Featured Audio eBooks for Teens
The Celebrated Cases Of Judge Dee
An authentic seventh-century Chinese magistrate solves three crimes.
Follows the wanderings of a little performing dog in France, England, and at sea during World War II.
The scandalous story of a young matron living in New Orleans in the late 1800s, who, awakens to the pangs of passion and desire for the first time in her life.
Claudine At School
Claudine, sparkling with life and intelligence, sows merry hell among her classmates and teachers of a parochial school in turn of the century France.
When a girl she had met at an inner city church is murdered, fifteen-year-old Macey channels her grief into a school project that leads her to uncover prejudice she had not imagined in her grandparents and their wealthy Connecticut community.
Catherine, Called Birdy
The thirteen-year-old daughter of an English country knight keeps a journal in which she records the events of her life, particularly her longing for adventures beyond the usual role of women and her efforts to avoid being married off.
April 19, 1775 dawned clear and cold on Lexington Common, where fifteen-year old Adam Cooper is catapulted from childhood into maturity as he battles the British troops.
The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin
Industry, honesty, and an eye for the ladies are ever apparent in this candid self-portrait, from his humble birth in 1706 to the beginnings of his greatness in 1757.
The Battle Of Gettysburg
On the last day of the battle, Lt. Frank Haskell found himself right at the center of the Union fire as Pickett charged. While his memory was still fresh, he wrote this book.
The Aspern Papers
Julianna and her niece are marking time in a villa in Venice. A literary editor obsessed with the work of a long-dead poet, Jeffrey Aspern, comes into their lives to try to ferret out his papers.
Breaking The Chains African-american Slave Resistance
Describes slavery in the U.S., the harsh conditions under which slaves lived, the resistance with which they fought for their rights, the revolts, and the involvement of slaves in the Civil War.
When Harvey Cheyne, the spoiled son of an American millionaire, falls overboard a luxury liner, he is rescued from drowning by a New England fishing schooner. The schooner has just begun her summer expedition into the Atlantic and her skipper refuses to turn around to take the teenager home. To earn his keep, Harvey must prove his worth: through the grueling--and ultimately triumphant--mastery of a fisherman's skills.
A man of science must overcome public ignorance and the petty greed of associates as he seeks knowledge.
A portrait of George F. Babbitt, the prosperous, conniving real-estate man from Zenith who will live forever in American fiction.
A young sailor is sentenced to be hanged for inadvertently striking and killing an officer. He faces death with a blessing for the benevolent captain who is forced to execute him.
Orwell's world famous satire on dictatorship told through a story about the happenings of an english country farm and the animal inhabitants who find it their duty to rebel against the sometimes cruel owner and prove themselves every bit mankind's intellectual equal.
This pamphlet, which Paine published in 1776, put into print the word every man was thinking but no man dared say: Independence!
In 1815 in Scotland, having realized that the corpses he and his peers examine in anatomy class are stolen from fresh graves, a young medical student finds that he must procure the next specimen; and The isle of voices, and The waif woman.
The Annals Of Tacitus
A recording of excerpts from the history written by Tacitus during the Julian line of Emperors in Rome.
Mr. Harding and his daughter Eleanor loom large in the life of the cathedral town of Barchester.
The guileless Candide and the good Dr. Pangloss suffer burning at the stake, the galleys, and even polite society in comic search of first-hand answers.
The Compleat Angler
Presents the definitive treatise of the contemplative man's recreation: Angling. It is a discourse of rivers, fish and fishing, into which is woven reflections of 17th century life.