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  • Father Water, Mother Woods: Essays on Fishing and Hunting in the North Woods (






UNABRIDGED) by Gary Paulsen Narrated by Patrick Lawlor

    Father Water, Mother Woods: Essays on Fishing and Hunting in the North Woods

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Gary Paulsen
    • Narrated By Patrick Lawlor
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    These essays recount his adventures alone and with friends, taking listeners through the seasons. In Paulsen's north country, every expedition is a major one, and often hilarious. Once again Gary Paulsen demonstrates why he is one of America's most beloved writers, for he shows us fishing and hunting as pleasure, as art, as companionship, and as source of life's deepest lessons.

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    Why Geese Don't Get Obese (And We Do)

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    • By Eric P. Widmaier
    • Narrated By Rick Adamson
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    Imagine being able to consume 250,000 calories daily without gaining weight. If you had the metabolism of a shrew you could. And while most of us can't hold our breath for more than a few minutes, the Weddell seal can remain underwater for a full 75 minutes! Through many amazing examples this audio discusses the mechanisms humans and other creatures have evolved to maintain survival needs.

  • Vanishing Act: Mystery at the U.S. Open (






UNABRIDGED) by John Feinstein Narrated by John Feinstein

    Vanishing Act: Mystery at the U.S. Open

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By John Feinstein
    • Narrated By John Feinstein
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    With 128 athletes competing in dozens of matches for millions in prize money, you expect drama. You expect blistering serves, smashed returns, and sliced shots that kiss the line. You do not expect kidnapping.

  • David Beckham: Born to Play (






UNABRIDGED) by B. A. Roth Narrated by Bryan Kennedy

    David Beckham: Born to Play

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    • By B. A. Roth
    • Narrated By Bryan Kennedy
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    David Beckham - the world-famous soccer star, celebrity, and sports icon - has joined the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team! As captain of England's famous soccer team, Manchester United, Beckham single-handedly scored 85 spectacular goals and became the only English player to score in three World Cups. With an easy-to-follow narrative, this audiobook is sure to score with young readers.

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  • Overcoming Blushing: Feel More Confident About Yourself  by Anne Morrison Narrated by Anne Morrison

    Overcoming Blushing: Feel More Confident About Yourself

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    • By Anne Morrison
    • Narrated By Anne Morrison
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    This audioook is to help you cope with blushing. If you worry about blushing then this audio can help you learn to think and respond differently to blush-inducing situation. Designed to help you think differently about yourself, this audio guides you through a number of different steps and exercises, that teach you techniques and skills to overcome blushing. You will be encouraged to take a step back and consider those times when you used to blush and how you can change that response.

  • For Young Women Only: What You Need to Know About How Guys Think (






UNABRIDGED) by Shaunti Feldhahn, Lisa Author Rice

    For Young Women Only: What You Need to Know About How Guys Think

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Shaunti Feldhahn, Lisa Author Rice
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    Why are guys so weird? Unravel the mystery. A national scientific survey and in-depth personal interviews give you an unprecedented look inside the teenage male mind. Discover how: He'd be perfectly fine if he was loved by few and hated by many as long as he was respected by all. His ego is the size of Africa (but so are his insecurities). He hides his real feelings under a tough exterior.

  • Stop Cenching Your Teeth: Learn to Relax Your Jaw  by Lynda Hudson

    Stop Cenching Your Teeth: Learn to Relax Your Jaw

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    • By Lynda Hudson
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    Are you holding stress and tension in your jaw and habitually clenching your teeth? This self-help hypnotherapy download for adults and older teenagers can support any advice from your dentist. It teaches you how to relax your jaw more calmly and comfortably and so turn this into a new habit. Gentle & relaxing, it helps you let go of tensions and deal more easily with stress and negative feelings, which are usually the cause of teeth clenching. Become more aware of the clenching action during the daytime so you can consciously relax your jaw.

  • FAQs: Teen Life: Frequently Asked Questions About ADD and ADHD (






UNABRIDGED) by Jonas Pomere Narrated by Jessica Almasy

    FAQs: Teen Life: Frequently Asked Questions About ADD and ADHD

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 6 mins)
    • By Jonas Pomere
    • Narrated By Jessica Almasy
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    Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affect anywhere from 5% to 15% of the general teen population. Practically every classroom in America has at least one child who is dealing with the effects of these conditions. In this book teen readers will learn all about both conditions, including the treatments that are available. The book discusses therapeutic counseling and non medical interventions, as well as commonly prescribed ADD/ADHD medications.

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  • Understanding Drugs: Alcohol (






UNABRIDGED) by Justin T. Gass Narrated by Beth Richmond

    Understanding Drugs: Alcohol

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Justin T. Gass
    • Narrated By Beth Richmond
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    Although drinking alcoholic beverages is legal for those 21 years and older in the United States, alcohol is a dangerous drug when misused or abused by those of any age. One of the most commonly used drugs among teens and adults, alcohol affects areas of the brain that influence pleasure, impulses, and coordination. Long-term abuse of alcohol has devastating effects on one's health and can be fatal to the user.

  • Drag Racing (






UNABRIDGED) by Nicki Clausen-Grace

    Drag Racing

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    • By Nicki Clausen-Grace
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    This audiobook describes drag racing and why it is only legal in a closed track. It provides information about the history of the sport, characteristics of the vehicles, important events, and famous drivers.

  • The Geek Girl's Guide to Cheerleading (






UNABRIDGED) by Charity Tahmaseb, Darcy Vance Narrated by Renee Chambliss

    The Geek Girl's Guide to Cheerleading

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Charity Tahmaseb, Darcy Vance
    • Narrated By Renee Chambliss
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    When self-proclaimed geek girl Bethany Reynolds becomes the newest member of the varsity cheerleading squad, she realizes that there's one thing worse than blending into the lockers: getting noticed. Who knew cheerleading was so hard? Well, at least there's a manual, The Prairie Stone High Varsity Cheerleading Guide. Too bad it doesn't cover any of the really tough questions. Like, how do you maintain some semblance of dignity while wearing an insanely short skirt?

  • B.A.S.E. Camp (






UNABRIDGED) by Rob Childs Narrated by Daniel Hill

    B.A.S.E. Camp

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    • By Rob Childs
    • Narrated By Daniel Hill
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    An invitation to train at B.A.S.E. Camp, the British Academy of Sporting Excellence, is every young athlete's dream. But what is really going on behind the scenes? Who is the mystery runner that appears out of nowhere? And where does the lake tunnel lead to, with its secret entrance beneath the statue of Olympic champion, Taffy Jones? Are the boys brave enough to find out the answers to these questions, and more?

    Seb says: "Fun and exciting"
  • Throwing It (






UNABRIDGED) by Jay Tando Narrated by Jay Tando

    Throwing It

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Jay Tando
    • Narrated By Jay Tando
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    Throwing Itis a novel written by Jay Tando. It is a fictional story about a football player's life spanning his high school years, finding romance in the Seattle dance clubs, through his professional career taking him all over the world 1984-2013.

  • Night Olympic Team: Fighting to Keep Drugs Out of the Game (






UNABRIDGED) by Caroline Hatton Narrated by Barbara McCulloh

    Night Olympic Team: Fighting to Keep Drugs Out of the Game

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 6 mins)
    • By Caroline Hatton
    • Narrated By Barbara McCulloh
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    A team of scientists works to expose athletes who use banned drugs to win Olympic medals. Here is the true, inside story of the UCLA Olympic Laboratory - the drug-detection team that tests athletes for banned performance-enhancing drugs. The scientists worked long nights to detect a new, never-before-tested performance-enhancing drug called NESP (novel erythropoietic stimulating protein) during the 19th Winter Olympics (2002) in Salt Lake City, Utah. The group's work exposed three NESP users among the winning cross-country skiers.

  • Overcoming Blushing: Feel More Confident About Yourself  by Anne Morrison Narrated by Anne Morrison

    Overcoming Blushing: Feel More Confident About Yourself

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 26 mins)
    • By Anne Morrison
    • Narrated By Anne Morrison
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    This audioook is to help you cope with blushing. If you worry about blushing then this audio can help you learn to think and respond differently to blush-inducing situation. Designed to help you think differently about yourself, this audio guides you through a number of different steps and exercises, that teach you techniques and skills to overcome blushing. You will be encouraged to take a step back and consider those times when you used to blush and how you can change that response.

  • Finish Strong Teen Athlete: A Guide for Developing the Champion Within (






UNABRIDGED) by Dan Green Narrated by Sean Pratt

    Finish Strong Teen Athlete: A Guide for Developing the Champion Within

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    • By Dan Green
    • Narrated By Sean Pratt
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    Finish Strong Teen Athlete is Dan Green's follow up to his bestselling book Finish Strong (the auidobook and the mantra the New Orleans Saints used along their journey to become the 2009 Super Bowl Champions). Finish Strong Teen Athlete identifies 16 key principles for developing the champion within, and no matter which sport is played, any teen athlete (male or female) can learn from it.

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  • On the Line: Sports Beats (






UNABRIDGED) by Paul Demko Narrated by The Staff at High Noon Books

    On the Line: Sports Beats

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    • By Paul Demko
    • Narrated By The Staff at High Noon Books
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    Jazmine goes to summer tennis camp without really wanting to. Sports are just not her thing. Still, she's happy to find her best friend Blanca at the same camp. Even more than that, she discovers she can play pretty well. Now she faces a more important challenge. On the Line is one of five high interest quick listening stories in the Sports Beats series. These fiction stories weave characters' real-life issues around the sports they play: Basketball, baseball, tennis, skiing, and soccer.

  • The 12th Falcon: Sports Beats (






UNABRIDGED) by Paul Demko Narrated by The Staff at High Noon Books

    The 12th Falcon: Sports Beats

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    • By Paul Demko
    • Narrated By The Staff at High Noon Books
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    Kevin just wants to play soccer, and maybe get Terri to pay attention to him instead of the star quarterback. The star of the rival team has a grudge against him. His father's dreams are weighing on him. And he's not sure what Terri really feels.

  • Breaking Pitch: Sports Beats (






UNABRIDGED) by Paul Demko Narrated by The Staff at High Noon Books

    Breaking Pitch: Sports Beats

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    • By Paul Demko
    • Narrated By The Staff at High Noon Books
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    Micah, the new outfielder on the Bulldogs, makes a critical error that loses a game. Now he's got enemies on the team. If only he were a better player! An unexpected ally helps him find a hidden talent that just might bring the bulldogs closer to victory. Breaking Pitch is one of five high interest quick listening stories in the Sports Beats series. These fiction audiobooks weave characters' real-life issues around the sports they play, including basketball, baseball, tennis, skiing, and soccer.

  • The Final Voyage of the Sea: Alexander Family Chronicles, Book 1 (






UNABRIDGED) by Douglas Boren Narrated by Tim Campbell

    The Final Voyage of the Sea: Alexander Family Chronicles, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Douglas Boren
    • Narrated By Tim Campbell
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    When Josh Alexander and his friend Jimmy embarked on a scuba diving vacation in the Bahamas, they knew they were in for the adventure of a lifetime. Sailing aboard the Sea Explorer, many amazing sights and exciting times were in store for them. What they couldn't know was that the ocean held not only a beautiful alien world of wonder but the ominous reality of natural forces at work, moving the dive boat towards its dangerous destiny.