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Juvenile Fiction - Historical - United States - 19th Century
Author: Caroline Lawrence | Narrator: T. Sands
Release Date: February 14, 2012
The year is 1862 and twelve-year-old P.K. Pinkerton is on the run from Whittlin Walt and his gang of ruthless desperados. P.K. is determined to hold on to his ma,s last priceless possession: the deed to a large amount of land and silver mines in the ...
Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: September 13, 2011
What does it mean when the man who wrote the Declaration of Independence is your father and also your slave master? Beverly, Harriet, Madison, and Eston are Thomas Jefferson’s children, but their mother is a slave, so they must keep their ...
Author: John Claude Bemis | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: August 23, 2011
In The Nine Pound Hammer, John Bemis introduced middle-grade readers to a whole new approach to epic fantasy, founded on characters and themes from American mythology and lore, including the legend of John Henry. Now in the third and final book, the ...
Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett | Narrator: Finola Hughes
Release Date: December 14, 2010
Few children's classics can match the charm and originality of Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden, the unforgettable story of sullen, sulky Mary Lennox, "the most disagreeable-looking child ever seen." When a cholera epidemic leaves her as a...
Author: John Claude Bemis | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: August 24, 2010
Look no further for the perfect book for boys and girls who love fantasy, adventure, and white-knuckle action!"Can you imagine eternal Darkness, sir?"So asks the sickly stranger who staggers into Peg Leg Nel's birthday party. Before the man dies, he ...
Author: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor | Narrator: Lee Adams
Release Date: June 08, 2010
From Newbery Award winner Phyllis Reynolds Naylor comes a witty tale of the Wild West filled with comical cliffhangers and featuring a cast of plucky orphans and dastardly villains. Emily Wiggins is poor and timid, without a drop of self-confide...
Author: Jennifer L. Holm | Narrator: Jessalyn Gilsig
Release Date: January 26, 2010
Fresh from Miss Hepplewhite's Young Ladies' Academy, sixteen-year-old Jane Peck has come to the unknown wilds of the Northwest to be wedded to her true love, William Baldt, her idol from childhood. But her socially correct upbringing in straitlaced P...
Author: John Claude Bemis | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: August 25, 2009
What if John Henry had a son?Twelve-year-old Ray is haunted by the strangest memories of his father, whom Ray swears could speak to animals. Now an orphan, Ray jumps from a train going through the American South and falls in with a medicine show trai...
Author: Paula Fox | Narrator: Peter MacNicol
Release Date: May 13, 2008
Jessie Bollier often played his fife to earn a few pennies down by the New Orleans docks. One afternoon a sailor asked him to pipe a tune, and that evening Jessie was kidnapped and dumped aboard The Moonlight, a slave ship, where a hateful duty await...
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Author: Jennifer L. Holm | Narrator: Emmy Rossum
Release Date: December 11, 2007
She may be a miracle, but she’s no Proper Young Lady!It isn’t easy being a pioneer in the state of Washington in 1899, but it’s particularly hard when you are the only girl ever born in the new settlement. With seven older brothers ...
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Author: Scott O'Dell | Narrator: Tantoo Cardinal
Release Date: May 10, 2005
In the Pacific there is an island that looks like a big fish sunning itself in the sea.  Around it, blue dolphins swim, otters play, and sea elephants and sea birds abound.  Once, Indians also lived on the island.  And w...
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Author: Patricia Reilly Giff | Narrator: Fionnula Flanagan
Release Date: September 09, 2003
We will dance on the cliffs of Brooklyn.Maggie’s Door is the story of the journey from Ireland to America told by both Nory and her neighbor and friend Sean Red Mallon, two different stories with the same destination—the home of Nory̵...
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