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Captain Underhill Uncoils the Mystery: The Cobra in the Kindergarten and The Whirlpool (Cape Cod Radio Mystery Theater)
By Brand: HighBridge Company
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ean: 9781565119611, isbn: 1565119614,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
In �The Whirlpool,� retired Cape Cod Police Captain Waverly Underhill and Dr. Alexander Scofield try to take a vacation but instead find themselves kidnapped by an escaped convict before being swept into the spiral maw of a monstrous tidal whirlpool, fourteen hundred feet across. Can even their wits save them from one of nature's rarest and most awesome displays of raw power?In �The Cobra in the Kindergarten,� Underhill and Scofield must find a deadly Egyptian cobra escaped in the


Austin Mahone: Just How It Happened; My Official Story
By Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781478987840, isbn: 1478987847,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
[Children's NonFiction (Ages 10-12)] [Includes a Bonus PDF with Photos] [Introduction read by Alex Constancio] [Read by Cameron Bowen] Here at last is the official Austin Mahone book, complete with exclusive childhood photos and glimpses behind the scenes - the perfect read for his millions of fans. See how Austin went from being a kid from a small town in Texas singing and having fun on YouTube with his friends to headlining his own shows around the world. Complete with exclusive photos and


Malcolm X
By Blackstone on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781721309320, isbn: 1721309322,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
As a fourteen-year-old, he was Malcolm Little, the president of his class and a top student. At sixteen, he was hustling tips at a Boston nightclub. In Harlem, he was known as Detroit Red, a slick street operator. At nineteen, he was back in Boston, leading a gang of burglars. At twenty, he was in prison. It was in prison that Malcolm Little started the journey that would lead him to adopt the name Malcolm X, and there he developed his beliefs about what being black means in America-beliefs


HerStory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781974920266, isbn: 1974920267,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Throughout history, girls have often been discussed in terms of what they couldn't or shouldn't do. Not anymore. It's time for herstory-a celebration not only of what girls can do but also of the remarkable things women have already accomplished, even when others tried to stop them. This uplifting and inspiring book follows the stories of fifty powerhouse women from around the world and across time who each managed to change the world as they knew it forever. Telling the stories of their


Corrie ten Boom Audiobook: Keeper of the Angels' Den (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)
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ean: 9781576587249, isbn: 157658724X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
The harsh lights stung Corrie's blackened eyes as she entered the Gestapo-controlled police station in Haarlem. How true her elderly father's words had been that quiet evening before Hitler's madness descended on Holland: ''Germany will invade Holland. We will lose. God help all those in Holland who do no call on His name.''Suddenly, Corrie's ordered life was lost in the insanity of war. With bravery and compassion, her family and countless other Dutch citizens risked everything to extend God's


Amos Fortune
By Blackstone on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781721314522, isbn: 1721314520,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
The Newbery Award winner, based on a true story! Captured by slave traders when only fifteen, At-mun never forgot his roots as a prince. Nor did he ever lose his princely dignity and the courage to hold his head high. Sold at auction in America and haunted by the memory of his young sister left behind in Africa, At-mun, now Amos, began his long march to freedom. He dreamed of being free and of buying the freedom of his closest friends. By the time he was sixty years old, Amos Fortune began to


Davy Crockett: The Legend of the Wild Frontier (The Library of American Lives and Times Series)
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781455805518, isbn: 1455805513,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 15 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


La Biblia para principiantes (The Beginner's Bible): Historias Biblicas para niños (Timeless Children's Stories)
By HarperCollins Español on Dreamscape Audio
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ean: 9781974927425, isbn: 1974927423,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
Introduce children to the stories and characters of the Bible with this beloved Bible storybook. Now updated with vibrant new text and stories, more than ninety favorite Bible stories come to life, making The Beginner's Bible® the perfect starting point for children. They will enjoy the fun descriptions of Noah helping the elephant onto the ark, Jonah praying inside the fish, and more, as they discover The Beginner's Bible® just like millions of children before. The Beginner's Bible®


Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court
By Little, Brown Young Readers
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ean: 9781478923404, isbn: 1478923407,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
The first memoir for young readers by sports legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.At one time, Lew Alcindor was just another kid from New York City with all the usual problems: He struggled with fitting in, with pleasing a strict father, and with overcoming shyness that made him feel socially awkward. But with a talent for basketball, and an unmatched team of supporters, Lew Alcindor was able to transform and to become Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.From a childhood made difficult by racism and prejudice to a


More Famous Composers (Classic Fm Junior Classics) (v. 2)
By Naxos AudioBooks
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mpn: 242212, ean: 9789626344224, isbn: 9626344229,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
The first volume of ''Famous Composers'', written by Darren Henley and read by Marin Alsop, won a prestigious Audie award in the US. Here in the UK, Henley and the Naxos AudioBooks team present another fascinating exploration of the lives of six key composers. The discs also contain numerous musical selections.Shrink-wrapped.


Black Like Me
By AudioGO
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ean: 9781609985172, isbn: 1609985176,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Writer John Howard Griffin decided to perform an experiment 50 years ago. In order to learn firsthand how one race could withstand the second class citizenship imposed on it by another, he dyed his white skin dark, left his family, and traveled to the South to live as a black man. What began as scientific research ended up changing his life in every way imaginable. This is an eyewitness account of discrimination and segregation that is terrifying and degrading, and its publication caused a


Great Men and Women in the History of Medicine (Naxos Junior Classics (Audio))
By Naxos AudioBooks
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ean: 9781843796909, isbn: 1843796902,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Illness, disease and injury prompted the development of medicine from the earliest days of mankind: useful herbs, methods for treating wounds and even setting bones were passed down the generations by word of mouth. With the growth of civilisation came more scientific methods, generally discovered by significant individuals. This informative and entertaining audiobook presents the major figures in the history of medicine, from Hippocrates in Ancient Greece to the Roman doctor Galen and the


Our Lady of Guadalupe
By Two Lions
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sku: 9780761461357, mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9780761461357, isbn: 0761461353,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
One morning, while walking to an early church service, Juan Diego hears a voice calling, ''Juanito! Juan Dieguito!'' He comes face to face with the Virgin Mary! ''I would like a shrine built on this hill'', she tells him, and she instructs him to take her wish to the bishop. Juan Diego, a lowly peasant, protests that the bishop will pay no attention to him, but the Virgin says that she will protect him. Juan Diego visits the bishop three times, but only after he brings a sign from the Virgin, a


Patrick Henry: Voice of the Revolution (The Library of American Lives and Times Series)
By Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781423394303, isbn: 1423394305,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 135 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


We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball
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ean: 9781423375371, isbn: 1423375378,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
The story of Negro League baseball is the story of gifted athletes and determined owners; of racial discrimination and international sportsmanship; of fortunes won and lost; of triumphs and defeats on and off the field. It is a perfect mirror for the social and political history of black America in the first half of the twentieth century. But most of all, the story of the Negro Leagues is about hundreds of unsung heroes who overcame segregation, hatred, terrible conditions, and low pay to do


Anne Frank's Story: Her Life Retold for Children
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ean: 9781470886387, isbn: 1470886383,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
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 young Jewish girl before and after she wrote her famous diary. Written in a lively yet sympathetic style, Anne Frank's Story follows Anne Frank from her birth in Germany and her happy childhood in Amsterdam through the years she and her family spent in hiding from the Nazis to her imprisonment and eventual death in the concentration camps. ''This book gives


Great Scientist & Their Discoveries (Junior Classics)
By Naxos AudioBooks
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mpn: FBA-|306067, ean: 9789626344408, isbn: 9626344407,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
How did the great scientists make their remarkable discoveries? And what kind of men were they? This companion volume to ''Inventors and their Inventions'' introduces the work of 10 men to younger readers, and range from the world of Ancient Greece to the 20th century discovery of DNA. Among them are the crucial discovery that the earth goes around the sun (Galileo), the principle of gravity (Newton), the evolution of the species (Darwin) and the principle of inherited characteristics or


Writing Radar: Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories
By Macmillan Young Listeners
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ean: 9781427291219, isbn: 1427291217,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
Newbery Award–winning author Jack Gantos shares advice for how to be the best brilliant writer in this funny and practical writing guide perfect for all kids who dream of seeing their name on the spine of a book.With the signature wit and humor that have garnered him legions of fans, Gantos instructs young writers on using their ''writing radar'' to find story ideas in their own lives. Incorporating his own misadventures as a developing writer, Gantos inspires listeners to build confidence


Ernest Hemingway: A Writer's Life
By Oasis Audio
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ean: 9781598595383, isbn: 1598595385,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
Meet one of the most significant and notorious American writers of the 20th century. Ernest Hemingway is considered one of the greatest writers in modern history, and his novels and stories are read, studied, and imitated around the world. His concise prose style earned him both a Pulitzer and a Nobel Prize. His name conjures up vivid images: grand adventurer, soldier, war correspondent, big-game hunter, bullfight aficionado, and writer. His life reads like a suspense story—full of action,


Zora and Me: The Cursed Ground (Zora & Me)
By Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
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ean: 9781978644694, isbn: 1978644698,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
A powerful fictionalized account of Zora Neale Hurston’s childhood adventures explores the idea of collective memory and the lingering effects of slavery.“History ain’t in a book, especially when it comes to folks like us. History is in the lives we lived and the stories we tell each other about those lives.”When Zora Neale Hurston and her best friend, Carrie Brown, discover that the town mute can speak after all, they think they’ve uncovered a big secret. But Mr. Polk’s silence is



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