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While performing a scene from "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Una and Dan accidentally summon Puck who enables them to witness tales of English history.

The story of a young girl's escape from North Korea, based on the life of the authors' mother.

Roman and three of his classmates are held captive in a remote mountain cabin. Can he overcome his fear--and the memory of his father's death--to lead the boys to freedom?

Leonard Mlodinow shows us how randomness, chance, and probability reveal a tremendous amount about our daily lives, and how we misunderstand the significance of everything from a casual conversation to a major financial setback. As a result, successes and failures in life are often attributed to clear and obvious causes, when in actuality they are more profoundly influenced by chance.

Development consultants and business scholars Dave Ulrich, Norm Smallwood, and Kate Sweetman attempt to answer one of history's most difficult questions--what makes a good leader? In the course of their research, they discovered five rules to lead by, and here they share them with eager listeners.

This indispensable guide tells listeners how to provide better service than their customers have ever imagined.

Twelve stories about animals, insects, and other subjects.

Hospital patient Filbert MacFee transforms himself into a series of animals to avoid some unpleasant medical procedures, making the nurses so frustrated that he is finally allowed to go home.

Rosanna Hansen explains the work that she and others are doing to protect cheetahs.

After a long climb to the pinnacle of the hospitality industry, Chip Conley--CEO and founder of Joie de Vivre Hospitality--was rocked to his foundation by a dramatic economic downturn. This desperate situation made Conley reaffirm his belief in psychologist Abraham Maslow's iconic concept of the Hierarchy of Needs and rely on Maslow's theory of human motivation to help his business flourish once more.

Drawing on input from his Think Big Revolution, an online social networking community, the author discusses how to stop squandering one's potential, think on a much bigger scale, and learn how to achieve what was once thought impossible.

Smith tells listeners how to think like a millionaire and reap the benefits of this mindset. The key to moving beyond the middle class and up the economic ladder is mastering 10 vital principles, including thinking long-term, focusing on ideas, working for profits, and more. Everyone wants to improve their financial positions, and here Smith offers listeners sensible advice on how to transform their lives and realize their dreams.

An American boy goes to live with his grandfather in England where he becomes heir to a title and a fortune.

Each time something goes wrong in the Choat household Jimmy blames the pet goat, Patsy Petunia Oat, who tries to tell the truth about Jimmy's misdeeds but neither Mr. nor Mrs. Choat can understand her language.

Readers learn about Mattel Toys and the background behind Barbie's concept and development, how it was a solution for girls who wanted to imagine adult roles rather than just play mother, and details about inventor Ruth Handler.

Tracy provides a wealth of practical advice distilled into 100 easy-to-follow laws covering the major areas of work and business, such as leadership, money, economics, selling, negotiating, and time management.

Paul Teutul, Sr., TV star and entrepreneur, has watched his Orange County Choppers motorcycle-building business transform into a worldwide phenomenon. He shares the tumultuous story of his success, and the ups and downs he experienced on his way to the top.

When making tough professional decisions, managers often use personal values as a touchstone-which is not always effective. "Defining Moments" reveals an alternative approach that will help listeners tackle the more complex and troubling question of what to do when doing the right thing will not fix the problem.

When a storm blows Dorothy to the land of Ev where lunches grow on trees, she meets the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, the Cowardly Lion, and Princess Ozma, and together they set out to free the Queen of Ev and her ten children.

A boy enjoys living quietly by himself at The End of the World until Mr. Constantine Shimmer, "Professional Visionary," builds an inn and an amusement park, demanding that tourists come and have "Fun Without End!"

Northerners, Southerners, generals, couriers, dreaming boys, and worried sisters describe the glory, the horror, the thrill, and the disillusionment of the first battle of the Civil War.

The author shows listeners how to think of the "Big Picture" when considering important business decisions. To succeed in the modern world, you have to have bold ideas, but you also have to have the courage to implement them. Professor Schmitt will show you how.

Turner invites listeners to amagical place of self-discovery and transformation that will lead to enhancing their lives and the contributions they are able to make to the larger systems they are a part of--family, community, country and ultimately the whole planet.

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