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Exploration and Discovery Audiobooks

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    Spacecare

    A Kid's Guide to Surviving Space

    Narrated by Andrea Emmes ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 56 min

    Have you ever wondered how astronauts stay healthy in space? What if an astronaut gets sick on the space station? Does snot run in space? This fascinating look at space and medicine explores how scientists and physicians study astronauts in space, how they help keep them safe, and what we've learned about the human body through space exploration. Questions from real kids and answers from ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Off The Map

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark

    Narrated by Pat Grimes ...

    Unabridged

    57 min

    Lewis and Clark's famous 1804 expedition was told with great detail by the explorers themselves in an eight-volume account. Now young historians have the opportunity to learn the thrills, challenges, and adventures in a version accessible for them. Two years' worth of entries are condensed into a flowing account that maintains the historical essence of the original. With a fact-filled prologue and ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Shipwrecked!

    Diving for Hidden Time Capsules on the Ocean Floor

    Narrated by Jonathan Todd Ross ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 9 min

    Vast, mysterious, and endlessly rich in human history, the ocean floor is hometo millions of shipwrecks … each with its own fascinating story to tell.From the dramatic discovery of the world’s first analog computer to the incredible secrets uncovered in a sailor’s good luck charm, underwater excavation has revealed historical truths dating back to the beginning of modern civilization. As the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

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    Bold Riders

    The Story of the Pony Express

    by John Micklos ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    Series series Adventures on the American Frontier

    Unabridged

    24 min

    Though the Pony Express existed for less than two years, its legend lives on today. Its mission was to deliver mail 2,000 miles across the American plains and deserts in half the time it would take by stagecoach. Riders faced many dangers, from hostile American Indians to wicked weather. Lively language and historical illustrations will help readers feel as if they are part of the journey. Meets ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Book of Bok

    One Moon Rock's Journey Through Time and Space

    Narrated by Neil Armstrong, John Chancer ...

    Unabridged

    42 min

    First man on the Moon Neil Armstrong reveals the adventure of the first Moon landing, and how the Earth and the Moon came to be, in this unique audiobook.A young boy sits up in bed and gazes at the distant Moon through his window. He wonders if, one day, a human will stand on its surface and look back at the Earth. But Earth is already being studied from the Moon. An all-seeing Moon rock of almost ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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    Himalayan Adventures

    True stories of exploration from the diaries of some of the greatest explorers of the 19th and 20th centuries

    by various ...
    Narrated by Ken Albertsen ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 4 min

    Real-life memoirs taken from the diaries of seven great explorers - dating from 60 to 180 years ago.Of these seven adventure stories, five take place in the 1800's and two take place in 1953. 215 minutes of listening pleasure. These stories are narrated directly from the respective explorers' diaries, with no editing. The language used is the English usage of that decades-ago time period, with no ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Transplant Breakthroughs

    Narrated by Melanie Carey ...
    Series series Edge of Medicine

    Unabridged

    20 min

    With trusted expertise from Mayo Clinic, the Edge of Medicine series sets out to inspire and educate the next generation of young scientists by highlighting the medical breakthroughs of a diverse range of scientists and researchers. From the first immunosuppressant drugs to the first successful heart transplant, this exploration of scientific inquiry celebrates the greatest developments to date in ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Christopher Columbus

    Across the Ocean Sea

    Narrated by Tim Gregory ...
    Series series Heroes of History

    Unabridged

    5 hours 6 min

    It was completely dark. The only things visible now were the two small beacon fires on the Pinta and the Nina. Christopher was glad the two fires calmed his, too. Their glow reminded him that the Santa Maria was not alone on the vast, uncharted Ocean Sea. The three ships would sail together into the unknown.Buoyant and determined, and having at last won the support of the king and queen of Spain, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Cutting a Path

    Daniel Boone and the Cumberland Gap

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    Series series Adventures on the American Frontier

    Unabridged

    30 min

    Imagine being asked to explore an unknown part of the country. That's exactly what happened to Daniel Boone in the mid-1700s. Boone and others cut a path through the wilderness of Kentucky and Virginia. Lively language, historical illustrations, and primary source journal entries from Boone and his fellow settlers help readers feel as if they were a part of the journey. Meets Common Core critical ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Who Was Ferdinand Magellan?

    by S. A. Kramer ...
    Narrated by Kevin Pariseau ...
    Series series Who Was?

    Unabridged

    1 hour 3 min

    When Portuguese sailor Ferdinand Magellan set sail from Spain in 1519, he believed he could get to the Spice Islands by sailing west through or around the New World. He was right, but what he didn't know was that the treacherous voyage would take him three years and cost him his life. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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    Your Life as an Explorer on a Viking Ship

    by Thomas Troupe ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    15 min

    You just tried out for the school play. Who wants the lead part more than anyone? YOU! Imagine sailing the high seas without a care in the world. Storming castles for gold and jewels. Wearing a horned helmet. But be careful what you wish for. That might not be the way it was for an explorer on a Viking ship … ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Which Way to the Wild West?

    Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You About America's Westward Expansion

    Narrated by Steve Sheinkin, Vikas Adam ...
    Series series Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn't Tell You

    Unabridged

    6 hours 29 min

    New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Honor recipient Steve Sheinkin welcomes young listeners to the thrilling, tragic, and downright wild historic adventure of America’s westward expansion in Which Way to the Wild West? Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn’t Tell You About America’s Westward Expansion.1805: Explorer William Clark reaches the Pacific Ocean and pens the badly spelled line ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    The Time Travels of Arabella and Tom Twigg: Meeting Captain Cook

    by Sue Huband ...
    Narrated by John Delino Ziegler Jr. ...

    Unabridged

    37 min

    Arabella Twigg is an ordinary girl. Her father invents things that don’t work. Her mother cooks food no one can eat and her horrid brother, Tom, likes to get her into trouble. Her Gran is crazy but loves Arabella very much.Arabella’s life was boring until strange things began to happen to her. One day, she is caravaning with her family in Whitby, England and visits the Captain Cook Memorial Museum ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Guía turística de la Tierra extrema

    Narrated by Alejandro Bono ...
    Series Audiobook 1 - Destinos insólitos

    Unabridged

    1 hour 15 min

    Montañas que se elevan hasta el cielo, cuevas que descienden hasta las entrañas, volcanes que cortan la respiración, desiertos insoportables, ríos interminables, poblados donde llueve siempre, salares inmensurables… ¡Más de 25 destinos para quienes deseen viajar hasta "lo más" de nuestro planeta! ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

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    This Country of Ours, Part 1

    Stories of Explorers and Pioneers

    Series Audiobook 1 - The This Country of Ours Series

    Unabridged

    3 hours 21 min

    This series, in seven parts, tells the story of America from the earliest founding through the days of Woodrow Wilson and World War I. In Part 1, you’ll hear stories of the exciting adventures of the explorers and pioneers, like Columbus and Cabot, who faced daunting trials to find the “New World.”Stories include:How the Vikings of Old Sought and Found New Lands The Sea of Darkness and the Great ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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    The First Americans

    Book 1 (Prehistory-1600)

    by Joy Hakim ...
    Narrated by Christina Moore ...
    Series Audiobook 1 - A History of US

    Unabridged

    5 hours 26 min

    Thousands of years ago - way before Christopher Columbus set sail - wandering tribes of hunters made their way from Asia across the Bering land bridge to North America. They didn't know it, but they had discovered a New World. The First Americans is a fascinating re-creation of pre-Columbian Native American life, and it's an adventure of a lifetime! Hunt seals with Inuit; harvest corn on a cliff ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    The Basis of Apocalypse Now; Heart of Darkness; The Belgian Conquest of the Congo

    Unabridged

    4 hours 42 min

    Heart of Darkness is a novella written by Joseph Conrad. Before its 1903 publication, it appeared as a three-part series (1899) in Blackwood's Magazine. It was classified by the Modern Library website editors as one of the "100 best novels" and part of the Western canon. The story centres on Charles Marlow, who narrates most of the book. He is an Englishman who takes a foreign assignment from a ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    A Computer Called Katherine

    How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon

    by Suzanne Slade ...
    Narrated by Jeanette Illidge ...

    Unabridged

    13 min

    The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson--made famous by the award-winning film Hidden Figures--who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon!Katherine knew it was wrong that African Americans didn't have the same rights as others--as wrong as 5+5=12. She knew it was wrong that people thought women could only be teachers or nurses--as wrong as 10-5=3. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

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    A Children's History of India in 100 Objects

    Narrated by Mala Mangla ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours

    A stone-age hand axe, an enchantingly sculpted yakshi, the Koh-i-Noor diamond, and even an HMT watch―can these things have anything in common?Yes, they can!Each of these has been conceived by the human mind and shaped by the human hand. Each object has a voice, not just of rulers and conquerors, but also of the common people. Most significant of all, each carries stories of how communities and ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

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    Who Was Charles Darwin?

    Narrated by Kevin Pariseau ...
    Series series Who Was?

    Unabridged

    48 min

    As a young boy, Charles Darwin hated school and was often scolded for conducting “useless” experiments. Yet his passion for the natural world was so strong that he suffered through terrible seasickness during his five-year voyage aboard The Beagle. Darwin collected new creatures from the coasts of Africa, South America, and the Galapagos Islands, and expanded his groundbreaking ideas that would ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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    Whydah, The

    A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found

    Narrated by Jeff Cummings ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 22 min

    A 2018 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults FinalistThe exciting true story of the captaincy, wreck, and discovery of the Whydah — the only pirate ship ever found — and the incredible mysteries it revealed.The 1650s to the 1730s marked the golden age of piracy, when fearsome pirates like Blackbeard ruled the waves, seeking not only treasure but also large and fast ships to ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

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    Your Life as a Pioneer on the Oregon Trail

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    15 min

    You just tried out for the school play. And who wants the lead part more than anyone? YOU! Imagine racing horseback across the plains. Making your own rules. Roasting marshmallows and hot dogs around the campfire. But be careful what you wish for. That might not be the way it was for a pioneer on the Oregon Trail … ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Making Thirteen Colonies

    Book 2 (1600-1740)

    by Joy Hakim ...
    Narrated by Christina Moore ...
    Series Audiobook 2 - A History of US

    Unabridged

    4 hours 53 min

    People are coming to America-all kinds of people. If you're European, you come in search of freedom or riches. If you're African, you come in chains. And what about the Indians, what is happening to them? Soon with the influx of so many people, thirteen unique colonies are born, each with its own story. Meet Pocahontas and John Smith in Jamestown. Join William Penn and the Quakers in Pennsylvania. ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    Challenger

    Narrated by Dana Flemming ...
    Series series Man-Made Disasters

    Unabridged

    3 min

    In Challenger, early fluent readers will learn about the science behind the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they explore what we have learned in the wake of this disaster.An infographic illustrates the parts of the Space Shuttle Challenger, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus