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Audio Bookshelf

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Works: 110 works in 180 publications in 1 language and 5,488 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Biography  Folklore  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans  Young adult works  Drama 
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 328 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
Across five Aprils by Irene Hunt( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
The unforgettable story of young Jethro Creighton who comes of age during the turbulent years of the Civil War
Escape! the story of the great Houdini by Sid Fleischman( file )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
A biography of the magician, ghost chaser, aviator, and king of escape artists whose amazing feats are remembered long after his death in 1926. Profiling his early years, personal life, and great accomplishments in show business, the story of the famous magician, Harry Houdini, comes to life through a review of his greatest tricks and most amazing feats
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 190 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 186 libraries worldwide
When an earthquake creates a tsunami while thirteen-year-old Kyle is babysitting his sister during a family vacation at a Pacific Coast resort, he tries to save himself, his sister, and a boy who has bullied him for years
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Lord( file )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 147 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 140 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 125 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
American tall tales by Mary Pope Osborne( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 115 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 107 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
Malcolm X : by any means necessary by Walter Dean Myers( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 105 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
The birchbark house by Louise Erdrich( file )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
This is a vital and dramatic novel of a year in the life of a yount Ojibwa girl in the mid-1800s
A separate peace by John Knowles( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 104 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
Daniel's story by Carol Matas( file )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Daniel, whose family suffers as the Nazis rise to power in Germany, describes his imprisonment in a concentration camp and his eventual liberation
Abduction! by Peg Kehret( file )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Bonnie has a feeling of foreboding on the very day that her six-year-old brother Matt and their dog Pookie are abducted, and she becomes involved in a major search effort as well as a frightening adventure
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 91 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
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 90 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 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 81 libraries worldwide
Brief insights into the lives and works of twenty artists from Da Vinci and Michelangelo to Rivera & Kahlo
The people could fly American black folktales by Virginia Hamilton( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 80 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
 
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