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Glory Be, Augusta Scattergood

Glory Be

by Augusta Scattergood

Rent: $6.47

A Mississippi town in 1964 gets riled when tempers flare at the segregated public pool. As much as Gloriana June Hemphill, or Glory as ever...

Unabridged: 4 hr 27 min
Narrator: Cassandra Morris
Published: 01/01/2015
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Heart and Soul, Kadir Nelson

Heart and Soul

by Kadir Nelson

Rent: $7.49

The story of America and African Americans is a story of hope and inspiration and unwavering courage. But it is also the story of injustice;...

Unabridged: 1 hr 38 min
Narrator: TBD
Published: 09/27/2011
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Superman versus The Ku Klux Klan The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled The Men of Hate, Rick Bowers

Superman versus The Ku Klux Klan

by Rick Bowers

Rent: $6.49

Journalist Rick Bowers has contributed to Time, the Washington Post, and USA Today, and his fascinating Spies of Mississippi—about the...

Unabridged: 3 hr 36 min
Narrator: Johnny Heller
Published: 04/18/2012
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Who Was Sacagawea?, Judith Bloom Fradin

Who Was Sacagawea?

by Judith Bloom Fradin

Rent: $5.18

Sacagawea was only sixteen when she made one of the most remarkable journeys in American history, traveling 4500 miles by foot, canoe, and ho...

Unabridged: 45 min
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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The Way to Stay in Destiny, Augusta Scattergood

The Way to Stay in Destiny

by Augusta Scattergood

Rent: $6.47

From the author of the acclaimed GLORY BE, a novel that celebrates baseball, fast piano, and small-town living in the wake of the Vietnam War...

Unabridged: 4 hr 2 min
Narrator: Michael Crouch
Published: 01/06/2015
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Curse of the Pharaohs  My Adventures with Mummies, Zahi Hawass

Curse of the Pharaohs

by Zahi Hawass

Rent: $6.49

Under Egypt's wind-swept sands, mummies and breathtaking treasure await those savvy and daring enough to seek them out. Intrepid archaeologis...

Unabridged: 2 hr 23 min
Narrator: Firdous Bamji
Published: 08/13/2008
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Queen of the Falls, Chris Van Allsburg

Queen of the Falls

by Chris Van Allsburg

Rent: $4.99

The New York Times best-selling author of Jumanji and The Polar Express, Chris Van Allsburg has garnered the National Book Award, multiple C...

Unabridged: 27 min
Narrator: Angela Goethals
Published: 05/20/2011
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Round is a Tortilla A Book of Shapes, Roseanne Thong

Round is a Tortilla

by Roseanne Thong

Rent: $4.99

In this lively picture book, children discover a world of shapes all around them: rectangles are ice-cream carts and stone metates, triangles...

Unabridged: 7 min
Narrator: Maria Cabezas
Published: 01/23/2014
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Who Was Maria Tallchief?, Catherine Gourley

Who Was Maria Tallchief?

by Catherine Gourley

Rent: $5.18

Born in 1925, Maria Tallchief spent part of her childhood on an Osage reservation in Oklahoma. With the support of her family and world-renow...

Unabridged: 1 hr 13 min
Narrator: Hillary Huber
Published: 08/02/2016
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Sit-In  How Four Friends Stood up by Sitting Down, Andrea Davis Pinkney

Sit-In

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Rent: $4.99

The recipient of a Coretta Scott King Book Award Author Honor, Andrea Davis Pinkney is the popular author of numerous picture books and young...

Unabridged: 22 min
Narrator: Myra Lucretia Tayl...
Published: 01/19/2011
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Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library, Carole Boston Weatherford

Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Li...

by Carole Boston Weatherfo...

Rent: $5.99

Amid the scholars, poets, authors, and artists of the Harlem Renaissance stood an Afro-Puerto Rican named Arturo Schomburg. This law clerk's ...

Unabridged: 46 min
Narrator: Ron Butler
Published: 12/12/2017
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A Boy Called Slow, Joseph Bruchac

A Boy Called Slow

by Joseph Bruchac

Rent: $3.99

The True Story of Sitting Bull from multi-award-winning author Joseph Bruchac.Anxious to be given a name as strong and brave as that of his f...

Unabridged: 11 min
Narrator: Scott Peterson
Published: 02/06/2018
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Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?, Sherri L. Smith

Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?

by Sherri L. Smith

Rent: $5.18

It's up, up, and away with the Tuskegee Airmen, a heroic group of African American military pilots who helped the United States win World War...

Unabridged: 1 hr 2 min
Narrator: Larry Herron
Published: 08/07/2018
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Martin Rising: Requiem for a King, Andrea Davis Pinkney

Martin Rising: Requiem for a King...

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Rent: $2.45

With imagination and power, the award-winning Pinkney duo celebrates MLK's nonviolent struggle for civil rights -- as he transforms America t...

Unabridged: 1 hr 12 min
Narrator: Andrea Davis Pinkn...
Published: 08/28/2018
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From Slave Ship to Freedom Road, Julius Lester

From Slave Ship to Freedom Road

by Julius Lester

Rent: $5.79

Rod Brown and Julius Lester bring history to life in this profoundly moving exploration of the slave experience. From the Middle Passage to t...

Unabridged: 23 min
Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 11/20/2018
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I am Sacagawea, Brad Meltzer

I am Sacagawea

by Brad Meltzer

Rent: $3.99

Sacagawea, the only Native American included in Lewis and Clark’s historic expedition, joins the inspiring list of heroes whose stories...

Unabridged: 19 min
Ordinary People Change the World
Narrator: Tanis Parenteau
Published: 02/05/2019
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I am Sonia Sotomayor, Brad Meltzer

I am Sonia Sotomayor

by Brad Meltzer

Rent: $3.99

Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, is the subject of the sixteenth entry in the New York Times bestselling se...

Unabridged: 25 min
Ordinary People Change the World
Narrator: Rebecca Soler
Published: 02/05/2019
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Who Was Mark Twain?, April Jones Prince

Who Was Mark Twain?

by April Jones Prince

Rent: $5.18

A humorist, narrator, and social observer, Mark Twain is unsurpassed in American literature. Best known as the author of The Adventures of Hu...

Unabridged: 57 min
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt?, Gare Thompson

Who Was Eleanor Roosevelt?

by Gare Thompson

Rent: $5.18

For a long time, the main role of First Ladies was to act as hostesses of the White House...until Eleanor Roosevelt.  Born in 1884, Elea...

Unabridged: 59 min
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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