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Performing Arts

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    Who Was Johnny Cash?

    series Who Was?

    Unabridged

    3 hours

    Was Johnny Cash always the rebellious "Man in Black" that we remember him as today? Find out in this biography that takes us from Cash's childhood on an Arkansas cotton farm to his first days in rockabilly through his most famous years as a country music legend and icon of American songwriting.Due to his wide range of musical talent and an incomparable career spanning forty-nine years, Johnny Cash ... Read more

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    She Persisted: Marian Anderson

    series She Persisted

    Unabridged

    1 hour

    Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who spoke up and rose up against the odds--including Marian Anderson!When renowned classical singer Marian Anderson wasn't allowed to sing at a theater in Washington, DC, because she was Black, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt invited her to sing at the Lincoln ... Read more

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    Out of the Shadows

    How Lotte Reiniger Made the First Animated Fairytale Movie

    Unabridged

    Lotte Reiniger (1899–1981) was a German film director and animator best known for The Adventures of Prince Achmed, which was released in 1926 and is the oldest surviving animated movie. (It came out a full eleven years before Disney’s Snow White!) As a little kid, Reiniger loved reading fairytales and fell in love with puppetry. At school, she learned about paperschnitte, or papercuts, which ... Read more

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    Miley Cyrus

    by Sarah Tieck ...
    Narrated by Christopher Hopkins Ward ...
    series Big Buddy Biographies Set 2

    Unabridged

    9 min

    Miley Cyrus is one of the most popular teen singers and actors! This book introduces her childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about Miley’s passion for show business and how she came to be the star of Disney Channel’s Hannah Montana. Also covered are Miley’s Best of Both Worlds concert tour, as well as her personal life and her famous father Billy Ray ... Read more

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    Houdini

    The Life of the Great Escape Artist

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series American Graphic

    Unabridged

    10 min

    Harry Houdini never met a lock he didn’t like. Handcuffs, leg irons, and thumbscrews were child’s play for the world’s greatest escape artist. During his stunning career he invented some of the most mind-boggling escapes of all time. Join Houdini as he attempts his most dangerous stunts and unlock the secrets of the illusionist’s lasting legacy. ... Read more

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    Feed Your Mind

    A Story of August Wilson

    by Jen Bryant ...
    Narrated by David Sadzin ...

    Unabridged

    52 min

    August Wilson (19452005) was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright who had a particular talent for capturing the authentic everyday voice of Black Americans. As a child, he read off soup cans and cereal boxes, and when his mother brought him to the library, his whole world opened up. After facing intense prejudice at school from both students and some teachers, August dropped out. However, ... Read more

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    Zach Efron

    by Sarah Tieck ...
    Narrated by Christopher Hopkins Ward ...
    series Big Buddy Biographies Set 2

    Unabridged

    9 min

    Zac Efron is a talented actor and singer. This book introduces his childhood, family, educational background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn how Zac’s early talent for singing and dancing led him to star in Disney Channel’s Emmy award-winning High School Musical. Covered in detail are Zac’s roles in High School Musical and Hairspray. Also included are Zac’s upcoming movies, as ... Read more

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    HiBrow: Richard Strange's A Mighty Big If - Robert Wilson

    Unabridged

    54 min

    Richard Strange's 'A Mighty Big If' event at The Crypt, St Martin in the Fields, London. Writer and adventurer Richard regularly staged entertaining and illuminating conversations with major cultural figures.Robert talks to Richard Strange on his 'A Mighty Big If' show, offering a rare and personal insight into to his exceptional life. Wilson's close ties and collaborations with leading artists, ... Read more

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    Who Was Jim Henson?

    by Joan Holub ...
    Narrated by Paul Boehmer ...
    series Who Was?

    Unabridged

    1 hour 3 min

    Jim Henson broke into television with a five-minute puppetry segment when he was only a freshman in college. He created puppets like none ever seen before, with expressive fabric faces and rod-controlled arms. His Muppets became world-renowned celebrities and formed the backbone of a media empire. With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this easy-to-read biography will be published twenty ... Read more

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    King of Pop

    The Story of Michael Jackson

    by Terry Collins ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series American Graphic

    Unabridged

    12 min

    In the 1960s, Michael Jackson was just a young boy with a dream. By the time he died in 2009, he was a record setting musician and an international pop icon. Follow Michael’s journey growing up in the tumultuous music industry. Watch him strive for greatness and witness the legacy he has left on the world. ... Read more

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    Who is Stevie Wonder?

    by Jim Gigliotti ...
    Narrated by Dominic Hoffman ...
    series Who Was?

    Unabridged

    56 min

    Discover more about Stevie Wonder, the music prodigy whose awards include 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.Stevie Wonder is one of the most successful singer-songwriter-musicians of our time. Signing his first record deal when he was only eleven, he had his first No.1 hit when he was thirteen. Since then he has had thirty US top ten hits, won a range of awards for his music ... Read more

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    The Rise (and Falls) of Jackie Chan

    Unabridged

    10 min

    An action-packed picture book biography about Hollywood actor, stuntman, and beloved superstar Jackie Chan! A great read for Chan fans hoping to share their love of Rush Hour, Supercop, and Jackie's original brand of martial arts with their ready-to-tumble tyke.Pow! Bam! Wow!Jackie Chan has been making movies and amazing audiences with his original and comedic stunts for decades.Pow! Bam! Ow!But ... Read more

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    Who Was Celia Cruz?

    Narrated by Frankie Corzo ...
    series Who Was?

    Unabridged

    1 hour 3 min

    How did a working-class girl from Cuba become a symbol of artistic freedom for Cuban Americans and the "Queen of Salsa"? Find out in this addition to the Who HQ library!Although her family and friends know her as Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso, the world refers to her simply as Celia Cruz. Starting her career in 1950, Celia grew increasingly popular as the new lead singer of the ... Read more

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    Harry Houdini

    Narrated by Pete Cross ...
    series First Names #1

    Unabridged

    2 hours 35 min

    Before Harry Houdini (18741926) became the greatest magician in the world, he was just little Ehrich Weisz, a Hungarian-born immigrant who moved to America with his family and performed stage tricks for a little extra cash. He started off with card tricks and then eventually began performing the escape acts that would make him famous. Known for his daring and death-defying illusions, he would do ... Read more

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    Little Audrey's Daydream

    Unabridged

    10 min

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    $4.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Ballet for Martha

    Making Appalachian Spring

    Unabridged

    45 min

    In 1944 the modern American ballet Appalachian Spring premiered at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The collaborators behind the performance anxiously awaited the critical response to their artistic achievement: would the world understand what they had done?In Ballet for Martha, the journey to this stage and the success shared among choreographer Martha Graham, composer Aaron Copland ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Idina Menzel

    Vocal Superpower

    series Pop Culture Bios

    Unabridged

    12 min

    You probably know Idina Menzel as the amazing singer of "Let It Go" and the voice of Elsa in the movie Frozen. But did you know that she:• dreamed of playing the title character in the musical Annie?• sang at weddings and bar mitzvahs before making it big on Broadway?• started a summer camp for kids?Want to know more about the life of this singing superstar? Read on to learn all about Idina's road ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD

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    Shailene Woodley

    Divergent's Daring Star

    series Pop Culture Bios

    Unabridged

    12 min

    You probably know Shailene Woodley as the fearless, black-clad heroine Tris from Divergent. But did you know that she:• was diagnosed with scoliosis, a curvature of the spine, as a freshman in high school?• cofounded the nonprofit All It Takes, an organization dedicated to giving young people tools to make a difference and change the world?• would someday like to run an organic farm and produce ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD

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    Justin Timberlake

    From Mouseketeer to Megastar

    series Pop Culture Bios

    Unabridged

    13 min

    You probably know Justin Timberlake as the successful boy-band singer turned solo artist whose voice dominates the airwaves. But did you know that he:• sang—and lost!—on the competitive TV show Star Search at the age of eleven?• opened a barbecue restaurant in New York City?• wrote a song for his wife, Jessica Biel, and sang it for her on their wedding day?Want to know more about this talented ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD

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    Who Was Lucille Ball?

    Narrated by Tara Sands ...
    series Who Was?

    Unabridged

    56 min

    Who doesn't love Lucy? The legendary actress, producer, and comedian steps into the Who Was? spotlight.Much like her hit TV show, I Love Lucy, Americans in the 1950s fell in love with Lucy. Born in New York in 1911, Lucille Ball was always a natural performer. She danced in the chorus of Broadway shows and acted in small parts in Hollywood movies. But Ball's true gift was comedy. She found a way ... Read more

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    I am Oprah Winfrey

    series Ordinary People Change the World

    Unabridged

    20 min

    Deeply influential cultural icon Oprah Winfrey is the twenty-fifth hero in this New York Times bestselling picture book biography series, adapted for audio.This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of an icon in a lively, conversational way that works ... Read more

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    Really Professional Internet Person

    Narrated by Jenn McAllister ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 29 min

    Through her pranks, sketches, and videos about everyday life, Jenn has become a mouthpiece for millennials and one of YouTube's fastest rising stars! Jenn McAllister, better known as JennxPenn, has been obsessed with making videos since she found her parents video camera at the age of eight. A shy child, Jenn turned to film because, unlike with life, you can always have a do-over.Really ... Read more

    $36.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Who is Dolly Parton?

    by True Kelley ...
    Narrated by Dorothy Dillingham Blue ...
    series Who Was?

    Unabridged

    55 min

    Born in a little cabin in Tennessee, Dolly Parton always dreamed big, and she was right to! She wrote her first song at age five and became a country music star by the time she was in her early twenties. Of course, her success didn't stop there. Dolly Parton is also an actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist whose "Imagination Library" reading initiative reaches children throughout the ... Read more

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    Geniale Querköpfe - Träumer, Schulschwänzer und Genies - über Albert Einstein, Jules Verne und 15 weitere eigensinnige Persönlichkeiten

    Narrated by Julia Fischer ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 47 min

    Was haben der Boxer Muhammad Ali, der Beatle Ringo Starr oder der französische Schauspieler Gérard Depardieu miteinander zu tun? Sie alle sind, neben den vierzehn weiteren berühmten Persönlichkeiten, die der Museumspädagoge Christof Gießler hier auf unterhaltsame und informative Weise vorstellt, Genies auf ihrem jeweiligen Gebiet. Das Hauptaugenmerk wird hier auf ihre Kinder- und Jugendzeit gelegt ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD