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Hermann Hesse's classic novel Siddhartha, takes place in ancient India around the time of the Buddha (6th century BC). Siddhartha and his companion Govinda set out in search of enlightenment. Siddhartha goes through a series of changes and realizations as he attempts to achieve this goal. Siddhartha joins the ascetics, visits Gotama, embraces his earthly desires, and finally communes with nature, all in an attempt to attain Nirvana.
Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, middle-aged brother & sister, live together at Green Gables, their farm on Prince Edward Island. They decide to adopt a boy from an orphanage in Nova Scotia to help out on the farm. Through a series of mishaps, the child that arrives at their door is not a boy, but Anne Shirley, a precocious 11 year old girl!
When a playful mermaid princess has her first encounter with a human, her world changes forever. Faced with the most important decision of her life, will the little mermaid sacrifice her life beneath the waves to be with her human love, or will she choose to stay in her happy home beneath the sea?
Billy, Bill, and William, the three Gruff Brothers, are preparing to cross the bridge to get to a lush meadow on the other side of the river. Unfortunately, a terrible troll lives beneath the bridge, and his favorite meal happens to be billy goat - the fatter the better!
Negative Nine is intended to plant the seed of the negative numbers concept in the minds of children 0-10. Follow this "negative" negative number as he quests for his place on the great number line. Children will learn the basic concept of negative numbers along with valuable lessons in perseverance. Opposites abound as you pass zero into the realm of negatives, leaving the positive numbers behind. See if you can find them all!
In this story from India, a farmer's three lazy sons don't want to work. They sit around dreaming of making a lot of gold. When their mother tells them of gold buried in a field, they ask her how to bring the gold to the surface. Through clever suggestions, their mother explains how to thed the fields as they discover the true riches offered by hard work. Illustrated by Tom Wrenn.
The Velveteen Rabbit is a children's novel that chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit and his quest to become real through the love of his owner. The Velveteen Rabbit has been awarded the IRA/CBC Children's Choice award. This version is published in the Audible Enhanced Audiobook format and includes original illustrations by William Nicholson synchronized with the narration.
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In this story, a poor boy's dream of having a drum takes him on an unlikely path. He meets several people who guide him along the way. In time, he learns to make his own magic in this world. Illustrated by Tom Wrenn.
Here is Mark Twain's beloved masterpiece of a boy's life on the Mississippi. Freedom is everything to Huckleberry Finn. How can he avoid being "civilized" by the good-hearted Widow Douglas? But just now Huck has more important things on his mind - like helping his friend Jim escape the slave-catchers.
A big bully lion is no match for the Clever Monkey in this retelling of a classic story from West Africa
Delightfully told in original verse, this charming story takes place in the middle of the forest where a tower stands, a tower with neither stairs nor door and at the top of which lives a lovely young woman with flowing hair. When a handsome prince discovers her trapped there, he tries to rescue young Rapunzel, unaware of the witch who put her in the predicament in the first place.
Did you ever wonder why spiders have no hair? After reading this African trickster tale, you will know. When Anansi goes to help his grandmother, he can't resist her steaming-hot pot of beans. Bobby and Sherry Norfolk take a wonderful new look at a classic story. Illustrated by Baird Hoffmire.
Listen to each 5 Minute Mystery carefully, and select which clues either incriminate or exonerate each suspect. Select the guilty suspect from the list once you've found all of the clues. 5 Minute Mysteries Volume 1 includes the following mysteries: (1) The Crusader's Robe, (2) A Dream of Old Salem, (3) The Great Musket Mystery, (4) The Liberty Gun, (5) The Hidden Messenger, (6) Death at Andersonville, (7) Mr. Patrick's History Class, and (8) The Battle of The Bulge.
Listen to each 5 Minute Mystery carefully, and select which clues either incriminate or exonerate each suspect. Select the guilty suspect from the list once you've found all of the clues.
Listen to each 5 Minute Mystery carefully and select which clues either incriminate or exonerate each suspect. Select the guilty suspect from the list once you've found all of the clues. Collect all the 5 Minute Mysteries, including the following: (1) The Crusader's Robe, (2) A Dream of Old Salem, (3) The Great Musket Mystery, (4) The Liberty Gun, (5) The Hidden Messenger, (6) Death at Andersonville, (7) Mr. Patrick's History Class, and (8) The Battle of the Bulge.