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Harding's luck is sequel to E. Nesbit's "The House of Arden". It tells the story of Dickie Harding, a disabled boy, who one day accidentelly discovers an old magic, that allows him to travel into his own past. There he meets Elfrida and Edred Arden (as told in "The House of Arden") and together they seek for a long lost treasure. (Summary by Elli)
 
This charming book has many stories that deal mostly with the holiday of Thanksgiving, perfectly suited for family listening and reading. and gathers in one volume tales of tasty turkeys, festive parties, generous gestures, and holiday cheer. The stories featured include works by such writers as Harriet Beecher Stowe, George Eliot, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and others. So if you want to listen to some great stories that bring out gratitude for life and a thanksgiving attitude, here are a bunch of ...
 
The Wheels of Chance - A Bicycling Idyll follows the adventures of a Drapers Assistant who, having brought an ancient bicycle, sets off on a 2 week tour of the countryside. And his world will never be the same again.(Summary by annise)
 
A children's version of the Lives of Artists by Vassari with many Illustrations. Of course we won't be able to show the paintings but the descriptions and the anecdotes are interesting and may lead a child to further interest. - Summary by Susan Morin
 
Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological and technical speculations based on current or future science and technology. This is a reader-selected collection of short stories, originally published between 1752 and 1962. Those published after 1922 entered the US public domain when their copyright was not renewed.Summary by Cori Samuel, with Wikipedia input.
 
This is a collection of science fiction short stories.
 
When four children (and their baby brother makes five) manage to uncover the long-dormant Psammead (in plain English, then, Sand-Fairy) in a gravel pit, they have the chance of one wish a day that lasts until sunset. But you should be careful what you wish for - as Cyril, Anthea, Robert and Jane find out! (Summary by James Pyle)
 
The novel begins with a telephone call to Wimsey from his mother, the Dowager Duchess of Denver, saying that her vicar’s architect has just found a dead body in his bath, wearing nothing but a pair of pince-nez. Whose body is it? Whodunnit? It’s up to Lord Peter to find out. (Summary by Kara and Wikipedia)
 
Librivox volunteers bring you fourteen different readings of Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Cow, a weekly poetry project. (Summary by Annie Coleman)
 
A free audiobook of G.K. Chesterton's wonderful novel, The Man Who Was Thursday. Read by Zachary Brewster-Geisz. Find more free, public-domain audiobooks at librivox.org.
 
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Librivox’s weekly poetry project for the week of January 29, 2006: This popular piece was voted Britain’s favourite poem in a BBC opinion poll in 1995.(Summary from Wikipedia)
 
free public domain audiobooks
 
This is an open collection of poems for the months of November and December 2009.
 
This is a collection of poems for the month of December 2008.
 
Ronny Bronston has dreamed all his life of getting a United Planets job that would take him off-world. He finally gets the opportunity when he is given a provisional assignment with Bureau of Investigation, Section G. But will he be able to complete his assignment and find the elusive Tommy Paine?
 
A collection of romatic poems for St Valentine's day.
 
This is a collection of poems, in the form of an entire community speaking from beyond the grave about their lives, and, in some cases, gossiping about their neighbors' lives. It's interesting to hear how other people perceive a particular character, and how that character responds.
 
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In honor of Kristin and Corey’s wedding (April 2006) we’ve recorded a selection of wedding-themed poems. Congratulations, you two!
 
A mystery and adventure story for girls set in Alaska.
 
Bartley Alexander is a construction engineer and world-renowned builder of bridges going through what's known today (but not in 1912) as a mid-life crisis. Although married to his wife Winifred, Bartley resumes his acquaintance with a former lover, Hilda Burgoyne, in London. The affair proves to gnaw at Bartley's sense of propriety and honor. (Summary from Wikipedia)
 
This is a story of the English Civil War where a witching woman conquerors hearts and marks.
 
Carol Milford is a liberal, free-spirited young woman, reared in the metropolis of Minneapolis. She marries Will Kennicott, a doctor, who is a small-town boy at heart. When they marry, Will convinces her to live in his home-town of Gopher Prairie, Minnesota. Carol is appalled at the backwardness of Gopher Prairie. But her disdain for the town's physical ugliness and smug conservatism compels her to reform it. (Summary from Wikipedia).
 
A science fiction novel that was originally produced in four parts in the publication: Astounding Stories in June, September, November 1932, January 1933. The main character is Dean Rawson, who plans on discovering a way of mining power from a dead volcano, but ends up discovering more than he bargained for.
 
The Sweet Stories of God's Word in the Language of Childhood.
 
Candide is a relentless, brutal assault on government, society, religion, education, and, above all, optimism. Dr. Pangloss teaches his young students Candide and Cunegonde that everything in this world is for the best, a sentiment they cling to as the world steps in to teach them otherwise. The novel is brilliant, hilarious, blasphemous. . . and Voltaire never admitted to writing it.
 
Lecture delivered before the International Congress of Mathematicians at Paris in 1900 and subsequently published in the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society Vol. 8 (1902), 479-481.
 
What do you do for a fifth anniversary? We decided to have a collection of short works with a difference. We challenged our readers to find any short works which had 'five' in the title - in any language. They have done us proud, and the collection extends to three volumes of short stories, poems, fairy tales, memoirs, non-fiction and bible readings, in six languages. This is the first volume. (Summary by Ruth Golding)See also Volume 2 & Volume 3.
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Silver Filigree by Elinor Wylie. This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 27, 2011.
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 24 recordings of Velvet Shoes by Elinor Wylie. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 6th, 2009.
 
This is a collection of poems recorded by LibriVox volunteers for the month of November 2010.
 
Librivox's Short Poetry Collection 017: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Sad Case by Edgar Fawcett. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 6th, 2010.
 
LibriVox volunteers get into the festive spirit to bring you this year's selection of carols and Christmas music - both sacred and secular.
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 different recordings of Snow Song by Sara Teasdale. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of December 9th, 2007.
 
This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of July 2010.
 
This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of January 2010.
 
LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 058: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.
 
LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 050: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.
 
This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2012.
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 21 recordings of Mastery by Sara Teasdale. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 28th, 2013.
 
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