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    • The Rosetta Stone

    • By: Stephen Sloan
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The Rosetta Stone was the key to unlocking the mysteries of ancient Egypt. This is the fascinating story of why it was made and how it was discovered. The ancient hieroglyphics are decoded at the end of the book, letting listeners learn to write with the symbols of the Pharaohs.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Tornadoes

    • The Natural Disasters Series
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Tornadoes tear through the land, skipping over one street and devastating the next. This account of some of the most extraordinary occurrences surrounding tornadoes combines their science and the personal stories of survivors and witnesses. This story will "blow away" the hardest to please listeners. Tornadoes is part of the Natural Disasters non-fiction series that will engage listeners of all ages, including English Language Learners.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Lost King: Akhenaton (Ancient Egyptian Mysteries)

    • By: Kristi McCraken
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    This mysterious Pharaoh's ideas caused a religious revolution in ancient Egypt, and future kings would try to erase all records of him. Akhenaton's story has only recently been reconstructed. Strange in his art, his beliefs, and even his body, the king who was made to disappear has been found again.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Tattoos

    • Extreme Customs
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Some think tattoos are the hottest new style to hit the scene. Are they really? This book details the long history of tattoos and the reasons people have made their mark with them. An outward sign of belonging, belief or beauty, tattoos have an appeal that crosses time and geography. But not everyone lives happily with a tattoo.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Treasure Map Mystery

    • Tom and Ricky Mystery Series, Set 1
    • By: Bob Wright
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Tom and Ricky are excited to find an old treasure map, but soon realize that a strange man is also looking for it. Tom and Ricky are two fourteen-year-old boys. Together with their friends, and their dog Patches, they set out to solve mysteries in their small home town. This easy-to-listen mystery series has five interesting stories that have engaged young readers and listeners for several decades. This classic series was updated in 2011 with a more modern look and themes.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Olympics (Ancient Greek Mysteries)

    • By: Kristi McCracken
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    All over the world, people love to watch the athletes of the Olympics compete. But just why are there Olympic Games? Why are they so important? The truth is, the modern Olympics are a return to a mysterious, ancient festival. The ancient Olympics were more than just fun and games; they helped shape Greek culture and its contributions to us.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Oracles

    • Ancient Greek Mysteries
    • By: Susannah Brin
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    People have always wanted to know the future. When the ancient Greeks needed to make an important decision they would ask one of their oracles, the priestly advisors who spoke the words of gods. But sometimes it was a mystery what the oracle really meant, and many got it wrong. How the oracles got their answers may be even more mysterious than we think. Let the history, legends, and myths of ancient Greece capture your students' imagination...

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Lords of Kush (Ancient Egyptian Mysteries)

    • By: Stanley Burstein
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    This is the true story of how Kush (parts of modern Sudan and Ethiopia) founded a dynasty of black Pharaohs. This astonishing civilization south of Egypt developed its own distinctive pyramid and culture and overcame both Egypt and Rome. Ancient propaganda claimed victory over the barbarians of Kush, but the truth cannot be hidden forever!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great, but Writing Could Be Better

    • By Logical Paradox on 03-21-14

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Diamonds in the Sky: A Tom and Ricky Mystery

    • Tom and Ricky Mysteries, Set 2
    • By: Bob Wright
    • Narrated by: The Staff of High Noon Books
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    When Tom and Ricky decide to learn about airplanes, they end up taking the ride of their life. Tom and Ricky are two 14-year-old boys. Together with their friends, and their dog Patches, they set out to solve mysteries in their small home town. This easy-to-comprehend mystery series has five interesting stories that have engaged young listeners for several decades. This classic series was updated in 2011 with a more modern look and themes.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • A Voice in the Night

    • Tom and Ricky Mystery Series, Set 2
    • By: Bob Wright
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Tom and Ricky are two fourteen-year-old boys. Together with their friends, and their dog Patches, they set out to solve mysteries in their small home town. In this book, A Voice in the Night, people all over town are having the same strange dream night after night. This easy-to-listen mystery series has five interesting stories that have engaged young readers for several decades. This classic series was updated in 2011 with a more modern look and themes.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Falling Star Mystery

    • Tom and Ricky Mystery Series, Set 1
    • By: Bob Wright
    • Narrated by: The Staff of High Noon Books
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    When Tom and Ricky see a falling star, they go to see where it landed, but someone else is looking for the Tom and Ricky are two fourteen-year-old boys. Together with their friends, and their dog Patches, they set out to solve mysteries in their small home town. This easy-to-listen mystery series has five interesting stories that have engaged young readers and listeners for several decades. This classic series was updated in 2011 with a more modern look and themes.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Great Pyramid

    • Ancient Egyptian Mysteries
    • By: Erik Johansen
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The oldest "Wonder of the world" stands silently and demands explanation. The Great Pyramid of Khufu is so big, so old, and so beautiful that many can't believe it was built by an ancient people…but it was! And that is the greatest mystery of all - the mystery of the Great Pyramid. The Great Pyramid is part of the non-fiction Ancient Egyptian Mysteries series that engages listeners of all ages. Travel to ancient Egypt and explore the facts and mysteries of how the Great Pyramid of Khufu was built

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Nuclear Disaster at Chernobyl

    • The Disaster Series
    • By: Robin Cruise
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    The Chernobyl power plant was the hope for energy in the Ukraine. Years after the 1986 meltdown, Ukraine is still feeling the effects of its radiation. The Nuclear Disaster at Chernobyl is part of the Disasters series. These moments in history recall the death and destruction caused by both natural and manmade disasters around the world.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Fashion

    • Extreme Customs
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at Academic Therapy
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Everyday you probably wonder what you should wear, whether it's for a date, job interview, or just relaxation. This has been true throughout history, from ancient Egypt to medieval Japan to the roaring 20s and beyond. This book describes the sometimes shocking, sometimes funny, and occasionally unbelievable fashions that were popular in other times and places.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Outside Shot

    • Sports Beats
    • By: Paul Demko
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Ever since his mother remarried, Andrew felt like he didn't fit in. Some people left him out because he was too Chinese. Others, because he wasn't Chinese enough. If he could only get the chance, he knew he would make everyone see him as just Andrew - or maybe Andrew the basketball star?

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Wildfires

    • The Natural Disasters Series
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Wildfires are one of nature's most frightening forces. In this exciting and historical account of many of the worst fires in American history, all the terror, destruction and human tragedy are vividly retold. The 1871 Peshtigo, Wisconsin fire is relived, as well as the Yellowstone fire of 1988 and the 2003 Southern California fires. Wildfires is part of the Natural Disasters non-fiction series that will engage listeners of all ages, including English Language Learners.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • very good descriptions of wild fires

    • By Kate FX on 01-11-19

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Mount St. Helens Volcano

    • Disasters
    • By: William Bankier
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    When Mount St. Helens began releasing steam, nearby residents were told to get off the mountain. One man decided not to, and he paid dearly for his decision. The Mount St. Helens Volcano is part of the non-fiction series "Disasters" that will engage listeners of all ages, including English Language Learners. These moments in history recall the death and destruction caused by both natural and manmade disasters around the world.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Greek Thought (Ancient Greek Mysteries)

    • By: Sophia Schreiber
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    How did the ancient people of the small, rocky land of Greece have so much influence on the way we think today? The Greeks set us on the path of questioning nature, truth, and humanity. What made the Greeks such a questioning people? We still benefit from this unsolved mystery, and like the Greeks, we're still asking why.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Haunted House Mystery

    • Tom and Ricky Mystery Series, Set 2
    • By: Bob Wright
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Tom and Ricky are two fourteen-year-old boys. Together with their friends, and their dog Patches, they set out to solve mysteries in their small home town. In this book, The Haunted House Mystery, Tom and Ricky, and their friend Ann visit an old house one more time before it's destroyed. They discover that someone, or something, is in the house. This easy-to-listen mystery series has five interesting stories that have engaged young listeners for several decades.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Last Flight of 007

    • The Disaster Series
    • By: Frank Woodson
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Korean airliner took off from Alaska innocently enough, but a series of human errors caused it to veer into Russian airspace. Russian military intelligence trailed the plane for hours before shooting it down. The Last Flight of 007 is part of the Disaster non-fiction series that will engage listeners of all ages, including English Language Learners. These moments in history recall the death and destruction caused by both natural and manmade disasters around the world.

    Regular price: $3.95

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