The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's book published the previous year.
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  • Poems for Two Voices: Joyful Noise, I Am Phoenix

    • UNABRIDGED (31 mins)
    • By Paul Fleischman
    • Narrated By Melissa Hughes, Scott Snively
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    Paul Fleischman's Poems for Two Voices make for irresistable listening. Whether funny, sad, boisterous or serene, each poem is a virtuoso performance - skillfully illuminating a unique personality from the natural world.

    Betty A. Wright says: "delightful twist on poetry readings"
    Newbery Medal Winner, 1989
  • Lincoln: A Photobiography

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Russell Freedman
    • Narrated By Robert Petkoff
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    This work is perhaps the most complete and enjoyable children's book ever written about one of the nation's most fascinating and important figures, Abraham Lincoln.

    Newbery Medal Winner, 1988
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 1 min)
    • By Patricia MacLachlan
    • Narrated By Glenn Close
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    "I will come by train. I will wear a yellow bonnet. I am plain and tall." A heartwarming story about two children, Anna and Caleb, whose lives are changed forever when their widowed papa advertises for a mail-order bride. Sarah Elisabeth Wheaton from Maine answers the ad and agrees to come for a month. Sarah brings gifts from the sea, a cat named Seal, and singing and laughter to the quiet house. But will she like it enough to stay? Anna and Caleb wait and wonder -- and hope. Performed by Glenn Close

    jennifer says: "Great Book"
    Newbery Medal Winner, 1986
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