Whitney Wallace, our elementary-school-aged heroine, has a pretty active imagination and no problems getting into trouble. Now, you can listen to three of her fun adventures in one amazing volume. Meant to be entertaining and also educational to a small degree, these stories for young listeners allow children to enter into Whitney Wallace’s familiar world for a short time, where they will be taught a little bit about taking responsibility and putting active imaginations to work. In audiobook one, Whitney Wallace´s Unbelievable Family History, despite being so bored and completely unappreciative of her own family, she soon learns a secret about many of her family members that will soon change her ideas about them forever. Exactly what new secrets does she learn about her family? Listen to find out what happens.In audiobook two, Whitney Wallace and the Wacky Wednesday Wash-Out, Whitney and her classmates must work together in a class project to raise money for their school, despite all the negatives they come to encounter. Will they be successful in their fund-raiser? Listen to find out what happens.In audiobook three, Whitney Wallace´s Crazy Concert Catastrophe, our little heroine is having a fit to go to a concert despite the fact she has no money and has no one who will lend her the money to buy concert tickets. Then she finds a way to get the tickets - for free - but is she really interested in working to make her goal a reality? Listen to find out what happens.This children´s storybook bundle with a female lead character is available right now. Order your audiobooks today and start listening and enjoying Whitney´s wacky adventures instantly. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Marlene Markos. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/139035/bk_acx0_139035_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Millennials are walking into a very different business environment than the one in which our parents worked. We can´t rely on the stability of a linear career path within a single company. To be successful in this new world, we must take a proactive approach to managing our careers. Not Your Parents´ Workplace shares an intimate account of the highs and lows I´ve experienced as a young professional, including what it was like to go through the largest bankruptcy in history and how I bounced back from getting laid off. But more importantly, it teaches insightful lessons that will help you find your dream job and be successful in your career. I´ve always been passionate about career management. Throughout the years I´ve helped countless young people develop the skills they´ve needed to find a great job. Through personal experience and the experiences of others, I´ve learned what it takes to succeed. I believe the stories and lessons shared in this book will help interns and young professionals learn how to proactively manage their careers and find success in the new business world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nathan Tanner. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/073067/bk_acx0_073067_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this dazzling debut, Carla Shalaby, a former elementary school teacher, explores the everyday lives of four young ´´troublemakers´´, challenging the ways we identify and understand so-called problem children. Time and again, we make seemingly endless efforts to moderate, punish, and even medicate our children, when we should instead be concerned with transforming the very nature of our institutions, systems, and structures, large and small. Through delicately crafted portraits of these memorable children - Zora, Lucas, Sean, and Marcus - Troublemakers allows us to see school through the eyes of those who know firsthand what it means to be labeled a problem. From Zora´s proud individuality to Marcus´s open willfulness, from Sean´s struggle with authority to Lucas´s tenacious imagination, comes profound insight - for educators and parents alike - into how schools engender, exclude, and then try to erase trouble, right along with the young people accused of making it. And although the harsh disciplining of adolescent behavior has been called out as part of a school-to-prison pipeline, the children we meet in this book demonstrate how a child´s path to excessive punishment and exclusion in fact begins at a much younger age. Shalaby´s empathetic, discerning, and elegant prose gives us a deeply textured look at what noncompliance signals about the environments we require students to adapt to in our schools. Both urgent and timely, this paradigm-shifting book challenges our typical expectations for young children and with principled affection reveals how these demands - despite good intentions - work to undermine the pursuit of a free and just society. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Luci Christian Bell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/030367/bk_adbl_030367_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Twelve-year-old Rory is an artist like her father. Through a hundred drawing lessons, he has guided her hand, trained her eye, taught her how to mix colors and achieve perspective. Together they plan to paint a beautiful mural for Rory´s mother, maybe a sunset, because she always misses the real sunset while she´s at her job, supporting the family.Rory goes to find her father in his studio so she can show him her sketch for the mural. But when she arrives, she finds him kissing his model. Outraged, she tries to hurt him by burning up her sketchbook, and her father leaves. Rory is devastated and stops painting altogether. Finally, she realizes that she has to talk to her father. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Marguerite Gavin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/001990/bk_blak_001990_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Can honesty be the worst policy? Sixteen-year-old Bernadette Terrell is a champion debater who loves books, contests, and winning. When she´s named captain of her school´s Classics Bowl team to compete on TV against an elite private school for the state title, she´s thrilled. It´s more than a chance to earn glory for her town, and scholarship money for her family - not to mention make non-fictional friends. She´s been training for this her whole life. Winning is her destiny. Or is it? On the eve of the championship match, she discovers that someone she trusts has cheated. And Bernadette is the only one who knows. An honors student who´s always been sure of the right thing to do, she wonders just what that might be, now that ´´winning´´ has a new meaning. And yet - it´s still a competition. And she´s still a girl who hates to lose. Cappo´s blend of suspense and humor makes Cheating Lessons a riveting story about right and wrong - and the downside of trust. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Talmadge Ragan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/062665/bk_acx0_062665_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
As a freshman at New York University, looking for love is the last thing on Sarah McKenna’s mind. She is too preoccupied with being homesick for her North Carolina home and finding a peaceful place to play her harp amid the noise of the city. And yet, she also dreams of Ireland and is always thinking about Grandma Maggie’s stories from that idyllic country. So who better to grab her attention than a handsome, young Irishman, especially one who shares her passion for Irish music? But Cal O’Keefe has dark secrets. Can Sarah learn to see past the superficial and cope with the secrets to be with the one she loves? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Casey Holloway. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/009981/bk_adbl_009981_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Fourteen-year-old Prue and her sister Grace have been educated at home by their controlling, super-strict father all their lives. Forced to wear Mum´s odd hand-made garments and forbidden from reading teenage magazines, they know they´re very different to ´normal´ girls. But when Dad has a stroke and ends up in hospital, unable to move or speak, Prue suddenly discovers what it´s like to have a little freedom. Sent to a real school for the first time, Prue struggles to fit in. The only person she can talk to is her kindly, young and handsome art teacher, Rax. They quickly bond, and Prue feels more and more drawn to him. As her feelings grow stronger, she begins to realise that he might feel the same way about her. But nothing could ever happen between the, could it? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Finty Williams. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/001283/bk_bbcw_001283_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Delightful short stories for kids. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Charles William. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/089397/bk_acx0_089397_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This story is a gem representing the delightful stories from the Indian subcontinent which capture the simple essence of everyday life in rural/urban India. The simple pleasures of life indicate a time gone by, before the advent of cellphones and Facebook, a time which almost stood still, a time where children could revel in the rain, make paper boats and race them down a drain, play marbles, and generally pass time. The once idyllic life almost seems too slow to bear, and hence is fascinating to watch unfurl as we listen to the story. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Hawkes. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/080336/bk_acx0_080336_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.