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Number the Stars, Lois Lowry

Number the Stars

by Lois Lowry

Rent: $6.36

Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It's now 1943 and their life in Copenhage...

Unabridged: 2 hr 46 min
Narrator: Blair Brown
Published: 01/06/2004
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Chains, Laurie Halse Anderson

Chains

by Laurie Halse Anderson

Rent: $6.48

As the Revolutionary War begins, thirteen-year-old Isabel wages her own fight...for freedom. Promised freedom upon the death of their owner, ...

Unabridged: 7 hr 20 min
Chains Series #1
Narrator: Madisun Leigh
Published: 10/21/2008
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Out of the Dust, Karen Hesse

Out of the Dust

by Karen Hesse

Rent: $5.49

Billie Jo has a great deal to forgive: her father for causing the accident that killed her mother; her mother for leaving when Billie Jo need...

Unabridged: 2 hr 9 min
Narrator: Marika Mashburn
Published: 03/25/2008
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Rush Revere and the Star-Spangled Banner, Rush Limbaugh

Rush Revere and the Star-Spangled...

by Rush Limbaugh

Rent: $6.99

America’s #1 radio talk-show host and multi-million-copy #1 New York Times bestselling author presents an audiobook for young readers w...

Unabridged: 4 hr 38 min
Rush Revere #4
Narrator: Rush Limbaugh
Published: 10/27/2015
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A Gathering of Days A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-1832, Joan W. Blos

A Gathering of Days

by Joan W. Blos

Rent: $6.49

Thirteen-year-old Catherine Cabot Hall put ink to the first unblemished page of her diary on October 17, 1830, the day after her father retur...

Unabridged: 3 hr 53 min
Narrator: Madeleine Potter
Published: 10/01/1992
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Chasing Lincoln's Killer, James L. Swanson

Chasing Lincoln's Killer

by James L. Swanson

Rent: $6.47

A fast-paced thriller about the pursuit and capture of John Wilkes Booth: a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., ac...

Unabridged: 3 hr 57 min
Narrator: Will Patton
Published: 02/01/2009
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Prisoner B-3087, Alan Gratz

Prisoner B-3087

by Alan Gratz

Rent: $7.35

A gripping novel based on the astonishing true story of a boy who survived ten concentration camps. Based on the true story by Ruth and Jac...

Unabridged: 4 hr 55 min
Narrator: Steve Kaplan
Published: 09/01/2015
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Rush Revere and the Presidency, Rush Limbaugh

Rush Revere and the Presidency

by Rush Limbaugh

Rent: $6.99

Join Rush Revere on another action-packed journey! Rush and his friends head back in time to the early days of our independent nation to watc...

Unabridged: 5 hr 33 min
Narrator: Rush Limbaugh
Published: 11/22/2016
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Rush Revere and the American Revolution Time-Travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans, Rush Limbaugh

Rush Revere and the American Revo...

by Rush Limbaugh

Rent: $6.99

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION HAS BEGUN—AND RUSH REVERE, LIBERTY THE HORSE, AND THE TIME-TRAVELING CREW ARE READY TO RIDE INTO THE ACTION!Joi...

Unabridged: 5 hr 38 min
Narrator: Rush Limbaugh
Published: 10/28/2014
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Inside Out and Back Again, Thanhha Lai

Inside Out and Back Again

by Thanhha Lai

Rent: $6.49

Vietnam-born author Thanhha Lai bursts onto the literary scene with Inside Out & Back Again—her National Book Award-winning debut. Writ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 30 min
Narrator: Doan Ly
Published: 02/29/2012
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Magic Tree House #41: Moonlight on the Magic Flute, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #41: Moonlight o...

by Mary Pope Osborne

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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Jack and ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 23 min
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 03/10/2009
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I Survived #11: I Survived the Great Chicago Fire, 1871, Lauren Tarshis

I Survived #11: I Survived the Gr...

by Lauren Tarshis

Rent: $2.80

Could an entire city really burn to the ground? Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the...

Unabridged: 1 hr 27 min
Narrator: Nicholas Dressel
Published: 11/01/2016
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Water Never Hurt a Man, Walter D. Edmonds

Water Never Hurt a Man

by Walter D. Edmonds

Rent: $1.51

This short story pulled from Seven American Stories, and originally published in Harper’s in 1930, is a classic of historical fiction.

Unabridged: 21 min
Narrator: Mark Turetsky
Published: 09/01/2015
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Magic Tree House #21: Civil War on Sunday, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #21: Civil War o...

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $4.59

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Cannon fi...

Unabridged: 41 min
Magic Tree House (R) #21
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 03/13/2007
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Magic Tree House #38: Monday with a Mad Genius, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #38: Monday with...

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $5.79

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Jack and ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 17 min
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 08/28/2007
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The Slave Dancer, Paula Fox

The Slave Dancer

by Paula Fox

Rent: $6.99

Jessie Bollier often played his fife to earn a few pennies down by the New Orleans docks. One afternoon a sailor asked him to pipe a tune, an...

Unabridged: 4 hr 2 min
Narrator: Peter MacNicol
Published: 05/13/2008
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The Bicycle Spy, Yona Zeldis McDonough

The Bicycle Spy

by Yona Zeldis McDonough

Rent: $6.65

Can Marcel make the ride of his life? Marcel loves riding his bicycle, whether he's racing through the streets of his small town in France ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 47 min
Narrator: Mark Turetsky
Published: 10/01/2016
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Magic Tree House #37: Dragon of the Red Dawn, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #37: Dragon of t...

by Mary Pope Osborne

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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Jack and ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 16 min
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 04/24/2007
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Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #43: Leprechaun ...

by Mary Pope Osborne

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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Jack and ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 34 min
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 01/12/2010
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Magic Tree House #35: Night of the New Magicians, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #35: Night of th...

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $4.59

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Merlin se...

Unabridged: 1 hr 18 min
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 03/14/2006
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Resistance, Jennifer A. Nielsen

Resistance

by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Rent: $9.80

New York Times bestseller Jennifer A. Nielsen tells the extraordinary story of a Jewish girl's courageous efforts to resist the Nazis. Chay...

Unabridged: 9 hr 28 min
Narrator: Jesse Vilinsky
Published: 08/28/2018
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War Horse, Michael Morpurgo

War Horse

by Michael Morpurgo

Rent: $6.47

In 1914, Joey, a beautiful bay-red foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, is sold to the army and thrust into the midst of the war on the...

Unabridged: 4 hr 3 min
Narrator: John Keating
Published: 09/01/2010
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Lily's Crossing, Patricia Reilly Giff

Lily's Crossing

by Patricia Reilly Giff

Rent: $6.99

This “brilliantly told” (New York Times) Newbery Honor Book gives readers a sense of what it was like to be on the American home ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 54 min
Narrator: Mia Dillon
Published: 08/26/2008
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Magic Tree House #17: Tonight on the Titanic, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #17: Tonight on ...

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $4.59

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Titanic tro...

Unabridged: 37 min
Magic Tree House (R) #17
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 02/27/2007
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Daniels Story, Matas, Carol

Daniels Story

by Matas, Carol

Rent: $6.46

Daniel barely remembers leading a normal life before the Nazis came to power in 1933. He can still picture once being happy and safe, but mem...

Unabridged: 3 hr 22 min
Narrator: Daniel Carpenter-G...
Published: 05/01/2010
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Magic Tree House #51: High Time for Heroes, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #51: High Time f...

by Mary Pope Osborne

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The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Jack and ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 49 min
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 01/07/2014
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The President Has Been Shot!, James L. Swanson

The President Has Been Shot!

by James L. Swanson

Rent: $6.12

A breathtaking and dramatic account of the JFK assassination by the New York Times bestselling author. Swanson transports listeners back to ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 56 min
Narrator: Will Patton
Published: 10/01/2013
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I Survived #05: I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake, 1906, Lauren Tarshis

I Survived #05: I Survived the Sa...

by Lauren Tarshis

Rent: $2.80

The terrifying details of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake jump off the page! Ten-year-old Leo loves being a newsboy in San Francisco -- n...

Unabridged: 1 hr 12 min
Narrator: Jennifer Bronstein...
Published: 08/01/2016
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Nory Ryan's Song, Patricia Reilly Giff

Nory Ryan's Song

by Patricia Reilly Giff

Rent: $6.99

Nory Ryan's family has lived on Maidin Bay on the west coast of Ireland for generations, raising a pig and a few chickens, planting potatoes,...

Unabridged: 3 hr 32 min
Nory Ryan
Narrator: Susan Lynch
Published: 01/08/2008
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Lincoln's Grave Robbers, Steve Sheinkin

Lincoln's Grave Robbers

by Steve Sheinkin

Rent: $6.12

A true crime thriller -- the first book for teens to tell the nearly unknown tale of the brazen attempt to steal Abraham Lincoln's body! The...

Unabridged: 3 hr 16 min
Narrator: Will Patton
Published: 07/04/2013
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Magic Tree House #50: Hurry Up, Houdini!, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #50: Hurry Up, H...

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $5.79

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Abracadabra...

Unabridged: 1 hr 52 min
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 07/23/2013
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Season of the Sandstorms Magic Tree House #34, Mary Pope Osborne

Season of the Sandstorms

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $5.79

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Jack and ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 18 min
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 09/11/2007
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Magic Tree House #5: Night of the Ninjas, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #5: Night of the...

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $4.59

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Have you ...

Unabridged: 41 min
Magic Tree House (R) #5
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 11/28/2006
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Betsy-Tacy, Maud Hart Lovelace

Betsy-Tacy

by Maud Hart Lovelace

Rent: $6.99

Betsy hopes that whoever moves into the house across the street will have a little girl just her age. And the little girl who moves in is ju...

Unabridged: 2 hr 2 min
Betsy-Tacy #1
Narrator: Sutton Foster
Published: 12/04/2007
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Magic Tree House #33: Carnival at Candlelight, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #33: Carnival at...

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $5.79

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Jack and ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 17 min
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 09/11/2007
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Magic Tree House #15: Viking Ships at Sunrise, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #15: Viking Ship...

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $4.59

"Beware of Vikings!" warns Morgan. Then Jack and Annie are whisked back to ancient Ireland. They land on a cliff on a misty island....

Unabridged: 39 min
Magic Tree House (R) #15
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 02/27/2007
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Uncle Bens Whale, Walter D. Edmonds

Uncle Bens Whale

by Walter D. Edmonds

Rent: $3.18

In this classic short story, Newbery Medalwinning author Walter D. Edmonds tells the story of Uncle Ben, who, free of his domineering wife fo...

Unabridged: 31 min
Narrator: Mark Turetsky
Published: 09/01/2015
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The Emperor of Any Place, Tim Wynne-Jones

The Emperor of Any Place

by Tim Wynne-Jones

Rent: $6.48

The ghosts of war reverberate across the generations in a riveting, time-shifting story within a story from acclaimed thriller writer Tim Wyn...

Unabridged: 8 hr 17 min
Narrator: Todd Haberkorn
Published: 10/13/2015
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Tucket's Home, Gary Paulsen

Tucket's Home

by Gary Paulsen

Rent: $5.99

Fifteen-year-old Francis Tucket has been searching for his parents ever since Pawnees kidnapped him from their wagon train on the Oregon Trai...

Unabridged: 1 hr 42 min
Francis Tucket Books
Narrator: John Randolph Jone...
Published: 07/23/2010
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Timothy of the Cay, Theodore Taylor

Timothy of the Cay

by Theodore Taylor

Rent: $7.49

In the novel The Cay, a young white boy and an old black man are stranded on a small sandy cay in the Caribbean Sea following a shipwreck. El...

Unabridged: 4 hr 27 min
Narrator: Jeff Woodman
Published: 11/17/2003
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Magic Tree House #3: Mummies in the Morning, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #3: Mummies in t...

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $4.59

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Jack and ...

Unabridged: 45 min
Magic Tree House (R) #3
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 11/28/2006
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Dear America: Like the Willow Tree, Lois Lowry

Dear America: Like the Willow Tre...

by Lois Lowry

Rent: $4.90

My name is Lydia. This is my story. . . .In 1918, as the Great War rages in Europe, the Spanish influenza tears a brutal path across the Unit...

Unabridged: 4 hr 10 min
Narrator: Sara Barnett
Published: 01/01/2011
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Duke, Kirby Larson

Duke

by Kirby Larson

Rent: $7.35

A poignant World War II story about a boy and his dog and his dad, and the many meanings of bravery, from Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson. ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 26 min
Narrator: Jonah Von Spreecke...
Published: 05/01/2014
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Magic Tree House #14: Day of the Dragon King, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #14: Day of the ...

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $4.59

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Who would...

Unabridged: 39 min
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 02/27/2007
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Salt A Story of Friendship in a Time of War, Helen Frost

Salt

by Helen Frost

Rent: $6.49

Anikwa and James, twelve years old in 1812, spend their days fishing, trapping, and exploring together in the forests of the Indiana Territor...

Unabridged: 2 hr 32 min
Narrator: Michael Bakkensen ...
Published: 05/09/2014
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Jackie & Me, Dan Gutman

Jackie & Me

by Dan Gutman

Rent: $6.49

Best-selling author Dan Gutman's Jackie and Me was named a Parent's Choice book. Joe Stoshack has to write a report for school about a famous...

Unabridged: 2 hr 57 min
The Baseball Card Adventures #2
Narrator: Johnny Heller
Published: 06/25/2010
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I Survived #07: I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863, Lauren Tarshis

I Survived #07: I Survived the Ba...

by Lauren Tarshis

Rent: $2.80

Does Henry have what it takes to survive the bloodiest battle ever fought on American soil? The Civil War comes to life for I Survived reader...

Unabridged: 1 hr 26 min
Narrator: Mia Barron
Published: 08/01/2016
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Matilda Bone, Karen Cushman

Matilda Bone

by Karen Cushman

Rent: $6.99

Orphaned Matilda is not at all pleased when she arrives at Blood and Bone Alley to become an assistant to Red Peg the Bonesetter. She is a re...

Unabridged: 4 hr 1 min
Narrator: Janet McTeer
Published: 11/24/2009
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Magic Tree House #7: Sunset of the Sabertooth, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #7: Sunset of th...

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $4.59

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! The Ice A...

Unabridged: 40 min
Magic Tree House (R) #7
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 12/26/2006
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Magic Tree House #22: Revolutionary War on Wednesday, Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House #22: Revolutiona...

by Mary Pope Osborne

Rent: $4.59

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! It is a d...

Unabridged: 36 min
Magic Tree House (R) #22
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 04/24/2007
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