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    • The Lords of Kush (Ancient Egyptian Mysteries)

    • By: Stanley Burstein
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 45 mins
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    This is the true story of how Kush (parts of modern Sudan and Ethiopia) founded a dynasty of black Pharaohs. This astonishing civilization south of Egypt developed its own distinctive pyramid and culture and overcame both Egypt and Rome. Ancient propaganda claimed victory over the barbarians of Kush, but the truth cannot be hidden forever!

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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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    • The Mount St. Helens Volcano

    • Disasters
    • By: William Bankier
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 32 mins
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    When Mount St. Helens began releasing steam, nearby residents were told to get off the mountain. One man decided not to, and he paid dearly for his decision. The Mount St. Helens Volcano is part of the non-fiction series "Disasters" that will engage listeners of all ages, including English Language Learners. These moments in history recall the death and destruction caused by both natural and manmade disasters around the world.

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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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    • The Rosetta Stone

    • By: Stephen Sloan
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 45 mins
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    The Rosetta Stone was the key to unlocking the mysteries of ancient Egypt. This is the fascinating story of why it was made and how it was discovered. The ancient hieroglyphics are decoded at the end of the book, letting listeners learn to write with the symbols of the Pharaohs.

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    • The Lost King: Akhenaton (Ancient Egyptian Mysteries)

    • By: Kristi McCraken
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 44 mins
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    This mysterious Pharaoh's ideas caused a religious revolution in ancient Egypt, and future kings would try to erase all records of him. Akhenaton's story has only recently been reconstructed. Strange in his art, his beliefs, and even his body, the king who was made to disappear has been found again.

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    • The Nuclear Disaster at Chernobyl

    • The Disaster Series
    • By: Robin Cruise
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 35 mins
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    The Chernobyl power plant was the hope for energy in the Ukraine. Years after the 1986 meltdown, Ukraine is still feeling the effects of its radiation. The Nuclear Disaster at Chernobyl is part of the Disasters series. These moments in history recall the death and destruction caused by both natural and manmade disasters around the world.

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    • Freestyle

    • Sports Beats
    • By: Paul Demko
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 49 mins
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    Kyle has had a lot of bad luck, but his latest freak accident seems to have changed all that. He doesn't know how he did an inverted aerial ski jump, or even really what that is, but suddenly, he's very popular. His new friends want him to jump again. Will he get lucky and survive one more time?

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    • Outside Shot

    • Sports Beats
    • By: Paul Demko
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 45 mins
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    Ever since his mother remarried, Andrew felt like he didn't fit in. Some people left him out because he was too Chinese. Others, because he wasn't Chinese enough. If he could only get the chance, he knew he would make everyone see him as just Andrew - or maybe Andrew the basketball star?

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    • Fight for Survival

    • Tales of Danger Series
    • By: Zena Dele
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 51 mins
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    Joe and his cousin are curious about a war vet who lives by himself out in the woods. Joe makes up an excuse to visit the man's home - and the cousins find themselves trapped in a fight for their lives.

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    • Breaking Pitch

    • Sports Beats
    • By: Paul Demko
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 44 mins
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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.

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    • On the Line

    • Sports Beats
    • By: Paul Demko
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 48 mins
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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.

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    • Fear in the Forest

    • By: Zena Dele
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 58 mins
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    Jake looks forward to working at a logging camp with his old friend Tim. But then a series of dangerous and deadly events occur at the camp. Are they accidents - or sabotage?

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    • The 12th Falcon

    • Sports Beats
    • By: Paul Demko
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 42 mins
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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.

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    • Secrets

    • Tales of Romance Series
    • By: Krystal Jackson
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 58 mins
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    Lupe, a straight-A student, calls Tyler, el payaso, the clown. Tyler may be a clown, but he knows how to make friends - unlike Lupe. He doesn't know how to get good grades, though. Will Lupe and Tyler trade their secrets for success - and something more?

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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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    • Unlucky

    • Tales of Romance Series
    • By: Krystal Jackson
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 53 mins
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    Katelyn lives on an island off the coast of Maine. When her father needs a new crew member for his lobster boat, Katelyn suggests Sean Doyle. People say Sean's family is cursed - but Katelyn and her father are willing to take the risk. Will Katelyn risk falling for Sean, though? Happiness. Misery. Trust. Jealousy. Love has its ups and downs. Teenagers discover that it's easy to fall for someone - but hard to make a relationship work.

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    • Oracles

    • Ancient Greek Mysteries
    • By: Susannah Brin
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 46 mins
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    People have always wanted to know the future. When the ancient Greeks needed to make an important decision they would ask one of their oracles, the priestly advisors who spoke the words of gods. But sometimes it was a mystery what the oracle really meant, and many got it wrong. How the oracles got their answers may be even more mysterious than we think. Let the history, legends, and myths of ancient Greece capture your students' imagination...

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