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  5. The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir Audiobook The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir
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  7. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends Audiobook

Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends

Author: David Stabler Narrator: Pete Cross Release Date: September 2019

Forget the gold medals, the championships, and the undefeated seasons. When all-star athletes were growing up, they had regular-kid problems just like you. Baseball legend Babe Ruth was such a troublemaker that his family sent him to reform school. Race-car champion Danica Patrick fended off bullies who told her "girls can't drive." And football superstar Peyton Manning was forced to dance the tango in his school play. Kid Athletes tells all of their stories and more. Other athletes include Billie Jean King, Jackie Robinson, Yao Ming, Gabby Douglas, Tiger Woods, Julie Krone, Bruce Lee, Muhammad Ali, Bobby Orr, and Lionel Messi!

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Who Was Harriet Tubman? Audiobook

Who Was Harriet Tubman?

Author: Yona Zeldis Mcdonough Narrator: Adenrele Ojo Release Date: September 2019

Born a slave in Maryland, Harriet Tubman knew first-hand what it meant to be someone's property; she was whipped by owners and almost killed by an overseer. It was from other field hands that she first heard about the Underground Railroad which she travelled by herself north to Philadelphia. Throughout her long life (she died at the age of ninety-two) and long after the Civil War brought an end to slavery, this amazing woman was proof of what just one person can do.

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Born to Fly: The First Women's Air Race Across America Audiobook

Born to Fly: The First Women's Air Race Across America

Author: Steve Sheinkin Narrator: Kim Mai Guest Release Date: September 2019

Born to Fly is the gripping story of the fearless women pilots who aimed for the skies--and beyond. Just nine years after American women finally got the right to vote, a group of trailblazers soared to new heights in the 1929 Air Derby, the first women's air race across the U.S. Follow the incredible lives of legend Amelia Earhart, who has captivated generations; Marvel Crosson, who built a plane before she even learned how to fly; Louise Thaden, who shattered jaw-dropping altitude records; and Elinor Smith, who at age seventeen made headlines when she flew under the Brooklyn Bridge. These awe-inspiring stories culminate in a suspenseful, nail-biting rate across the country that brings to life the glory and grit of the dangerous and thrilling early days of flying, expertly told by the master of nonfiction history for young readers, National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin.

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All In a Drop Audiobook

All In a Drop

Author: Lori Alexander Narrator: Kevin T. Collins Release Date: August 2019

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 English or Latin like all the other scientists-change everyone's minds? Proving that remarkable discoveries can come from the most unexpected people and places, this eye-opening biography celebrates the power of curiosity, ingenuity, and persistence.

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Harry Houdini Audiobook

Harry Houdini

Author: Kjartan Poskitt Narrator: Pete Cross Release Date: August 2019

Before Harry Houdini (1874-1926) 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 some of the greatest tricks ever: escaping from a milk can, being buried alive, and being locked inside a crate and thrown into a river. He conquered each of these seemingly impossible feats and showed the world the power of a little magic. Fun and fast-paced, Harry Houdini tells the story of the curious boy who became the world's greatest magician and reveals how Houdini did some of his most stunning escapes.

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Amelia Earhart Audiobook

Amelia Earhart

Author: Andrew Prentice Narrator: Elizabeth Cottle Release Date: August 2019

Before Amelia Earhart (1897-1939) became a world-famous pilot, she was a little tomboy from Kansas with a taste for adventure. When she visited an airfield and took a short plane ride, she knew she had to be a pilot. She signed up for flying lessons and cropped her hair short so that the other pilots would take her seriously. She became the first woman to make a solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. With each flight she took and each record she broke, Amelia became more and more of a celebrity. Her final flight was intended to be a trip around the whole world, but her plane disappeared after takeoff-and her disappearance is still a mystery today. Inspirational and full of adventure, Amelia Earhart tells the story of the feminist icon who changed the world of aviation.

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Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson Audiobook

Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Author: Katherine Johnson Narrator: Heather Alicia Simms Release Date: July 2019

The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo 11. As a young girl, Katherine Johnson showed an exceptional aptitude for math. In school she quickly skipped ahead several grades and was soon studying complex equations with the support of a professor who saw great promise in her. But ability and opportunity did not always go hand in hand. As an African American and a girl growing up in an era of brutal racism and sexism, Katherine faced daily challenges. Still, she lived her life with her father's words in mind: "You are no better than anyone else, and nobody else is better than you." In the early 1950s, Katherine was thrilled to join the organization that would become NASA. She worked on many of NASA's biggest projects including the Apollo 11 mission that landed the first men on the moon. Katherine Johnson's story was made famous in the bestselling book and Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures. Now in Reaching for the Moon she tells her own story for the first time, in a lively autobiography that will inspire young readers everywhere.

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Game for Life: John Madden Audiobook

Game for Life: John Madden

Author: Peter Richmond Narrator: Chris Browning Release Date: July 2019

Join the Pro Football Hall of Fame in celebrating the legendary coach, announcer, and video game personality! This new biography is based on interviews with John Madden himself! Nobody knows more about football than John Madden does. His childhood revolved around sports. When an injury kept him from playing in the NFL, he continued to learn everything he could about football. As head coach of the Oakland Raiders, Madden won more games than any other coach in Raiders history. Then he used his football knowledge as a commentator and the creator of one of the most popular video games ever—Madden NFL. Find out why John Madden is such a beloved member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame! Game for Life biographies support the Pro Football Hall of Fame's mission to honor the heroes of the game, preserve its history, promote its values, and celebrate excellence everywhere. Don't miss Game for Life: Michael Strahan!

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Who Was Abraham Lincoln? Audiobook

Who Was Abraham Lincoln?

Author: Janet Pascal Narrator: Kevin Pariseau Release Date: June 2019

Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age—literally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As sixteenth President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincoln was tragically shot one night at Ford’s Theater—the first President to be assassinated.

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Who Were the Beatles? Audiobook

Who Were the Beatles?

Author: Geoff Edgers Narrator: Kevin Pariseau Release Date: June 2019

Almost everyone can sing along with the Beatles, but how many young readers know their whole story?  Geoff Edgers, a Boston Globe reporter and hard-core Beatles fan, brings the Fab Four to life in this Who Was...? book.  Readers will learn about their childhoods in Liverpool, their first forays into rock music, what Beatlemania was like, and why they broke up.  It's all here in an easy-to-listen narrative!

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Dragons Race in the Water and Other Real Chinese Stories Audiobook

Dragons Race in the Water and Other Real Chinese Stories

Author: Highlights For Children Narrator: Highlights For Children Release Date: June 2019

China! Natasha Yim tells of her experiences of watching dragon races in Hong Kong. Discover the art of a handwriting technique called calligraphy. How is silk made? Discover the women who make silk by hand in Hotan, China. Learn how people in China honor their loved ones who have gone before them. Stories by Natasha Yim, Linda Petrucelli, Gary Hoff, Josanne LaValley, and Christine Liu Perkins.

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ما أعرفه على وجه اليقين Audiobook

ما أعرفه على وجه اليقين

Author: كتاب صوتي Narrator: هند وسام Release Date: June 2019

'ما الأشياءُ التي تعرفينَها على وجهِ اليقينِ؟' كانَ هذا هو السؤالَ الذي طرحَهُ الناقدُ السينمائيُّ 'Gene Siskel' على 'Oprah' في أحدِ اللقاءاتِ التي أُجريَتْ معَها، وأصبحَ السؤالُ ملهمًا لها لتكتبَ عمودًا في مجلةِ 'O, the Oprah'، ليُصبحَ بعدَ ذلكَ أساسَ كتابِها 'ما أعرفُهُ على وجهِ اليقينِ'. تُلقي هذه الومضاتُ الضوءَ على أوقاتٍ عصبيةٍ ومهمةٍ في فترةِ طفولةِ 'Oprah' وفي فترة نضوجِهَا على حدِّ السواءِ، وتبدأُ من حَمْلِ والدتها بِها مرورًا بالمخاوفِ الصحيةِ التي أرَّقتْها في منتصفِ الليلِ وتنتهي بكيفيةِ تميزِها لتقهرَ العنصريةَ. لأسبابٍ واضحةٍ، تترُكُ المصاعبُ التي يمرُّ بها الفردُ أثرًا طويلَ المدى عليهِ. ثمَّ يأتي السؤالُ: كيفَ تقفُ على قدميكَ بعدَ تجربةٍ مروعةٍ؟ كيفَ تتعلمُ حبَّ نفسِكَ؟ إن 'Oprah' لمْ تتغلبْ على المصاعبِ التي وَاجهتْها في بدايةِ حياتِها فحَسْبُ؛ بل حولَتْها إلى نقاطِ قوةٍ! وهذا ما ستقدمُهُ لكَ هذهِ الومضاتُ: ستكشِفُ لكَ عنِ الطريقةِ التي تستغلُّ بها تجارِبَكَ لتُحقِقَ التميُّزَ.

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