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Historical Audiobooks

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    The Diary of a Young Girl

    The Definitive Edition of the World’s Most Famous Diary

    by Anne Frank ...
    Narrated by Helena Bonham Carter ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 9 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.*Narrated by Helena Bonham Carter*THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK IS 'A MONUMENT TO THE HUMAN SPIRIT'One of the most famous accounts of living under the Nazi regime comes from the diary of a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl, Anne Frank. Edited by her father Otto H. Frank and German novelist Mirjam Pressler, this is a true story to be rediscovered by each new generation.12th Ju... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Going Solo

    by Roald Dahl ...
    Narrated by Dan Stevens ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 38 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.It was truly the most breathless and in a way the most exhilarating time I have ever had in my life.This edition of Going Solo, part of The Roald Dahl Classic Collection, is perfect for Dahl fans old and new.So, enter a world where invention and mischief can be found on every page and where magic might be at the very tips of your fingers . . .The Roald Dahl Classic ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

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    Boy

    Tales of Childhood

    by Roald Dahl ...
    Narrated by Dan Stevens ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 11 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.We all have our moments of brilliance and glory, and this was mine.This edition of Boy, part of The Roald Dahl Classic Collection, is perfect for Dahl fans old and new.So, enter a world where invention and mischief can be found on every page and where magic might be at the very tips of your fingers . . .The Roald Dahl Classic Collection reinstates the versions of Dahl’s ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

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    J.K. Rowling

    Author of the Harry Potter Series

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    Series series Famous Female Authors

    Unabridged

    23 min

    Readers will learn about the life and works of J.K. Rowling. The author’s life leading up to her success as the best-selling author of the Harry Potter series is discussed. Readers will also learn about the author’s writing process and what inspires her. What’s next for this author and other interesting details are also included. ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Disappearing Spoon

    And Other True Tales of Rivalry, Adventure, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements (Young Readers Edition)

    by Sam Kean ...
    Narrated by Robert Petkoff ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 6 min

    A young readers edition of the New York Times bestseller The Disappearing Spoon, chronicling the extraordinary stories behind one of the greatest scientific tools in existence: the periodic table.Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? And why did tellurium (Te, 52) lead to the most bizarre gold rush in history?The periodic table is a ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD $27.99 AUD

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    Warhead

    The True Story of One Teen Who Almost Saved the World

    by Jeff Henigson ...
    Narrated by Jeff Henigson ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 23 min

    An often hilarious and always relevant memoir about one teen boy's battle with brain cancer and his Starlight Children's Foundation wish: to meet Mikhail Gorbachev in Russia and plead for nuclear disarmament and world peace.It's 1986, and Jeff is an average fifteen-year-old: he thinks a lot about dating, he bounces around with his friends, and he's trying his hardest to get a car. Conversely, the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Escape from Alcatraz

    The Mystery of the Three Men Who Escaped From The Rock

    by Eric Braun ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    Series series Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Stories

    Unabridged

    1 hour 41 min

    What's more exciting than a prison break? Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin escaped from Alcatraz in 1962 and have never been caught. Many authorities are certain they died crossing San Francisco Bay. Relatives claim they made it to Brazil. The theories of what happened to them are endless. Find out the facts from people who dealt with the men and the case first-hand. This is one mystery ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Suzanne Collins

    Author of the Hunger Games Trilogy

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    Series series Famous Female Authors

    Unabridged

    24 min

    Listeners will learn about the life and works of Suzanne Collins. This young adult author’s life leading up to her success as the bestselling author of the Hunger Games trilogy is discussed. Listeners will also learn about the author’s writing process and what inspires her to write. What’s next for this author and other interesting details are also included. ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Magnet Ass––And The Stone Cold Truck Hunters

    Narrated by Derek Grime ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours

    Magnet Ass and the Stone-Cold Truck Hunters is a Vietnam war memoir about Captain Alan "Magnet Ass" Milacek, the "man who flew his plane on one wing". It is a war story. But it is also not a war story. It has everything to do with a white-hot mission over the Plain of Jars in 1970, for which 10 men earned The Mackay Trophy, one of history's most coveted aviation awards - and at the same time, it ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Signs of Survival

    A Memoir of the Holocaust

    Narrated by Rebecca Gibel ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 30 min

    RENEE: I was ten years old then, and my sister was eight. The responsibility was on me to warn everyone when the soldiers were coming because my sister and both my parents were deaf. I was my family's ears. Meet Renee and Herta, two sisters who faced the unimaginable-together. This is their true story. As Jews living in 1940s Czechoslovakia, Renee, Herta, and their parents were in immediate danger ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

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    Roter Herbst in Chortitza - Teil 5

    Nach einer wahren Geschichte

    by Tim Tichatzki ...
    Narrated by Makke Schneider ...
    Series Audiobook 5 - Roter Herbst in Chortitza

    Unabridged

    2 hours 14 min

    Ein Bürgerkrieg fegt mit aller Gewalt über das zerfallene Zarenreich. Gefangen zwischen den Fronten, finden die beiden Freunde Willi und Maxim ein von Soldaten zurückgelassenes Maschinengewehr. Für Maxim ein Geschenk des Himmels, für Willi die größte Herausforderung seines Glaubens, denn als Sohn mennonitischer Siedler hat er gelernt, jede Form von Gewalt abzulehnen. Eine Zerreißprobe für die ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    VIP: Stacey Abrams

    Voting Visionary

    Narrated by Ella Turenne ...
    Series series VIP

    Unabridged

    1 hour 26 min

    Get ready to fight for what’s right with Stacey Abrams in this exciting middle grade nonfiction biography. Perfect for fans of the Who Was and Little Leaders series, the books in the VIP series tell the true—and amazing—stories of some of history's greatest trailblazers. Meet the VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE who changed the world!Stacey Abrams is an activist who works for fair voting rights. She’s a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

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    No Surrender Young Readers' Edition

    A Father, a Son, and an Extraordinary Act of Heroism

    by Chris Edmonds ...
    Narrated by James Lurie ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 15 min

    The epic true story of Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds, an American hero who risked his life in the final days of World War II to save others—now in a thrilling young readers’ edition.During the infamous World War II Battle of the Bulge, Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds was captured, along with his infantrymen. The Nazis took him and his men to Stalag IXA, a notorious prisoner of war camp in Germany, ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

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    Nanberry

    by Jackie French ...
    Narrated by Kris Dyer ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 59 min

    The amazing story of Australia's first surgeon and the boy he adopted.It's 1789, and as the new colony in Sydney Cove is established, Surgeon John White defies convention and adopts Nanberry, an Aboriginal boy, to raise as his son. Nanberry is clever and uses his unique gifts as an interpreter to bridge the two worlds he lives in.With his white brother, Andrew, he witnesses the struggles of the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

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    Count Zinzendorf

    Firstfruit

    Narrated by Tim Gregory ...
    Series series Christian Heroes: Then & Now

    Unabridged

    4 hours 32 min

    Written for readers age 10 and up -- enjoyed by adults!Six-year-old Ludwig was sitting at the table, reading his Bible and praying, when Swedish soldiers stormed through the castle door. Ludwig looked up at the soldiers and then returned to his prayer and reading. The soldiers stopped and stared-then left. They said they could not ransack a place that God watched over.An unusually mature Christian ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Inventor's Secret

    by Suzanne Slade ...
    Narrated by Susie Berneis ...

    Unabridged

    47 min

    Both Thomas Edison and Henry Ford started off as insatiably curious tinkerers. That curiosity led them to become inventors—with very different results. As Edison invented hit after commercial hit, gaining fame and fortune, Henry struggled to make a single invention (an affordable car) work. Witnessing Thomas's glorious career from afar, a frustrated Henry wondered about the secret to his success. ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Terrible Typhoid Mary

    Narrated by Donna Postel ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 20 min

    What happens when a person's reputation has been forever damaged? With archival photographs and text among other primary sources, this riveting biography of Mary Mallon by the Sibert medalist and Newbery Honor winner Susan Bartoletti looks beyond the tabloid scandal of Mary's controversial life. How she was treated by medical and legal officials reveals a lesser-known story of human and ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Socrates

    A Life Worth Living

    by Devra Lehmann ...
    Narrated by Robert Petkoff ...
    Series series PHILOSOPHY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

    Unabridged

    6 hours 35 min

    A lively and accessible introduction to the quintessential philosopher, and the civilized world’s first enemy of the state.Socrates: A Life Worth Living traces the life and ideas of one of Western civilization’s founding philosophers, whose influence is still felt more than two thousand years later. Socrates is famous for how he died, executed by the Athenian government for corrupting the youth of ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    Picture Book of Anne Frank, A

    by David Adler ...
    Narrated by Randye Kaye ...

    Unabridged

    14 min

    "The narrator, reading with clarity and precision, tells the well-known story of the Jewish girl and her family who hid during the Holocaust...[This] high-quality read-along...[is] excellent for school and public libraries." - Booklist ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Little People, BIG DREAMS: Little Dreamers Collection

    6 stories from the bestselling series!

    Series series Little People, BIG DREAMS

    Unabridged

    40 min

    Inspire your little one to follow their dreams with simple, engaging stories about talented people through history, to listen to at home or on the go.Some of the most influential people in history started out as little dreamers with something they wanted to change. With their unique ideas and incredible talents, they went on to change the world with their boldness and bravery. Their journeys from ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    Veronica Roth

    Author of the Divergent Trilogy

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    Series series Famous Female Authors

    Unabridged

    24 min

    Readers will learn about the life and works of Veronica Roth. This young adult author’s life leading up to her success as the best-selling author of the Divergent trilogy is discussed. Readers will also learn about the author’s writing process and what inspires her to write. What’s next for this author and other interesting details are also included. ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Christopher Columbus

    New World Explorer or Fortune Hunter?

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    Series series Perspectives on History

    Unabridged

    23 min

    Great explorer and sailor. Hungry for riches and gold. Views about Christopher Columbus have changed over time. But who was the real Christopher Columbus? Explore Columbus's life throughout his journeys to the New World. Then decide for yourself whether he was a hero or villain. ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Picture Book of Rosa Parks, A

    by David Adler ...
    Narrated by Charles Turner ...

    Unabridged

    15 min

    "Teachers will welcome [this treatment of]...a simple, clear biography of Rosa Parks...The male narrator reads clearly and unemotionally, presenting the facts as Adler reports them...A good addition to collections." - School Library Journal ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    Lives of the Pirates

    Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!)

    Series series The Lives of … Series

    Unabridged

    2 hours 9 min

    The pirates of legend sailed the seven seas, exercised a salty vocabulary, and pursued lives full of swordplay and adventure. But what was life like for the real pirates of history? What odd animals did William Dampier have on board? Why did Grace O’Malley cut off her hair? And which pirate liked to wear pajamas on deck? Through the spyglass of the seafaring, Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitt ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus