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    • Julie

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    In this long-awaited sequel to the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves, Miyax returns to the village she left long before and finds her lost father. But things have changed during her absence. Her father is no longer the man who had lived in grace with the sea and the land. He has forsaken his Eskimo heritage in favor of marriage with a white-American schoolteacher and is determined to shoot the wolves who threaten his caribou - the same wolves who saved Miyax's life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Aleecia on 11-09-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Julie of the Wolves

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    When Miyax walks out onto the frozen Alaskan tundra, she hopes she is leaving problems at home far behind. Raised in the ancient Eskimo ways, Miyax knows how to take care of herself. But as bitter Arctic winds efface the surface of food, she begins to fear for her life, and turns to a pack of wild wolves for help. Amaroq, the leader of the pack, eventually accepts Miyax as one of his own defenseless cubs, protecting her from danger and saving portions of the daily kill for her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic story of a young girl

    • By TXNorthDallas on 10-27-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Moon of the Fox Pups

    • The Thirteen Moons Series
    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    June is the "growing up" moon: when fox pups emerge from the safety of their den. It is also the month fox parents teach their pups everything, from the mysteries of a box turtle to the wily ploys of the woodchuck. In Thirteen Moons - a spellbinding wildlife series - Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured 13 North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • My Side of the Mountain

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Michael Crouch
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 216

    Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the woods - all by himself. With only a penknife, a ball of cord, 40 dollars, and some flint and steel, he intends to survive on his own. Sam learns about courage, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Student on 02-19-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Charlie's Raven

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Ramon De Ocampo
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George is beloved for her classic tales about wildlife, such as My Side of the Mountain. When Charlie learns about the Native American belief that ravens can cure sickness, he brings home a nestling to help his ill grandfather. Together Charlie and Granddad care for the bird and learn valuable lessons about life and death, responsibility, and protecting nature.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Moon of the Mountain Lions

    • The Thirteen Moons Series
    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    For the hungry young mountain lion living high in Olympic National Park, it is time to follow the elk and the deer who are migrating down-mountain to the rain forests of Washington State. It is also time for the young lion to find a mate. In Thirteen Moons - a spellbinding wildlife series - Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured 13 North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • Ice Whale

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    In 1848 in Barrow, Alaska, a young Eskimo boy witnesses a rare sight - the birth of a bowhead, or ice whale, that he calls Siku. But when he unwittingly guides Yankee whalers to a pod of bowhead whales, all the whales are killed. For this act, the boy receives a curse of banishment. Through the generations, this curse is handed down. Siku, the ice whale, returns year after year, in reality and dreams, to haunt each descendant. The curse is finally broken when a daughter recognizes and saves the whale, and he in turn saves her.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Moon of the Gray Wolves

    • The Thirteen Moons Series
    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    It is November, and for the gray wolves of the Toklat Pass in Alaska, the hunt is on. It is time to harvest the sickly, weak, or old caribou as the herd migrates through the pass. It is also a time to test the survival skills of the young wolf pups. In Thirteen Moons - a spellbinding wildlife series - Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured 13 North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • perfect

    • By Annie K. on 01-27-16

    Regular price: $2.44

    • The Moon of the Winter Bird

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    For a song sparrow that has not migrated south this year, it is a daily challenge to keep warm as its once plentiful food supply dwindles during a harsh December in Ohio.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simple, enjoyable story.

    • By Donna on 06-12-16

    Regular price: $2.44

    • The Moon of the Bears

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Follow along with a female black bear in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee as she frolics and forages with her mate in summer, then readies her den in the fall. Something surprising will happen to her under the February moon - the moon of the bears.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • The Moon of the Owls

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    In the glow of a full January moon, it is the great horned owl who first senses that it is the beginning of spring. With the first full moon - the moon of beginnings - the owl starts his annual courtship.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • Luck / The Wolves Are Back

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Wendell Minor
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Luck follows the long migration north to Siberia of a young sandhill crane rescued from a six-pack holder in the Texas marsh by the girl who names him. The Wolves Are Back covers the topic of the persecution, near-extinction, and ultimately, the restoration of wolves in the United States.

    Regular price: $18.13

    • Water Sky

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Kerin McCue
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Young listeners learn about issues of conservation, endangered animals, and preservation of cultural traditions in this beautifully-written tale of a Massachusetts teenager who travels to an Alaskan village to search for a missing relative - and ends up discovering his own Eskimo heritage.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Moon of the Deer

    • The Thirteen Moons Series
    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    As mating season nears, a young white-tailed buck knows to win a mate, he must fight other males. While striving to continue its species, the young deer must also weather a fierce September hurricane which temporarily disrupts life in the fertile Mamacoke Marsh. In Thirteen Moons - a spellbinding wildlife series - Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured 13 North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • Shark Beneath the Reef

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Like his father and grandfather before him, 14-year-old Tomás Torres dreams of catching a great shark in the Sea of Cortez - and he will catch it, although there are other things he should be thinking about. With an education, he could someday become a marine biologist. Tomás' family wants him to stay in school. But Tomás knows he will be more help to them if he leaves school now to become a fisherman. Should he drop out?

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Moon of the Monarch Butterflies

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Follow the monarch butterfly as it chases spring north from its winter home in Mexico to its birthplace in Ontario, Canada. Flying through unpredictable spring weather, the butterfly lays its eggs along the way. The young monarch finally emerges from its chrysalis in late May - during the moon of the monarch butterflies.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • The Moon of the Alligators

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    This is the story of one alligator and her desperate search for food during the dry season in the Florida Everglades. It is also the story of a threatened species, the American alligator, and its beautiful, endangered homeland.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • Tree Castle Island

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Nathan Landrum
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Something about the Okefenokee Swamp of Southern Georgia has always called to 14-year-old Jack Hawkins. But when a nervous mama gator takes a bite out of his handmade canoe, Jack finds himself stranded on a remote island, forced to find his own food and shelter - and to unravel a mystery that reaches far into his past and could change everything he thinks he knows about himself.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Moon of the Salamanders

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Every March the spotted salamander, who lives under a log in the wet woods of Michigan, emerges from his winter hibernation. The salamander is ready to act out a strange and ancient drama. It instinctively knows it is time to find the woodland pond, where he will dance the dance of the salamander and find a mate.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • The Moon of the Chickaree

    • By: Jean Craighead George
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    April is the month when the chickaree must nurture her newborn babies while defending her territory and her storehouses at the same time. It is a difficult task, especially when her best weapon is an explosive voice. In 13 Moons - a spellbinding wildlife series - Newbery Award-winning author Jean Craighead George has captured 13 North American animals in their natural environments and chronicled their fight for survival.

    Regular price: $2.44

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