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Father And I Were Ranchers, Ralph Moody

Father And I Were Ranchers

by Ralph Moody

Rent: $7.99

In 1906 eight year-old Ralph Moody moves with his family from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch for his fathers health. Ralphs family experie...

Unabridged: 8 hr 10 min
Little Britches #1
Narrator: Cameron Beierle
Published: 01/15/2001
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Kennedy's Last Days The Assassination That Defined a Generation, Bill O'Reilly

Kennedy's Last Days

by Bill O'Reilly

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On a sunny day in Dallas, Texas, at the end of a campaign trip, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy is assassinated by an angry, lonely drifter...

Unabridged: 3 hr 15 min
Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Published: 06/11/2013
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Anne Franks Story Her Life Retold for Children, Carol Ann Lee

Anne Franks Story

by Carol Ann Lee

Rent: $6.46

The Diary of Anne Frank is read and loved by children throughout the world. Yet few of those readers know what life was really like for the y...

Unabridged: 2 hr 12 min
Narrator: Barbara Rosenblat
Published: 02/07/2012
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How They Choked Failures, Flops, and Flaws of the Awfully Famous, Georgia Bragg

How They Choked

by Georgia Bragg

Rent: $7.49

Over the course of history, famous people made mistakes that were so monumental they could never escape them, no matter how brilliant their s...

Unabridged: 4 hr 2 min
Narrator: L. J. Ganser
Published: 07/16/2014
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Lincoln's Last Days The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever, Bill O'Reilly

Lincoln's Last Days

by Bill O'Reilly

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With more than 1.5 million copies sold, Killing Lincoln deftly recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history—of how one...

Unabridged: 3 hr 53 min
Narrator: Bill O'Reilly
Published: 08/21/2012
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Paiute Princess The Story of Sarah Winnemucca, Deborah Kogan Ray

Paiute Princess

by Deborah Kogan Ray

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Born into the Northern Paiute tribe of Nevada in 1844, Sarah Winnemucca straddled two cultures: the traditional life of her people, and the m...

Unabridged: 1 hr 5 min
Narrator: Christina Moore
Published: 01/11/2013
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Wild Boy The Real Life of the Savage of Aveyron, Mary Losure

Wild Boy

by Mary Losure

Rent: $6.48

One day, villagers from Lacaune, in the mountains of southern France, returned from the woods with a startling story. They’d glimpsed a...

Unabridged: 1 hr 57 min
Narrator: Michael Page
Published: 03/12/2013
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Separate is Never Equal Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation, Duncan Tonatiuh

Separate is Never Equal

by Duncan Tonatiuh

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Almost 10 years before Brown vs. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez and her parents helped end school segregation in California. An American c...

Unabridged: 22 min
Narrator: Adriana Sananes
Published: 05/27/2014
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St. Patrick's Day, Gail Gibbons

St. Patrick's Day

by Gail Gibbons

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In addition to the story of Patrick's life, here is information about how St. Patrick's Day is celebrated. There are decorations from shamro...

Unabridged: 8 min
Narrator: Qarie Marshall
Published: 01/12/2016
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Who Was Julius Caesar?, Nico Medina

Who Was Julius Caesar?

by Nico Medina

Rent: $5.18

He came. He saw. He conquered. Julius Caesar was a force to be reckoned with as a savvy politician, an impressive orator, and a brave soldier...

Unabridged: 1 hr 4 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Maxwell Caulfield
Published: 06/05/2018
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Eleanor Roosevelt A Life of Discovery, Russell Freedman

Eleanor Roosevelt

by Russell Freedman

Rent: $6.49

Almost anything scares young Eleanor: mice, the dark, and a host of imaginary dangers. But she learns to hide her feelings-her father disappr...

Unabridged: 3 hr 39 min
Narrator: Barbara Caruso
Published: 01/19/2004
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Leonardo da Vinci The Genius Who Defined the Renaissance, John Phillips

Leonardo da Vinci

by John Phillips

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Leonardo da Vinci was born in a small Italian town in 1452. He trained to be a painter, but he only completed around 13 paintings-one of whic...

Unabridged: 1 hr 10 min
Narrator: John McDonough
Published: 12/10/2008
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A Nation's Hope The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis, Matt de la Pena

A Nation's Hope

by Matt de la Pena

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On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world...

Unabridged: 7 min
Narrator: JD Jackson
Published: 06/17/2014
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Brave Girl Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909, Michelle Markel

Brave Girl

by Michelle Markel

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When Clara arrived in America, she couldn't speak English. She didn't know that young women had to go to work, that they traded an education...

Unabridged: 12 min
Narrator: Lesa Lockford
Published: 08/05/2014
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Daredevil The Daring Life of Betty Skelton, Meghan McCarthy

Daredevil

by Meghan McCarthy

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In the 1930s most girls were happy playing with dolls. But one girl, Betty Skelton, liked playing with airplanes, watching them fly around ou...

Unabridged: 9 min
Narrator: Susie Berneis
Published: 10/28/2014
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Lincoln's Spymaster: Allan Pinkerton, America's First Private Eye, Samantha Seiple

Lincoln's Spymaster: Allan Pinker...

by Samantha Seiple

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From Samantha Seiple, the award-winning author of Ghosts in the Fog, comes the first book for young adults to tell the story of Allan Pinkert...

Unabridged: 3 hr 35 min
Narrator: Danny Campbell
Published: 10/01/2015
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The Adventurous Life of Myles Standish and the Amazing-But-True Survival Story of Plymouth Colony, Cheryl Harness

The Adventurous Life of Myles Sta...

by Cheryl Harness

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A short, red-headed and red-faced man with a bold personality, Myles Standish is remembered for his soldierly defense of the Mayflower Pilgri...

Unabridged: 2 hr 19 min
Narrator: Christina Moore
Published: 01/20/2009
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Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder?, Patricia Brennan Demuth

Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder?

by Patricia Brennan Demuth...

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Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books, based on her own childhood and later life, are still beloved classics almost a century after she b...

Unabridged: 58 min
Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 06/07/2016
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A Boy of Heart Mountain Based on and Inspired by the Experiences of Shigeru Yabu, Barbara Bazaldua

A Boy of Heart Mountain

by Barbara Bazaldua

Rent: $6.24

The remarkable true story of a boy's resilience in the face of injustice.At the onset of World War II, nearly 120,000 Japanese Americ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 55 min
Narrator: Ova Saopeng
Published: 09/01/2015
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Great Rulers of Ancient Rome, Hugh Griffith

Great Rulers of Ancient Rome

by Hugh Griffith

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The common view of the Romans is that they were only interested in watching gladiators hack one another to pieces, and in lying on couches wh...

Unabridged: 2 hr 27 min
Narrator: Benjamin Soames
Published: 03/01/2010
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Out of Darkness The Story of Louis Braille, Russell Freedman

Out of Darkness

by Russell Freedman

Rent: $5.99

Blind since the age of three, young Louis Braille wanted to be able to read. He spent every spare moment punching holes in paper with a stylu...

Unabridged: 1 hr 22 min
Narrator: Nelson Runger
Published: 12/16/2003
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So You Want to Be an Explorer?, David Small

So You Want to Be an Explorer?

by David Small

Rent: $4.99

Acclaimed author Judith St. George shares the joy of discovery in this delightful book about the ups and downs of exploring. So you want to b...

Unabridged: 34 min
Narrator: Christina Moore
Published: 07/17/2006
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Who Was Genghis Khan?, Nico Medina

Who Was Genghis Khan?

by Nico Medina

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Named Temujin at birth by his nomadic family in early Mongolia, the great Genghis Khan used his skill and cunning to create the Mongol Empire...

Unabridged: 1 hr 3 min
Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Published: 06/05/2018
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Minty A Story of Young Harriet Tubman, Alan Schroeder

Minty

by Alan Schroeder

Rent: $5.79

They called her "Minty."When she grew up, she became Harriet Tubman, the courageous and heroic woman who helped hundreds of slaves escape to ...

Unabridged: 21 min
Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Published: 12/04/2018
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I am Jackie Robinson, Brad Meltzer

I am Jackie Robinson

by Brad Meltzer

Rent: $3.99

This New York Times Bestselling biography series by Brad Meltzer has an inspiring message: We can all be heroes. Jackie Robinson always ...

Unabridged: 18 min
Ordinary People Change the World
Narrator: Donte Bonner
Published: 02/05/2019
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I am Rosa Parks, Brad Meltzer

I am Rosa Parks

by Brad Meltzer

Rent: $3.99

"We can all be heroes" is the message entertainingly told in this biography series from #1 New York Times Bestselling author Brad Meltzer.&ld...

Unabridged: 15 min
Ordinary People Change the World
Narrator: Robin Miles
Published: 02/05/2019
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Who Was Daniel Boone?, Sydelle Kramer

Who Was Daniel Boone?

by Sydelle Kramer

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Called the "Great Pathfinder", Daniel Boone is most famous for opening up the West to settlers through Kentucky. A symbol of America's pionee...

Unabridged: 1 hr 15 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Who Was Marco Polo?, Joan Holub

Who Was Marco Polo?

by Joan Holub

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Marco Polo was seventeen when he set out for China . . . and forty-one when he came back! More than seven hundred years ago, Marco Polo trave...

Unabridged: 52 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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Granddaddy's Turn A Journey to the Ballot Box, Michael S. Bandy

Granddaddy's Turn

by Michael S. Bandy

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Life on the farm with Granddaddy is full of hard work, but despite all the chores, Granddaddy always makes time for play, especially fishing ...

Unabridged: 13 min
Narrator: J. D. Jackson
Published: 01/03/2019
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Green Place to Be, A The Creation of Central Park, Ashley Benham Yazdani

Green Place to Be, A

by Ashley Benham Yazdani

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In 1858, New York City was growing so fast that new roads and tall buildings threatened to swallow up the remaining open space. The people ne...

Unabridged: 23 min
Narrator: John Pruden
Published: 04/08/2019
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Who Was Johnny Appleseed?, Joan Holub

Who Was Johnny Appleseed?

by Joan Holub

Rent: $5.18

The perfect biography to "bite into" at the start of a new school year! Children are sure to be fascinated by the eccentric and legendary Joh...

Unabridged: 42 min
Who Was...?
Narrator: Kevin Pariseau
Published: 03/26/2019
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