Recordings of Books on the Ambleside List 4

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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 fourth part, covering year 10. The first part, covering years 0 - 4, may be found here. The second part, covering Years 5 - 8, may be found here. The third part, covering Year 9, is here. The fifth part, covering Year 11, will be here eventually.

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 10

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 Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis.
Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan.
Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northrup.
A Diary from Dixie by Mary Chesnut.
The Story of Abraham Lincoln by Mary Hamilton.
A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln by John George Nicolay.
Memoir of Jane Austen by James Edward Austen-Leigh.
Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass.
David Crockett: His Life and Adventures by John S.C. Abbott.
Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington.
The Oregon Trail by Francis Parkman.
On Liberty by John Stuart Mill.
Plutarch's Lives. N.B. This is the Bernadotte Perrin translation.
All completed recordings of plays and monologues of William Shakespeare.
Les Misérables by Victor Hugo.
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Silas Marner by George Eliot.
Moby Dick by Herman Melville.
Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allen Poe.
The Overcoat (as The Cloak) by Nikolai Gogol.
A Simple Heart (as A Simple Soul) by Gustave Flaubert.
The Grand Inquisitor by Fyodor Dostoevsky.
The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant.
How Much Land Does a Man Need? by Leo Tolstoy.
The Open Boat by Stephen Crane.

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In the Public Domain, but not yet recorded

Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible Text at Warning: this is huge.
The Cambridge history of English and American literature published 1907–21. Should be PD, but have parked a copyright notice on their text..
Narrative of a recent journey os six weeks in Ireland by William Bennett. Book scan on Internet Archive.
Diary of A Tar Heel Confederate Soldier by Louis Léon. Book scan on Internet Archive.
A woman's wartime journal; an account of the passage over a Georgia plantation of Sherman's army on the march to the sea, as recorded in the diary of Dolly Sumner Lunt Book scan on Internet Archive.
Leaven for Doughfaces or, Threescore and Ten Parables Touching Slavery. By a former resident of the South. Author: Darius Lyman. Book scan on Internet Archive.
The heir of slaves; an autobiography by William Pickens. Book scan on Internet Archive.
Disraeli's speech on the Reform Bill. Text on Hansard. (Chancellor of the Exchequer's speech).
The Boys' Life of Abraham Lincoln by Helen Nicolay. Text on Project Gutenberg.
From pioneer home to the White House : life of Abraham Lincoln ;boyhood, youth, manhood, assasination, death by W. M. Thayer. Book scan on Internet Archive.
The life of Florence Nightingale Book scan of Vol. 1. Book scan of Vol. 2 on Internet Archive.
Biographies of Michael Faraday. Search on Internet Archive.
Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen (Victoria) by Sarah Tytler. Text of Vol. 1 and Text of Vol. 2 on Project Gutenberg.
Great Britain and Her Queen by Anne E. Keeling. Text on Project Gutenberg.
The Spirit of the Age; Or, Contemporary Portraits by William Hazlitt. Text on Project Gutenberg.
Beacon Lights of History by John Lord. Text of Vol. X; Text of Vol. XII; Text of Vol. XIII; Text of Vol. XIV on Project Gutenberg. Vol. XV not yet online.
Sesame and Lilies by John Ruskin. 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.
My Kinsman, Major Molineux by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Text on Project Gutenberg.

Not in the Public Domain

Knowing God by J.I. Packer.
The Attributes of God by A. W. Pink.
The Great Democracies by Winston Churchill.
Oxford Book of American History by Samuel Eliot Morison.
A History of the American People by Paul Johnson.
A Basic History of the United States by Clarence B. Carson.
A Short History of Western Civilization by Sullivan et al.
Arguing About Slavery, The Great Battle in the United States Congress by William Lee Miller.
Killer Angels by Michael Shaara.
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Alexander Brown .
Virginia's General - Robert E Lee and the Civil War by Albert Marrin.
Evaluating Books: What Would Thomas Jefferson Think About This? by Richard Maybury.
The Law (1848) by Frederic Bastiat (modern translations still in copyright).
The Vision of the Anointed: Self-congratulation as the Basis for Public Policy by Thomas Sowell.
Graves of Academe by Richard Mitchell.
Character is Destiny by Russell Gough.
One Blood by Ken Ham, Carl Wieland; Don Batten.
The Deadliest Monster by Jeff Baldwin.
How Should We Then Live by Francis Schaeffer.
Thinking Like a Christian: Understanding and Living a Biblical Worldview: Teaching Textbook.
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