To help students explore African-American history and culture, we have assembled this downloadable audio collection of biographies and folk tales. Jim Weiss tells of Harriet Tubman’s bravery, Satchel Paige’s wisdom, Langston Hughes’s creativity, and more. Included is a downloadable PDF of Susan Wise Bauer’s Teaching Guide on Dunbar’s poem, “Sympathy”, designed to help your students better understand the poet’s work and its place in American history.
1800’s (United States)
Treasure IslandDecember 3, 2015 0 comments
Pirates! Buried treasure! Loyal friends and treacherous villains! Here is Robert Louis Stevenson’s immortal adventure with all its vivid characters.
The Jungle BookDecember 3, 2015 0 comments
Vivid characters true to Rudyard Kipling’s original stories spring to life in tales of a young boy raised among wolves and other wild creatures of the Indian jungle.
Spooky Classics for ChildrenDecember 2, 2015 0 comments
Suspense, laughter and plenty of plot twists in tales from Wilde, Hawthorne and Kipling. A family defies a medieval ghost. A youth potion reveals old secrets. Two friends share a haunting episode. Spooky, not scary!
American Tall TalesDecember 2, 2015 0 comments
These uproarious American folk stories will have you laughing out loud and pondering.
Gone West: Bold Adventures of American Explorers and PioneersDecember 2, 2015 0 comments
A new nation that would stretch from ocean to ocean: this was the dream. Follow it into reality, from Jefferson and Monroe arranging the Louisiana Purchase through the bold explorations of Lewis & Clark, and Sacagawea.