Historical fiction

Dear Levi: Letters from the Overland Trail

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"Dear Levi,
I surely hated leaving you behind in Pennsylvania, but you know I couldn't pass up the chance to go out to Oregon to see about Pa's claim.... Once you're old enough, Levi, you can come too. Till then, mind Miss Amelia, and don't go chasing after her chickens too much...."

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1010L
Dear Levi: Letters from the Overland Trail

The Boy Who Dared (Unabridged)

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When 16-year-old Helmuth Hubner listens to the BBC news on an illegal short-wave radio, he quickly discovers Germany is lying to the people. But when he tries to expose the truth with leaflets, he's tried for treason.

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760L
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04:12
The Boy Who Dared (Unabridged)

Witch Child (Unabridged)

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Enter the world of young Mary Newbury, a world where simply being different can cost a person her life. Hidden until now in the pages of her diary, Mary's startling story begins in 1659, the year her beloved grandmother is hanged in the public square as a witch. Mary narrowly escapes a similar fate, only to face intolerance and new danger among the Puritans in the New World.

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760L
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05:39
Witch Child (Unabridged)

The Sign of the Beaver (Unabridged)

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At just 12 years old, Matt must face serious challenges in the Maine wilderness while awaiting his father's return to their cabin.

When he is saved from a terrifying bee swarm attack by an Indian chief and his grandson, Attean, Matt gains a valuable friend in the young Indian boy.

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770L
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03:12
The Sign of the Beaver (Unabridged)

Of Mice and Men (Unabridged)

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This classic novel tells the tale of an unusual friendship between two very different men: the mentally challenged and sometimes violent Lennie, and his loyal yet reluctant caretaker George. Finding comfort in one another's company, George and Lennie travel from farm to farm looking for work in pre-Depression Salinas Valley, California.

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630L
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06:23
Of Mice and Men (Unabridged)

My Brother Sam Is Dead (Unabridged)

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This young adult novel, which successfully captures the pain of the Revolutionary War, is a fine example of historical fiction. The American Revolution was a war that divided families (English loyalists versus eager Patriots) and one of the families being torn apart is the Meeker family.

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770L
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04:31
My Brother Sam Is Dead (Unabridged)

Magic Tree House, Book 47: Abe Lincoln at Last! (Unabridged)

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Jack and Annie are ready for their next adventure in the New York Times best-selling middle-grade series - the Magic Tree House!

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470L
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01:29
Magic Tree House, Book 47: Abe Lincoln at Last! (Unabridged)

S.O.S: Titanic, Book 3 (Unabridged)

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Disaster has struck, and the Titanic is going down. What started as a thrilling voyage has turned into a fight for survival. For Paddy, Sophie, Juliana, and Alfie, every second counts in the race against death. All of their hiding and all of their seeking has come down to this: Can they save the people they love? Can they even save themselves?

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820L
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03:08
S.O.S: Titanic, Book 3 (Unabridged)

Collision Course: Titanic, Book 2 (Unabridged)

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There's a killer on the loose on the Titanic and the only people who know are four kids. Within both the luxury of the cabins and the dark underbelly of the engine rooms, Paddy, Sophie, Juliana, and Alfie have found themselves tangled in a maze of mysteries, each one deadlier than the next.

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770L
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03:13
Collision Course: Titanic, Book 2 (Unabridged)

Titanic: Unsinkable Book One (Unabridged)

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The Titanic is meant to be unsinkable, but as it begins its maiden voyage, there's plenty of danger waiting for four of its young passengers. Paddy is a stowaway, escaping a deadly past. Sophie's mother is delivered to the ship by police -â¿¿ after she and Sophie have been arrested. Juliana's father is an eccentric whose riches can barely hide his madness.

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820L
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03:14
Titanic: Unsinkable Book One (Unabridged)

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