Children's Non-fiction

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

Read by Kalynda


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 …

Children's Short Works, Vol. 016

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E. Nesbitt and Charles Dickens


LibriVox’s Children’s Short Works Collection 016: a collection of 15 short works for children in the public domain read by a variety of Libr…

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…

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…

Pirates of Panama

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Alexandre Exquemelin


This volume was originally written in Dutch by John Esquemeling, and first published in Amsterdam in 1678 under the title of De Americaenech…

The Frozen North

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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…

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…

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 …

Philosophical Essays

Read by Landon D. C. Elkind


Bertrand Russell


Six out of seven essays appearing here were reprinted from other publications; indeed, this 1910 collection went out of print, so that two o…

The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh

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Margaret Duncan Kelly


"Relates the story of Raleigh from his boyhood days on the coast of Devonshire, to his exploits in Ireland and his unexpected entry int…

True Bear Stories

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Joaquin Miller


Joaquin Miller dedicated this book to "my dear little daughter...for whose pleasure and instruction I have many times dug up the most o…

Star Stories for Little Folks

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Gertrude Chandler Warner


Gertrude Chandler Warner, known mainly for her "Boxcar Children" series of mystery books, published this small book of Astronomy, …

Knights of Art - Stories of the Italian Painters

Read by Susan Morin


Amy Steedman


A children's version of the Lives of Artists by Vassari with many Illustrations. Of course we won't be able to show the paintings but the de…

Little Pillows, or Good-Night Thoughts for Little Ones

Read by Jael Baldwin


Frances Ridley Havergal


Thirty-one little evening devotionals, simple enough for the child audience for which they were written, but also inspiring for adults needi…

Carpenter's Geographical Reader: Asia

Read by BettyB


Frank G. Carpenter


Through travelogues, lifestyle descriptions and cultural notes the reader will visit China, Japan, India, Korea, parts of the Holy Land and …

Summer Sun

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Robert Louis Stevenson


LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 different recordings of Summer Sun, by Robert Louis Stevenson. This was the weekly poetry project for the w…

The Wonders of the Jungle

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Sarath Kumar Ghosh


How do elephants drink? What is the Law of the Jungle at the water hole? How does an elephant baby learn to feed and learn to swim? How do t…

The Carpenter's World Travels: Holy Land and Syria

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Frank G. Carpenter


Join a journey through the Holy Land and Syria as it existed in the early 20th century. Visiting and learning of Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Pales…

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