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Anne of Green Gables

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
According to Anne with an E, "You can always nearly enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will." An eBook version of Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery introduces readers to the classic text. The novel includes a...
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The Secret Garden

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Mary Lennox was a disagreeable little girl; do your scholars relate? An eBook version of The Secret Garden introduces readers to Mary Lennox and tells the story of how she grows to think beyond herself. The digital text includes the...
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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Follow the journey of Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion down the Yellow Brick Road. An eBook version of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz features the original text and graphics. Notice how colors change between...
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
When Alice goes down the rabbit hole, she discovers a whole new world. An eBook allows readers to follow Alice on her journey down the rabbit hole. The bare bones version of the story keeps the focus on the text and contains few...
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Orpheus

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The love of Orpheus for his would-be bride Eurydice is insurmoutable—even by the curse of death. Take a poetic trip to the underworld as the honey-voiced Orpheus pleads for the life of his love with an enjoyable audio retelling.
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In the Cyclops Cave

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
This giant's got an eye on you! Travel to the bountiful depths of the Cyclops cave with Odysseus—or Nobody—in an audio excerpt of Homer's Odyssey. Learners follow along with the text transcript of the story as they read about Odysseus's...
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How the Whale Got His Throat

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What happens when a whale bites off more than he can chew? Rudyard Kipling's classic story "How the Whale Got His Throat" was originally part of his 1903 Just So Stories, and is featured as an audio story to accompany a transcript of the...
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The Elephant’s Child

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it gave the elephant a very useful nose! Listen to a retelling of Rudyard Kipling's "The Elephant's Child" that explains how the elephant's long nose came to be—and what a hungry crocodile had to do...
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Jason and Medea Part Three: Princess Medea

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Meet Medea, daughter of Aeetes in the third audio reading of this Greek myth. The listener meets the Argonauts from Medea’s perspective, and discovers her infatuation with Jason who has come to retrieve the Golden Fleece from her father....
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The Crab That Played with the Sea

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Crabs are simultaneously well protected and exceedingly vulnerable. But how did they get that way? Listen to Rudyard Kipling's "The Crab That Played with the Sea" to find out more about Pau Amma, Pusat Tasek, and the story of crabs'...
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Jason and Medea Part Two: The Voyage to Colchis

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The second part of Jason and the Argonauts’ journey to Colchis features a boxing match with King Amycus and the defeat of Amycus's army. But what happens when the Argonauts encounter Phineas the seer?...
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Jason and Medea Part One: The Voyage Begins

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Join Jason on his voyage across the sea to Colchis as he rounds up a group of laborers to bring back the Golden Fleece. An audio resource provides a written story and audio accompaniment to engage pupils in Jason's exciting adventures.
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Treasure Island

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
For 30 years, Long John Silver has sailed the seas. An eBook version of Treasure Island introduces readers to the tales Long John Silver has to tell. This 1883 version of the text includes an introduction to encourage critical thinking...
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Many people are familiar with the Disney version of Alice in Wonderland, but long before it was an animated movie, Lewis Carroll's story was a beloved book. An eBook gives readers access to an early edition of the story. The text...
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The Boy Who Flew Too High

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Young readers won't fly too close to the sun after reading an engaging retelling of the story of Icarus, Daedalus, and their ill-fated wings. Class members use a written transcript to follow along to an audio reading of "The Boy Who Flew...
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How the Camel Got His Hump

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What happens when an animal doesn't have enough to do? Don't ask the camel! An audio retelling of Rudyard Kipling's "How the Camel Got His Hump" takes learners though the classic tale of how a grumpy camel earned his hump.
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Part One

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The classic tale of cat-and-mouse becomes mongoose-and-cobra with Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi." An engaging audio retelling takes listeners through the harrowing tale of Nag, Darzee, Nagaina, and of course, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi.
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Part Two

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Literature has hosted many epic battles, but none so fierce and vengeful as Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi." Finish the story with an audio recording of the second half, complete with mighty conflict and bested cobra.
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Troy

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
An engaging narrator tells the tale of the Greeks and Trojans in a 19-minute audiobook that details the happenings of the Trojan War in a child-friendly manner.
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Helen of Troy

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Helen of Troy is one of the most prevalent figures in poetry, mythology, and literature. Discover how the Trojan War began with her journey to Troy with an engaging audiobook accompanied by a written background and transcript. 
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The Homecoming of Odysseus

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The winding, incredible, seemingly never-ending adventure of Odysseus can be overwhelming to young readers. An engaging audio version of Homer's Odyssey introduces listeners to the fundamentals of the story without Homer's elevated...
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The Wooden Horse

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
One of the greatest tricks of all time is so well known that it has become its own colloquialism. Introduce elementary readers to "The Wooden Horse," an adaptation of the legendary story from Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid, with a...
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Study Guide for A Wrinkle in Time

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Mrs. Who, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Which would not be so confused if they had a study guide as great as this. Scholars increase their comprehension of A Wrinkle In Time through many supports such as guided questions, background...
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Poetic Devices

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have everything you need to know about the elements of poetry with a nine-page handout. Split into four categories—word sounds, meanings, arrangement, and imagery—budding poets may reference terms, read definitions, descriptions, and...