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  1. 1.9 hrs • Mar/01/2007 • Unabridged

    Did you know that Amelia Earhart built her own roller coaster before she was ten years old? And what do you suppose happened to her while she was exploring a spooky cave and sledding down a steep, icy hill? Find the answers and share all of Amelia Earhart’s childhood adventures in this volume of the Young Patriots Series. Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today’s young readers into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The early evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage are showcased in common situations to which every child can relate.

    Available Formats: Playaway

    Amelia Earhart

    Read by Lynne Taccogna
    1.9 hrs • Mar/01/2007 • Unabridged
    Library CD
    Also: Playaway
  2. 2.0 hrs • Mar/01/2007 • Unabridged

    Meet our ninth US president before his famous victory over the native chief Tecumseh in the Battle of Tippecanoe. Young readers will thrill to “Billy” Harrison’s dramatic rescue of his sister, Sally, as she struggles to stay afloat after falling into a river, and admire his courage when he captures a British soldier at the age of eight. Find out more about these and the rest of Billy’s boyhood adventures. Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today’s young readers into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The evidence of character, ability, responsibility, and courage are showcased in situations to which every child can relate.

    Available Formats: Playaway
    Library CD
    Also: Playaway
  3. 1.9 hrs • Mar/01/2007 • Unabridged

    Lew Wallace gained world-wide fame as the author of the bestselling novel Ben-Hur. But did you know that as a boy, he played hooky from school? Governor, foreign minister, Civil War general, inventor, artist, and author, Lew Wallace spent his boyhood in the fields and rivers of his native Midwest. Join Lew as he rescues his baby brother from death and entertains friends with portraits from his “magic pencil.” Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today’s young readers into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage showcase situations to which every child can relate.

    Available Formats: Playaway

    Lew Wallace

    Read by Patrick Lawlor
    1.9 hrs • Mar/01/2007 • Unabridged
    Library CD
    Also: Playaway
  4. 2.2 hrs • Mar/01/2007 • Unabridged

    Share the childhood adventures of the young girl from Savannah, Georgia, who would grow up to found the Girl Scouts®. “Daisy” Gordon would rather climb a tree and ride a horse than learn to dance and sew. “There’s not one thing I can’t do that boys can,” said Daisy, and the organization she created years later proved her words. Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today’s young listeners into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The early evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage are showcased in common situations to which every child can relate.

    Available Formats: Playaway

    Juliette Low

    Read by Lynne Taccogna
    2.2 hrs • Mar/01/2007 • Unabridged
    Library CD
    Also: Playaway
  5. 2.0 hrs • Mar/01/2007 • Unabridged

    Travel back in time to the boyhood of one of the most popular poets of the early twentieth century. Author of “Little Orphan Annie,” “The Old Swimmin’ Hole,” and hundreds more poems, “Bud” Riley spent his childhood in mid-nineteenth century Indiana, where stagecoaches were a common sight, rope swings were the only thrill rides, and telling spooky stories by firelight was the best entertainment of all. Praised by parents, teachers, and historians, the Young Patriots Series is an ideal way to sweep today’s young readers into history. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage showcase situations to which every child can relate.

    Available Formats: Playaway
    Library CD
    Also: Playaway
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