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    • Tattoos

    • Extreme Customs
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 44 mins
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    Some think tattoos are the hottest new style to hit the scene. Are they really? This book details the long history of tattoos and the reasons people have made their mark with them. An outward sign of belonging, belief or beauty, tattoos have an appeal that crosses time and geography. But not everyone lives happily with a tattoo.

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    • Fashion

    • Extreme Customs
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at Academic Therapy
    • Length: 39 mins
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    Everyday you probably wonder what you should wear, whether it's for a date, job interview, or just relaxation. This has been true throughout history, from ancient Egypt to medieval Japan to the roaring 20s and beyond. This book describes the sometimes shocking, sometimes funny, and occasionally unbelievable fashions that were popular in other times and places.

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    • Blizzards

    • The Natural Disasters Series
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 41 mins
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    Blizzards are an irresistible force of nature. This audiobook of history and science brings to life personal stories of survival and heroism. Opening with the tale of the Blizzards of 1888, which took the northeastern U.S. completely by surprise, this audiobook's chilling excitement will hold listeners till the end. Blizzards is part of the Natural Disasters non-fiction series that will engage listeners of all ages, including English Language Learners.

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    • Body Modification

    • Extreme Customs
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 37 mins
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    Modifying your body may seem to be an extreme thing to do. But when we build muscles, lose weight, pierce our ears, or get a hair transplant, aren't we modifying our bodies? What powerful needs make us do it? This audiobook explores the history of these sometimes strange and sometimes commonplace customs from around the world. Body Modification is part of the Extreme Customs non-fiction series that will engage listeners of all ages. What do customs mean in a given culture?

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    • Burials (Extreme Customs)

    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 34 mins
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    This collection of burial customs will amaze and captivate listeners. Even the first humans performed burials. All people die but the great variety of customs, from hanging coffins to Viking longships, will surprise the listener with their variety and universal respect. Burials is part of the non-fiction series Extreme Customs that will engage listeners of all ages. What do customs mean in a given culture?

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    • Wildfires

    • The Natural Disasters Series
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 43 mins
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    Wildfires are one of nature's most frightening forces. In this exciting and historical account of many of the worst fires in American history, all the terror, destruction and human tragedy are vividly retold. The 1871 Peshtigo, Wisconsin fire is relived, as well as the Yellowstone fire of 1988 and the 2003 Southern California fires. Wildfires is part of the Natural Disasters non-fiction series that will engage listeners of all ages, including English Language Learners.

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    • Earthquakes

    • The Natural Disasters Series
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 43 mins
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    Earthquakes are the most powerful natural force on the planet. This nonfiction tale of some of the great quakes of history tells the personal and scientific stories of these disasters. From the New Madrid Quake of 1812 to more recent quakes around the world, the awesome effects are grippingly portrayed in this audiobook. Earthquakes is part of the Natural Disasters non-fiction series that will engage listeners of all ages, including English Language Learners.

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    • Tornadoes

    • The Natural Disasters Series
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 43 mins
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    Tornadoes tear through the land, skipping over one street and devastating the next. This account of some of the most extraordinary occurrences surrounding tornadoes combines their science and the personal stories of survivors and witnesses. This story will "blow away" the hardest to please listeners. Tornadoes is part of the Natural Disasters non-fiction series that will engage listeners of all ages, including English Language Learners.

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    • Hurricanes and Floods

    • The Natural Disasters Series
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 42 mins
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    Hurricanes and Floods is a tale of the forces of nature that cause more human death than any other. The 1900 disaster in Galveston, Texas, the ordeal of Hurricane Camille, and floods from Johnstown, Pennsylvania to Los Angeles, California, Listeners will be "swept away" by this fast-paced listen. Hurricanes and Floods is part of the Natural Disasters non-fiction series that will engage listeners of all ages, including English Language Learners.

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