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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 village, now in an accessible middle grade editionWhen a ...

Unabridged: 6 hr 39 min
Narrator: Korey Jackson
Published: 02/05/2015
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Phineas Gage A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science, John Fleischman

Phineas Gage

by John Fleischman

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In 1848 Vermont, railroad foreman Phineas Gage sat above a hole, preparing to blast through some granite. A 13-pound iron rod fell from his h...

Unabridged: 1 hr 31 min
Narrator: Kevin Orton
Published: 04/14/2008
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Who Was Steve Jobs?, Pam Pollack

Who Was Steve Jobs?

by Pam Pollack

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Steve Jobs, adopted in infancy by a family in San Francisco, packed a lot of life into fifty-six short years. In this Who Was…? biograp...

Unabridged: 1 hr 2 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Published: 03/01/2016
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Who Was Neil Armstrong?, Roberta Edwards

Who Was Neil Armstrong?

by Roberta Edwards

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On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 million people, proclaimed his step a giant leap for man...

Unabridged: 56 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Published: 03/01/2016
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Who Was Milton Hershey?, James Buckley, Jr.

Who Was Milton Hershey?

by James Buckley, Jr.

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Discover the man behind the chocolate bar! Milton Hershey’s life was filled with invention and innovation.  As a young man, he was...

Unabridged: 54 min
Narrator: Vikas Adam
Published: 02/02/2016
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Great Scientists and their Discoveries, David Angus

Great Scientists and their Discov...

by David Angus

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How did the great scientists make their remarkable discoveries? And what kind of men were they? This companion volume to Great Inventors and ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 25 min
Narrator: Benjamin Soames, a...
Published: 02/26/2007
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A Boy and a Jaguar, Alan Rabinowitz

A Boy and a Jaguar

by Alan Rabinowitz

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Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in empty cages? Are they being punished? M...

Unabridged: 9 min
Narrator: Adam Grupper
Published: 04/10/2014
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Who Was Galileo?, Patricia Brennan Demuth

Who Was Galileo?

by Patricia Brennan Demuth...

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Like Michelangelo, Galileo is another Renaissance great known just by his first name--a name that is synonymous with scientific achievement. ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 1 min
Narrator: Mark Deakins
Published: 03/01/2016
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Great Inventors and their Inventions, David Angus

Great Inventors and their Inventi...

by David Angus

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Nine remarkable men produced inventions that changed the world. The printing press, the telephone, powered flight, recording and others have ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 33 min
Narrator: Benjamin Soames
Published: 10/01/2006
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Who Was George Washington Carver?, Jim Gigliotti

Who Was George Washington Carver?...

by Jim Gigliotti

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Born in 1860s Missouri, nobody expected George Washingtoni Carver to succeed. Slaves were not allowed to be educated. After the Civil War, Ca...

Unabridged: 56 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Published: 06/05/2018
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Florence Nightingale, Laura E. Richards

Florence Nightingale

by Laura E. Richards

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The name of Florence Nightingale is a household word, but the exact nature and scope of her work, and the difficulties and discouragement und...

Unabridged: 3 hr 21 min
Narrator: Anna Fields
Published: 08/03/2010
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On a Beam of Light A Story of Albert Einstein, Jennifer Berne

On a Beam of Light

by Jennifer Berne

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A boy rides a bicycle down a dusty road. But in his mind, he envisions himself traveling at a speed beyond imagining, on a beam of light. Thi...

Unabridged: 14 min
Narrator: Rich Orlow
Published: 01/10/2014
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Who Was Marie Curie?, Megan Stine

Who Was Marie Curie?

by Megan Stine

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Born in Warsaw, Poland, on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the S...

Unabridged: 1 hr 5 min
Narrator: Sarah Scott
Published: 03/01/2016
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Guinea Pig Scientists Bold Self-Experimenters in Science and Medicine, Leslie Dendy

Guinea Pig Scientists

by Leslie Dendy

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It's one thing for scientists to use animals for their experiments. But it's another thing entirely for them to use humans to test out a new ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 11 min
Narrator: Jonathan Fried
Published: 12/08/2008
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Snowflake Bentley, Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Snowflake Bentley

by Jacqueline Briggs Marti...

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Jacqueline Briggs Martin's Snowflake Bentley won a Caldecott Medal, a Parents' Choice Award, and was picked as an ALA Notable Book for Childr...

Unabridged: 16 min
Narrator: Tom Stechschulte
Published: 04/03/2009
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Ada's Ideas The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World's First Computer Programmer, Fiona Robinson

Ada's Ideas

by Fiona Robinson

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Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) was the daughter of Lord Byron, a poet, and Anna Isabella Milbanke, a mathematician. Her parents separated when she...

Unabridged: 15 min
Narrator: Rosalyn Landor
Published: 11/22/2016
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Isaac Newton, Kathleen Krull

Isaac Newton

by Kathleen Krull

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Kathleen Krull has received numerous accolades from publications such as Publishers Weekly and School Library Journal for her biographies for...

Unabridged: 2 hr 18 min
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Narrator: Rachel Leslie
Published: 10/12/2007
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Great Men and Women in the History of Medicine, David Angus

Great Men and Women in the Histor...

by David Angus

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Illness, disease and injury prompted the development of medicine from the earliest days of mankind: useful herbs, methods for treating wounds...

Unabridged: 2 hr 38 min
Narrator: Benjamin Soames
Published: 09/30/2013
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Shark Lady The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist, Jess Keating

Shark Lady

by Jess Keating

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At nine years old, Eugenie Clark developed an unexpected passion for sharks after a visit to the Battery Park Aquarium in New York City. At t...

Unabridged: 23 min
Narrator: Jordan Killam
Published: 10/17/2017
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Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions, Chris Barton

Whoosh!

by Chris Barton

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A cool idea with a big splash You know the Super Soaker. It's one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. T...

Unabridged: 12 min
Narrator: J.D. Jackson
Published: 05/13/2016
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Who Were the Wright Brothers?, James Buckley, Jr.

Who Were the Wright Brothers?

by James Buckley, Jr.

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As young boys, Orville and Wilbur Wright loved all things mechanical. As young men, they gained invaluable skills essential for their succes...

Unabridged: 56 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Johnny Heller
Published: 06/05/2018
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Who Was Isaac Newton?, Janet B. Pascal

Who Was Isaac Newton?

by Janet B. Pascal

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Isaac Newton was always a loner, preferring to spend his time contemplating the mysteries of the universe. When the plague broke out in Londo...

Unabridged: 1 hr 9 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Elliot Hill
Published: 06/05/2018
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The Wright Brothers Nose-Diving Into History, Ben Thompson

The Wright Brothers

by Ben Thompson

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A hilarious nonfiction look at two of history's most epic "failures": the Wright brothers, whose countless crashes ultimately led to groundbr...

Unabridged: 1 hr 17 min
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Narrator: L.J. Ganser
Published: 12/07/2018
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I am Neil Armstrong, Brad Meltzer

I am Neil Armstrong

by Brad Meltzer

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Neil Armstrong's journey to the moon is the focus of the fifteenth entry in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies ab...

Unabridged: 22 min
Ordinary People Change the World
Narrator: Marc Thompson
Published: 02/05/2019
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I am Albert Einstein, Brad Meltzer

I am Albert Einstein

by Brad Meltzer

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We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling biography series from historian and author Brad M...

Unabridged: 13 min
Ordinary People Change the World
Narrator: Marc Thompson
Published: 02/05/2019
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Who Was Albert Einstein?, Jess Brallier

Who Was Albert Einstein?

by Jess Brallier

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Everyone has heard of Albert Einstein-but what exactly did he do? How much do kids really know about Albert Einstein besides the funny hair a...

Unabridged: 1 hr 2 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Charles Darwin?, Deborah Hopkinson

Who Was Charles Darwin?

by Deborah Hopkinson

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As a young boy, Charles Darwin hated school and was often scolded for conducting “useless” experiments. Yet his passion for the n...

Unabridged: 44 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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I Am Marie Curie, Brad Meltzer

I Am Marie Curie

by Brad Meltzer

Rent: $3.99

The first woman to win a Nobel Prize, physicist and chemist Marie Curie is the 19th hero in the New York Times bestselling book bio...

Unabridged: 17 min
Ordinary People Change the World
Narrator: Various
Published: 09/10/2019
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