journey, Neil Waldman

Out of the Shadows

by Neil Waldman

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As his parents' shouting tears through the walls to the room where he is supposed to be s...

Unabridged: 12 hr 18 min
Narrator: George Guidall
Published: 03/14/2014
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Andy Warhol Pop Art Painter, Susan Goldman Rubin

Andy Warhol

by Susan Goldman Rubin

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Is a painting of a can of soup really art? Born in 1928 to immigrant parents, Andy Warhol...

Unabridged: 56 min
Narrator: Barbara McCulloh
Published: 10/31/2008
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When Elephants Fight, Eric Walters

When Elephants Fight

by Eric Walters

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"When elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers. This ancient proverb of the Kikuyu p...

Unabridged: 3 hr 23 min
Narrator: Korey Jackson
Published: 04/05/2013
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Tutankhamun The Mystery of the Boy King, Zahi Hawass

Tutankhamun

by Zahi Hawass

Rent: $5.99

Mysterious boy king Tutankhamun returns to the U.S. in 2008, bringing rare treasures neve...

Unabridged: 1 hr 16 min
Narrator: Firdous Bamji
Published: 08/23/2013
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Stephenie Meyer Author of the Twilight Saga, Lisa Albert

Stephenie Meyer

by Lisa Albert

Rent: $5.99

A biography of American novelist Stephenie Meyer, author of the best-selling Twilight sag...

Unabridged: 1 hr 44 min
Narrator: Angela Goethals
Published: 01/17/2014
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Boys Who Rocked the World Heroes from King Tut to Bruce Lee, Michelle Roehm McCann

Boys Who Rocked the World

by Michelle Roehm McCann

Rent: $7.49

What do King Tut, Galileo, Crazy Horse, Bruce Lee, Chico Mendes, Elvis Presley, Bill Gate...

Unabridged: 4 hr 27 min
Narrator: Kerin McCue
Published: 03/07/2008
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Forest Man,  The The True Story of Jadav Payeng, Anne Matherson

Forest Man, The

by Anne Matherson

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After years of harsh monsoon seasons, a forest on the river island of Majuli is in danger...

Unabridged: 13 min
Narrator: Neil Shah
Published: 07/13/2020
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George Washington and the General's Dog, Frank Murphy

George Washington and the General...

by Frank Murphy

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Everyone knows that honest, brave George Washington was one of America's greatest heroes....

Unabridged: 7 min
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Narrator: Johnny Heller
Published: 08/19/2016
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26 Fairmount Avenue: I'm Still Scared, Tomie dePaola

26 Fairmount Avenue: I'm Still Sc...

by Tomie dePaola

Rent: $5.79

First-grader Tomie dePaola experiences uncertainty in the weeks following the attack on p...

Unabridged: 1 hr
26 Fairmount Avenue #6
Narrator: Danny Gerard
Published: 04/03/2018
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Who Was Louis Armstrong?, Yona Zeldis McDonough

Who Was Louis Armstrong?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough

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If not for a stint in reform school, young Louis Armstrong might never have become a musi...

Unabridged: 53 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was John F. Kennedy?, Yona Zeldis McDonough

Who Was John F. Kennedy?

by Yona Zeldis McDonough

Rent: $5.18

The man who saved the lives of his PT-109 crewmen during WWII and became the 35th preside...

Unabridged: 1 hr 5 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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A Wedding Invitation, Mike Jones

A Wedding Invitation

by Mike Jones

Rent: $1.86

A short story. You may not believe it, but this story is true. A wedding invita...

Unabridged: 1 hr 27 min
Narrator: Mike Jones
Published: 11/10/2020
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Langston Hughes: Harlem Renaissance Writer, David Anthony

Langston Hughes: Harlem Renaissan...

by David Anthony

Rent: $5.93

After the Civil War, African Americans were still experiencing discrimination and segrega...

Unabridged: 19 min
African Americans
Narrator: Teacher Created Ma...
Published: 05/01/2012
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Barack Obama: President of the United States, Blaine Conklin

Barack Obama: President of the Un...

by Blaine Conklin

Rent: $5.93

On November 4, 2008, Americans elected their 44th president named Barack Obama. He was th...

Unabridged: 19 min
African Americans
Narrator: Teacher Created Ma...
Published: 05/01/2012
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Dolley Madison: First Lady of the United States Primary Source Readers Focus on Women in U.S. History, Melissa Carosella

Dolley Madison: First Lady of the...

by Melissa Carosella

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Dolley Madison was married to James Madison, the fourth President of the United States. ...

Unabridged: 18 min
Primary Source Readers
Narrator: Teacher Created Ma...
Published: 05/01/2012
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Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton Early Suffragists, Melissa Carosella

Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady...

by Melissa Carosella

Rent: $5.93

When the United States became a country, women had very few rights. Women could not own ...

Unabridged: 18 min
Primary Source Readers
Narrator: Teacher Created Ma...
Published: 05/01/2012
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Hillary Rodham Clinton: First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State, Melissa Carosella

Hillary Rodham Clinton: First Lad...

by Melissa Carosella

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Hillary Clinton started her life as a little girl listening to her parents. They told he...

Unabridged: 18 min
Women in U.S. History
Narrator: Teacher Created Ma...
Published: 05/01/2012
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Areli Is a Dreamer A True Story by Areli Morales, a DACA Recipient, Areli Morales

Areli Is a Dreamer

by Areli Morales

Rent: $3.99

In the first picture book written by a DACA dreamer Areli Morales tells her own powerful ...

Unabridged: 15 min
Narrator: Areli Morales
Published: 06/08/2021
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You Are My Friend The Story of Mister Rogers and His Neighborhood, Aimee Reid

You Are My Friend

by Aimee Reid

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Mister Rogers is one of the most beloved television personalities, but before he was the ...

Unabridged: 21 min
Narrator: Lesa Lockford
Published: 08/06/2019
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Frederick Douglass: Leader of the Abolitionist Movement, Melissa Carosella

Frederick Douglass: Leader of the...

by Melissa Carosella

Rent: $5.93

Explore the extraordinary life of Frederick Douglass and his transition from slave to fre...

Unabridged: 19 min
African Americans
Narrator: Teacher Created Ma...
Published: 05/01/2012
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Beyonce R & B Superstar, Elaine Landau

Beyonce

by Elaine Landau

Rent: $4.83

You may know that Beyonce is a gifted R & B star who has made a splash in the worlds of m...

Unabridged: 17 min
Pop Culture Bios
Narrator: Book Buddy Digital...
Published: 01/01/2017
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Bruno Mars Pop Singer and Producer, Nadia Higgins

Bruno Mars

by Nadia Higgins

Rent: $4.83

You may know that Bruno Mars is an unbelievably talented pop singer and producer. But did...

Unabridged: 16 min
Pop Culture Bios
Narrator: Intuitive
Published: 01/01/2017
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Jennifer Lawrence The Hunger Games' Girl on Fire, Nadia Higgins

Jennifer Lawrence

by Nadia Higgins

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You may know that Jennifer Lawrence stars as courageous Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Ga...

Unabridged: 20 min
Pop Culture Bios
Narrator: Intuitive
Published: 01/01/2017
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Katy Perry From Gospel Singer to Pop Star, Nadia Higgins

Katy Perry

by Nadia Higgins

Rent: $4.83

You may know that Katy Perry is a shining star of pop who has soared to number one on the...

Unabridged: 21 min
Pop Culture Bios
Narrator: Intuitive
Published: 01/01/2017
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One Direction Breakout Boy Band, Marcia Amidon Lusted

One Direction

by Marcia Amidon Lusted

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You may know that the U.K. pop group One Direction broke records when it hit the U.S. mus...

Unabridged: 19 min
Pop Culture Bios
Narrator: Book Buddy Digital...
Published: 01/01/2017
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Taylor Swift Country Pop Hit Maker, Robin Nelson

Taylor Swift

by Robin Nelson

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You may know that singing sensation Taylor Swift has won over fans of both pop and countr...

Unabridged: 23 min
Pop Culture Bios
Narrator: Book Buddy Digital...
Published: 01/01/2017
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Goldie Takes a Stand Golda Meir's First Crusade, Barbara Krasner

Goldie Takes a Stand

by Barbara Krasner

Rent: $4.83

Even at the age of nine, little Golda Meir was known for being a leader. As the president...

Unabridged: 8 min
Jewish Heroes
Narrator: Book Buddy Digital...
Published: 01/01/2017
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Idina Menzel Vocal Superpower, Heather E. Schwartz

Idina Menzel

by Heather E. Schwartz

Rent: $4.83

You probably know Idina Menzel as the amazing singer of "Let it Go" and the voice of Elsa...

Unabridged: 12 min
Pop Culture Bios
Narrator: Lerner Publishing
Published: 01/01/2018
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Justin Timberlake From Mouseketeer to Megastar, Heather E. Schwartz

Justin Timberlake

by Heather E. Schwartz

Rent: $4.83

You probably know Justin Timberlake as the successful boy-band singer turned solo artist ...

Unabridged: 13 min
Pop Culture Bios
Narrator: Lerner Publishing
Published: 01/01/2018
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Wallace Famous Amos, Sarah Schuette

Wallace "Famous" Amos

by Sarah Schuette

Rent: $2.74

Explore the life and achievements of Wallace Amos, entrepreneur and founder of Famous Amo...

Unabridged: 3 min
Business Leaders
Narrator: Various Narrators
Published: 08/10/2017