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Ted and Me A Baseball Card Adventure, Dan Gutman

Ted and Me

by Dan Gutman

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Dan Gutman has won a wide and growing audience among young readers, who have eagerly devoured all the books in the sports-loving author&rsquo...

Unabridged: 3 hr 56 min
The Baseball Card Adventures
Narrator: Johnny Heller
Published: 04/12/2012
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Betty Before X, Ilyasah Shabazz

Betty Before X

by Ilyasah Shabazz

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*Winner of a Parents' Choice Silver Award*"In clear, measured tones, the author recounts Betty's discomfort with her home life and her work w...

Unabridged: 4 hr 16 min
Narrator: Ilyasah Shabazz
Published: 01/02/2018
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26 Fairmount Avenue #1: 26 Fairmount Avenue, Tomie dePaola

26 Fairmount Avenue #1: 26 Fairmo...

by Tomie dePaola

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In a heartwarming first-person account, dePaola retells his experiences at home and in school when he was a boy. 26 Fairmount Avenue is full ...

Unabridged: 49 min
26 Fairmount Avenue #1
Narrator: Tomie dePaola
Published: 07/11/2006
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I, Dred Scott A Fictional Slave Narrative Based on the Life and Legal Precedent of Dred Scott, Shelia P. Moses

I, Dred Scott

by Shelia P. Moses

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Shelia P. Moses is a National Book Award Finalist who has brought to life the story of Dred Scott, a man born into slavery in the 1700s. In 1...

Unabridged: 1 hr 13 min
Narrator: Peter Jay Fernande...
Published: 01/28/2005
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Hideous Love The Story of the Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein, Stephanie Hemphill

Hideous Love

by Stephanie Hemphill

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An all-consuming love affair.A family torn apart by scandal.A young author on the brink of greatness.Hideous Love is the fascinating story o...

Unabridged: 2 hr 54 min
Narrator: Michelle Ford
Published: 10/01/2013
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26 Fairmount Avenue: On My Way, Tomie dePaola

26 Fairmount Avenue: On My Way

by Tomie dePaola

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Tomie is overjoyed because his baby sister, Maureen, is finally strong enough to come home from the hospital. Over the next months, he is in ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 19 min
Narrator: Tomie dePaola
Published: 07/08/2008
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26 Fairmount Avenue: What a Year!, Tomie dePaola

26 Fairmount Avenue: What a Year!...

by Tomie dePaola

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The year 1940 is a very big year for Tomie-it's the start of first grade, and it's his first birthday in the new house at 26 Fairmount Avenue...

Unabridged: 1 hr 10 min
Narrator: Tomie dePaola
Published: 07/08/2008
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The Dreamer, Pam Munoz Ryan

The Dreamer

by Pam Munoz Ryan

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Neftal''s father wants him to be a doctor. But Neftal' is not like other children. How he reconciles his own dreams with his father's is at t...

Unabridged: 3 hr 57 min
Narrator: Tony Chiroldes
Published: 04/01/2010
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The Moon Over Star, Dianna Hutts Aston

The Moon Over Star

by Dianna Hutts Aston

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Acclaimed author Dianna Hutts Aston delights young readers with books about real-life topics written in language they can understand. In The ...

Unabridged: 11 min
Narrator: Cherise Boothe
Published: 07/01/2009
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Satch & Me, Dan Gutman

Satch & Me

by Dan Gutman

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Acclaimed author of the Parents' Choice Jim & Me, Dan Gutman adds a fictional twist to the true story of pitching legend "Satchel" Paige. Aft...

Unabridged: 3 hr 20 min
The Baseball Card Adventures #7
Narrator: Johnny Heller
Published: 04/20/2010
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Hiawatha and the Peacemaker, Robbie Robertson

Hiawatha and the Peacemaker

by Robbie Robertson

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Born of Mohawk and Cayuga descent, musical icon Robbie Robertson learned the story of Hiawatha and his spiritual guide, the Peacemaker, as pa...

Unabridged: 28 min
Narrator: Piter Marek
Published: 09/08/2015
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The Quickest Kid in Clarksville, Pat Zietlow Miller

The Quickest Kid in Clarksville

by Pat Zietlow Miller

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Growing up in the segregated town of Clarksville, Tennessee, in the 1960s, Alta's family cannot afford to buy her new sneakers--but she still...

Unabridged: 9 min
Narrator: Sisi Aisha Johnson...
Published: 03/07/2016
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Melvin the Mouth, Katherine Blanc

Melvin the Mouth

by Katherine Blanc

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Melvin is an imaginative and noisy little boy who grows up to be Mel Blanc, Looney Tunes cartoon character pioneer and the voice behind Bugs ...

Unabridged: 8 min
Narrator: Ramon De Ocampo
Published: 12/08/2017
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The Boo-Boos That Changed the World A True Story about an Accidental Invention (Really!), Barry Wittenstein

The Boo-Boos That Changed the Wor...

by Barry Wittenstein

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Did you know Band-Aids were invented by accident?! And that they weren't mass-produced until the Boy Scouts gave their seal of approval? 1920...

Unabridged: 20 min
Narrator: L.J. Ganser
Published: 03/16/2018
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Miguel's Brave Knight Young Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote, Margarita Engle

Miguel's Brave Knight

by Margarita Engle

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This fictionalized first-person biography-in-verse of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra follows the early years of the child who grew up to pen Do...

Unabridged: 21 min
Narrator: Thom Rivera
Published: 06/05/2018
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Knothole In The Closet A Story About Belle Boyd, A Confederate Spy, Marilyn Weymouth Seguin

Knothole In The Closet

by Marilyn Weymouth Seguin...

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Early in the Civil War, 19-year-old Belle Boyd risks capture to spy for the South and her native state of Virginia. On the eve of battle, she...

Unabridged: 23 min
Narrator: Kate Fleming
Published: 06/01/2003
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Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea, Meena Harris

Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea

by Meena Harris

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Meena Harris debuts with an empowering story about two sisters who work with their community to effect change, inspired by a true event from ...

Unabridged: 8 min
Narrator: Meena Harris
Published: 06/30/2020
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Nicholas Sparks Can't Beat Newberry, Doc King Cole

Nicholas Sparks Can't Beat Newber...

by Doc King Cole

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"It was 1973, Nixon had not yet resigned, U. S. troops were still in Vietnam. We had three channels to choose from. Drug use was casual and n...

Unabridged: 1 hr 12 min
Narrator: Cole Bolchoz
Published: 06/24/2020
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Firebird, Misty Copeland

Firebird

by Misty Copeland

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In her debut book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ...

Unabridged: 6 min
Narrator: Misty Copeland
Published: 09/29/2020
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Kafka and the Doll, Larissa Theule

Kafka and the Doll

by Larissa Theule

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Based on a true story about Franz KafkaInspired by a true story, Kafka and the Doll recounts a remarkable gesture of kindness from one of the...

Unabridged: 17 min
Narrator: Adam Alexi-Malle
Published: 03/09/2021