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    • My Brother Sam Is Dead

    • By: James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier
    • Narrated by: John C. Brown
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 239
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 184
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 186

    Prolific writer James Lincoln Collier collaborates with his brother, Christopher, a distinguished historian, and the Revolutionary War comes alive in this contemporary classic for young adults. Here is a war with no clear-cut loyalties - dividing families, friends, and towns. Young Tim Meeker watches his 16-year-old brother, Sam, go off to fight with the Patriots while his father remains a reluctant British Loyalist in the Tory town of Redding Ridge, Connecticut.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just kept listening

    • By Dana on 03-23-09

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Lives of the Presidents

    • Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought)
    • By: Kathleen Krull
    • Narrated by: John C. Brown
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    Which president had feet bigger than his ego? Which barked like a seal? Which joked about dating mummies? Kathleen Krull uses fun and quirky facts to bring to light the human side of the 42 U.S. presidents in this "deliciously gossipy" biography.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • ended with Clinton

    • By Nick on 06-09-17

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Lives of the Artists

    • Masterpieces, Messes (and What the Neighbors Thought)
    • By: Kathleen Krull
    • Narrated by: John C. Brown, Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 48

    From DaVinci to Rembrandt, van Gogh to Matisse, and Picasso to Warhol, you'll learn about both their artistic masterpieces and their personal messes. Fun and lighthearted, yet full of solid information, trivia, and provocative commentary, Lives of the Artists presents objective, 3-dimensional biographies of the world's great artists.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating!

    • By L. Worthington on 01-06-04

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Lives of the Musicians

    • Good Times, Bad Times (and What the Neighbors Thought)
    • By: Kathleen Krull
    • Narrated by: John C. Brown, Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    This is no stuffy music appreciation lesson. Author Kathleen Krull makes these great artists come alive. From Bach to Mozart, George Gershwin to Woody Guthrie, Beethoven to Gilbert and Sullivan, you'll learn all about their lives and music, what they were really like and what inspired these geniuses of musical expression. Filled with interesting trivia and gossip, Lives of the Musicians is the ultimate guide to the great composers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good introduction

    • By reggie p on 11-21-04

    Regular price: $10.46

    • What Is Leadership?

    • Defining Leadership for Personal Success
    • By: John C. Maxwell, Les Brown, Sheila Bethel
    • Narrated by: John C. Maxwell, Les Brown, Dr. Sheila Bethel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    In dog sledding, they say unless you’re the lead dog the scenery never changes. But what is leadership? What is a leader? Whether you want to successfully lead a team or lead yourself, you need to be clear on these definitions. What Is Leadership? is a multisession leadership retreat in a box. Why spend $20,000 to hire one expert for your meeting when your team can benefit from expert perspectives for the same price as a business lunch?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Each chapter a new "old best of dialog"

    • By Woof! on 03-23-14

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Lives of the Writers

    • Comedies, Tragedies (and What the Neighbors Thought)
    • By: Kathleen Krull
    • Narrated by: John C. Brown, Melissa Hughes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Twenty literary luminaries, ranging from Charles Dickens and William Shakespeare to Louisa May Alcott and Mark Twain, are profiled in this entertaining and informative collection. Winner of A School Library Journal's Book of the Year Award, Lives of the Writers is both an indispensable reference tool and an exhilarating gossipfest. Author Kathleen Krull makes learning fun, painting realistic portraits of Hans Christian Andersen, Edgar Allan Poe, Frances Hodgson Burnett, the Brontë sisters, Emily Dickinson, E.B. White, Jack London, Murasaki Shikibu, Miguel de Cervantes, Robert Louis Stevenson, Jane Austen, and more. Krull serves up an outstanding introduction to the classics of literature for the whole family, while telling us all the real stories behind their writers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Index of Content

    • By Ruth Green on 09-12-16

    Regular price: $9.07

    • An Unpolished Gem

    • Souls of the Saintlands, Book 2
    • By: Tonya Adolfson
    • Narrated by: Agythe Shields, Scott C Brown, Dartanian Richards, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The Fae spirit felt the great ship above it. There was so much love there, so much kinship. All who breathed on the ship had someone in their life that mattered. All, but one. That must be the one that the summoner meant. The spirit swam around the ship and gathered the heartbreak and sorrow from those who had lost. Then, it drew the sadness and pain away, as requested. It swam off, making a vacuum that would be filled with the caring it could sense was there.

    Regular price: $24.95