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Audio Bookshelf

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Works: 107 works in 176 publications in 1 language and 5,317 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( file )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 375 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( Computer File )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 281 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
Across five Aprils by Irene Hunt( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 272 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 212 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 181 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 172 libraries worldwide
Jackie Robinson proves that in America, the grandson of a slave can make a difference
Riding freedom by Pam Muñoz Ryan( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized account of Charley (Charlotte) Parkhurst who ran away from an orphanage, posed as a boy, moved to California, and fooled everyone by her appearance
On board the Titanic by Shelley Tanaka( file )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Jack Thayer explores the Titanic and forms a brief friendship with another passenger before experiencing the wreck of the giant ocean liner
Daniel's story by Carol Matas( file )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 124 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
The birchbark house by Louise Erdrich( file )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
This is a vital and dramatic novel of a year in the life of a yount Ojibwa girl in the mid-1800s
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. Author, Mary Pope Osborne, supplies an introduction to each tale
A separate peace by John Knowles( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence. Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting, daredevil athlete. What happens between the two friends one summer, like the war itself, banishes the innocence of these boys and their world
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 95 libraries worldwide
Brief insights into the lives and works of twenty artists from Da Vinci and Michelangelo to Rivera & Kahlo
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 90 libraries worldwide
Provides a look inside the lives of twenty notable writers, including Shikibu, Poe, Stevenson, Hurston, and Twain
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 87 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
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 86 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
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
Choking hazard--small parts. Not for children under 3 years. The Playaway format is recommended for children ages 5+
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 83 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 81 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
Iron thunder the battle between the Monitor & the Merrimac : a Civil War novel by Avi( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Tom's job as an assistant to Captain John Ericsson, the inventor of the Monitor, makes him a target of Confederate spies
 
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