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David Livingstone Audiobook: Africa's Trailblazer (Christian Heroes: Then and Now) (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
By YWAM Publishing
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ean: 9781576587942, isbn: 1576587940,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
''The lion's jaws gripped David Livingstone's arm. Razor-sharp teeth pierced his flesh as the lion savagely shook David in the air like a rag doll. A gunshot rang out. 'God help us,' David moaned, as the lion dropped him and turned to charge David's friend Mebalwe.''With the heart of an explorer and the passion of an evangelist, David Livingstone mapped vast, unexplored areas of Africa, sharing the gospel with whomever he encountered. His stamina, perseverance, and dogged determination created


Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice
By HarperCollins and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781982554316, isbn: 1982554312,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
[Children's Nonfiction (Ages 8-12)] A perfect tool for young readers as they grow into the leaders of tomorrow, Veronica Chambers's inspiring collection of profiles--along with Senator Cory Booker's stirring foreword--will inspire readers of all ages to stand up for what's right.You may only be one person, but you have the power to change the world.Before they were activists, they were just like you and me. From Frederick Douglass to Malala Yousafzai, Joan of Arc to John Lewis, Susan B. Anthony


Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fea: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist
By Dreamscape Media
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mpn: 43187-55387, ean: 9781520082776, isbn: 1520082770,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
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 the time, sharks were seen as mindless killing machines, but Eugenie knew better and set out to prove it. Despite many obstacles in her path, Eugenie was able to study the creatures she loved so much. From her many discoveries to the shark-related myths she dispelled, Eugenie made wide scientific contributions that led to her being nicknamed Shark Lady..


The Boy Who Dared
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ean: 9780739374054, isbn: 0739374052,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
Just as the Nazis are rising to power, Helmuth Hübener, a German schoolboy, is caught up in all the swashbuckling bravado of his time. The handsome stormtrooper uniforms, the shiny jackboots and armbands, the rousing patriotism all serve to draw him into this bright new world full of promise and hope. In the beginning his patriotism is unwavering. But every day the rights of people all over Germany are diminishing. Jews are threatened and their businesses are being destroyed. The truth has


Gladys Aylward Audiobook: The Adventure of a Lifetime (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
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ean: 9781576587256, isbn: 1576587258,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Her worst nightmare had come true...; As improbable as it seemed, Gladys Aylward was certain God had called her to China as a missionary. But now, at age twenty-seven, she was being dismissed from missionary training school for failing her Bible class. Without formal education or a missionary organization to back her, Gladys raised her own finances for the overland trip that would bring her to the country and people that God had etched so deeply on her heart...China! What follows is an amazing


Lewis and Clark (Bio-Graphics)
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ean: 9781602705104, isbn: 1602705100,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Graphic novels aren’t just for superheroes! Lewis and Clark have been plucked from history books and their lives and accomplishments have been depicted in informative nonfiction graphic novels.Used Book in Good Condition.


C.S. Lewis Audiobook: Master Storyteller (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
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ean: 9781576587973, isbn: 1576587975,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
Jack's mind began to churn with ideas. What could he possibly do with an umbrella-carrying faun running through a snowy wood and a group of evacuee children who were bored living with an elderly professor? Soon jack had the hazy outline of a story that would draw millions of children into the magical land of Narnia.From his earliest childhood, C.S. Lewis loved to hear and tell stories. Persuaded that stories could reveal the truth about the real world in a unique way, the literature professor


Ida Scudder Audiobook: Healing Bodies, Touching Hearts (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
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ean: 9781576588925, isbn: 1576588920,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Ida Scudder was sure she would never follow in the footsteps of her medical missionary father, but when she witnessed Indian women dying because their religious beliefs didn't allow male doctors to treat them, Ida heard herself pray, ''God, if You want me to, I will spend the rest of my life in India trying to help these women.'' Serving for nearly sixty years, Dr. Ida Scudder lived out the truth and compassion found in Christ. She pioneered a first rate medical school and hospital, brought


Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781974900060, isbn: 1974900061,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
Out of gratitude for the poet's art form, Newbery Award winning author and poet Kwame Alexander, along with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth, present original poems that pay homage to twenty famed poets who have made the authors' hearts sing and their minds wonder. Stunning mixed-media images by Ekua Holmes, winner of a Caldecott Honor and a John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award, complete the celebration, inviting the viewer to listen, wonder, and perhaps even pick up a pen..


George Washington: Leader of a New Nation (The Library of American Lives and Times Series)
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781455805198, isbn: 145580519X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
The Library of American Lives and Times™ Biographies For Grades 4-8 Correlated to the Curriculum Extend the learning through this new biography series. The Library of American Lives and Times use extensive primary resources as it brings American history to life for your students. Learn about some of the greatest players who helped in shaping America as it grew from a colony to a world super power. Through a chronological narrative, enriched with diary entries, letters, and other primary


Notorious RBG: Young Readers' Edition: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
By HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781538499931, isbn: 1538499932,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
The New York Times bestselling biography Notorious RBG -- whose concept originated with a Tumblr page of the same name -- is now available in a young readers' audiobook edition. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become an icon to millions. Her tireless fight for equality and women's rights has inspired not only great strides in the workforce but has impacted the law of the land. And now, perfect for a younger generation, comes an accessible biography of this fierce woman, detailing


Dietrich Bonhoeffer Audiobook: In the Midst of Wickedness (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
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ean: 9781576587478, isbn: 1576587479,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews
As Dietrich sang the German national anthem, he contemplated the devastation Hitler and the Nazis were perpetrating on Europe. Dietrich would do whatever he could to stop them, even if it meant pulling the trigger on the führer himself. He had thought about it from every angle, and his conscience was clear. Born into a loving family, Dietrich Bonhoeffer pursueda life as a pastor, teacher, theologian-and spy.He spoke out about the trouble in Germany when Adolph Hitler came to power, urging the


The First Four Years CD (Little House)
By Harper Festival
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mpn: FBA-|287003, ean: 9780060565091, isbn: 0060565098,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
Laura Ingalls Wilder is beginning life with her new husband, Almanzo, in their own little house. Laura is a young pioneer wife now, and must work hard with Almanzo, farming the land around their home on the South Dakota prairie. Soon their baby daughter, Rose, is born, and the young family must face the hardships and triumphs encountered by so many American pioneers.And so Laura Ingalls Wilder's adventure as a little pioneer girl ends, and her new life as a pioneer wife and mother begins. The


Lillian Trasher Audiobook: The Greatest Wonder in Egypt (Christian Heroes Then and Now) (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
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ean: 9781576587485, isbn: 1576587487,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
''Do you mean to say you have no food for tomorrow?'' the Egyptian man sputtered. ''Well, yes,'' Lillian replied. The man exclaimed, ''How awful! Will you be able to sleep tonight?'' One of the orphan girls laughed out loud and said, ''Why, Mama never has any food for tomorrow, and she never loses sleep over it!''''When Lillian Trasher founded Egypt's first orphanage, others thought that a lone American woman with no means of support would surely be killed or starve to death. But Lillian -


D.L. Moody Audiobook: Bringing Souls to Christ (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
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ean: 9781576588789, isbn: 1576588785,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
D.L. stood his ground against the angry father. ''I broke the jug and poured out the whiskey for the good of yourself and your family.'' he said. ''If I am to be thrashed, let me pray for you all before you do that.''Seventeen-year-old Dwight Lyman Moody (1837-1899) changed his name, moved to Boston, and began pursuing dreams of becoming a wealthy businessman. But God had other plans for him. Instead of business, evangelism was to be his life's work. D.L. devoted his life to proclaiming the


Elisabeth Elliot Audiobook: Joyful Surrender (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
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ean: 9781576588772, isbn: 1576588777,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Since she was young, Elisabeth Elliot had been intrigued by missionaries who gave up so much to tell others about God s love. With a passion to translate the Bible into new languages, she followed God's call to work among tribes in Ecuador, including the Waorani (Auca), who had killed her husband and four others. Elisabeth kept a detailed journal of her life and missionary service. She returned to the United States after many years in South America, becoming one of the most influential


The Story Collector: A New York Public Library Book
By Macmillan Young Listeners
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ean: 9781250300881, isbn: 1250300886,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
The Story Collector by Kristin O'Donnell Tubb is a middle-grade historical fiction audiobook inspired by the real life of Viviani Joffre Fedeler, born and raised in the New York Public Library.Eleven-year-old Viviani Fedeler has spent her whole life in the New York Public Library. She knows every room by heart, except the ones her father keeps locked. When Viviani becomes convinced that the library is haunted, new girl Merit Mubarak makes fun of her. So Viviani decides to play a harmless little


Nate Saint Audiobook: On a Wing and a Prayer (Christian Heroes: Then & Now) (Christian Heroes Heroes of History)
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ean: 9781576587560, isbn: 1576587568,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Seven-year-old Nate Saint peered wide-eyed over the cockpit of his older brother Sam's Challenger biplane. The eastern Pennsylvania countryside was spread out neatly below him like a fine tablecloth. Nate was determined to remember every moment of this first high-flying adventure. Flying soon captured Nate's heart. His air-service ministry to isolated missionaries put him on a path of destiny that would ultimately end with a final airplane flight with four missionary friends to the Palm Beach


Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781520087269, isbn: 1520087268,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Amid the scholars, poets, authors, and artists of the Harlem Renaissance stood an Afro-Puerto Rican named Arturo Schomburg. This law clerk's life's passion was to collect books, letters, music, and art from Africa and the African diaspora and to bring to light the achievements of people of African descent throughout the ages. When Schomburg's collection became so big that it began to overflow his house (and his wife threatened to mutiny), he turned to the New York Public Library, where he


Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team
By Listening Library (Audio)
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ean: 9780553552799, isbn: 0553552791,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
When superstar athlete Jim Thorpe and football legend Pop Warner met in 1904 at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, they forged one of the winningest teams in American football history. Called ''the team that invented football,'' they took on the best opponents of their day, defeating much more privileged schools such as Harvard and the Army in a series of breathtakingly close calls, genius plays, and bone-crushing hard work. But this is not just an underdog story. It's an



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