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    • Code Talker

    • A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two
    • By: Joseph Bruchac
    • Narrated by: Derrick Henry
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130

    Although the mission school bans all that is Navajo, Ned secretly clings to his native language and culture. Proudly joining the U.S. Marines in 1943, he becomes a top-secret Navajo Code Talker. During bloody battles for Japanese islands, Ned and his brave band of code-talking brothers save thousands of lives using Navajo encryption the enemy never cracks.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • heroes with big hearts

    • By Mary on 02-09-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Sacajawea

    • The Story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition
    • By: Joseph Bruchac
    • Narrated by: Nicolle Littrell, Michael Rafkin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Before the expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the United States stopped at the Mississippi River. However, their journey opened up the wilderness borders to the Pacific Ocean. The key to the success of this 18 month journey was a young Indian girl - Sacajawea. Without her, the corps of discovery would have been doomed from the start.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • jaycee

    • By kathy on 02-25-10

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Jim Thorpe, Original All-American

    • By: Joseph Bruchac
    • Narrated by: Joseph Bruchac
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Jim Thorpe was one of the greatest athletes who ever lived. He played professional football, major league baseball, and won Olympic gold medals in track and field. But his life wasn't an easy one. Born on the Sac and Fox Reservation in 1887, he encountered much family tragedy, and was sent as a young boy to various Indian boarding schools: strict, cold institutions that didn't allow their students to hold on to their Native American languages and traditions.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Eh.....

    • By Nick on 01-16-17

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses / Crazy Horse's Vision

    • By: Paul Goble, Joseph Bruchac
    • Narrated by: Lance White Magpie, Curtis Zunigha, Robert Tree Cody, and others
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses is about a young girl whose special joy is tending to the horses of her village. In Crazy Horse's Vision, Joseph Bruchac focuses on key events from Crazy Horse's childhood in a dramatic tale of the legendary Lakota warrior told by Robert Tree Cody, Curtis Zunigha, and Joseph Bruchac.

    Regular price: $18.13

    • Children of the Longhouse

    • By: Joseph Bruchac
    • Narrated by: Elaina Erika Davis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    When Ohkwa'ri overhears a group of older boys planning a raid on a neighboring village, he immediately tells his Mohawk elders. He has done the right thing -but he has also made enemies. Grabber and his friends will do anything they can to hurt him, especially during the village-wide game of Tekwaarathon (lacrosse). Ohkwa'ri believes in the path of peace, but can peaceful ways work against Grabber's wrath?

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Winter People

    • By: Joseph Bruchac
    • Narrated by: Ben Rameka
    • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Saxso is 14 when the British attack his village. It's 1759, and war is raging in the northeast between the British and the French, with the Abenaki people - Saxso's people - by their side. Without enough warriors to defend their homes, Saxso's village is burned to the ground. Many people are killed, but some, including Saxso's mother and two sisters, are taken hostage. Now it's up to Saxso, on his own, to track the raiders and bring his family back home...before it's too late.

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Heart of a Chief

    • By: Joseph Bruchac
    • Narrated by: Pierce Cravens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Chris's life is complicated. At school, he's been selected to lead a project on sports teams with Indian names. At home, on the Penacook reservation, the Indians are divided about building a casino. It would destroy the beautiful island Chris thinks of as his own. Is there anything one sixth-grade boy can do?

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Eagle Song

    • By: Joseph Bruchac
    • Narrated by: Joseph Bruchac
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Danny Bigtree's family has moved to a new city, and no matter how hard he tries, Danny can't seem to fit in. He's homesick for the Mohawk reservation where he used to live, and the kids in his class call him "Chief" and tease him about being an Indian - the thing that makes Danny most proud. Can he find the courage to stand up for himself? Great listening for families and children grades 2 and up.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good book

    • By K. Winslow on 12-13-15

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Pick-Up Game

    • A Full Day of Full Court
    • By: Marc Aronson, Charles R. Smith, Walter Dean Myers, and others
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham, Quincy Tyler Bernstine
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    It’s one single steamy July day at the West 4th Street Court in New York City, otherwise known as the Cage. Hotshot baller ESPN is wooing the scouts, Boo is struggling to guard the weird new guy named Waco, a Spike Lee wannabe has video rolling, and virgin Irene is sizing up six-foot-eight-and-a-half-inch-tall Chester. Nine of young-adult literature’s top writers reveal how it all goes down in this searing novel in short stories that each ingeniously pick up where the last one ends.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Uneven but memorable

    • By Melissa on 06-21-13

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Talking Leaves

    • By: Joseph Bruchac
    • Narrated by: Joseph Bruchac
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Thirteen-year-old Uwohali has not seen his father, Sequoyah, for many years. So when Sequoyah returns to the village, Uwohali is eager to reconnect. But Sequoyah's new obsession with making strange markings causes friends and neighbors in their tribe to wonder whether he is crazy - or, worse, practicing witchcraft. What they don't know, and what Uwohali discovers, is that Sequoyah is a genius, and his strange markings are actually an alphabet representing the sounds of the Cherokee language.

    Regular price: $21.00

    • A Boy Called Slow

    • By: Joseph Bruchac
    • Narrated by: Scott Peterson
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Anxious to be given a name as strong and brave as that of his father, a proud Lakota Sioux grows into manhood, acting with careful deliberation, determination, and bravery, which eventually earned him his proud new name: Sitting Bull.

    Regular price: $7.00

    • Guys Read: Choke

    • By: Joseph Bruchac
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It takes a big risk in the mixed martial arts arena for 98-pound weakling Johnny to find that real power comes from within. This audiobook is another exciting addition to the Guys Read library.

    Regular price: $2.27