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    VIP: Julius Youngner

    Vaccine Hero

    by Beth Kander ...
    Narrated by TBD ...
    series VIP

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    Get ready to save a generation with Dr. Julius Youngner 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!Julius Youngner was a scientist who helped create the polio vaccine. He ... Read more

    $40.42 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    John "Danny" Olivas

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Great Hispanic and Latino Americans

    Unabridged

    2 min

    Engaging text, authentic photographs, and a timeline illustrate the life of astronaut John “Danny” Olivas. ... Read more

    $5.23 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    David Karp

    The Mastermind behind Tumblr

    Narrated by Intuitive ...
    series Gateway Biographies

    Unabridged

    27 min

    What's more popular than Tumblr? This microblogging site has taken the Web by storm since its founding in 2007. Not much can top it when it comes to capturing its fans' imaginations, except for perhaps its creator, David Karp.Karp developed Tumblr after he tried to start a blog and found the process daunting. With most platforms, a blogger faces a huge, empty text box that begs to be filled with ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD

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    Counting the Stars

    The Story of Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician

    Narrated by Bahni Turpin ...

    Unabridged

    20 min

    Before John Glenn orbited the Earth or astronauts walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as “human computers” used their knowledge, pencils, adding machines, and writing paper to calculate the orbital mechanics needed to launch spacecraft. Katherine Johnson was one of these mathematicians who used trajectories and complex equations to chart the space program. Even as ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    More Great Inventors and Their Inventions

    by David Angus ...
    Narrated by Benjamin Soames ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 36 min

    One thing that hasn’t changed much at all in the last 10,000 years is the human brain. The relentless curiosity of the human mind, combined with our ability to solve problems, has resulted in huge innovation and change. Here then, are some of the most revolutionary ideas of the last 300 years. From James Watt and the invention of the steam engine, and the motorcars of Daimler and Benz, to the ... Read more

    $26.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Blips on a Screen

    How Ralph Baer Invented TV Video Gaming and Launched a Worldwide Obsession

    by Kate Hannigan ...

    Unabridged

    10 min

    An engaging picture book biography based on the incredible true story of a Jewish refugee who pioneered home video games and launched a worldwide obsession.Do you ever wonder how video gaming was invented? What came before your PlayStation or Xbox? This is the story of Ralph Baer, a refugee from Nazi Germany, who used his skills--and a lot of ingenuity and persistence--to make life a little more ... Read more

    $7.49 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Benjamin Franklin

    Narrated by Tavia Gilbert ...
    series The Giants of Science Series #7

    Unabridged

    1 hour 59 min

    Sure, almost all kids know Benjamin Franklin as one of America’s Founding Fathers, a man with a hand in both the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution. And they may even have some vague idea that he once flew a kite during a lightning storm. What Kathleen Krull sets out to do in this very different biography is show Ben Franklin as the “natural philosopher” (the term for scientists ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Leonardo Da Vinci

    Narrated by Tavia Gilbert ...
    series The Giants of Science Series #1

    Unabridged

    2 hours 14 min

    Leonardo da Vinci’s notebooks are mind-boggling evidence of a fifteenth-century scientific genius standing at the edge of the modern world, basing his ideas on observation and experimentation. This book will change children’s ideas of who Leonardo was and what it means to be a scientist. ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Descubrimientos Científicos 1

    Narrated by Tia Elena, Tio Daniel ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 19 min

    Una maravillosa colección de historias totalmente dramatizadas sobre personas famosas que, a pesar de las adversidades, siguieron su visión y perseveraron para ver sus ideales y descubrimientos tener éxito. Incluye historias de personajes destacados, como Louis Pasteur, Marie Curie y Walter Reed. (A wonderful collection of fully-dramatized stories about famous persons who, despite adversities, ... Read more

    $19.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bomb

    The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon

    Narrated by Roy Samuelson ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 11 min

    Perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts, New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents the fascinating and frightening true story of the creation behind the most destructive force that birthed the arms race and the Cold War in Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon.A Newbery Honor bookA National Book Awards finalist for Young People's ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Jane Goodall

    Animal Scientist

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...

    Unabridged

    17 min

    Tells the life story of animal scientist, Jane Goodall. Written in graphic-novel format. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    On a Beam of Light

    A Story of Albert Einstein

    Narrated by Rich Orlow ...

    Unabridged

    14 min

    A boy rides a bicycle down a dusty road. But in his mind, he envisions himself traveling at a speed beyond imagining, on a beam of light. This brilliant mind will one day offer up some of the most revolutionary ideas ever conceived. From a boy endlessly fascinated by the wonders around him, Albert Einstein ultimately grows into a man of genius recognized the world over for profoundly illuminating ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    More Great Scientists and Their Discoveries

    by David Angus ...
    Narrated by Benjamin Soames ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 38 min

    Following the success of the first Great Scientists title in the ‘Junior Classics’ range, this collection features the lives of nine more remarkable scientists, with descriptions of their discoveries. From the astronomy of Copernicus and Halley to the natural science of Linnaeus and Humboldt, and from the discoveries of Pascal, Davy, Volta and Babbage to the harnessing of atomic power by Julius ... Read more

    $26.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mad Scientists

    The Not-So-Crazy Work of Amazing Scientists

    by Sally Lee ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Scary Science

    Unabridged

    24 min

    Drinking vomit. Breathing poisonous gasses. Creating two headed dogs. These mad acts aren’t just the stuff gross out stories and horror movies. They are real things that real scientists have done in the search for scientific answers. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Starstruck

    The Cosmic Journey of Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Narrated by Cary Hite ...

    Unabridged

    37 min

    Young Neil deGrasse Tyson was starstruck when he first visited the sky theater at the Hayden Planetarium in New York City. He couldn't believe the crowded, glittering night sky at the planetarium was real—until a visit to the country years later revealed the impossible. That discovery was like rocket fuel for Neil's passion about space. His quest for knowledge took him from the roof of his ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    I am I. M. Pei

    series Ordinary People Change the World

    Unabridged

    18 min

    The world-renowned architect I. M. Pei is the twenty-fourth hero in the 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 well for ... Read more

    $7.49 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Kid Scientists

    True Tales of Childhood from Science Superstars

    by David Stabler ...
    Narrated by Pete Cross ...
    series Kid Legends #5

    Unabridged

    2 hours 23 min

    Before their experiments, inventions, and discoveries that changed the world, the world’s most celebrated scientists had regular-kid problems just like you. Stephen Hawking hated school and preferred to spend his free time building model airplanes, inventing board games, and even building his own computer. Jane Goodall got in trouble for bringing worms and snails into her house. And Neil deGrasse ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $34.42 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Sigmund Freud

    Narrated by Tavia Gilbert ...
    series The Giants of Science Series #3

    Unabridged

    2 hours 38 min

    This book explores the world of Sigmund Freud, who, making it into the author’s highly popular series due to his creation of a brand-new branch of medicine called psychoanalysis, introduced the world to such controversial theories as Oedipal complexes, the id, and the ego. ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Garrett Morgan

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Great African-Americans

    Unabridged

    3 min

    Explore the life and achievements of Garrett Morgan, an African-American inventor and entrepreneur. ... Read more

    $5.23 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Descubrimientos Científicos 2

    Narrated by Tia Elena, Tio Daniel ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 22 min

    Una maravillosa colección de historias totalmente dramatizadas sobre personas famosas que, a pesar de las adversidades, siguieron su visión y perseveraron para ver sus ideales y descubrimientos tener éxito. Incluye historias de personajes destacados como Alejandro Graham Bell, Tomas Edison, los hermanos Wright y Enrique Ford. (A wonderful collection of fully-dramatized stories about famous persons ... Read more

    $19.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Charles Darwin

    Narrated by Tavia Gilbert ...
    series The Giants of Science Series #6

    Unabridged

    2 hours 34 min

    All his life, Charles Darwin hated controversy. Yet he takes his place among the Giants of Science for what remains an immensely controversial subject: the theory of evolution.Darwin began piecing together his explanation for how all living things change or adapt during his five-year voyage on the HMS Beagle. But it took him twenty years to go public, for fear of the backlash his theory would ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Albert Einstein Was a Dope?

    by Dan Gutman ...
    series Wait! What? #1

    Unabridged

    1 hour 19 min

    Did you know that Albert Einstein was a high-school dropout and that he failed his physics class when he finally made it to college? Or that when he died, his brain and eyeballs were removed from his body? Have you ever wondered why his hair looked so wild? Siblings Paige and Turner have?and they’ve collected some of the kookiest and most unusual facts about him, from his childhood and school days ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    All In a Drop

    Narrated by Kevin T. Collins ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 19 min

    By building his own microscope, Antony van Leeuwenhoek advanced humanity's understanding of the oft-invisible world around us. Microbes are everywhere: in the soil and oceans, in snow, and inside our bodies. But in Antony van Leeuwenhoek’s time, people believed that what they saw with their own eyes was all that existed in the world. How did a simple tradesman—who didn’t go to college or speak ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial