When 10-year-old Winnie Foster stumbles upon the Tuck family's disturbing secret, she is forced to come to terms with her conflicting emotions. She feels drawn to the loving, gentle, and rather eccentric Tucks, but what they tell her is too incredible to be believed. Doomed to, or blessed with, eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family tries to make Winnie understand that the terrible magic of the forest spring can never be revealed.
"Not just for middle school kids... made me happy."
This folktale explains why Chinese people no longer choose long names for their children.
"A favorite since I was a child with books on tape"
In Waking Up, Volume 2, Sounds True publisher and founder Tami Simon speaks with seven teachers about their personal understandings of spiritual awakening - how it takes place, what changes (and what doesn't), and how their experiences can inspire and inform our own realizations.
"sounds true has again conducted great interviews. "
A wicked troll tries in vain to gobble up a family of goats when they go trip-trapping over his bridge.
"Entertaining & Engaging"
Welcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for...the Midnight Gang. That is when their adventures are just beginning.... When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball, he finds himself at Lord Funt Hospital and is greeted by a terrifying-looking porter. Things go from bad to worse when he meets the wicked matron in charge of the children's ward.... But Tom is about to embark on the most thrilling journey of a lifetime!
In our fast-paced society, we often overlook the needs of our inner selves. This best selling guide shows how to add depth, meaning, and spirituality to your life by nurturing the spirit. By teaching you how to sense the sacredness of everyday things, it will help you solve emotional problems, ease frustration, and gain new perspectives on what living means.
It's time for a change, so Dominic packs his collection of hats and his piccolo and heads out, letting the world take him where it may. When Dominic encounters members of the Doomsday Gang, he easily foils their attempt to rob him. Legend of his victory quickly spreads, and each new friend Dominic meets tells him a story of their own less-fortunate meeting with the villains, and asks for help from the heroic dog. But can one lone dog bring down an entire band of hooligans?
Blue Crab searches for a place to molt safely, then makes her way to the salty waters at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Dancing on the Sand is a fun and informative story. Appropriate for ages: 3-9.
Baby White Shark battles hunger and injury, until one day she becomes the great ruler of the ocean. Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Great White Shark: Ruler of the Sea is a fun and informative story. Appropriate for ages: 3-9.
These are not old-time radio shows but incredible simulations! Created by veteran audio theater producer Joe Bevilacqua, these humorious half-hours take off on such classic old time radio shows as The Shadow, The Lone Ranger, The Green Hornet, War of the Worlds, Suspense and The Jack Benny Program.
Octopus escapes from a moray eel but more trouble lies ahead: Octopus' den has been stolen by another octopus! Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Octopus' Den is a fun and informative story. Appropriate for ages: 3-9.
An unskilled Orca Pup gets caught in an abandoned net. Trapped and alone, will he ever hear the songs of his orca family? Find out as this exciting adventure unfolds! Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Orca Song is a fun and informative story. Appropriate for ages: 3-9.
Little Dolphin learns to speak, hunt mullet and frolic with seaweed, but can this bottlenose baby fend off a shark attack? Children can find out as this thrilling story unfolds! Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Dolphin's First Day is a fun and informative story. Appropriate for ages: 3-9.
Little Whale's mother must keep her playful, curious youngster out of the harmful paths of big ships, and teach her the wondrous ways of the humpback whale. Appropriate for ages: 3-9.
A young walrus and his mother begin their spring migration. The walrus herd is threatened by a hungry polar bear. Can Little Walrus warn the herd in time? Children can find out as this thrilling adventure unfolds! Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Little Walrus Warning is a fun and informative story. Appropriate for ages: 3-9.
Lobster was just molted, and the secret he keeps about his menacing-looking new shell could get him in a lot of trouble. Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Lobster's Secret is a fun and informative story. Appropriate for ages: 3-9.
An icy wind blows over the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence as a tiny harp seal pup is born. When her mother swims away to join the adult seal herd, Seal Pup must quickly learn to care for herself in the harsh, wintry landscape. Appropriate for ages: 3-9.
A clown anemonefish must protect not only the sea anemone, but also her tiny eggs. Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Coral Reef Hideaway is a fun and informative story. Appropriate for ages: 3-9.
Sometimes, we all need a little boost in our outlook on the world around us and giving ourselves positive daily messages can deepen our understanding of life’s mysteries. This compilation of spoken messages and poems is an ideal companion for daily meditation practice. You can listen to the messages in succession, or one at a time.Ilchi Lee’s messages and poems communicate the sublime wisdom that speaks to the inherent greatness in each one of us.
"These poems will elevate your spirit."
Two gentle Manatees must swim up a Florida river to escape the chill of winter. Along the way, Little Calf dives deep and gets caught in a clump of large seaweed. Can his mother save him? Find out as this exciting story unfolds! Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Manatee Winter is a fun and informative story. Appropriate for ages: 3-9.