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    The Constitution of India for Children

    Narrated by Pallavi Bharti ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 15 min

    Every 26th January, people gather on New Delhi’s Rajpath amidst a colourful jamboree of fluttering flags, marching soldiers and dancing children. What is celebrated on this day is at the heart of our democracy-the magnificent Constitution of India.The document didn’t only lay down the law but united India with a vision that took two years, eleven months and seventeen days to realise. Subhadra Sen ... Read more

    $20.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton

    Women's Rights Pioneer

    by Connie Miller ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Graphic Biographies

    Unabridged

    15 min

    A biography telling the life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a staunch supporter of women's rights including women's right to vote. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Julius Caesar: Roman Leader

    series World Cultures Through Time

    Unabridged

    25 min

    Julius Caesar was a major figure in the ancient Roman Republic. Born in 100 B.C., Caesar grew up to be a talented leader who had a very successful military career. Not long after his death, the republic ended and Rome became an empire. ... Read more

    $13.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

    by Phillip Hoose ...
    Narrated by Channie Waites ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 38 min

    On March 2, 1955, a slim, bespectacled teenager refused to give up her seat to a white woman on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Shouting "It's my constitutional right!" as police dragged her off to jail, Claudette Colvin decided she'd had enough of the Jim Crow segregation laws that had angered and puzzled her since she was a young child.But instead of being celebrated, as Rosa Parks ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Roter Herbst in Chortitza - Teil 2

    Nach einer wahren Geschichte

    by Tim Tichatzki ...
    Narrated by Makke Schneider ...
    series Roter Herbst in Chortitza #2

    Unabridged

    3 hours 25 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 audiobook trial

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    Deadly Aim

    The Civil War Story of Michigan's Anishinaabe Sharpshooters

    Narrated by Darrell Dennis ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 22 min

    More than 20,000 American Indians served in the Civil War, yet their stories have often been left out of the history books. In Deadly Aim, Sally M. Walker explores the extraordinary lives of Michigan’s Anishinaabe sharpshooters. These brave soldiers served with honor and heroism in the line of duty, despite enduring broken treaties, loss of tribal lands, and racism. Filled with fascinating and ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Eleanor Roosevelt

    A Life of Discovery

    Narrated by Barbara Caruso ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 39 min

    Almost anything scares young Eleanor: mice, the dark, and a host of imaginary dangers. But she learns to hide her feelings-her father disapproves of fear, and she longs only to please him. She knows she will always disappoint her beautiful, socialite mother, because Eleanor is painfully shy and plain. As a young debutante in Manhattan, she spends her days teaching needy children and touring ... Read more

    $16.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Code Breaker, Spy Hunter

    How Elizebeth Friedman Changed the Course of Two World Wars

    Narrated by Romy Nordlinger ...

    Unabridged

    42 min

    In this biography, young listeners will learn all about Elizebeth Friedman (1892-1980), a brilliant American code breaker who smashed Nazi spy rings, took down gangsters, and created the CIA's first cryptology unit. Her story came to light when her secret papers were finally declassified in 2015. From thwarting notorious rumrunners with only paper and pencil to “counter-spying into the minds and ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Christopher Columbus

    by Wendy Conklin ...
    Narrated by Teacher Created Materials ...
    series Early America

    Unabridged

    12 min

    Christopher Columbus set out on August 3, 1492, to find the East by sailing west. Over the course of a few years, he convinced the king and queen of Spain to pay for his trip, promising them fame and riches in return. Columbus discovered more than he bargained for—he had found a new continent. ... Read more

    $13.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Stephen

    God's Courageous Witness

    Narrated by Lance Smith ...
    series The Courageous Series

    Unabridged

    15 min

    He defended the faith and became Christianity’s first martyr. Stephen lived a life full of faith, performing miracles, boldly telling others about Jesus and even serving with others to help widows in their time of need. Then, his courageous witness was silenced. However, the gospel could not be stopped, as his martyrdom caused the gospel to be pushed outside the city walls of Jerusalem and into ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Who Was Ferdinand Magellan?

    by S. A. Kramer ...
    Narrated by Kevin Pariseau ...
    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

    $10.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Robert E. Lee

    by Wendy Conklin ...
    Narrated by Teacher Created Materials ...
    series Primary Source Readers

    Unabridged

    16 min

    Robert E. Lee was considered by many to be an amazing man of character, determination, and talent. Confederate President Jefferson Davis hired him as his assistant for the war. Soon he was commanding the Army of Northern Virginia, and he commanded until his men could fight no more. In the end, he resigned with dignity and asked his men to do the same. ... Read more

    $13.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Picture Book of George Washington Carver, A

    by David Adler ...
    Narrated by Nathan Hinton ...

    Unabridged

    15 min

    With an emphasis on his early life and the hardships he overcame, this informative biography offers a clear, authentic introduction to one of the country's most important scientists. ... Read more

    $19.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Eleanor Roosevelt

    First Lady of the World

    by Ryan Jacobson ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    15 min

    A biography describing the childhood, private life, and years of public service of the popular First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cutting a Path

    Daniel Boone and the Cumberland Gap

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    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

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Green Place to Be

    The Creation of Central Park

    Narrated by John Pruden ...

    Unabridged

    23 min

    In 1858, New York City was growing so fast that new roads and tall buildings threatened to swallow up the remaining open space. The people needed a green place to be—a park with ponds to row on and paths for wandering through trees and over bridges. When a citywide contest solicited plans for creating a park out of barren swampland, Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted put their heads together ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Mahalia Jackson

    Gospel Singer and Civil Rights Champion

    Narrated by Pam Ward ...
    series The Young Patriots Series

    Unabridged

    1 hour 54 min

    “Halie” Jackson grew up in poverty on the levees of New Orleans, hunting for alligators for food along the Mississippi River with her brother, Peter. But every Sunday young Mahalia sang proudly in the church choir, the youngest member at age five. She left school after eighth grade and worked as a maid to help support her family. However, her passion for singing her special brand of music known as ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Harriet Tubman

    series Primary Source Readers

    Unabridged

    16 min

    Harriet Tubman was a slave who dreamed of freedom from a very young age. After her escape at 29, she did everything she could to help and rescue other slaves. In her later years, she built a home to take care of elderly African Americans with no place to live and encouraged women to stand together for their rights. ... Read more

    $13.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Titanic: Voices From the Disaster

    Unabridged

    4 hours 55 min

    EARLY MORNING ON APRIL 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic, on her glorious maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, sank after striking an iceberg in the North Atlantic. Thus the ship declared to be unsinkable was lost in one of the most infamous tragedies in history. Even now, a century later, the events surrounding the Titanic continue to haunt and intrigue us.Critically acclaimed author Deborah ... Read more

    $22.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $19.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Gustave Eiffel's Spectacular Idea

    The Eiffel Tower

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series The Story Behind the Name

    Unabridged

    7 min

    Have you ever seen the Eiffel Tower? Gustave Eiffel’s tower is one of the most recognized landmarks in the world, but it wasn’t an easy path to turn his idea into a reality. Readers will love learning the story behind the name as they follow along with Gustave’s beginnings as a bridge designer and the engineer behind the Statue of Liberty, the criticism and personal attacks by the media he faced ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Out of Hiding:A Holocaust Survivor’s Journey to America

    by Ruth Gruener ...
    Narrated by Natasha Soudek ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 29 min

    Ruth Gruener was a hidden child during the Holocaust. At the end of the war, she and her parents were overjoyed to be free. But their struggles as displaced people had just begun.In war-ravaged Europe, they waited for paperwork for a chance to come to America. Once they arrived in Brooklyn, they began to build a new life, but spoke little English. Ruth started at a new school and tried to make ... Read more

    $31.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Who Was Marco Polo?

    by Joan Holub ...
    Narrated by Kevin Pariseau ...
    series Who Was?

    Unabridged

    52 min

    Marco Polo was seventeen when he set out for China . . . and forty-one when he came back! More than seven hundred years ago, Marco Polo traveled from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan, seeing new sights and riches that no Westerner had ever before witnessed. But did Marco Polo experience the things he wrote about . . . or was it all made-up? Young listeners ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $19.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial