Historical

Priest on Horseback-Father Farmer: 1720-1786

Read by Maria Therese


Eva K. Betz


A historical novel for children, which tells the story of several months in the life of the then famous Father Farmer, as he traveled a Mass…

A Group of Noble Dames

Read by Libby Gohn


Thomas Hardy


The pedigrees of our county families, arranged in diagrams on the pages of county histories, mostly appear at first sight to be as barren of…

True Stories of Wonderful Deeds

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Anonymous


37 short pieces perfect for newer recorders. These one page Stories of (mostly) Wonderful Deeds were written for Little Folk to teach them a…

Tor, A Street Boy of Jerusalem

Read by Patrick Saville


Florence Morse Kingsley


Tor is a young beggar living in the city of Jerusalem during the tumultuous time of the Roman occupation. Shouts of hope are the last thing …

Tales of Troy: Ulysses the Sacker of Cities

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Andrew Lang


These are short stories about the life of Ulysses, the stealing of Helen, Paris, battles, Trojan horses, and more! - Summary by Maggie Trave…

Under the Lilacs (version 3, dramatic reading)

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Louisa May Alcott


When a raggedy boy from the circus limps into the lives of the Moss family, he is unlike any child they have ever met. With his devoted and …

The Black-Bearded Barbarian

Read by Edmund Bloxam


Mary Esther Miller Macgregor


A fictionalized biography of George Mackay (1844-1901), an influential Presbyterian missionary in northern Taiwan. (Summary by Edmund Bloxam…

A Candle For Our Lady

Read by Maria Therese


Regina Victoria Hunt


Dark times for British Catholics hung over England in the days of King Henry VIII. Henry, influenced by the hated Thomas Cromwell, fell into…

A Little Maid of Province Town

Read by Arielle Lipshaw


Alice Turner Curtis


Plucky eight year old Anne Nelson, living in Provincetown on the tip of Cape Cod, is determined to bring the Revolutionary War to an end so …

History Plays for the Grammar Grades

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Mary Ella Lyng


A charming collection of 14 short American history plays for the very young - ranging from Christopher Columbus to George Washington to Susa…

The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh

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Margaret Duncan Kelly


"Relates the story of Raleigh from his boyhood days on the coast of Devonshire, to his exploits in Ireland and his unexpected entry int…

Joel, a Boy of Galilee

Read by Esther ben Simonides


Annie Fellows Johnston


Joel, a crippled boy, cannot play with the children and has nothing to care about. Rabbi Phineas helps him to find something he can do and t…

Young Robin Hood

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George Manville Fenn


Ever wonder how Robin Hood became Robin Hood? Well, now you can read how a young boy was molded into the famous hero who "robbed from t…

Elsie's New Relations

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Martha Finley


In this ninth book in the classic Elsie Dinsmore series, the family finishes their summer at the seaside and returns to Ion. The narrative t…

The Strange Story Book (version 2)

Read by Linda Andrus


Leonora Blanche Lang


This is the last book in the The Andrew Lang "Color" Fairy Books series published after his death by his wife. She wrote the stori…

The Enterprise of the ''Mayflower''

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Amice Macdonell and Amice MacDonell


"Welcome to all! We show the story of how, nearly three hundred years ago, when this country was not so happy as it is now, some people…

Robin Hood (Dramatic Reading)

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Amice Macdonell


One May Day, Robin Hood and his Merry Men sit in Sherwood Forest, waiting for a traveller to share their dinner. Enter a distraught Knight w…

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