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== Booklist for Year 9 ==
== Booklist for Year 9 ==
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Revision as of 08:16, 7 July 2013

Under way RuthieG 7 July 2013


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 third part, covering years 9 - 11. The first part, covering years 0 - 4, may be found here. The second part, covering Years 5 - 8, 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 9

In progress

LibriVox recordings:

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

The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence.
The Christian's Secret of a Happy Life by Hannah Whitall Smith.

The Autobiography of Ben Franklin
Plutarch's Lives. N.B. This is the Bernadotte Perrin translation.
An Essay on Man by Alexander Pope.

Utopia by Sir Thomas More.
A number of essays by Francis Bacon
All completed recordings of plays and monologues of William Shakespeare.
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift.
Tale of a Tub by Jonathan Swift. Recording in progress.
The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.
Poetry by Alexander Pope.

In the Public Domain, but not yet recorded:
The life of George Washington] by David Ramsay. Book scan at Hathi Trust (1832 edition, other editions available).
Ourselves by Charlotte Mason (should be PD, but I can't find the original online).
The English Constitution by Walter Bagehot. Text on Project Gutenberg.
English Literature for Boys and Girls by H. E. Marshall. Text on Project Gutenberg.
A student's history of American literature by William Edward Simonds Book scan on Internet Archive.
Isaac Bickerstaff, Physician and Astrologerby Sir Richard Steele. Text on Project Gutenberg.
Days with Sir Roger De Coverley by Joseph Addison and Sir Richard Steele. Text on Project Gutenberg.
The Coverley Papers, From 'The Spectator' by Addison, Budgell, and Steele. Text on Project Gutenberg.
The Battle of the Books by Jonathan Swift. Text on Project Gutenberg.

Not in the Public Domain:

Christian Life by Sinclair Ferguson.
The God Who is There by Francis Schaeffer.
Age of Revolution by Churchill.
A History of the American People by Paul Johnson.
Founding Father - Rediscovering George Washington by Richard Brookhiser.
The Royal Road to Romance by Richard Halliburton.
Are You Liberal, Conservative? or Confused? by Richard Maybury.
Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis.
The Problem of Pain by C. S. Lewis.
How To Read a Book by Mortimer Adler and Charles Van Doren.

Booklist for Year 10

LibriVox recordings:

In the Public Domain, but not yet recorded:

Not in the Public Domain:

Booklist for Year 11

LibriVox recordings:

In the Public Domain, but not yet recorded:

Not in the Public Domain: