Recordings of Books on the Ambleside List 2

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Introduction

Listeners have requested a list of LibriVox recordings of books recommended by Ambleside Online for use with homeschooling. Anyone looking for audio books for children will find plenty of ideas on this page.

This is the second part, covering Years 5 - 11. Part 1, covering years 0 - 4 may be found here.

The lists here only include books on the main booklists on Ambleside Online, not the various personal recommendations. If you would like to browse all LibriVox recordings of books, stories and poems for children, please follow this link.

Please note that many books on the Ambleside list are not in the Public Domain, and are therefore not available to record for LibriVox.


Booklist for Year 5

The Bible
Many recordings available including American Standard Version and King James Version. For recordings of all versions, please see this search.

This Country of Ours by H. E. Marshall.
The Story of Mankind by Hendrik van Loon.
An Island Story Part 1 and An Island Story Part 2 by H. E. Marshall.
The Fairy-land of Science by Arabella Buckley.
Search for all the recordings of poems by Rudyard Kipling.
Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Collection Vol. 001 by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Search for all recordings of poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Search for all recordings of poems by John Greenleaf Whittier.
Search for all recordings of poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar.
See also Poems Every Child Should Know edited by Mary E. Burt.
The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch.
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
Kim by Rudyard Kipling.
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Captains Courageous by Rudyard Kipling
Puck of Pook's Hill by Rudyard Kipling
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
The Treasure Seekers by Edith Nesbit
The Wouldbegoods by Edith Nesbit
Many recordings of Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin
Hans Brinker by Mary Mapes Dodge
Rilla of Ingleside by Lucy Maud Montgomery
; shows WWI effects on a community. Eighth book in the Anne of Avonlea series; those who like these books might enjoy Rilla more if they read some of the earlier ones first.


In the Public Domain, but not yet recorded:

Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Botsford Comstock.
Wild Animals I Have Known by Ernest Thompson Seton.
The Story of King Arthur and His Knights by Howard Pyle.
The Story of the Champions of the Round Table by Howard Pyle.
Lad: A Dog by Albert Payson Terhune


Not in the Public Domain:

Abraham Lincoln's World by Genevieve Foster.
The Story of the World Volume 4 The Modern Age by Susan Wise Bauer.
What Everyone Should Know About the 20th Century: 200 Events That Shaped the World by Alan Axelrod, Charles Phillips.
Trial and Triumph: Stories from Church History by Richard Hannula.
Of Courage Undaunted: Across the Continent with Lewis and Clark by James Daugherty.
Passion for the Impossible: The Life of Lilias Trotter by Miriam Huffman Rockness.
Carry a Big Stick: The Uncommon Heroism of Teddy Roosevelt by George Grant.
Explore the Holy Land by Ann Voskamp.
Book of Marvels: The Occident by Richard Halliburton.
Second Book of Marvels: The Orient by Richard Halliburton.
A Child's Geography of the World by Virgil Hillyer.
Christian Liberty Nature Reader, Book 5 by Worthington Hooker, edited by Michael J. McHugh.
Physics Lab in a Housewares Store by Robert Friedhoffer.
Exploring Creation With . . . series by Jeannie Fulbright.
Always Inventing by Tom L. Matthews.
The Talking wire: the story of Alexander Graham Bell by O.J. Stevenson.
All the biographies of George Washington Carver that I've found.
All the recommended Mathematics books.
Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Michael Faraday, Father of Electronics by Charles Ludwig
Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham
Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith
Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt
Falcons of France by Charles Nordhoff, James Norman Hall
Goodbye Mr. Chips by James Hilton
The Story of My Life by Helen Keller

TO BE CONTINUED 15 April 2010