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Masters of Disaster (Unabridged)

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Henry Mosley decides that he and his pals Riley and Reed need to go on some earth-shaking adventures and make a name for themselves. Henry is the mastermind; Riley's the researcher who's prepared for anything. And somehow fearful Reed always ends up with the scariest, craziest assignments.

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NC1100L
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01:55
Masters of Disaster (Unabridged)

Wayside School Is Falling Down (Unabridged)

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More teetering tales and quirky characters from the 30th floor of towering Wayside School. The craziness continues.

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440L
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03:32
Wayside School Is Falling Down (Unabridged)

Lawn Boy (Unabridged)

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"One day I was 12 years old and broke. I set out to mow some lawns with Grandpa's old riding mower. One client was Arnold the stockbroker, who offered to teach me about: the beauty of capitalism. Supply and demand. Diversifying labor. Distributing the wealth. 'It's groovy, man,' Arnold said.

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780L
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04:10
Lawn Boy (Unabridged)

Lawn Boy Returns (Unabridged)

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The summer I was 12, mowing lawns with Grandpa's old riding mower turned into big business. With advice from Arnold the stockbroker, I learned all about making money.

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920L
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01:34
Lawn Boy Returns (Unabridged)

The Stray (Unabridged)

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Henrietta Hickthrift decided to run away from home - the Old People's Home. Packing just one small suitcase, she sets off on the train to the seaside. But Henry doesn't have much money. In fact, by the end of her first day, she has exactly one penny. That is when she meets the Goods - Angela, Barney, Eleanor, Rosie and Rowley - who decide to adopt this unusual stray.

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840L
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02:09
The Stray (Unabridged)

Smasher (Unabridged)

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Smasher is always getting into trouble, whether it's chasing chickens, chewing up Mrs. Buzzard's slippers, or breaking all her china. Now she wants to get rid of him. Can Farmer Buzzard find a way to save him? Or is Smasher in the doghouse...for good?

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800L
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00:54
Smasher (Unabridged)

Pretty Polly (Unabridged)

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Abigail would love to have a pet parrot, but they're too expensive. So she decides to teach one of her father's chickens to talk instead. To the amazement of Abigail's family, she succeeds. Soon, they have to stop Polly being quite so chatty.

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02:15
Pretty Polly (Unabridged)

The Cuckoo Child (Unabridged)

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At the zoo, Jack steals an ostrich egg that's about to be fed to a snake, brings it home to his family's farm, and persuades a pair of geese to be its foster parents.

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960L
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02:16
The Cuckoo Child (Unabridged)

Boston Jane: An Adventure (Unabridged)

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Fresh from Miss Hepplewhite's Young Ladies' Academy, 16-year-old Jane Peck has come to the unknown wilds of the Northwest to be wedded to her true love, William Baldt, her idol from childhood. But her socially correct upbringing in straitlaced Philadelphia is hardly preparation for the colorful characters and crude life that await her in Shoal Water Bay in the Washington Territory.

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690L
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06:16
Boston Jane: An Adventure (Unabridged)

The Vacation (Unabridged)

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When his mother decides on a whim to be a missionary in Africa and drags his unwilling father with her, Henry is left in the care of his Aunts Magnolia and Pigg. Henry's sure they dislike him and he's trying to keep his distance, but that becomes more difficult when Mag decides they should take a destination-less road trip.

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1040L
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04:43
The Vacation (Unabridged)

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