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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 #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
Magic Tree House (R) Merlin Mission #5
Narrator: Mary Pope Osborne
Published: 09/11/2007
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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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My Freedom Trip A Child's Escape from North Korea, Frances Park

My Freedom Trip

by Frances Park

Rent: $4.99

Frances and Ginger Park, authors of both children's books and young adult novels, based this inspiring and deeply affecting tale on their own...

Unabridged: 12 min
Narrator: Ali Ahn
Published: 07/20/2009
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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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Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule, Harriette Gillem Robinet

Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule

by Harriette Gillem Robine...

Rent: $7.49

Twelve-year-old Pascal can hardly believe his ears. His older, run-away brother has returned to the plantation with an amazing story: Preside...

Unabridged: 4 hr 5 min
Narrator: Andrea Johnson
Published: 10/20/2003
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Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village, Laura Amy Schlitz

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!

by Laura Amy Schlitz

Rent: $5.99

Laura Amy Schlitz wrote the Newbery Medal winner Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! for the students at the school where she is a librarian. The 22 ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 30 min
Narrator: Christina Moore
Published: 04/16/2008
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Nine, Ten A September 11 Story, Nora Raleigh Baskin

Nine, Ten

by Nora Raleigh Baskin

Rent: $6.49

Ask anyone: September 11, 2001, was serene and lovely, a perfect day—until a plane struck the World Trade Center. But right now it is ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 45 min
Narrator: Piper Goodeve
Published: 11/27/2018
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Phoebe the Spy, Judith Griffin

Phoebe the Spy

by Judith Griffin

Rent: $5.79

Someone is planning to kill George Washington, and young Phoebe Fraunces is trying to save his life. Phoebe gets a job as George Washington's...

Unabridged: 32 min
Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Published: 01/08/2019
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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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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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Dear America: The Fences Between Us, Kirby Larson

Dear America: The Fences Between ...

by Kirby Larson

Rent: $4.90

With this sweeping tale of life on the World War II homefront, Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson brings her incredible talent to the Dear Ame...

Unabridged: 6 hr 12 min
Narrator: Elaina Erika Davis...
Published: 09/01/2010
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Bull Run, Paul Fleischman

Bull Run

by Paul Fleischman

Rent: $5.99

Winner of the Newbery Medal, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and a Publishers Weekly Best book of 1993, Bull Run has become a modern class...

Unabridged: 1 hr 51 min
Narrator: A Full Cast
Published: 10/07/2002
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Cadmus Henry, Walter D. Edmonds

Cadmus Henry

by Walter D. Edmonds

Rent: $8.66

Cadmus Henry, mounted on one of the finest mares in Virginia and perfectly turned out from head to toe, dreams of charging intrepidly into ba...

Unabridged: 3 hr 7 min
Narrator: Mark Turetsky
Published: 09/01/2015
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April Morning, Howard Fast

April Morning

by Howard Fast

Rent: $7.49

Historical novelist Howard Fast brings the past colorfully to life with his powerful stories. In his best-selling April Morning, he portrays ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 42 min
Narrator: Jamie Hanes
Published: 10/01/2002
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I Survived #10: I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, A.D. 79, Lauren Tarshis

I Survived #10: I Survived the De...

by Lauren Tarshis

Rent: $2.80

The beast beneath the mountain is restless... No one in the bustling city of Pompeii worries when the ground trembles beneath their feet. Th...

Unabridged: 1 hr 29 min
Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld
Published: 10/01/2016
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The Strange Case of Baby H, Kathryn Reiss

The Strange Case of Baby H

by Kathryn Reiss

Rent: $7.49

In the immediate aftermath of the great San Francisco earthquake of 1906, 12-year-old Clara and her family find an abandoned baby, apparently...

Unabridged: 4 hr 6 min
American Girl®
Narrator: Suzanne Toren
Published: 05/06/2003
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Riddle of the Prairie Bride, Kathryn Reiss

Riddle of the Prairie Bride

by Kathryn Reiss

Rent: $7.49

The beloved American Girl History Mysteries features intrepid girls faced with intriguing situations. The author of this installment, Kathryn...

Unabridged: 4 hr 18 min
American Girl®
Narrator: Ruth Ann Phimister...
Published: 05/06/2005
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Twenty and Ten, Claire Huchet Bishop

Twenty and Ten

by Claire Huchet Bishop

Rent: $5.79

A powerful look at an unforgettable era in history“If we take these children, we can never betray them, no matter what the Nazis do.&rd...

Unabridged: 1 hr 27 min
Narrator: Eve Bianco
Published: 02/20/2018
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Trouble River, Betsy Byars

Trouble River

by Betsy Byars

Rent: $7.59

Safety is downriver—but first there’s trouble ahead. As soon as Dewey Martin sees the Indian creeping toward the cabin—and ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 11 min
Narrator: Hal Hollings
Published: 04/03/2018
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Stolen Girl, Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

Stolen Girl

by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch...

Rent: $7.49

Nadia is haunted by World War II. Her memories of the war are messy, coming back to her in pieces and flashes she can't control. Though her a...

Unabridged: 4 hr 26 min
Narrator: Jennifer Jill Aray...
Published: 06/09/2020
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Emily's Fortune, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Emily's Fortune

by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor...

Rent: $6.99

From Newbery Award winner Phyllis Reynolds Naylor comes a witty tale of the Wild West filled with comical cliffhangers and featuring a cast o...

Unabridged: 2 hr 33 min
Emily #1
Narrator: Lee Adams
Published: 06/08/2010
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Sir Rowan and the Camerian Conquest, Chuck Black

Sir Rowan and the Camerian Conque...

by Chuck Black

Rent: $7.99

A knight left for dead. A country on the verge of ruin. And an evil lord rising to conquer. Sir Rowan is the most decorated tournament knight...

Unabridged: 5 hr 25 min
Narrator: Chuck Black
Published: 11/01/2010
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Wonder at the Edge of the World, Nicole Helget

Wonder at the Edge of the World

by Nicole Helget

Rent: $6.18

In this captivating quest that spans the globe, a young girl who wants to know everything challenges her assumptions about family, loyalty, ...

Unabridged: 8 hr 41 min
Narrator: Therese Plummer
Published: 04/14/2015
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Curses and Smoke - A Novel of Pompeii, Vicky Alvear Schecter

Curses and Smoke - A Novel of Pom...

by Vicky Alvear Schecter

Rent: $9.80

When your world blows apart, what will you hold onto? TAG is a medical slave, doomed to spend his life healing his master's injured gladiat...

Unabridged: 8 hr 57 min
Narrator: Marisol Ramirez an...
Published: 06/01/2014
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Harlem Summer, Walter Dean Myers

Harlem Summer

by Walter Dean Myers

Rent: $6.49

Myers is at his clever best in this witty and action-packed, coming-of-age story of a teenager's summer during the Harlem Renaissance and his...

Unabridged: 3 hr 53 min
Narrator: Brandon Gill
Published: 12/06/2013
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Brooklyn Bridge, Karen Hesse

Brooklyn Bridge

by Karen Hesse

Rent: $6.49

On that day in 1903, fourteen-year-old Joseph Michtom's life changed irrevocably when his parents—Russian immigrants—created the ...

Unabridged: 4 hr 43 min
Narrator: Fred Berman
Published: 09/01/2008
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Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler, Steve Sheinkin

Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler

by Steve Sheinkin

Rent: $7.59

WARNING: DO NOT BELIEVE THE STORY YOU'RE ABOUT TO HEAR.Well, you can believe some of it. There is some real history. But also hijinks. Time t...

Unabridged: 1 hr 43 min
Time Twisters #1
Narrator: Marc Thompson
Published: 01/09/2018
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Abigail Adams, Pirate of the Caribbean, Steve Sheinkin

Abigail Adams, Pirate of the Cari...

by Steve Sheinkin

Rent: $7.59

WARNING: DO NOT BELIEVE THE STORY YOU'RE ABOUT TO HEAR.Well, you can believe some of it. There is some real history. But also hijinks. Time t...

Unabridged: 1 hr 44 min
Time Twisters #2
Narrator: Marc Thompson
Published: 01/09/2018
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The Shiloh Renewal, Joan Leslie Woodruff

The Shiloh Renewal

by Joan Leslie Woodruff

Rent: $5.95

Two teenage sisters are in an automobile accident a few miles from the Civil War battlefield at Shiloh. Penny, the older sister, is killed ou...

Unabridged: 4 hr 27 min
Narrator: Rebecca Rogers
Published: 01/01/2006
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The Assassins of Rome The Roman Mysteries #4, Caroline Lawrence

The Assassins of Rome

by Caroline Lawrence

Rent: $7.89

Jonathan goes on a secret quest to Rome, and Flavia, Nubia and Lupus set out to find him. Their dangerous mission takes them to the Golden Ho...

Unabridged: 4 hr 24 min
Roman Mysteries #4
Narrator: Justine Eyre
Published: 08/22/2006
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The Cat Who Wished to Be a Man, Lloyd Alexander

The Cat Who Wished to Be a Man

by Lloyd Alexander

Rent: $5.79

When he begins dealing with humanity, Lionel the cat begins to understand why his wizard master was reluctant to change him into a man.

Unabridged: 2 hr 24 min
Narrator: Words Take Wing Re...
Published: 11/09/2010
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The Great Death, John Smelcer

The Great Death

by John Smelcer

Rent: $6.99

The Great Death arrived with the man from downriver, the one who came with the light-colored strangers and had little red spots covering his ...

Unabridged: 3 hr 38 min
Narrator: Lorna Raver
Published: 12/22/2009
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Give Dad My Best, James Lincoln Collier

Give Dad My Best

by James Lincoln Collier

Rent: $11.96

Back before the stock market crash, Jack's dad had been working steadily, and their family had had plenty of money. But now, in the middle of...

Unabridged: 5 hr 12 min
Narrator: August Ross
Published: 03/01/2013
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Brotherly Love, Catherine Marshall

Brotherly Love

by Catherine Marshall

Rent: $4.49

George, Christy's younger brother, is charming and kind.  But is he also a thief?  Everyone is delighted when George visits...

Unabridged: 2 hr 6 min
Narrator: Jaimee Draper
Published: 07/13/2010
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Sir Quinlan and the Swords of Valor, Chuck Black

Sir Quinlan and the Swords of Val...

by Chuck Black

Rent: $7.99

Two friends face the Dark Knight’s deadliest scheme, but only one knight has the courage to overcome. Sir Quinlan leaves his boyhoo...

Unabridged: 5 hr 43 min
Narrator: Chuck Black
Published: 11/01/2010
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Dear America: With the Might of Angels, Andrea Davis Pinkney

Dear America: With the Might of A...

by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Rent: $4.90

In the fall of 1955, twelve-year-old Dawn Rae Johnson learns she will be the only one of her friends attending a previously all-white school....

Unabridged: 6 hr 35 min
Narrator: Channie Waites
Published: 09/01/2011
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Escape from Egypt, Sonia Levitin

Escape from Egypt

by Sonia Levitin

Rent: $6.95

Jesse, a Hebrew slave, and Jennat, a half-Egyptian, half-Syrian servant girl, both serve the Egyptians, but they live in vastly different wor...

Unabridged: 8 hr 15 min
Narrator: Grace Conlin
Published: 02/14/2014
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The Long Road to Gettysburg, Jim Murphy

The Long Road to Gettysburg

by Jim Murphy

Rent: $8.11

On June 3, 1863, nineteen-year-old Confederate lieutenant John Dooley prepared to march on Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Thomas Galway, a sevente...

Unabridged: 2 hr
Narrator: William Dufris;Ray...
Published: 04/20/1992
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Caminar, Skila Brown

Caminar

by Skila Brown

Rent: $5.38

Set in 1981 Guatemala, a lyrical debut novel tells the powerful tale of a boy who must decide what it means to be a man during a time of war....

Unabridged: 2 hr 22 min
Narrator: Christian Barillas...
Published: 09/02/2014
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Never Forgotten, Patricia McKissack

Never Forgotten

by Patricia McKissack

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"Forceful and iconic," raved Publishers Weekly in a starred review. This gorgeous picture book by Newbery Honor winner Patricia C. McKissack ...

Unabridged: 31 min
Narrator: Lizan Mitchell
Published: 10/26/2012
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Anybody Shining, Frances O'Roark Dowell

Anybody Shining

by Frances O'Roark Dowell

Rent: $7.49

Can one mistake destroy the chance of a lifetime? A girl discovers there are many ways of being true in this magnificent ode to handwritten l...

Unabridged: 4 hr 18 min
Narrator: Suzy Jackson
Published: 10/07/2014
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The Curse of the Buttons, Anne Ylvisaker

The Curse of the Buttons

by Anne Ylvisaker

Rent: $7.58

"'Eleven is not too young for war,' Ike said to Barfoot, who swished his tail agreeably, then lumbered to the yard table and stuck his nose i...

Unabridged: 3 hr 7 min
Narrator: Nick Podehl
Published: 11/11/2014
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Don't You Know There's A War On?, Avi Wortis

Don't You Know There's A War On?

by Avi Wortis

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Newbery Award-winning, New York Times best-selling author Avi recreates the sights and sounds of wartime Brooklyn in this fast-paced story. L...

Unabridged: 3 hr 43 min
Narrator: Nick Landrum
Published: 11/10/2003
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Here Comes the Garbage Barge, Jonah Winter

Here Comes the Garbage Barge

by Jonah Winter

Rent: $4.99

Critically acclaimed children's author Jonah Winter reimagines a true story from 1987. The small Long Island town of Islip has a big problem-...

Unabridged: 31 min
Narrator: L. J. Ganser
Published: 01/19/2011
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Benjamin Franklin: Huge Pain in My..., Adam Mansbach

Benjamin Franklin: Huge Pain in M...

by Adam Mansbach

Rent: $6.48

Dear Mr. Franklin,First of all, let me just say that this Assignment is Stupid. You are Dead. Why am I writing a letter to Some dead guy I've...

Unabridged: 3 hr 46 min
Narrator: Nick Podehl
Published: 09/08/2015