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Young Adult Nonfiction - Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Author: Jeff Henigson | Narrator: Jeff Henigson
Release Date: July 02, 2019
An often hilarious and always relevant memoir about one teen boy's battle with brain cancer and his Starlight Children's Foundation wish: to meet Mikhail Gorbachev in Russia and plead for nuclear disarmament and world peace.It's 1986, and Jeff is an ...
Author: Ilene Cooper | Narrator: Bobbi Owens
Release Date: April 17, 2018
Oprah Winfrey has been called the Queen of All Media for good reason: during her more than thirty-year career, she has left an indelible mark on radio, television, film, theater, magazines, and books. One of the most influential people today, Oprah i...
Author: Elizabeth Partridge | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: April 10, 2018
First came John Lennon. Then Marching for Freedom. Now National Book Award-finalist Elizabeth Partridge takes on the ultimate 60s topic: Vietnam.In March 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson sent troops into Vietnam. 57,939 American soldiers would be kil...
Author: Judith St. George | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: October 04, 2016
In curiously parallel lives, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr were both orphaned at an early age. Both were brilliant students who attended college--one at Princeton, the other at Columbia--and studied law. Both were young staff officers under Gener...
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Author: Jennifer Armstrong and Irene Gut Opdyke | Narrator: Hope Davis
Release Date: February 24, 2015
IRENE GUT WAS just 17 in 1939, when the Germans and Russians devoured her native Poland. Just a girl, really. But a girl who saw evil and chose to defy it.“No matter how many Holocaust stories one has read, this one is a must, for its impact is...
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Author: Candace Fleming | Narrator: Various and Kimberly Farr
Release Date: July 08, 2014
“[A] superb history.... In these thrilling, highly readable pages, we meet Rasputin, the shaggy, lecherous mystic...; we visit the gilded ballrooms of the doomed aristocracy; and we pause in the sickroom of little Alexei, the hemophiliac heir w...
Author: Steve Sheinkin | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: July 10, 2012
On a bitter cold day in January 1741 Benedict Arnold was born. Little did anyone know that he would grow up to become the most infamous villain in American history. But first, he would be one of the country’s greatest war heroes. Fearless in th...