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Science and Technology Audiobooks

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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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    Comet Chaser

    The True Cinderella Story of Caroline Herschel, the First Professional Woman Astronomer

    Narrated by Sandy Rustin ...

    Unabridged

    21 min

    Once upon a time there lived a girl who swept floors and washed dishes and was little more than a servant to her family.Until, one day, an invitation arrived.It was an invitation to a new country and a new beginning—a place where Caroline Herschel’s dreams, her fascination with the night sky, and her extraordinary talent would open up a world of beauty and renown, and make her the belle of the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD $11.99 AUD

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    George Washington Carver

    From Slave to Scientist

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

    Unabridged

    4 hours 50 min

    George's mother panicked when she heard the thunder of horses and the whooping of men. Bushwhackers! She pulled her baby close to her chest and stood rooted to the dirt floor in fear. A man stumbled through her doorway. "We got us one, boys!" he yelled, waving his rifle in the air and dragging his captives into the cold night.Once a kidnapped slave baby, George Washington Carver found freedom in ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?

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

    Unabridged

    55 min

    Leonardo da Vinci was a gifted painter, talented musician, and dedicated scientist and inventor, designing flying machines, submarines, and even helicopters. Yet he had a hard time finishing things, a problem anyone can relate to. Only thirteen paintings are known to be his; as for the illustrated encyclopedia he intended to create, all that he left were thousands of disorganized notebook pages. ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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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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    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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    Black Achievements in STEM

    Celebrating Katherine Johnson, Robert D. Bullard, and More

    Narrated by Book Buddy Digital Media ...
    Series series Black Excellence Project (Read Woke ™ Books)

    Unabridged

    15 min

    In the past and present, Black people have developed new products and created new processes in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Their work has addressed problems such as medical and healthcare inequality and the negative impacts of climate change. Celebrate the people who have made great achievements in STEM, including PlayVS founder Delane Parnell, astronaut, doctor, and ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Astrophysicist and Space Advocate Neil deGrasse Tyson

    by Marne Ventura ...
    Narrated by Book Buddy Digital Media ...
    Series series STEM Trailblazer Bios

    Unabridged

    14 min

    Have you ever stared into the night sky, full of stars and planets? As a kid, Neil deGrasse Tyson was star-struck when he first visited a planetarium. The universe was calling him.Tyson pursued his interest in astronomy and studied to be an astrophysicist. In 1996, he became the director of New York's Hayden Planetarium. He is passionate about teaching people about the universe. Known for making ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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    Astronaut and Physicist Sally Ride

    Series series STEM Trailblazer Bios

    Unabridged

    15 min

    Have you ever dreamed of going to outer space? When Sally Ride was a little girl, she watched on TV as astronaut John Glenn launched into space. Twenty years later, she became the first American woman to go to space.Ride had loved science since she was young. Some of her teachers thought she was wasting her time studying science, but she went on to earn her PhD in astrophysics anyway. When NASA's ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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    Millbrook Discover Collection

    Narrated by Book Buddy Digital Media ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 25 min

    Play. Experiment. Innovate. Millbrook Press publishes informational titles for grades K–5. These fact-filled nonfiction books draw listeners in with engaging writing, fresh perspectives, unusual points of view, and a good dose of humor.Full contents:Do You Know Dewey?: Exploring the Dewey Decimal System by Brian P. ClearyMiracle Mud: Lena Blackburne and the Secret Mud That Changed Baseball by ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    African American Astronauts & Space Pioneers

    by T.M. Moody ...
    Narrated by Digital Voice Madison G ...
    Series Audiobook 3 - African American History for Kids

    Unabridged

    43 min

    This audiobook is narrated by a digital voice.Learn about African American Astronauts & Space Pioneers who shaped the world like Ronald E. McNair, Mae C. Jemison, Charles Bolden, and many more.A timeline of events and a glossary to help deepen a child's vocabulary and comprehension are included in the back of the book. ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Garrett Morgan

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

    Unabridged

    3 min

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

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    She Persisted in Science

    Brilliant Women Who Made a Difference

    Narrated by Chelsea Clinton ...
    Series series She Persisted

    Unabridged

    14 min

    A STEM-focused addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling She Persisted series!Throughout history, women have been told that science isn’t for them. They’ve been told that they’re not smart enough, or that their brains just aren’t able to handle it. In this book, Chelsea Clinton introduces readers to women scientists who didn’t listen to those who told them “no” and who used their smarts, their ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    Eddie Rickenbacker

    Boy Pilot and Racer

    Narrated by Patrick Lawlor ...
    Series series The Young Patriots Series

    Unabridged

    1 hour 51 min

    World War I flying ace Eddie Rickenbacker’s first attempt at flight was riding his bicycle off the roof while holding an umbrella! Growing up in the Midwest in the early 1900s, young Eddie, whose parents were Swiss immigrants, worked hard to help support his family but found time to build a “pushmobile,” experience a thrilling ride in a “horseless carriage,” and come face-to-face with a moving ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Flying Man

    Otto Lilienthal, the World's First Pilot

    by Mike Downs ...
    Narrated by Mark Sanderlin ...

    Unabridged

    14 min

    In 1862, balloons were the only way to reach the sky. But 14-year-old Otto Lilienthal didn’t want to fly in balloons. He wanted to soar like a bird.Scientists, teachers, and news reporters everywhere said flying was impossible.Otto and his brother Gustav desperately wanted to prove them wrong, so they made their own wings and tried to take flight. The brothers quickly crashed, but this was just ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    Radioactive!

    How Irene Curie and Lise Meitner Revolutionized Science and Changed the World

    Narrated by Andrea Gallo ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 20 min

    The fascinating, little-known story of how two brilliant female physicists' groundbreaking discoveries led to the creation of the atomic bomb. In 1934, IrEne Curie, working with her husband and fellow scientist, Frederic Joliot, made a discovery that would change the world: artificial radioactivity. This breakthrough allowed scientists to modify elements and create new ones by altering the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

    Series series STEM Trailblazer Bios

    Unabridged

    15 min

    What do you want to be when you grow up? When Katherine Johnson was young, women weren't expected to go into the math and science fields. Johnson loved math, but she never thought she could be a mathematician. After studying math in school and teaching for a few years, she learned that the organization that would later become NASA was hiring women to complete mathematical equations. As an African ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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    Higher, Steeper, Faster

    The Daredevils Who Conquered the Skies

    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 19 min

    Discover the daring aviation pioneers who made the dream of powered flight a reality, forever changing the course of history.Aviator Lincoln Beachey broke countless records: he looped-the-loop, flew upside down and in corkscrews, and was the first to pull his aircraft out of what was a typically fatal tailspin. As Beachey and other aviators took to the skies in death-defying acts in the early ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD $27.99 AUD

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    Leaf Detective

    How Margaret Lowman Uncovered Secrets in the Rainforest

    by Heather Lang ...
    Narrated by Sandy Rustin ...

    Unabridged

    19 min

    Meg Lowman was always fascinated by the natural world above her head. The colors, the branches, and, most of all, the leaves and mysterious organisms living there.As a scientist Meg set out to climb up and investigate the rainforest tree canopies.To be the first scientist to do so. But she encountered challenge after challenge.Male teachers would not let her into their classrooms. The high canopy ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    Albert Einstein Was a Dope?

    by Dan Gutman ...
    Series Audiobook 1 - Wait! What?

    Unabridged

    1 hour 18 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

    $36.99 AUD

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    Who Was Thomas Alva Edison?

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

    Unabridged

    1 hour 1 min

    One day in 1882, Thomas Edison flipped a switch that lit up lower Manhattan with incandescent light and changed the way people live ever after. The electric light bulb was only one of thousands of Edison’s inventions, which include the phonograph and the kinetoscope, an early precursor to the movie camera. As a boy, observing a robin catch a worm and then take flight, he fed a playmate a mixture ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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    John "Danny" Olivas

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    Series 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

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    From Here to There

    Inventions That Changed the Way the World Moves

    Narrated by Pete Cross, Zoe Cross-Nelms ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 8 min

    In a time when people believed flying was impossible, Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier proved that the sky wasn’t the limit. When most thought horseback was the only way to race, Bertha and Karl Benz fired up their engines. From the invention of the bicycle and the passenger steam locomotive to the first liquid-fuel propelled rocket and industrial robot, inventors across the world have redefined ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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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