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    • Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My Nurse

    • Auteur(s): Shane Burcaw
    • Narrateur(s): Kirby Heyborne
    • Durée: 4 h et 36 min
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    With his signature acerbic wit and hilarious voice, 20-something author, blogger, and entrepreneur Shane Burcaw is back with an essay collection about living a full life in a body that many people perceive as a tragedy. From anecdotes about first introductions where people patted him on the head instead of shaking his hand, to stories of passersby mistaking his able-bodied girlfriend for a nurse, Shane tackles awkward situations and assumptions with humor and grace.

    Prix: CDN$ 18,74

    • The Bite of the Mango

    • Auteur(s): Mariatu Kamara, Susan McClelland
    • Narrateur(s): Jessica Almasy
    • Durée: 6 h et 31 min
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    The astounding story of one girl's journey from war victim to UNICEF Special Representative. As a child in a small rural village in Sierra Leone, Mariatu Kamara lived peacefully surrounded by family and friends. Rumors of rebel attacks were no more than a distant worry. But when 12-year-old Mariatu set out for a neighboring village, she never arrived. Heavily armed rebel soldiers attacked and tortured Mariatu. During this brutal act of senseless violence they cut off both of her hands.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Must Read/Listen!

    • Écrit par Junior le 2019-04-12

    Prix: CDN$ 23,75

    • Who Was Leonardo da Vinci?

    • Auteur(s): Roberta Edwards
    • Narrateur(s): Kevin Pariseau
    • Durée: 55 min
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    Leonardo da Vinci was a gifted painter, talented musician, and dedicated scientist and inventor, designing flying machines, submarines, and even helicopters. Yet he had a hard time finishing things, a problem anyone can relate to. Only 13 paintings are known to be his; as for the illustrated encyclopedia he intended to create, all that he left were thousands of disorganized notebook pages.  Here is an accessible portrait of a fascinating man who lived at a fascinating time - Italy during the Renaissance. 

    Prix: CDN$ 12,27

    • The Amazing Book Is Not on Fire

    • The World of Dan and Phil
    • Auteur(s): Dan Howell, Phil Lester
    • Narrateur(s): Dan Howell, Phil Lester
    • Durée: 4 h et 25 min
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    Since uploading their first ever videos as teenagers, Dan and Phil have become two of the world's biggest YouTube stars. Now they invite you on a behind-the-scenes journey, filled with absolutely essential advice, tons of humor, lots of awkwardness, and TMI honesty that they will probably regret.

    Prix: CDN$ 18,00

    • Sacajawea

    • The Story of Bird Woman and the Lewis and Clark Expedition
    • Auteur(s): Joseph Bruchac
    • Narrateur(s): Nicolle Littrell, Michael Rafkin
    • Durée: 6 h et 15 min
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    Before the expedition of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, the United States stopped at the Mississippi River. However, their journey opened up the wilderness borders to the Pacific Ocean. The key to the success of this 18 month journey was a young Indian girl - Sacajawea. Without her, the corps of discovery would have been doomed from the start.

    Prix: CDN$ 18,47

    • Guts

    • The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books
    • Auteur(s): Gary Paulsen
    • Narrateur(s): Patrick Lawlor
    • Durée: 2 h et 23 min
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    Here are the real events that inspired Gary Paulsen to write Brian Robeson’s story in Hatchet, The River, Brian’s Winter, Brian’s Return, and Brian's Hunt: a stint as a volunteer emergency worker; the death that became the pilot’s death in Hatchet; plane crashes he’s seen; and his own near misses. He takes listeners on his first hunting trips, showing the wonder and solace of nature along with his hilarious mishaps and mistakes. He shares special memories, such as the night he attracted every mosquito in the county, and how he met the moose who made it personal.

    • The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books
    • Auteur(s): Gary Paulsen
    • Narrateur(s): Patrick Lawlor
    • Série: Hatchet
    • Durée: 2 h et 23 min
    • Date de publication: 2012-10-19
    • Pas de évaluations

    Prix: CDN$ 13,88

    • Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation)

    • An Olympian's Journey From Airman to Castaway to Captive
    • Auteur(s): Laura Hillenbrand
    • Narrateur(s): Edward Herrmann
    • Durée: 8 h et 7 min
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    In this captivating young adult edition of her award-winning number one New York Times best-seller, Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of a man’s breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome.

    Prix: CDN$ 41,68

    • The Freedom Writers Diary

    • How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
    • Auteur(s): The Freedom Writers, Erin Gruwell
    • Narrateur(s): various
    • Durée: 9 h et 31 min
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    As an idealistic 23-year-old English teacher at Wilson High School in Long Beach, California, Erin Gruwell confronted a room of "unteachable, at-risk" students. One day she intercepted a note with an ugly racial caricature, and angrily declared that this was precisely the sort of thing that led to the Holocaust, only to be met by uncomprehending looks. So she and her students undertook a life-changing, eye-opening, spirit-raising odyssey against intolerance and misunderstanding.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • confusing to follow

    • Écrit par Diane N le 2019-04-18

    Prix: CDN$ 52,84

    • Being Jazz

    • My Life as a (Transgender) Teen
    • Auteur(s): Jazz Jennings
    • Narrateur(s): Jazz Jennings
    • Durée: 4 h
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    Jazz Jennings is one of the youngest and most prominent voices in the national discussion about gender identity. At the age of five, Jazz transitioned to life as a girl, with the support of her parents. A year later her parents allowed her to share her incredible journey in her first Barbara Walters interview, aired at a time when the public was much less knowledgeable about or accepting of the transgender community.

    Prix: CDN$ 27,79

    • Victoria's Voice

    • Our Daughter's Dying Wish to Share Her Diary and Save Lives from Drugs
    • Auteur(s): David Siegel, Jackie Siegel
    • Narrateur(s): Brittany Goodwin
    • Durée: 3 h et 56 min
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    On June 6, 2015, David and Jackie Siegel received the call that no parent should ever get. Their beautiful, vibrant, 18-year-old daughter Victoria had died of a drug overdose. The Siegels vowed to do whatever it takes to prevent this from happening to other parents.

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    • Hole in My Life

    • Auteur(s): Jack Gantos
    • Narrateur(s): Jack Gantos
    • Durée: 4 h et 20 min
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    This prizewinning author of over thirty books for young people confronts the period of struggle and confinement that marked the end of his own youth. On the surface, the narrative tumbles from one crazed moment to the next as Gantos pieces together the story of his restless final year of high school, his short-lived career as a criminal, and his time in prison.

    Prix: CDN$ 26,37

    • Mossflower

    • Auteur(s): Brian Jacques
    • Narrateur(s): Brian Jacques, Full Cast
    • Durée: 11 h et 47 min
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    Visit the magical animal world of Brian Jacques in this thrilling prequel to Redwall. Long before the abbey of Redwall is built, the land is known simply as Mossflower, a lush woodland and happy home to all. That is, until Tsarmina, a cruel wildcat queen who demands obedience and offers the castle's dungeon to those who defy her, comes along. Brian Jacques' tales of courageous heroes and deliciously hateful villains have captivated countless readers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it ... Just one small nitpick

    • Écrit par Rachel mungar le 2018-04-12

    Prix: CDN$ 27,72

    • Fully Functioning Human (Almost)

    • Living in an Online/Offline World
    • Auteur(s): Melanie Murphy
    • Narrateur(s): Melanie Murphy
    • Durée: 7 h et 55 min
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    A warm, illuminating memoir full of wit and wisdom that doubles up as a life guide for millennials - by Irish YouTuber Melanie Murphy. Growing up in an online age, becoming an Internet sensation with half a million followers on her YouTube channel, Irish girl Melanie Murphy's journey has been far from ordinary. Here, in her first audiobook, she shares the ups and downs of her life.

    Prix: CDN$ 30,05

    • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

    • Auteur(s): Sean Covey
    • Narrateur(s): Sean Covey
    • Durée: 1 h et 37 min
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    Being a teenager is both wonderful and challenging. In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, author Sean Covey applies the timeless principles of the 7 Habits to teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face.

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    • Who Was Queen Victoria?

    • Auteur(s): Jim Gigliotti
    • Narrateur(s): Jayne Entwistle
    • Durée: 53 min
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    Her reign of 63 years and seven months is known as the Victorian Era, a period of industrial, cultural, scientific, and political change that was marked by a great expansion of the British Empire. But Victoria was raised under close supervision and near isolation until she became Queen of the United Kingdom at the young age of 18. She married her first cousin, Albert, and had nine children who married into families across Europe.

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    • Funny, You Don't Look Autistic

    • A Comedian's Guide to Life on the Spectrum
    • Auteur(s): Michael McCreary
    • Narrateur(s): Michael McCreary
    • Durée: 3 h et 37 min
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    Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael McCreary has been told by more than a few well-meaning folks that he doesn’t “look” autistic. But, as he’s quick to point out in this memoir, autism “looks” different for just about everyone with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Funny and entertaining

    • Écrit par Jessica le 2019-05-08

    Prix: CDN$ 19,26

    • When Elephants Fight

    • The Lives of Children in Conflict in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, And Uganda
    • Auteur(s): Eric Walters, Adrian Bradbury
    • Narrateur(s): Korey Jackson
    • Durée: 3 h et 23 min
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    When Elephants Fight presents the stories of five children - Annu, Jimmy, Nadja, Farooq and Toma - from five very different and distinct conflicts - Sri Lanka, Uganda, Sarajevo, Afghanistan, and the Sudan. Along with these very personal accounts, the book also offers brief analyses of the history and geopolitical issues that are the canvas on which these conflicts are cast. When Elephants Fight is about increasing awareness.

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    • Beyond Magenta

    • Transgender Teens Speak Out
    • Auteur(s): Susan Kuklin
    • Narrateur(s): Tanya Eby, Nick Podehl, Todd Haberkorn, Autres
    • Durée: 4 h et 35 min
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    In Beyond Magenta, six teens tell what it is like for them to be members of the transgender community. "I’ve always loved my body, and now I love it even more because it fits how I feel." - Jessy "Learn your pronouns because I don’t want to have to slap somebody tonight." - Christina “Transition? Everyone goes through one kind of transition or another. We go through transitions every day. Except mine is maybe a little more extreme." - Mariah

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    • Obviously

    • Auteur(s): Akilah Hughes
    • Narrateur(s): Akilah Hughes
    • Durée: 7 h et 30 min
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    In Akilah Hughes's world, family - and life - are often complicated, but always funny. Through intimate and hilarious essays, Akilah takes listeners along on her journey from the small Kentucky town where she was born to New York City, where she took careful steps to fulfill her dream of becoming a writer and performer. Like Tiffany Haddish's The Last Black Unicorn or Mindy Kaling's Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? for the YA set, Akilah pens revealing and laugh-out-loud funny essays about her life....

    Prix: CDN$ 35,09

    • Brown Girl Dreaming

    • Auteur(s): Jacqueline Woodson
    • Narrateur(s): Jacqueline Woodson
    • Durée: 3 h et 55 min
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    Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement. Touching and powerful, each poem is both accessible and emotionally charged, each line a glimpse into a child's soul as she searches for her place in the world.

    Prix: CDN$ 27,79

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