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    • Fatal Throne: The Wives of Henry VIII Tell All

    • by M. T. Anderson, Candace Fleming, Stephanie Hemphill, Lisa Ann Sandell, Jennifer Donnelly, Linda Sue Park, Deborah Hopkinson
    • By: Candace Fleming
    • Narrated by: Heather Wilds, Ann Marie Lee, full cast
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    He was King Henry VIII, a charismatic and extravagant ruler obsessed with both his power as king and with siring a male heir. They were his queens - six ill-fated women, each bound for divorce, or beheading, or death. Listen spellbound as each of Henry's wives attempts to survive their unpredictable king and his power-hungry court. See the sword flash as fiery Anne Boleyn is beheaded for adultery. Follow Jane Seymour as she rises from bullied court maiden to beloved queen, only to die after giving birth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved it

    • By Anonymous User on 05-20-18

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

    • By: Candace Fleming
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr, Various
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here is the riveting story of the Russian Revolution as it unfolded. When Russia’s last tsar, Nicholas II, inherited the throne in 1894, he was unprepared to do so. With their four daughters (including Anastasia) and only son, a hemophiliac, Nicholas and his reclusive wife, Alexandra, buried their heads in the sand, living a life of opulence as World War I raged outside their door and political unrest grew.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Astonishing

    • By Angelbaby on 08-02-16

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Great and Only Barnum

    • The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum
    • By: Candace Fleming
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Come one, come all to this larger-than-life biography of P. T. Barnum, showman and founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Visit Barnum's American Museum, established in only four weeks! Meet Madame Josephine Clofulia, the Swiss Bearded Lady. Get to know Tom Thumb, a miniature man (only twenty-five inches tall), and his tiny bride (32 inches). Watch as the circus parade goes by, elephants tail to trunk, costumed performers waving, lions yawning. Then, under the big top, as Barnum steps into the spotlight, cast your eyes on the center ring and prepare to be amazed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfectly told!

    • By Hays Collins on 01-11-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Presenting Buffalo Bill

    • The Man Who Invented the Wild West
    • By: Candace Fleming
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Everyone knows the name Buffalo Bill, but few these days know what he did or, in some cases, didn't do. Was he a Pony Express rider? Did he serve Custer at the Battle of Little Big Horn? Did he scalp countless Native Americans, or did he defend their rights? This, the first significant biography of Buffalo Bill Cody for younger listeners in many years, explains it all. Presenting Buffalo Bill makes the great showman come alive for new generations.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Ben Franklin's in My Bathroom!

    • By: Candace Fleming
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Campbell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nolan is a typical kid living in a typical 21st-century American town. Ben Franklin is, well, Ben Franklin - Founding Father, inventor of the lightning rod and bifocals and more. When, through a bizarre set of circumstances, Nolan and his little sister, Olive, find Ben in their house, chaos isn't far behind. From introducing him to the toaster to taking him to the public library (another Ben invention) to preventing a nosy neighbor from blowing Ben's cover, Nolan does his best to be Ben's tour guide to the new world he helped form.

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Guys Read: True Stories

    • By: Jon Scieszka, Jim Murphy, Elizabeth Partridge, and others
    • Narrated by: Bruce Thomas, Hillary Huber, Robin Weigert, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A star-studded group of award-winning nonfiction authors and journalists provides something for every listener, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Compiled and edited by real-life literature legend Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: True Stories is a mind-blowing collection of essays, biographies, travelogues, and more, all proving that the truth is most definitely out there.

    Regular price: $18.24

    • On the Day I Died

    • Stories from the Grave
    • By: Candace Fleming
    • Narrated by: Ramón DeOcampo, Ariadne Meyers, Nick Chamian, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The phenomenally versatile, award-winning author, Candace Fleming, gives teen and older tween readers 10 ghost stories sure to send chills up their spines. Set in White Cemetery, an actual graveyard outside Chicago, each story takes place during a different time period from the 1860s to the present, and ends with the narrator's death. Some teens die heroically, others ironically, but all due to supernatural causes. Readers will meet walking corpses and witness demonic posession, all against the backdrop of Chicago's rich history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Unique Spin on Graveyard Stories

    • By Lacy on 11-16-15

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Kid Wise

    • Teaching with Words & Pictures (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    • By: Candace Fleming, Kadir Nelson, Kathleen Krull
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Partridge
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $4.19

    • On the Day I Died

    • By: Candace Fleming
    • Narrated by: Ramon DeOcampo, Ariadne Meyers, Nick Chamian, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    You over there – come a little closer. Closer still; there’s no need to be shy. We have tales of terrors beyond your wildest nightmares; stories of monsters, madness, the dark and the dangerous. The dead have voices, and we need to be heard.Settle down, sit tight. We’re going to be here all night.

    Regular price: $24.81