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    • The Witch of Blackbird Pond

    • By: Elizabeth George Speare
    • Narrated by: Mary Beth Hurt
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,057
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 817
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 829

    Orphaned Kit Tyler knows, as she gazes for the first time at the cold, bleak shores of Connecticut Colony, that her new home will never be like the shimmering Caribbean islands she left behind. In her relatives' stern Puritan community, she feels like a tropical bird that has flown to the wrong part of the world, a bird that is now caged and lonely.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Listen with a friend or relative!!

    • By E. Dickson on 08-26-05

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Sign of the Beaver

    • By: Elizabeth George Speare
    • Narrated by: Greg Schaffert
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 626
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 510
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 509

    At just 12 years old, Matt must face serious challenges in the Maine wilderness while awaiting his father's return to their cabin. When he is saved from a terrifying bee swarm attack by an Indian chief and his grandson Attean, Matt gains a valuable friend in the young Indian boy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, dubious dialog, irritating music

    • By Paul Hubbard on 08-05-12

    Regular price: $14.60

    • The Bronze Bow

    • By: Elizabeth George Speare
    • Narrated by: Mary Woods
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 301
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 228
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229

    After witnessing his father's crucifixion by Roman soldiers, Daniel bar Jamin is fired by a single passion: to avenge his father's death by driving the Roman legions from the land of Israel. Consumed by hatred, Daniel leads a dangerous life living with an outlaw band in the hills outside his village, spying and plotting, impatiently waiting to take revenge. Winner of the 1962 Newbery Medal, The Bronze Bow is the story of a boy's tormented journey.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Changed Heart

    • By Kemberly on 03-04-13

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Bronze Bow

    • By: Elizabeth George Speare
    • Narrated by: Pete Bradbury
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 285
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 245
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 249

    As a young boy, 18-year-old Daniel witnessed his father’s crucifixion at the hands of the Romans. Consumed by hate, his one desire is to drive the legions from Israel. But as he works with a band of outlaws using guerrilla tactics, he also begins to pay attention to the teachings of a wandering rabbi from a nearby town. Caught between his desire for revenge and the demands of his family, Daniel goes repeatedly to hear Jesus preach. Each time he leaves disappointed that Jesus doesn’t take a stand against the Romans. Will Daniel learn to heed the message of forgiveness before his violent lifestyle leads to disaster?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great story! Worth a credit...

    • By Armstrong on 02-07-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Calico Captive

    • By: Elizabeth George Speare
    • Narrated by: C.M. Hébert
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Early one morning in 1754, the stillness of Charlestown, New Hampshire, is shattered by shrill war whoops and the terror of an Indian raid. Young Miriam Willard, on a day which had promised new happiness, finds herself instead a captive on a forest trail, caught up in the ebb and flow of the French and Indian War.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Exciting-- unexpected twists-- ended too abruptly

    • By Rebecca Huff on 11-28-12

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Calico Captive

    • By: Elizabeth George Speare
    • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    One early morning in 1754 an Indian raid on a small New Hampshire settlement shatters all young Miriam Willard’s hopes and dreams. Suddenly she and her family are victims of the French and Indian War. Forced to march north to Canada, they will either be held captive by the Indians or sold to the French as slaves. After the nerve-wracking experience of running an Indian gauntlet, Miriam is sold to a wealthy French family in Montreal. Held captive for a ransom that may never arrive, she longs for the handsome young soldier she left behind.

    Regular price: $20.99