This audiobook is very good, for the age range that is intended for it's audience. Older teens and adults may not enjoy the way that the stories are presented but the truths that are given are solid and valid for all ages.
Dramatized audio stories for children of all ages. Through these stories, children will learn lessons about honesty, discipline, obedience, making friends and many other noble characteristics.
"Awsome stories for kids!"
Explore the great mystery and wonder of life under the sea and meet the different creatures that live there and learn how they survive. It's a grand adventure you don't want to miss, so join us on this Underwater Exploration.
This is the most unique quiz show ever! Brian Brain's quizzes can be enjoyed by the whole family. Why? Because there are always two sets of questions: one for the younger members of the family (The Budding Brains) and one for the grown ups (The Boffs). Each Budding Brain question is taken from the basis of the UK National Curriculum and is specific to the child's age group, Key Stage and subject. So, whatever the age of your child everybody can compete with each other on a level playing field!
Andy Jones continues his hilarious journey through the human digestive system and tells you everything you (n)ever wanted to know about burps! Whether they be lady-like hiccups or onion-breath stinkers, burps are an essential part of the human experience. The Burptionary is jam-packed full of belchy facts, gaseous jokes and burp-tastic riddles and rhymes, and is guaranteed to have boys everywhere laughing till they spew.
Toddlers can be engaged in creative and meaningful play that can develop their cognitive abilities and skills. Particularly, there are games designed to enhance your toddler's general knowledge and increase the level of vocabulary. Through intense moments of exploration, toddlers are able to master cognitive skills during this important stage in their life. In this chapter, several activities are suggested, specifically designed for supporting your toddler's intellectual development.
Jack Harper lives in an old castle turned museum. The day he calls Hell to order a demon is one of his more interesting days of his twelve year old life. One demon delivery later, Hell wants to be paid in gold. Between you and me, Jack can't pay. He's in a bit of a hellish pickle.
Jochebed was pregnant with a child as she worked in the fields. The Pharaoh ordered that all of the Egyptians were to kill all of the baby boys in Israel. Jochebed gave birth to a baby boy. She and her daughter, Miriam, took care of the baby for three months. One day, Miriam got an idea on how she was going to save her baby brother. What was Miriam's idea? What happens to the baby? What was the baby named? Who did he eventually become?
Butterfly World features fun facts showcasing the alluring beauty of butterflies across the world. Both kids and parents are sure to love this book because it features educational facts in an inspiring way. Find answers to your questions about butterflies and how they evolved. The book features content about monarch butterflies, flying speed, butterfly characteristics, ancient butterflies, and more!
This is the most unique quiz show ever! Brian Brain's quizzes can be enjoyed by the whole family. Why? Because there are always TWO sets of questions: one for the younger members of the family (The Budding Brains) and one for the grown ups (The Boffs). Each Budding Brain question is taken from the basis of the UK National Curriculum and is specific to the child's age group, Key Stage and subject. So, whatever the age of your child everybody can compete with each other on a level playing field!
Krystie's quest to acquire the perfect dream dollhouse and Thomas's desire to obtain the right bicycle land the Goldenberg children on a journey to earn money. How will they get the money to pay for the items they want? This is a new concept for them as in the past; they have always relied on their parents for money.
Krystie and Thomas get a quick lesson on how to save for their much anticipated family vacation. Joined by their friends, Samantha and Matthew, the children learn all about saving and the importance of setting goals to achieve their objectives.
After a brief discussion with her teacher on investing, Krystie goes on a quest to invest her money.
Thanksgiving is turkey, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. It is a holiday for remembering the Pilgrims and the Indians. Most of all, it is a time to share with family and friends, and a time to give thanks for many blessings.
In the 1930s, most girls were happy playing with dolls. But one girl, Betty Skelton, liked playing with airplanes, watching them fly around outside, and even flying airplanes herself! She lived for an adventure - in the air, the water, and on land - and nothing could stop her, especially not being a girl. When Betty Skelton was young there weren't many women flying airplanes or racing cars, but she wouldn't let that stop her. She was always ready to take on a challenge, and she loved to have fun.
See a sunflower grow from seed to seed. Mama Gloria Chinese-English Bilingual Books are a great introduction to high-interest topics. In addition to the American English audio file in this audiobook, listeners will also have access to the audio files in Cantonese and Mandarin, read by the author at a slow pace for easy-to-use reference.
Yoga 4 Kidz by Kidz contains a variety of guided yoga sessions that offer children and teens a practical and enjoyable entry point into yoga and the many benefits that it brings. The fantastic Yoga 4 Kidz features yoga postures, breathing techniques, relaxations, and songs guided by 12-year-old Atma Sundari.
With my game guide you will learn exactly what you need to know in order to become an expert player and beat the game! This is a complete guide with everything you need to know about the game PLUS you will also be able to download your free copy of the game with this purchase.
Hello! Allow me to introduce myself... I'm Brian Brain. Welcome to my National Curriculum Series. As with all Brian's quizzes, The National Curriculum Series contains his Unique Formula: The questions always come in pairs: one for the Budding Brains (youngsters) and one for the Boffs (adults). It's this stroke of genius that allows the whole family to join in the fun! How well do you know your geography? With my family friendly interactive National Curriculum Series, you can now find out!
Hello! Allow me to introduce myself... I'm Brian Brain. Welcome to my National Curriculum Series. As with all Brian's quizzes, The National Curriculum Series contains his Unique Formula: The questions always come in pairs: one for the Budding Brains (youngsters) and one for the Boffs (adults). It's this stroke of genius that allows the whole family to join in the fun! How well do you know your plants? With my family friendly interactive National Curriculum Series, you can now find out!
With my Game Guide you will learn exactly what you need to know in order to become an expert player and get unlimited cash! This is a complete guide with everything you need to know about the game plus you will also be able to download your free copy of the game with this purchase.
In the 1830s, when a brave and curious girl named Elizabeth Blackwell was growing up, women were supposed to be wives and mothers. Some women could be teachers or seamstresses, but career options were few. Certainly no women were doctors. But Elizabeth refused to accept the common beliefs that women weren't smart enough to be doctors, or that they were too weak for such hard work. And she would not take no for an answer.
This book, designed for kids ages 6-10, features true, character-building stories for kids to enjoy alone or with their parents. Being a kid can be trying and confusing - a newfound exposure to the real world, confusion as to what's right and wrong, learning about friendships and making important choices for the first time. Chicken Soup for the Kid's Soul 2 is a special book designed just for kids on the verge of becoming preteens.
Sing and play with a special toddler today! Everyone will have great fun with this new collection of 60 songs selected especially for your children!
James Herriot's Treasury for Children collects all of the beloved veterinarian's delightful tales for young listeners. From the springtime frolic of "Oscar, Cat-About-Town" to the yuletide warmth of "The Christmas Day Kitten", these stories are perennial favorites, and this new complete edition will make a wonderful gift for all listeners, great and small.
"Favorite stories made even better!"
Harry Potter has been heralded as one of the most popular book series of all time and the philosophical nature of Harry, Hermione, and Ron's quest to rid the world of its ultimate evil is one of the many things that make this series special. The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy covers all seven titles in J.K. Rowling's groundbreaking series and takes fans back to Godric's Hollow to discuss life after death, to consider what moral reasoning drove Harry to choose death, and to debate whether Sirius Black is a man or a dog.
For 25 years, middle-grade readers have been moved by this telling of Sadako Sasaki's spirited battle with leukemia. She was two-years-old when the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II, and dizzy spells began when she was 12. She faced the disease with an irrepressible spirit and focused her energy (and that of everyone who knew her) on folding 1000 paper cranes, which Japanese legend held would prompt the gods to make her well again.
Captivating bedtime meditations to bring peace, joy, and calm to the end of the day. There are three segments in this audio, each approximately 18 minutes in length. Choose from: By the Sea, An Adventure in Space, and Snowflake. May be used any time for general relaxation as well as bedtime.
"Love The Meditations, Audible Format Only OK"
These stunning meditations vary from 4 to 10 minutes each in length and can be used separately or run together. Tracks include: Jellyfish Relaxation; An Underwater Dolphin Ride; The Magic Rainbow; Butterfly Relaxation; Enchanted Garden, and a Hot Air Balloon Trip. Beautiful calm journeys to help children with confidence, self esteem, and creativity.
"Great Meditations, Audiobook Format Distracting"
On January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor of Germany, thanks largely to the efforts of the Hitler Youth, whose organized propaganda marches throughout Germany helped the Nazi Party grow in strength. By 1939, it is estimated that more than seven million boys and girls belonged to the Hitler Youth.
Meet the Wizard of Menlo Park, and see how he grew from a lonely, inquisitive boy who carried out experiments in his basement to the smart, enterprising, and imaginative inventor who gave us the stock-market ticker, helped develop the phonograph and cinema, and even came up with the first storage battery and electric car.
Our preteen years, ages nine to 13, can present some of the most difficult times in our young lives, a period of tremendous physical and emotional change. We're eager to leave the "kid" stage, yet we're uncertain about what adolescence will bring; we start hearing the familiar refrain "wait until you're older" far too often. Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul is a companion guide for these transitional years.
Every year you probably celebrate Christmas on the 25th of December. Someone may have told you that this is the day of Jesus' birth. But nobody actually knows when he was born! The Bible does not give us a date for the birth of Jesus. So early Christians took the date of important ancient festivals and placed Christmas around the same time.Before Christianity, the Romans had a winter festival called Saturnalia, which took place for one week in mid-December.
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus and give up her seat to a white man. This refusal to give up her dignity sparked the Montgomery bus boycott, a yearlong struggle, and a major victory in the civil rights movement.
The lives and music of the great composers of classical music unfold in this entertaining account, introduced by the conductor and musical personality Marin Alsop. In 1200 years, classical music grew from the chanting of medieval monks through the symphonies of Beethoven and the grand operas of Wagner to the huge orchestral sound-world of the 21st century, with its electronics and its film music.
"Interesting, informative, easy"
World War II was raging, with thousands of American soldiers fighting overseas against the injustices brought on by Hitler. Back on the home front, the injustice of discrimination against African Americans was playing out as much on Main Street as in the military. Enlisted black men were segregated from white soldiers and regularly relegated to service duties. At Fort Benning, Georgia, First Sergeant Walter Morris’s men served as guards at The Parachute School while the white soldiers prepared to be paratroopers.
Dramatized audio stories about role models that will inspire and teach important values so necessary in the development of good character traits for today's youth.
In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to 13 groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America's children.
This audio is designed to help children relax and will enhance feelings of happiness and contentment. It can be used at home with your children or as a teaching resource.
"Effective and soothing for boys, girls, and adults"
These dramatized audio stoires for children of all ages come from the New Testament and are about the early church including: Pentecost; Paul and his missionary journeys; and Peter, James and John.
Learn about the history of the US Constitution with iMindsJNR audio-learning series for younger minds. The United States Constitution is the highest law in the United States of America. All other laws made in the country come from the Constitution. The Constitution outlines and shows how the government of the United States should work. It is the oldest and yet shortest Constitution still in use in any major independent country.
"Perfect for Teens"
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be the best basketball player who ever lived, then Legends in Sports: Michael Jordan is the audiobook for you. In this exciting biography, Matt Christopher, the number one children’s sportswriter in America, puts you on the basketball court with the legendary superstar. Take an inside look at the triumphs, struggles, and statistics of one of the most determined players in National Basketball Association history.
Edwin Hubble’s discovery of the Big Bang is one of the most important in astronomy and physics. It taught us where the universe came from and how it might end. Students will learn how Hubble’s early, unprecedented photographs of pulsars served as one of the first clues along the path that led him to the discovery of the Big Bang. Listeners will also discover how Hubble’s discovery opened up new doors to information about the universe.
"Good information on Hubble, but a little dry"
At least as far back as the ancient myth of Icarus, humans longed to fly - but it wasn't until December 17, 1903, on the windy dunes of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, that the dream finally came true. And it was all thanks to Orville and Wilbur Wright, two former bicycle mechanics who built their first toy plane - a rubber-band powered rotary - when they were just children.
"Not bad for a kid's book."
Crazy Horse was a respected war leader of the Oglala Lakota, who fought against the U.S. federal government in an effort to preserve the traditions and values of the Lakota way of life and participated in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in June 1876. He later died in a scuffle against soldiers when captured.
"Like encyclopedia facts read from a page."
Describes the events leading up to the Declaration of Independence as well as the personalities and politics behind its framing.
Rising from the shackles of slavery, Sojourner Truth would become one of the most charismatic evangelical preachers of her time and would lead America to institute reforms in race relations and women's rights. A prophetic force, Truth would anticipate many of the social changes to come and would lead the way for the modern civil-rights movement.
Newbery Award-winning author Russell Freedman offers up this powerful account of the survival of American soldiers while camped at Valley Forge during a crucial period in the American Revolution. George Washington's army almost perished during the winter of 1777-78. Camped at Valley Forge, about twenty miles from Philadelphia, the revolutionaries endured severe hardship because the army's supply system had collapsed. They were without food, clothing, and blankets.
Books are often used to put children to bed. But what happens after we close our eyes? The world keeps spinning, people go to work, machines plug on, and many of the Earth's living creatures are just waking up! While You Were Sleeping is going to fill its readers in on everything they're missing after they drift off to sleep. The book is divided into six chapters (animals, the human body, space, pop culture, and sports), with each chapter focusing on different activities that happen every night.
When the Delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution, they knew it was not perfect. They were concerned their government might be too powerful and not respect the rights of its citizens. So at the first session of the United States Congress in 1789, they voted on a set of ten amendments, aimed to preserve and protect the rights and liberties of all citizens.
Every wonder how a vehicle weighing several tons can soar through the sky? This audiobook explains briefly why airplanes are able to fly and notes certain historical milestones in the field of aeronautics.
The oceans cover 72 percent of the earth's surface, or 141,600,000 square miles. Ocean life comes in an enormous variety of sizes and shapes - from microscopic plankton to huge whales. This audiobook explores the oceans of the world and describes the types of plants and animals that can be found in them.
When Cold War tension was at its height, Joseph ("call me Joe") McCarthy conducted an anti-Communist crusade endorsed by millions of Americans, despite his unfair and unconstitutional methods.
"Very Poor Reading"
How did the colonists of Jamestown and Maryland live and die? Forensic anthropology provides an incredible array of answers. Scientists can look into a grave and determine the skeleton's gender, age at time of death, nationality, and sometimes even economic standing within minutes. Laboratory studies can provide cause of death information.
"FASCINATING, BUT WAY TOO SHORT!"
Electricity, one of the most common forms of energy, also a basic part of nature. This audiobook introduces electricity, discussing its static and current forms; the uses of batteries, generators, and power stations; and the importance of safety precautions.
Polar bears... grizzly bears... Caribou.... moose... snowshoe hares... bald eageles. There is a wonderful variety of wild animals that live in Alaska. This audiobook Introduces the animals that live and thrive in Alaska's harsh environment.
There are 8,240 species of reptiles (turtles, snakes, crocodiles, and lizards) that inhabit every continent on Earth, except for Antarctica. And there are more than 6,000 species of amphibians (frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts). This audiobook describes the basic attributes of reptiles and amphibians and provides examples of various species.
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? This audiobook gives a brief explanation of what flowers need to thrive. Is it just sun, soil, and water?