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    • The Nuclear Disaster at Chernobyl

    • The Disaster Series
    • By: Robin Cruise
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Chernobyl power plant was the hope for energy in the Ukraine. Years after the 1986 meltdown, Ukraine is still feeling the effects of its radiation. The Nuclear Disaster at Chernobyl is part of the Disasters series. These moments in history recall the death and destruction caused by both natural and manmade disasters around the world.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Tornadoes

    • The Natural Disasters Series
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Tornadoes tear through the land, skipping over one street and devastating the next. This account of some of the most extraordinary occurrences surrounding tornadoes combines their science and the personal stories of survivors and witnesses. This story will "blow away" the hardest to please listeners. Tornadoes is part of the Natural Disasters non-fiction series that will engage listeners of all ages, including English Language Learners.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Mummies

    • Ancient Egyptian Mysteries
    • By: Stephen Sloan
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mummies were forever in the land of Egypt. This audiobook reveals the mystery and magic of mummy making. The Egyptian religion created mummies to insure a rich life after death. But other people in other places have created mummies too-and some still do! Mummies is part of the Ancient Egyptian Mysteries non-fiction series and engages listeners of all ages. Travel to ancient Egypt and explore the facts and mysteries of how the Great Pyramid of Khufu was built...

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Don't Let Me Die

    • Tales of Horror Series by High Noon Books
    • By: Emily Blackthorne
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 47 mins
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    Dominic Rossi has always loved the ancient tree that grows in the field behind his house. When his high school principal leads the charge to cut it down, Dom vows to save it. Then he starts hearing voices - and the tree's enemies begin to fall. Who - or what - is attacking them?

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Mount St. Helens Volcano

    • Disasters
    • By: William Bankier
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    When Mount St. Helens began releasing steam, nearby residents were told to get off the mountain. One man decided not to, and he paid dearly for his decision. The Mount St. Helens Volcano is part of the non-fiction series "Disasters" that will engage listeners of all ages, including English Language Learners. These moments in history recall the death and destruction caused by both natural and manmade disasters around the world.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Battleground

    • Tales of Horror Series By High Noon Books
    • By: Emily Blackthorne
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Rachel Nash has just moved to a beautiful new housing development. She should be happy, but she's not - especially when terrible things start happening there. What deadly secrets lie beneath the ground?

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    • Blood of the Cat

    • Tales of Horror Series By High Noon Books
    • By: Emily Blackthorne
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Manny Silva likes partying with his friends. But one foggy night, while driving to a party, he accidentally hits a cat. Will his actions that night doom him to an inhuman end? Blood of the Cat is one of Emily Blackthorne's Tales of Horror Series. Salem witches, werewolves, ghostly soldiers, and other members of the undead populate these five tales of horror geared for young teens and adults.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Fight for Survival

    • Tales of Danger Series
    • By: Zena Dele
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Joe and his cousin are curious about a war vet who lives by himself out in the woods. Joe makes up an excuse to visit the man's home - and the cousins find themselves trapped in a fight for their lives.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Fear in the Forest

    • By: Zena Dele
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jake looks forward to working at a logging camp with his old friend Tim. But then a series of dangerous and deadly events occur at the camp. Are they accidents - or sabotage?

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    • Tattoos

    • Extreme Customs
    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    Some think tattoos are the hottest new style to hit the scene. Are they really? This book details the long history of tattoos and the reasons people have made their mark with them. An outward sign of belonging, belief or beauty, tattoos have an appeal that crosses time and geography. But not everyone lives happily with a tattoo.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Great Pyramid

    • Ancient Egyptian Mysteries
    • By: Erik Johansen
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The oldest "Wonder of the world" stands silently and demands explanation. The Great Pyramid of Khufu is so big, so old, and so beautiful that many can't believe it was built by an ancient people…but it was! And that is the greatest mystery of all - the mystery of the Great Pyramid. The Great Pyramid is part of the non-fiction Ancient Egyptian Mysteries series that engages listeners of all ages. Travel to ancient Egypt and explore the facts and mysteries of how the Great Pyramid of Khufu was built

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Oracles

    • Ancient Greek Mysteries
    • By: Susannah Brin
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    People have always wanted to know the future. When the ancient Greeks needed to make an important decision they would ask one of their oracles, the priestly advisors who spoke the words of gods. But sometimes it was a mystery what the oracle really meant, and many got it wrong. How the oracles got their answers may be even more mysterious than we think. Let the history, legends, and myths of ancient Greece capture your students' imagination...

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Burials (Extreme Customs)

    • By: Anne Schraff
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This collection of burial customs will amaze and captivate listeners. Even the first humans performed burials. All people die but the great variety of customs, from hanging coffins to Viking longships, will surprise the listener with their variety and universal respect. Burials is part of the non-fiction series Extreme Customs that will engage listeners of all ages. What do customs mean in a given culture?

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Alexander (Ancient Greek Mysteries)

    • By: John Bonaccorsi
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 46 mins
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    From the time of the ancients came a mighty warrior who conquered the known world! Never before or since has there been anyone like this man, Alexander the Great. What was his secret? How did this son of a warlord rise to such power? How was he able to lead a small army of Greeks to victory over the mightiest empire of the world?

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Death Haunts Her

    • Tales of Horror Series by High Noon Books
    • By: Emily Blackthorne
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Leslie Wilder is being bullied at school. The bullies accuse her of being a witch, just because she is different and likes cemeteries. Who is responsible when the bullies themselves are tormented in unearthly ways?

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    • Gathering of Wolves

    • Tales of Horror Series by High Noon Books
    • By: Emily Blackthorne
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    David Reed falls for Luna Skinner, the new girl in town. Luna likes David, but won't let him near Scorpion Ranch, where she lives with a whole pack of relatives. Will Luna's family secret lead to David's demise? Gathering of Wolves is one of Emily Blackthorne's Tales of Horror Series. Salem witches, werewolves, ghostly soldiers, and other members of the "undead" populate these five tales of horror geared for young teens and adults.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Wild Ride

    • Tales of Danger Series by High Noon Books
    • By: Zena Dele
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After Gabe's parents die in an accident, he and his brother are on their own. Gabe wants to train horses and become a rodeo rider like his brother. His brother wants him to go to college and forget about horses. Determined to do things his way, Gabe puts a secret plan into action that puts his safety at risk.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Ice Climb

    • Tales of Danger Series by High Noon Books
    • By: Zena Dele
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Cole hires a guide to lead him over a glacier and up an icy Alaska peak. When the guide refuses to climb in dangerous weather conditions, Cole sets off alone. Will he survive to tell the tale? The Ice Climb is part of the Quick-Read, Tales of Danger Series by Zena Dele.  Sheer ice cliffs. Wild Horses. Deadly accidents. Danger lurks in the great outdoors. Young people test their limits-and find hidden strengths-when they face challenges.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The 12th Falcon

    • Sports Beats
    • By: Paul Demko
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 42 mins
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    Kevin just wants to play soccer, and maybe get Terri to pay attention to him instead of the star quarterback. The star of the rival team has a grudge against him. His father's dreams are weighing on him. And he's not sure what Terri really feels.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Lords of Kush (Ancient Egyptian Mysteries)

    • By: Stanley Burstein
    • Narrated by: The Staff at High Noon Books
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    This is the true story of how Kush (parts of modern Sudan and Ethiopia) founded a dynasty of black Pharaohs. This astonishing civilization south of Egypt developed its own distinctive pyramid and culture and overcame both Egypt and Rome. Ancient propaganda claimed victory over the barbarians of Kush, but the truth cannot be hidden forever!

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    • Great, but Writing Could Be Better

    • By Logical Paradox on 03-21-14

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