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High School Summer Reading

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by John Green
Narrator: Dan John Miller
Unabridged | Running time: 8:03
Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life - dressed like a ninja and... [more]
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by Daniel James Brown
Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Unabridged | Running time: 14:25
Daniel James Brown's robust book tells the story of the University of Washington's 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and... [more]
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by Malala Yousafzai
Narrator: Archie Panjabi
Unabridged | Running time: 09:55
When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when... [more]
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The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream
by Paulo Coelho
Narrator: Jeremy Irons
Unabridged | Running time: 04:00
Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its simplicity and wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who... [more]
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The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
by Wes Moore , Tavis Smiley (afterword)
Narrator: Wes Moore
Unabridged | Running time: 06:12
Two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city. One went on to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life... [more]
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Slaughterhouse-Five or The Children's Crusade: A Duty Dance with Death
by Kurt Vonnegut
Narrator: Ethan Hawke
Unabridged | Running time: 06:04
Kurt Vonnegut's absurdist classic, Slaughterhouse-Five, introduces us to Billy Pilgrim, a man who becomes 'unstuck in time' after he is abducted by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore... [more]
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The Hobbit
by J.R.R. Tolkien
Narrator: An Ensemble Cast
Unabridged | Running time: 04:13
Bilbo Baggins, a gentle hobbit who loves the comforts of home, reluctantly joins a company of dwarves on a journey to recover plundered gold from a fierce dragon. It's a tale of high adventure... [more]
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Einstein's Dreams
by Alan Lightman
Narrator: Michael York
Unabridged | Running time: 03:00
It is 10 minutes past 6 by the invisible clock on the wall. Minute by minute new objects gain form. In the dim light of morning the young patent clerk sprawls in his chair, head down on his desk. For... [more]
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The Hours
by Michael Cunningham
Narrator: Michael Cunningham
Unabridged | Running time: 06:19
The Hours, is the story of three women: Clarissa Vaughan, a beloved friend of ailing poet Richard Brown, who one fine New York morning goes about planning a party in his honor; Laura Brown, who in a... [more]
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by John Gardner
Narrator: George Guidall
Unabridged | Running time: 05:30
World renowned critic John Gardner has received prestigious awards for his wide range of literary achievements, including short stories, novels, and essays. When he turns his talents to retelling,... [more]
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