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  • Jim Hodges

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. Relive D-Day-for the first time. From the opening reports of paratroop landings by German broadcasters to the evening prayer of President Roosevelt, listen to each heart-stopping hour of live broadcasting from one of the most momentous days of the 20th Century. The Allies have landed at Normandy! A 4,000 ship armada! Heavy bombardments! Paratroopers! You will hear 24 full hours of crackling reports from London Radio, Eisenhower's Order of the Day; his personal message to the troops; the King of England; live recordings from troop boats, reconnaissance planes, paratroop transport...read more

  • Robert Louis Stevenson

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges’ historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. Treasure maps! Pirates! Double crossings and ships at sea! Treasure Island, the adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, is the swashbuckling tale of “buccaneers and buried gold,” universally known for its atmosphere, characters, and action, mostly focused on the quintessential pirate, the unforgettable Long John Silver. You will love this story! Go back through time with the Classic Literature Collection featuring some of your all-time favorite classics...read more

  • George Alfred Henty

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. Few wars have been fought by each side with greater intensity of conviction in the rightness of its cause or with more abundant personal heroism than the War Between the States. The story begins with a great responsibility falling on Vincent Wingfield, the teenage son of a widowed Virginia plantation owner. Vincent must decide what course of action he should take when a problem arises on the plantation. Unlike many stories of this American war, Mr. Henty brings to it a European viewpoint that differs drastically from the current views on the nature and reasons for this struggle....read more

  • George Alfred Henty

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. The 1660s were a time of turmoil in England: Cromwell had been defeated and Charles II, who was sympathetic to the Catholics, was restored to the throne, the Dutch declared war on England, the Plague raged, and the Great Fire of London destroyed half the city! Our hero, Cyril, at the death of his father Sir Aubrey Shenstone, inherits nothing except his father's title and works as a bookkeeper for various London tradesmen. Honest, hardworking, and quick-thinking, he uncovers the plots of thieves, diverts a fire-ship in a sea-battle, serves as a doctor's assistant during the Plague,...read more

  • Frederick Douglass

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. Enter the world of a slave, with all the pathos, brutal honesty, and striving of the heart to breathe free. Frederick Douglass was born into slavery in Talbot County, Maryland. During service to masters cruel and kind, he nevertheless learned to read and write. After suffering whippings, hunger, heat, cold, and grueling labor, he escaped from slavery in 1838. In 1841 he addressed an Anti-Slavery Society convention and spoke so eloquently that they immediately employed him as an agent. He was such an impressive orator; numerous persons doubted if he had ever been a slave. In...read more

  • Richard "Little Bear" Wheeler

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. Recognizing God's mighty hand in his own life, Richard "Little Bear" Wheeler compiled stories of impossible triumph despite a losing battle, Divine protection amidst sure annihilation, and heroic endeavors in the face of defeat, all with a single purpose of demonstrating the miraculous Providential Occurrences in world history. Listen to the miracles of General Washington, Sergeant York, the Battle of the Bulge, and more. Learn how Wycliffe, Tyndale, and Martin Luther all fit into God's mighty plan for all times. An indispensable devotional for the entire family and resource for...read more

  • George Alfred Henty

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. Liberty or death-this was the choice the people of 14th century Scotland faced if they rose up against their English ruler. Most would say it was no choice at all. Many of the Scottish nobles were English supporters. Few could be expected to rise up against the numerically overwhelming English army. The hero of the story, Archibald Forbes, joins the struggle for Scottish freedom led by the valiant Sir William Wallace and Robert the Bruce. The extraordinary valor and personal prowess of these men rival the deeds of the mythical heroes of chivalry. Henty weaves a wonderful story...read more

  • George Alfred Henty

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. The Young Carthaginian chronicles the struggle of the Second Punic War (218-203 B.C.) and the attempt of Hannibal to conquer Rome. At first, the struggle of Carthage against Rome was a struggle for empire, but it became a struggle for existence. Hannibal presses on despite formidable geographical barriers and the corrupt leadership in Carthage which time and again undermined all his efforts. Malchus, Hannibal's cousin, participates in many historic battles and has his own adventures, finally settling in Gaul with his new bride. The Henty Historical Novel Collection, written by...read more

  • George Alfred Henty

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. The story begins during the War of the Roses in England, but our hero, Gervaise Tresham soon joins the Knights of St. John in Rhodes. Dedicated to God's service and pious in his personal life, Gervaise uncovers a plot, saves the coast of Italy from the Muslim corsairs, and is knighted by the Grand Prior. After being captured by and escaping from the enemy, the young English knight draws his sword in the defense of Rhodes. He finds himself in a tough position desiring marriage, but having taken a vow of chastity! In the end, it is the Roman pontiff himself that gives him the...read more

  • James Otis

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting, and edifying audio recordings. This is the compelling and historically accurate story "Richard of Jamestown" by the incredible nineteenth century author James Otis. The tale is told from the perspective of ten-year-old Richard Mutton, who actually did sail with Captain John Smith on the Susan B. Constant to found the Jamestown Colony. The purpose of this story, as well as the other stories in the Colonial America series, is to show children the home life of the colonists they meet in their history books, while also describing the major events and history of the people who settled this continent, whether for...read more

  • Amy Steedman

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. An ideal introduction to the stories of the Bible for young children, including those stories best suited for the youngest listeners, retold with literary skill. From the beginning of creation, the story of Abraham, Moses the Great Leader, David and Goliath, to John the Baptist, St. Paul and John the Beloved Disciple, these stories will capture the attention of your young listener. Written in the 1800s, the Young Listeners Collection features children's stories from yesterday's classics. Learn from our nation's founders whose Christian faith was lived out in the lives of the...read more

  • Mara L. Pratt

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. The 200 chapters cover all of American History from the time of the explorers through the end of the Civil War-stories of conflicts over religion, troubles with the Indians, the French and Indian War, the causes of the American Revolution, the daring exploits of those defending liberty, the early battles and struggles of the army, the heroes who led the colonists to victory, anecdotes from the time Washington became president, the War of 1812, the rise of Andrew Jackson, the sectional differences leading to the Civil War, stories from the time Lincoln and the southern states...read more

  • George Alfred Henty

    The Henty Historical Novel Collection Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. The conquest of the Aztec Empire by Hernando Cortez and a mere handful of Spaniards is one of the greatest romances of history. A writer of fiction would scarcely have dared to invent so improbable a story, but it is true. Fortunately, Cortez was able to ally himself with many peoples conquered by the Aztecs who were all too happy to assist in their downfall. Roger Hawkshaw, a shipwrecked Englishman, presenting himself as a long-lost Spaniard, assists Cortez in his many adventures. The Henty Historical Novel Collection, written by...read more

  • Kate Dickinson Sweetser

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting, and edifying audio recordings. Circumnavigate the globe with Sir Francis Drake, spread the gospel in Africa with David Livingstone, survive the wilds of Jamestown with Captain John Smith, penetrate the wilderness with Daniel Boone, capture Mexico with Hernán Cortes, fight the British with John Paul Jones, and search for gold with Hernando De Soto. Each chapter sounds like an exciting work of fiction, yet is based on fact. These men lived lives of adventure and it's fitting that their stories should be told with all the drama of a great story. Men and boys alike will relate to the thrilling experiences...read more

  • George Alfred Henty

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. The Henty Historical Novel Collection On August 24, 1572, more than 2000 French Huguenots-men, women, and children-were massacred for their faith. In St. Bartholomew's Eve, Henty vividly depicts Admiral Coligny's unflinching bravery, Queen Elizabeth's vacillating foreign policy, Catherine de Medici's vindictive scheming, and the Queen of Navarre's inner strength as he recounts the adventures of Phillip Fletcher, son of an Englishman and a Frenchwoman, who journeys to France to take part in the Huguenots' struggle for freedom. He and his band of soldiers see much combat, and...read more

  • George Alfred Henty

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. The Henty Historical Novel Collection In 1381, Wat, the Tyler, and the peasants he represented urged of the King of England that serfdom should be abolished, the right of all to market their goods publicly be allowed, the price of good land to be not over four pennies an acre, and that all past offenses should be pardoned. Instead of presenting their requests in a respectful manner, they took to the streets of East Anglia, Kent and London. Although their demands were certainly reasonable, their methods were not. Come along with Edgard Ormskirk as he helps put down the...read more

  • George Alfred Henty

    The Henty Historical Novel Collection Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting, and edifying audio recordings. Frank Norris, accused of theft and unable to prove his innocence, leaves for excitement and adventure in the California Gold Fields of 1850's America. He sails the Atlantic, braves a storm while working as a barge man on the Mississippi, survives an Indian attack while crossing the plains with a caravan, strikes it rich in the California Gold Mines, and is finally able to clear his name and return to England to claim his rightful inheritance. A great adventure story that illuminates the trials and tribulations of many who traveled to...read more

  • George Alfred Henty

    The Henty Historical Novel Collection Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings. The Battles of Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, The Declaration of Independence, Washington Crossing the Delaware, Saratoga, and the final surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown-these are the scenes that stir the soul of many an American. But to an Englishman, they do no such thing. This Henty novel retells these stirring tales, but from a different perspective, helping listeners learn how the other side viewed this miraculous triumph of freedom that inspires millions throughout the world still today. The Henty Historical Novel...read more

  • George Alfred Henty

    The Henty Historical Novel Collection Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges' historically accurate, exciting, and edifying audio recordings. In the Heart of the Rockies is packed with adventure! In 1860, sixteen-year-old Tom Wade leaves England for the American Far West to find his uncle and to improve his family fortunes. Arriving at the small western outpost of Denver to mine for gold, he soon encounters Native American warriors, takes part in big-game hunts, and learns how to survive a frigid mountain winter with nothing but resourcefulness and perseverance. On their quest for a gold mine, he and his little band is spied on by Indians, chased across the Bad Lands, and...read more

  • R. M. Ballantyne

    Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges’ historically accurate, exciting, and edifying audio recordings. R. M. Ballantyne, a devout Christian and outspoken advocate for Christian boyhood, changed the lives of hundreds of thousands with his globe-trekking adventure stories that emphasized Christian character in the face of adversity. In The Coral Island, three Christian boys, shipwrecked in the South Pacific, rely on godly wisdom, biblical insight, and plucky courage to outwit and overcome pirates and cannibals. Take a theological journey through a sampling of some of the world’s best sermons, stories, and tales with the Overtly Christian...read more