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Rascal, Sterling North

Rascal

by Sterling North

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In 1918 Wisconsin, 11-year-old Sterling North has an almost perfect life. He keeps skunks in the backyard, goes everywhere with his enormous ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 20 min
Narrator: Ed Sala
Published: 04/01/2000
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The Griffin and the Dinosaur How Adrienne Mayor Discovered a Fascinating Link Between Myth and Science, Marc Aronson

The Griffin and the Dinosaur

by Marc Aronson

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Could Griffins have been real? When Adrienne Mayor carefully read the ancient Greek and Roman descriptions, this mythic hybrid of a lion and ...

Unabridged: 38 min
Narrator: Graham Rowat
Published: 03/06/2015
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A Black Hole is Not a Hole, Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano

A Black Hole is Not a Hole

by Carolyn Cinami DeCristo...

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If a black hole is not a hole, then what is it? Find out what black holes are, what causes them, and how scientists first discovered them. Le...

Unabridged: 1 hr 16 min
Narrator: Maxwell Glick
Published: 05/14/2013
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Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle, Cheryl Bardoe

Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle

by Cheryl Bardoe

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Simple science text and dramatic illustrations give a close-up view of the fascinating world of the dung beetle. When an animal lightens its ...

Unabridged: 14 min
Narrator: Eliza Foss
Published: 07/09/2014
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Cold Light Creatures, Discoveries, and Inventions That Glow, Anita Sitarski

Cold Light

by Anita Sitarski

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Have you ever wondered just how a glow stick works? Or what about those glow-in-the-dark stars you stick on your ceiling keep on shining? In ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 5 min
Narrator: Jessica Almasy
Published: 01/14/2009
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Parasites Latching on to Free Lunch, Paul Fleischer

Parasites

by Paul Fleischer

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Discover complex organisms with amazing life cycles that feed on your body, animals and plants all around you.

Unabridged: 2 hr 37 min
Narrator: Greg Steinbruner
Published: 06/04/2014
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Bury the Dead Tombs, Corpse, Mummies, Skeletons, and Rituals, Christopher Sloan

Bury the Dead

by Christopher Sloan

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More than 2,000 years ago, Chinese emperor Qin Shi Huang Di was laid to rest in a tomb guarded by thousands of life-size clay statues of warr...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Narrator: Matthew Greer
Published: 07/01/2008
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What Happened to the Mammoths? And Other Explorations of Science in Action, Jack Myers

What Happened to the Mammoths?

by Jack Myers

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Few activities grip our attention more than animal watching. Dolphins and seals bring us much joy, and sharks and alligators hold us in awe. ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 34 min
Narrator: Nick Landrum
Published: 12/17/2008
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Fruits We Eat, The, Gail Gibbons

Fruits We Eat, The

by Gail Gibbons

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Berries, apples, melons and grapes; oranges, grapefruits, bananas--yum! This scrumptious collection of facts, a companion to The Vegetables ...

Unabridged: 17 min
Narrator: Qarie Marshall
Published: 09/20/2016
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Vegetables We Eat, The, Gail Gibbons

Vegetables We Eat, The

by Gail Gibbons

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Who knew there were so many different kinds of vegetables? Nonfiction pro Gail Gibbons responds to the need for books on good nutrition with...

Unabridged: 12 min
Narrator: Qarie Marshall
Published: 09/20/2016
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The Planets and The Solar System, Jen Green

The Planets and The Solar System

by Jen Green

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Living busily on Planet Earth, we rarely remember that we inhabit only a miniscule part of the universe. In The Planets and The Solar System,...

Unabridged: 2 hr 38 min
Narrator: Ruth Sillers
Published: 06/30/2014
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Al Roker's Extreme Weather Tornadoes, Typhoons, and Other Weather Phenomena, Al Roker

Al Roker's Extreme Weather

by Al Roker

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New York Times bestselling author, award-winning meteorologist, and Today Show co-anchor Al Roker explores extreme weather phenomena in his ...

Unabridged: 55 min
Narrator: William Harper
Published: 08/29/2017
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The Great Alaska Adventure!, Jeff Corwin

The Great Alaska Adventure!

by Jeff Corwin

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Host of the popular television show Corwin's Quest, author Jeff Corwin offers this second installment of his Junior Explorer series, The Grea...

Unabridged: 1 hr 15 min
The Junior Explorer series #2
Narrator: Mark Turetsky
Published: 04/16/2010
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What is Climate Change?, Gail Herman

What is Climate Change?

by Gail Herman

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Learn more about what climate change means and how it's affecting our planet.The earth is definitely getting warmer. There's no argument abou...

Unabridged: 1 hr 20 min
What Was?
Narrator: Suzanne Elise Free...
Published: 06/19/2018
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Grand Canyon, Jason Chin

Grand Canyon

by Jason Chin

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Rivers wind through the earth, cutting down and eroding the soil for millions of years, creating a cavity in the ground 277 miles long, 18 mi...

Unabridged: 36 min
Narrator: Qarie Marshall
Published: 07/30/2018
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Detecting Disasters Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Tornadoes and more, Various

Detecting Disasters

by Various

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This close-up look at how scientists keep people safe by predicting and studying natural disasters teaches listeners about hurricanes, floods...

Unabridged: 56 min
Narrator: Charon Normand-Wid...
Published: 10/23/2018
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Coral Reefs: A Journey Through an Aquatic World Full of Wonder, Jason Chin

Coral Reefs: A Journey Through an...

by Jason Chin

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During an ordinary visit to the library, a young girl pulls out a not-so-ordinary book from the shelves. As she turns the pages in this book ...

Unabridged: 21 min
Narrator: Elizabeth Cottle
Published: 11/05/2018
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Gravity, Jason Chin

Gravity

by Jason Chin

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What keeps objects from floating out of your hand? What if your feet drifted away from the ground? What stops everything from floating into s...

Unabridged: 8 min
Narrator: Pete Cross
Published: 11/05/2018
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Island: A Story of the Galapagos, Jason Chin

Island: A Story of the Galapagos

by Jason Chin

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Charles Darwin first visited the Gal?pagos Islands almost 200 years ago, only to discover a land filled with plants and animals that could no...

Unabridged: 28 min
Narrator: Lesa Lockford
Published: 11/26/2018
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Moon! Earth's Best Friend, Stacy McAnulty

Moon! Earth's Best Friend

by Stacy McAnulty

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From writer Stacy McAnulty and illustrator Stevie Lewis, Moon! Earth's Best Friend is a light-hearted nonfiction audiobook about the formatio...

Unabridged: 19 min
Our Universe #3
Narrator: Taylor Meskimen
Published: 06/11/2019
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The History of Biology, Jeffrey Grant

The History of Biology

by Jeffrey Grant

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Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their physical structure, chemical processes, molecular inte...

Unabridged: 3 hr 42 min
Narrator: Linda Green/Jason ...
Published: 07/18/2019
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Light Rain in the South, Jason Hill

Light Rain in the South

by Jason Hill

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The south has its slow rainy season. This recording was done during that season. You can enjoy the light rain for the south. Let your mind...

Unabridged: 1 hr 59 min
Narrator: Jason Hill
Published: 07/18/2019
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