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Indian Heroes and Great Chieftans

Read by Laura Caldwell


Charles Alexander Eastman


EVERY age, every race, has its leaders and heroes. There were over sixty distinct tribes of Indians on this continent, each of which boasted…

The Story of Joan of Arc

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Andrew Lang


Joan of Arc is a folk heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint. Claiming divine guidance, she led the French army to several important v…

George Washington

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Calista McCabe Courtenay


In this biography for young people, Calista McCabe Courtenay takes the reader from George Washington the surveyor to his early military care…

Edison, His Life and Inventions

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Frank Lewis Dyer


A detailed biography of Thomas Alva Edison, inventor of such things as the telephone, the microphone, the electric motor, the storage batter…

Mary Queen of Scots

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Jacob Abbott


There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels…

Sailing Alone Around The World

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Joshua Slocum


Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail around the world alone in a small boat. He personally rebuilt an 11.2 metre sloop-rigged fishing boa…

The Story of a Soul

Read by Ann Boulais


Saint Therese Of Lisieux


Marie Francoise Therese Martin, affectionately known as 'The Little Flower', was born on January 2, 1873, in Alencon, France to Louis Martin…

Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie

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Andrew Carnegie


This autobiography of Andrew Carnegie is a very well written and interesting history of one of the most wealthy men in the United states. He…

David Crockett: His Life and Adventures

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John Stevens Cabot Abbott


David "Davy" Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was a celebrated 19th century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier an…

The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865

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Leander Stillwell


Leander Stillwell was an 18-year-old Illinois farm boy, living with his family in a log cabin, when the U.S. Civil War broke out. Stillwell …

Lewis and Clark: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark

Read by Roger Melin


William R. Lighton


In the years 1804, 1805, and 1806, two men commanded an expedition which explored the wilderness that stretched from the mouth of the Missou…

Ecce Homo

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Friedrich Nietzsche


The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche's autobiography, Ecce Homo, was the last prose work that he wrote before his illness in 1889. Coming at …

Jesus of Nazareth, A Biography

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John Mark and King James Version


"Jesus of Nazareth, a Biography, by John Mark," recognizes the author of the second Gospel as that "John, whose surname was M…

My First Summer in the Sierra

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John Muir


The journal of nature-lover John Muir who spent the summer of 1869 walking California’s Sierra Nevada range. From French Bar to Mono Lake an…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 1: The Borgias and The Cenci

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Alexandre Dumas


Dumas's 'Celebrated Crimes' was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language--has minced no words--to describe the violent …

Ulysses S. Grant

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Owen Wister


Ulysses S. Grant was the great hero (for the North) in the Civil War and the 18th President of the United States. This short biography is on…

Famous Men of the Middle Ages

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John Henry Haaren


“THE study of history, like the study of a landscape, should begin with the most conspicuous features. Not until these have been fixed in me…

Claus Störtebeker

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Georg Engel


Claus Beckera, besser bekannt als Claus Störtebeker, war schon zu Lebzeiten eine Legende: Gemeinsam mit Heino Wichmann und Gödeke …

Briefe aus dem Gefängnis

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Rosa Luxemburg


Rosa Luxemburg war eine bedeutende Vertreterin der europäischen Arbeiterbewegung und des proletarischen Internationalismus. Sie geh&oum…

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners

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John Bunyan


Grace Abounding is the spiritual autobiography of John Bunyan, who also penned Pilgrim’s Progress, perhaps one of the most significant piece…

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