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Audio Bookshelf

Overview
Works: 107 works in 177 publications in 1 language and 5,622 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Biography  Folklore  Young adult works  Drama  Tall tales  Historical fiction 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PS3561.N68, [FIC]
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Whirligig by Paul Fleischman( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
While traveling to each corner of the country to build a whirligig in memory of the girl whose death he caused, sixteen-year-old Brian finds forgiveness and atonement
Escape! the story of the great Houdini by Sid Fleischman( file )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Harry Houdini, born Ehrich Weiss, never did anything by half measure. Once he decided to become a magician, he became the King of Cards, the Prince of Air, the Genius of Escape and Professor H. Houdini
Across five Aprils by Irene Hunt( file )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
The unforgettable story of young Jethro Creighton who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War
Lives of the musicians good times, bad times (and what the neighbors thought) by Kathleen Krull( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
From Vivaldi to Guthrie, each of these 20 composers is respectfully exposed for their idiosyncracies as well as their contributions to the history of music. What they ate, what they wore, who they loved and who their friends were - it's all here
Escaping the giant wave by Peg Kehret( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Can Kyle and BeeBee outwit and outrun nature's fury to save themselves from tsunami terror? Thirteen-year-old Kyle thought spending a vacation on the Oregon coast with his family would be great. He'd never flown before, and he'd never seen the Pacific Ocean. Kyle's perfect vacation becomes a nightmare while he's babysitting his sister, BeeBee. An earthquake hits the coast and starts a fire in their hotel. While fighting their way through the smoke and flame, Kyle remembers seeing a sign at the beach that said after an earthquake everyone should go uphill and inland, as far from the ocean as possible. Tsunamis, giant waves that often follow earthquakes, can ride in from the sea and engulf anyone who doesn't escape fast enough
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Lord( file )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Jackie Robinson proves that in America, the grandson of a slave can make a difference
Riding freedom by Pam Muñoz Ryan( file )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
She had the courage to follow her dreams. Charlotte Parkhurst was raised in an orphanage for boys, which suited her just fine. She didn't like playing with dolls, she could hold her own in a fight, and she loved to work in the stable. Charlotte had a special way with horses and wanted to spend her life training and riding them on a ranch of her own. The problem was, as a girl in the mid 1800s, Charlotte was expected to live a much different life, one without the freedoms she dreamed of. But Charlotte was smart and determined, and she figured out a way to live her life the way she wanted. Charlotte became an expert horse rider, a legendary stagecoach driver, and the first woman ever to vote, at a time when such things were outlawed for women
On board the Titanic by Shelley Tanaka( file )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Told through the eyes of two young survivors, this thrilling account vividly recreates the night the world's biggest ship plunged to the bottom of the ocean
The birchbark house by Louise Erdrich( file )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
This is a vital and dramatic novel of a year in the life of a yount Ojibwa girl in the mid-1800s
Daniel's story by Carol Matas( file )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
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 memories of those days are fading as he and his family face the dangers threatening Jews in Hitler's Germany in the late 1930s. Though many around him lose hope in the face of such terror, Daniel, supported by his courageous family, struggles for survival. He finds hope, life and even love in the midst of despair
American tall tales by Mary Pope Osborne( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
A collection of tall tales about such American folk heroes as Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, Pecos Bill, John Henry, and Paul Bunyan
Temple Grandin how the girl who loved cows embraced autism and changed the world by Sy Montgomery( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
An authorized portrait about Grandin's life with autism and her groundbreaking work as a scientist and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities describes how she overcame key disabilities through education and the support of her mother
A separate peace by John Knowles( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Presents a novel about a friendship that develops between two boys during a summer vacation at the Devon school during World War II
Lives of the artists masterpieces, messes (and what the neighbors thought) by Kathleen Krull( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Brief insights into the lives and works of twenty artists from Da Vinci and Michelangelo to Rivera & Kahlo
Attack on Pearl Harbor the true story of the day America entered World War II by Shelley Tanaka( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Recollections by American and Japanese civilians, sailors, and airmen detail the surprise attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor, bringing the United States into World War II
My brother Sam is dead by James Lincoln Collier( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Recounts the tragedy that strikes the Meeker family during the Revolution when one son joins the rebel forces while the rest of the family tries to stay neutral in a Tory town
Revenge of the whale [the true story of the whaleship Essex] by Nathaniel Philbrick( file )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Nathaniel Philbrick recreates the amazing events of the ill-fated Essex through the sailors' own first-hand accounts, photos, maps, and artwork and tells the tale of one of the great true-life adventures
Lives of the writers comedies, tragedies (and what the neighbors thought) by Kathleen Krull( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Provides a look inside the lives of twenty notable writers, including Shikibu, Poe, Stevenson, Hurston, and Twain
The people could fly American Black folktales by Virginia Hamilton( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Retold American Black folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope
Malcolm X by any means necessary by Walter Dean Myers( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Traces the life of the controversial Black leader, describes his involvement with the Nation of Islam, and looks at his speeches and assassination
 
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