Two marvelous animal fables: ´´How Birds Got Their Colors´´ and ´´The Argument´´, the third in the Little Birdy books. In ´´How Birds Got Their Colors´´, you will learn why some birds have such colorful feathers and others are dull and plain. ´´The Argument´´ tells the story of how stubborn pride can lead to unhappy outcomes. Both tales are in the classic tradition of animal fables made famous by Aesop, Kipling, and others. 1. Language: English. Narrator: June Angela. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/087727/bk_acx0_087727_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A boy who drifted into the seaside town of Isla as a baby searches for answers about where he and his parrot came from in this charmer of a tale laced with magical realism from New York Times best-selling author Alison McGhee. The seaside town of Isla has many stories, the most notable being the legend of the Seafaring Parrot. Locals claim that the Seafarer remembers every sound, every whisper, cry, laugh, or snort ever uttered. But, though there have been rumored Seafarer sightings, no one has actually seen the bird before. Other stories surround a boy named Pablo, who had washed up onshore in a blow-up swimming pool as an infant with only a lavender parrot as a companion. Now, on the eve of his tenth birthday, the stories are repeated. ´´At first I thought it was a huge fish,´´ Emmanuel, the man who found and took Pablo in, says. Pierre the baker´s guess was a good one: Perhaps Pablo has come from an undiscovered country, one unknown to the rest of the world. Maybe the inhabitants there lived in tree houses or underground. Or maybe he´s a pirate baby. But Pablo wants the truth, and the only one who might know it is Birdy, his parrot. After all, she was there, holding on to the raft. But unlike most birds who live in Isla, Birdy can neither talk nor fly. Or, at least, she never has. Until...one day, when strong winds begin to blow - winds similar to the ones that brought Pablo to shore - Birdy begins to mutter. Could Birdy be a Seafaring parrot? If she is, then she will be able to tell Pablo the true story of where he came from - of who tied him so lovingly and safely to that raft? But if she is, that also means the second part of the Seafarer myth is true...that Seafaring Parrots will eventually fly away. As Pablo is buzzing with questions, hopes, and fears, an old saying echoes in his mind: Winds of change mean fortune lost or fortune gained. And while the winds rise in Isla, Pablo holds tight to Birdy. Would losing his companio 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alison McGhee. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sans/008028/bk_sans_008028_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
An extraordinary story of war and friendship from one of America’s most revered authors of the 20th Century. Two teenagers form an unlikely friendship in pre-War Philadelphia. Al is obsessed with lifting weights, looking good and chasing girls. Birdy is obsessed with flight.Birdy’s passion becomes all-encompassing. Birdy wants to fly. A few years later these young men find themselves emotionally and physically scarred by Word War Two. Al is called to an army psychiatric hospital to help the doctors there treat his friend, who he finds squatting on the floor of his cell and acting like a bird. This haunting and brilliant novel has electrified readers the world over. It has truly become a modern classic.In 1984, Birdy was turned into an award-winning movie directed by Alan Parker and starring Nicholas Cage and Matthew Modine. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jot Davies. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcuk/001079/bk_hcuk_001079_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Karen Cushman´s Newbery Honor-winning book tells the story of a medieval girl who works to avoid the marriage her father has arranged for her during her 14th year. Contained in this program is Catherine´s diary - Catherine, called Little Bird or Birdy, daughter of Rollo and the lady Aislinn, sister to Thomas, Edward, and the abominable Robert. ´Begun this 12th day of September in the year of Our Lord 1290... I am commanded to write an account of my days. I am bit by fleas and plagued by family... Tangled my spinning again. Corpus bones, what a torture... Spent two hours embroidering a cloth for the church and three hours picking out the stitches after my mother saw it... Picked off twenty-nine fleas today.´ Catherine´s mother wants to teach her the skills of the lady of the manor and to prepare her to be a gentle and patient wife. Her father wants only to see her married off, and profitably. Catherine fancies herself a painter, a Crusader, a maker of songs, a peddler, a minstrel, a monk, a wart charmer... Of all the possibilities, she has ruled out only one: being sold like cheese to the highest bidder. Against a vivid backdrop of everyday life on a medieval English manor, Catherine´s earthy, spirited account of her 14th year is a richly entertaining story with an utterly unforgettable heroine. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kate Maberly. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/001420/bk_lili_001420_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The birds couldn´t agree which was the most beautiful. Was it the peacock? The bird of paradise? The hummingbird? You´ll never guess who wins this beauty pageant -- it´s not who you think. This story delivers a message about the true nature of beauty and how it is more than skin deep. 1. Language: English. Narrator: June Angela. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/085061/bk_acx0_085061_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Birdy thought she would have to wait until she was free again to see Rose, but now Rose has been convicted of a shocking crime and she and Birdy will be together. Birdy has been saving all her anger for Rose. It is Rose who should have protected her and kept her safe. Birdy was little but Rose was big and she knows Rose could have saved her. This is a story about monsters who hide in plain sight and about the secrets we keep from ourselves. It is about children who are betrayed and adults who fail them. This is the story of Birdy who was hurt and Rose who must be made to pay. A provocative and compassionate listen from the queen of white-knuckle suspense and searing family drama. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susan Strafford. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/028017/bk_adbl_028017_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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