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  • Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings

    Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Gene B. Hardy
    Duration: 04:53:00

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Tolkien's The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all f ... [ more ]

  • Merchant of Death

    Merchant of Death

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Fiction,Juvenile,Educational,Fiction,Juvenile Fiction,Young Adult,SciFi & Fantasy
    Author: D. J. MacHale
    Duration: 12:13:00

    Bobby Pendragon is a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy. But there is something very special about Bobby. He is going to save the world. And not just Earth as we know it. Bobby is swept off to an alternate dimension known as Denduron, a territory ruled by a magical tyrant, and plagued by dangero ... [ more ]

  • Amazing Tales for Making Men Out of Boys

    Amazing Tales for Making Men Out of Boys

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Educational,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Neil Oliver
    Duration: 05:36:00

    Stories of heroism, exploration and sacrifice that will inspire boys to be courageous, honorable and open to adventure Tales of brave and selfless deeds used to be part of every boy's education. We grew up sharing stories with our fathers, uncles and grandfathers of how great men had lived the ... [ more ]

  • Splat the Cat: Splat the Cat Sings Flat

    Splat the Cat: Splat the Cat Sings Flat

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Fantasy,Classics,Educational,Fiction,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Rob Scotton
    Duration: 00:07:00

    When Splat's teacher announces that the whole class is going to sing for their parents on Parents' Night, Splat is worried: he's afraid to speak in public, much less sing in public! In fact, he's so nervous he can't even manage a simple meow. What will it take for Splat to overcome his stage fr ... [ more ]

  • Radical

    Radical

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Michelle Rhee
    Duration: 08:56:00

    The United States is known as a world leader in innovation, boasting brilliant thinkers and trendsetting companies, but that status is at grave risk. American children are well outside the top-ten international student rankings in reading, science, and math; those rankings-not to mention the nation' ... [ more ]

  • Alida's Song

    Alida's Song

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Educational,Fiction,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Gary Paulsen
    Duration: 01:24:00

    The wonderful grandmother whom listeners saw through the eyes of a young boy in The Cookcamp reaches out to him when he is fourteen, offering him a haven from his harsh and painful family life. She arranges a summer job for him on the farm where she is a cook for bachelor brothers Gunnar and Olaf. F ... [ more ]

  • Invisible Man

    Invisible Man

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Durthy A. Washington
    Duration: 04:21:00

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use a ... [ more ]

  • Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues in the Twenty-First Century

    Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues in the Twenty-First Century

    Genre: Literature,Lectures,Arts,Education
    Author: Howard Gardner
    Duration: 07:06:00

    The True, the Good, and the Beautiful are as timeless a trio of concepts as Western culture has to offer. Since before Socrates, humankind has explored these virtues in an attempt to describe and categorize them. Our definitions of these concepts, moreover, have unceasingly changed over the ages and ... [ more ]

  • Dracula

    Dracula

    Genre: Fiction,Lectures,Education,Classic Fiction
    Author: Bram Stoker
    Duration: 00:48:00

    Dracula opens the door to the unknown. Do all superstitions have a basis in reality, or are they just folklore? Bram Stoker's Dracula is one of the most feared and most loved tales in literature. From Transylvania to London, the reader explores the dark side of mystery and intrigue riding on the coa ... [ more ]

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Fiction,Classics,Education,Classic Fiction
    Author: Jules Verne
    Duration: 00:57:00

    When seaman were sailing only wooden ships, Captain Nemo was the master of his incredible, futuristic submarine, the Nautilus, which journeyed through many strange and adventurous voyages... ... [ more ]

  • How To Write Selling Humor

    How To Write Selling Humor

    Genre: Lectures,Arts,Education,Lectures,Arts,Education,Lectures,Arts,Education,Lectures,Arts,Education
    Author: Mel Helitzer, Peter Mehlman
    Duration: 03:00:00

    People will remember your writing if you use humor, which is often either ignored or misunderstood. Here are two original 90-minute workshops, (Writing Seinfeld -Style by Peter Mehlman and How To Write Humor by Mel Helitzer) recorded live, from experts who can help you improve your writing AND your ... [ more ]

  • Of Mice and Men

    Of Mice and Men

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Lectures,Education
    Author: Susan Van Kirk
    Duration: 02:42:00

    This CliffsNotes study guide on John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to u ... [ more ]

  • Game of Logic

    Game of Logic

    Genre: NonFiction,Philosophy,Lectures,Education,Science
    Author: Lewiss Carroll
    Duration: 01:46:00

    Lewis Carroll's Game of Logic is a way to understand classical logic by means of symbols. ... [ more ]

  • The Children's Book of Virtues: Audio Treasury

    The Children's Book of Virtues: Audio Treasury

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Educational,Children's,Ages 6 to 8
    Author: William J. Bennett
    Duration: 01:00:00

    From the #1 national bestseller comes the definitive audio treasury of great moral takes for young children and their parents, including ten postcard-sized reproductions of Michael Hague's beautiful illustrations and featuring performances by: The Bennett Family (William, Elayne, John a ... [ more ]

  • Zombie Baseball Beatdown

    Zombie Baseball Beatdown

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Educational,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
    Duration: 06:05:00

    In this inventive, fast-paced novel, New York Times bestselling and Printz Award-winning author Paolo Bacigalupi takes on hard-hitting themes--from food safety to racism and immigration--and creates a zany, grand-slam adventure that will get kids thinking about where their food comes from. T ... [ more ]

  • Zebra Forest

    Zebra Forest

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Juvenile,Educational,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Adina Rishe Gewirtz
    Duration: 04:12:00

    When eleven-year-old Annie first started lying to her social worker, she had been taught by an expert: Gran. If you're going to do something, make sure you do it with excellence, Gran would say. That was when Gran was feeling talkative, and not brooding for days in her room - as she did after tellin ... [ more ]

  • Wittgenstein in 90 Minutes

    Wittgenstein in 90 Minutes

    Genre: Philosophy,Lectures,Education,Science
    Author: Paul Strathern
    Duration: 01:17:00

    If we accept Wittgenstein's word for it, Paul Strathern writes, he is the last philosopher. In his view, philosophy in the traditional sense was finished. Ludwig Wittgenstein was a superb logician who distrusted language and sought to solve the problems of philosophy by reducing them to logic. All e ... [ more ]

  • Story of Mankind

    Story of Mankind

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Educational,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon
    Duration: 14:06:00

    The Story of Mankind revolutionized former methods of telling history. It received the first Newbery Medal for the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Nevertheless, critics and public alike hailed it as a book for all ages. Van Loon recounts history as living news, r ... [ more ]

  • Hamlet

    Hamlet

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Carla Lynn Stockton
    Duration: 04:07:00

    This CliffsNotes study guide on William Shakespeare's Hamlet supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use a ... [ more ]

  • Macbeth

    Macbeth

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Alex Went M. a.
    Duration: 03:14:00

    This CliffsNotes study guide on William Shakespeare's Macbeth supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use ... [ more ]