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  • Albert Payson T. Terhune

    Lad: A Dog is a novelized version of twelve short stories about a fantastic collie named Lad. Lad is a noble creature, risking life and limb in defense of the vulnerable. Many people believe Lad: A Dog was the basis for the highly popular ""Lassie"" series which gripped the imagination of children and adults alike, as has this book for generations past. Table of Contents: Chapter 01: His Mate Chapter 02: ""Quiet!"" Chapter 03: A Miracle of Two Chapter 04: His Little Son Chapter 05: For a Bit of Ribbon Chapter 06: Lost! Chapter 07: The Throwback Chapter 08: The Gold Hat Chapter 09: Speaking of Utility Chapter 10: The Killer Chapter 11: Wolf Chapter 12: In the Day of...read more

  • Louisa Mae Alcott

    Originally written for the daughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson, a family friend, Louisa May Alcott charms us with the daily events in her fantasy world of flora and fauna. By using the magical fairies as actors in nature's play, Alcott creates delightful morality plays, allowing children to easily learn the lessons of right from wrong. The Flower Fables of Louisa May Alcott, are: 1. The Frost King, or The Power of Love 2. Little Bud 3. Annie's Dream 4. Eva's Visit to Fairyland 5. Lilly Bell and Thistledown AUTHOR Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist, abolitionist, Civil War nurse and feminist. Born into a family of educators, Alcott's family suffered...read more

  • James Baldwin

    Essential learning for any young student of American History, biographies of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Daniel Webster and Abraham Lincoln. These stories help us get to know the gentleman as people and then take us through their great accomplishments that make us appreciate their place in American history. Table of Contents: The Story of George Washington Chapter 01. When Washington was a Boy Chapter 02. His Homes Chapter 03. His Schools and Schoolmasters Chapter 04. Going to Sea Chapter 05. The Young Surveyor Chapter 06. The Ohio Country Chapter 07. A Change of Circumstances Chapter 08. A Perilous Journey Chapter 09. His First Battle Chapter 10. The French and...read more

  • Dorothy Canfield

    Elizabeth Ann was orphaned at an early age and raised by her maiden aunts in the busy city. Sudden illness forces the aunts to send Betsy to other relatives, The Putnams, who live in the country on a farm. Betsy learns all about the farm and making butter and applesauce and dearly loves her new life. When one of the aunts comes back and wants to take Betsy back to the city. . . such a dilemma! Children can readily relate to Betsy who is a real girl in a real world where fortune seems to direct her life. She so loves being on the farm and doing all the things a farm girl does, including going to school. When fate again intervenes and tries to take her away from the life she loves, some...read more

  • Charlotte Yonge

    The traditional Fairy Tales with all the charm and fun of the familiar stories. Cinderella gets her Prince, Rumplestiltskin loses his prize, and the Frog Prince gets his princess. The beloved tales known for so many years and presented in an entertaining and wonderfully appealing way, with a full cast of characters, performed by voice actors. AUTHOR Traditional Traditional folk stories, many called fairy tales, have been recorded by writers since the time the stories were told by oral tradition in various cultures. COMMENTARY Reviews for Alcazar AudioWorks' production of Cinderella, The Frog Prince and Rumplestiltskin Alcazar AudioWorks brings a terrific cast of character voices...read more

  • Thomas Bulfinch

    Thomas Bulfinch, as one reviewer put it, "Created an anthology of mythology." This audiobook contains the first 14 chapters of The Age of Fable, the first of three volumes, comprising Bulfinch's complete work. The Age of Fable recounts stories of Greek Gods, Demigods and the best known characters in mythology. In our times, many references are made to these stories and characters in the arts, especially in the fine arts, theatre, and literature. The stories include: 1. Introduction 2. Prometheus and Pandora 3. Apollo and Daphne, Pyramus and Thisbe, Cephalus and Procris 4. Juno and Her Rivals, Io and Callisto, Diana and Actaeon, Latona and the Rustics 5. Phaeton 6. Midas,...read more

  • Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall

    This series, in seven parts, tells the story of America from the earliest founding through the days of Woodrow Wilson the Great War (World War I). Part 7 continues the series with the development of the United States under the Presidents from Washington to Wilson. Table of Contents: 1. Washington First in War, First in Peace 2. Adams - How He Kept Peace with France 3. Jefferson - How the Territory of the United States Was Doubled 4. Jefferson - How the Door into the Far West Was Opened 5. Jefferson-About an American Who Wanted to Be a King 6. Madison - The Shooting Star and the Prophet 7. Madison - War with Great Britain 8. Monroe - The First Whispers of a Storm - Monroe's Famous...read more

  • Hugh Lofting

    Dr. Dolittle is a people doctor who's love for animals and giving them a home, scares all his human patients away. Dr. Dolittle's parrot decides to teach him how to talk to animals, after learning the secret language, Dr. Dolittle becomes a veterinarian. Poor Dr. Dolittle always has money problems, but when he learns of a monkey epidemic in Africa, he has to help. In gratitude, Dr. Dolittle is given a rare creature who is part unicorn. But, on the way home, pirates!!!! Does Dr. Dolittle make it home safely? What happens to his animal friends? This classic story will hold you spellbound to the end. Table of Contents: The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Being the History of His...read more

  • Henry O

    Two delightful tales by one of America’s favorite storytellers. In “Elsie in New York,” Elsie is an innocent young woman who, upon the death of her father, must look for work to make a living. Her father expected her to trust to the goodheartedness of his previous employer, but Elsie prefers to make her own way in life. Although she visits an employment agency and applies for several positions, do-gooders interfere. Thinking they are saving her soul, in actuality they point her to her destruction. In “The Purple Dress,” two young women clerks have been saving money all year to buy new dresses for the one gala of their year, the annual Thanksgiving dinner...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    Three very different, heartwarming stories about man's best friend. ""Dollypogs"" by David Thorn, ""Brown Wolf"" by Jack London and ""His Dog"" by Albert Payson Terhune. Dog lovers will love the variety of stories, each touching the heart in a different way. Dolly is sweet and endearing from coming in as a tiny puppy and becoming the first in the family to be followed by two others who form a loving family with their kind and understanding master. ""Brown Wolf"" brings us to faithfulness while offering real suspense. And ""His Dog"" brings us a dog who is so smart he saves his master from himself in a suspenseful story with many turns. AUTHOR David Thorn, Jack London, Albert...read more

  • Henry James

    Henry James' signature theme, the American abroad, centers on a beautiful but flawed daughter of a wealthy Schenectady industrialist. Daisy Miller travels through Europe with her doting, vapid mother and rambunctious young brother. Daisy falls for the sophisticated Mr. Winterbourne, another expatriate, but their romance is threatened by Daisy's behavior. The mores and traditional social customs were something Daisy managed to ignore and caused more than a few eyebrows to be raised throwing her reputation into question. The story has a tragic and unexpected ending. AUTHOR Henry James (1843-1916) was an American novelist, a 19th century master of literary realism, a movement to portray...read more

  • Jack London

    Three very different, heartwarming stories about man's best friend. ""Dollypogs"" by David Thorn, ""Brown Wolf"" by Jack London and ""His Dog"" by Albert Payson Terhune. Dog lovers will love the variety of stories, each touching the heart in a different way. Dolly is sweet and endearing from coming in as a tiny puppy and becoming the first in the family to be followed by two others who form a loving family with their kind and understanding master. ""Brown Wolf"" brings us to faithfulness while offering real suspense. And ""His Dog"" brings us a dog who is so smart he saves his master from himself in a suspenseful story with many turns. AUTHOR David Thorn, Jack London, Albert...read more

  • Howard Pyle

    David, a lonely young boy, learns the secret of walking over the glimmering sea path to the happy garden behind the moon. As David grows to manhood, he follows the Moon Angel's urging and starts on a hero's journey to bring lost treasure home to earth. And, therein lies a tale. But David has learned, while away behind the moon, how to love and be loved and how to be of service to those he comes into contact with and is very anxious to live out what he learned. Table of Contents: Foreword Chapter 01 - The Princess Aurelia Chapter 02 - The Moon-Calf Chapter 03 - The Man Who Knew Less Than Nothing Chapter 04 - David in the Water Chapter 05 - The Moon-Angel Chapter 06 - The...read more

  • Johanna Spyri

    Heidi who has been orphaned, is taken from her alpine home with her beloved grandfather by her less than loving aunt to be a companion for a crippled child of a wealthy family in Frankfurt. They become bosom friends but Heidi becomes ill and has to return home, but when her crippled friend comes to the Alps for a visit, well, we don't want to spoil the story for you. Table of Contents: Chapter 01. Up the Mountain to Alm-Uncle Chapter 02. At Home with Grandfather Chapter 03. Out with the Goats Chapter 04. The Visit to Grandmother Chapter 05. Two Visits and What Came of Them Chapter 06. A New Chapter about New Things Chapter 07. Fraulein Rottenmeier Spends an Uncomfortable...read more

  • Albert Payson Terhune

    Link Farris found Chum in a ditch by his farm with a badly broken leg. Link nursed the dog back to health and Chum became his inseparable companion, even to protecting him from robbers and helping him herd the farm animals. When Link realized how beautiful Chum was, he decided to show him in a dog show, and the mystery of Chum's real ownership came to light and the battle for him began. AUTHOR Albert Payson Terhune (1872 - 1942) was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of two writers, his Father also a prominent minister. Terhune had great success in two endeavors, writing and dog breeding. Originally a journalist, Terhune turned his family's summer home into a successful Collie...read more

  • Traditional

    A collection of favorite Mother Goose rhymes set to children's familiar music. Familiar nursery rhymes enjoyed by generations of children. Children love the stories that often repeat and will often learn and sing the songs like Farmer in the Dell with great gusto enjoying the fun of the experience to the utmost. AUTHOR Traditional folk stories, many called fairy tales, have been recorded by writers since the time the stories were told by oral tradition in various...read more

  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    The story telling genius of Harriet Beecher Stowe is never more obvious than in these animal stories. Meant to enchant as well as instruct young listeners on the dilemmas we face growing up, Ms. Stowe sees through the eyes of the forest creatures, large and small, and shows us how things might work in the adventure of growing "big". This set of short tales include: 1. Hen that Hatched Ducks 2. The Nutcrackers of Nutcracker Lodge 3. The History of Tip-Top 4. Miss Katy-did and Miss Cricket 5. Mother Magpie's Mischief 6. The Squirrels That Live in a House 7. Hum, Son of Buz 8. Our Country Neighbors 9. The Diverting History of Little Whiskey AUTHOR Harriet Beecher Stowe...read more

  • Kenneth Grahame

    The Reluctant Dragon is far more interested in writing and reading poetry than in belching fire to frighten and threaten the townspeople. He befriends a young villager and has a wonderful adventure facing St. George, the famous slayer of dragons, in a mock battle of ferocious, but harmless fun. When a dragon is discovered up on the Downs, the Boy is not in the least surprised. He's always known the cave there was a dragon cave, so it seems only right for a dragon to be living in it. The Boy decides to pay a visit to the cave, and he thinks he knows just what to expect. But this particular dragon is not a bit like the ones in fairy tales! AUTHOR Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) was a...read more

  • Washington Irving

    Washington Irving's two most famous stories are combined here. One tells of Rip Van Winkle who escaped the dreadful life of a hen-pecked husband by magical means and the other of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman on their midnight ride. Experience the fright of poor Ichabod when assailed by the headless horseman and laugh at poor Rip who spends a lot of time sleeping to try to escape the headache of a nagging and ungrateful wife. AUTHOR Washington Irving (1783-1859) was an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, magazine editor and diplomat. Born in Manhattan at the end of the American Revolution, he was named for George Washington, whom he met as a child...read more

  • Olive Gilbert

    A poignant biography as told to Olive Gilbert by Isabella Bomefree-a slave (1797-1883) who later took the name of Sojourner Truth. She recounts the harshness of life under slavery and after winning her freedom, became a vociferous abolitionist for which she has been long remembered and revered. Table of Contents: Chapter 01: Her Birth And Parentage Chapter 02: Accommodations Chapter 03: Her Brothers And Sisters Chapter 04: Her Religious Instruction Chapter 05: The Auction Chapter 06: Death Of Mau-Mau Bett Chapter 07: Last Days Of Bomefree Chapter 08: Death Of Bomefree Chapter 09: Commencement Of Isabella's Trials In Life Chapter 10: Trials Continued Chapter 11: Her Standing...read more