My Audio School provides children with excellent audio content on a variety of school subjects in a format that they can easily use all by themselves.
Classic books, old-time radio theater, historical radio and television broadcasts, and more make My Audio School a treasure trove for educators, parents and students alike.
Each book on My Audio School is broken down, chapter by chapter, allowing children to listen to their daily assignments in manageable chunks. Links are provided for those who prefer to read the book online, or for parents who want to burn a book to CD, subscribe in iTunes or download it to an Mp3 player.
Summary: James is the king’s gardener and he deeply enjoys caring for and cultivating flowers. He teaches his daughter Mary many principles of godliness through the flowers. One day Mary is falsely accused of stealing, and the penalty is death. Through many trials and hardships, Mary learns of the goodness of God, the blessing of praying for her enemies, how to consider her trials as a joy, and true forgiveness. (Summary by Abigail Rasmussen for Librivox)
“Captain of industry” was a term originally used during the Industrial Revolution describing a business leader whose means of amassing a personal fortune contributes positively to the country in some way. This may have been through increased productivity, expansion of markets, providing more jobs, or acts of philanthropy. (definition from Wikimedia)
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Summary: This book tells the story of the American war of Independence from the side of the British. The old flag mentioned in the title is the flag of England. This is a book for young readers, but – as a good book should be – everybody can enjoy it”. (Summary by Stav Nisser for Librivox)
The Norton Anthology of Poetry has provided a web companion with several poems read aloud. Here is their homepage where you can find several additional resources. Below are links to the poems on their site. Click on the links to go to their site, and then click on the speaker beside the text of each poem to hear it read aloud. You’ll need QuickTime for the audio player to work.