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    • Before Columbus

    • The Americas of 1491
    • By: Charles C. Mann
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A companion book for young listeners based on 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, the groundbreaking best seller by Charles C. Mann.

    Non-member price: $21.69

    • Selected Just So Stories

    • By: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 53 mins
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    Why does the giraffe have spotty skin? Why do melons taste just so? An insatiably curious young elephant can't stop asking questions, until one in particular gets him into worse trouble than he could have ever imagined.

    Non-member price: $13.29

    • Johnny Appleseed and Other American Legends

    • By: Melody Warnick
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert, Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    What makes an American legend? Find out in these fascinating stories of three of our national treasures, including Johnny Appleseed, whose apple trees bore the fruit that fed a nation of pioneers; Sacagawea, the Native American woman who bravely guided Lewis and Clark on their westward journey; and John Muir, a valiant protector of the West's natural wonders and founder of the Sierra Club.

    Non-member price: $13.16

    • Hansel and Gretel and Other Tales by the Brothers Grimm

    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin, Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    During the 19th century, brothers Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm traveled across Germany to write down the folk tales that had been told at kitchen tables, hearths, and bedsides for centuries. In doing so, they preserved a rich heritage of storytelling that connects us to the past. These favorite Grimm fairy tales showcase the evils of greed and jealousy and the redeeming power of love.

    Non-member price: $13.29

    • The Reluctant Dragon

    • By: Kenneth Grahame
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 56 mins
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    From the author of The Wind in the Willows comes this story of a boy who befriends a lazy, but quite pleasant dragon that takes up residence nearby. When the townspeople call in St. George, the eminent dragon-slayer, to do battle, it's up to the boy to sort things out - and stick up for his newfound friend. It's a hilarious story that will have you cheering for the dragon and his pal.

    Non-member price: $6.90

    • The Happy Prince and Other Tales

    • By: Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
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    A golden statue comes to life and, with the help of a reluctant swallow, gives away everything he has. A fierce giant forbids children to play in his garden -- then realizes that only through sharing will spring ever come again. In these rich fables by Oscar Wilde, author of The Importance of Being Earnest, characters learn that kindness and giving are the greatest powers of all.

    Non-member price: $13.86

    • Animal Tales

    • Raccoon, Bear & Coyote
    • By: Melody Warnick
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert, Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 48 mins
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    To survive a bleak winter, Hazard the coyote must find food for his pack, even if it puts him in grave danger. Finally on his own, a young raccoon named Lotor needs to find a new home before a predator finds him. Osa the brown bear builds the perfect winter den - with less-than-perfect results. These stories about fictional animal friends are rich with detail about real animal behaviors, so children learn as they enjoy the fun.

    Non-member price: $13.16

    • Rip Van Winkle and The Devil and Tom Walker

    • By: Washinton Irving
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    Lazy Rip Van Winkle "would rather starve on a penny than work for a pound", much to the dismay of his wife. After an afternoon in the Catskill Mountains ends in an enchanted, 20-year sleep, Rip discovers that his children have grown up without him. He's even slept through the American Revolutionary War! But does he learn his lesson?

    From 19th-century author Washington Irving comes two cautionary tales that will broaden your vocabulary and challenge you to think.

    Non-member price: $13.16

    • Jack and the Beanstalk and Other Classic Fairy Tales

    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin, Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
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    Imagine a time of fairies and giants, when good always triumphed over evil, and bravery and cunning saveed the day. That's the world inhabited by this collection of favorite fairy tales, retold in charming prose by Andrew Lang. Children will love hearing how Jack made his fortune; how a quick-thinking queen saved her baby from Rumpelstiltskin; how a clever cat turned his master into a marquis; and how even a spiteful fairy couldn't stop true love from waking a sleeping princess.

    Non-member price: $13.16

    • Paul Bunyan and Other American Tall Tales

    • By: Melody Warnick
    • Narrated by: Stephen McLaughlin
    • Length: 58 mins
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    Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and Davy Crockett are some of the roughest, toughest characters to ever blaze the frontier. Clever as the crack of a whip and strong as a wildcat, these tall-tale heroes each left a legacy of larger-than-life deeds that has captured the American imagination for over a century. Three rib-tickling tracks tell the whole story -- believe it or not.

    Non-member price: $13.16