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A Book of Discovery

Read by Kristine Bekere


M. B. Synge


Telling the history of geographical discoveries, "Book of Discovery" is a record of splendid endurance, of hardships bravely borne…

The Story of Napoleon

Read by Patrick Saville


Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


This book gives an exciting account of Napoleon's rise to power. It opens with his humble beginning on the island of Corsica and ultimately …

This Country of Ours, Part 7

Read by Kara Shallenberg


Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall


Another fine history book for children! Published in 1917, Marshall's book of stories from the history of the United States begins with acco…

The Elder Edda (Bray Translation)

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Sæmund Sigfusson


The Elder or Poetic Edda is a collection of Old Norse poems dating from the thirteenth century CE. Though no two translators or editors seem…

Discoverers and Explorers

Read by Laura Caldwell


Edward R. Shaw


Tales of the brave and daring explorers that ventured into the unknown "Sea of Darkness" where it was thought monsters and angry g…

Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers

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J. Walker McSpadden


These 12 stories give a personal portrait of twelve famous soldiers from the past two centuries. Each story explores the early life of the s…

The Story of the Romans

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H. A. Guerber


A collection of short stories and histories of Rome, from its beginning to its end. (Ann Boulais)

A Young Girl's Diary

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Anonymous


The diary of an upper middle class Austrian girl, this book describes her life between the ages of eleven and fourteen. It's a coming of age…

The Autobiography of an Electron

Read by Laura Victoria


Charles R. Gibson


"While many scientific men now understand our place in the universe, we electrons are anxious that every person should know the very im…

Kari the Elephant

Read by Adrian Praetzellis


Dhan Gopal Mukerji


The adventures of an Indian boy and his beloved elephant. Born near Calcutta, Mukerji won the Newbury Medal for children's fiction. (Summary…

Squirrels and Other Fur-bearers

Read by Laura Caldwell


John Burroughs


Squirrels and other Fur-Bearers, a collection of essays by American naturalist and essayist, John Burroughs, provides fascinating insight in…

True Stories from History and Biography

Read by Susan Morin


Nathaniel Hawthorne


In writing this ponderous tome, the author's desire has been to describe the eminent characters and remarkable events of our annals, in such…

The Adventures of a Grain of Dust

Read by J. M. Smallheer


Hallam Hawksworth


This charming book for children is full of interesting facts about all sorts of plants, insects, birds and animals and how they all help to …

Historical Tales, Vol III: Spanish American

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Charles Morris and Charles Mclean Andrews


Volume III of a series containing anecdotes and stories, some well-known, others less so, of particular countries. This third volume covers …

Our Young Folks' Plutarch

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Rosalie Kaufman


Plutarch's Lives is a series of fifty biographies of famous Greek and Roman men written around 100 AD. In Our Young Folks' Plutarch, Rosalie…

The Frozen North

Read by Laura Victoria


Edith Horton


The Frozen North offers short sketches of the first men who bravely took great risks to explore the unknown polar regions and unlock the mys…

Mighty Animals

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Jennie Irene Mix


A book about dinosaurs written for children. In short, easy to read chapters designed to keep the interest of juvenile readers. (Summary by …

Indian Boyhood

Read by Carol Pelster


Charles Alexander Eastman


Indian Boyhood is a lively and appealing first-person recounting of the life of a Sioux child in the last days of the tribe's "wild&quo…

Boy Scouts Handbook

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Boy Scouts Of America


The Boy Scouts of America was founded over a hundred years ago to serve the young men of the United States of America and give them the same…

The Story of Old France

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H. A. Guerber


The aim of this volume is to give a complete graphic account of the main features of the history of France to 1715 A.D., with as much additi…

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