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BARD Magazines

  • Boy's Life. Braille.
  • National Geographic. Audio, Braille.
  • National Geographic Kids. Audio.
  • Outdoor Life. Audio.
  • True West. Audio.
  • Travel + Leisure. Audio.

NFB Newsline (Available in Audio, Refreshable Braille, On a Website)

  • Air and Space Smithsonian.
  • Men's Journal.
  • National Geographic Kids.

On the RTB

  • Heading Outdoors, Thursdays @ 12 AM.
  • National Geographic, Tuesdays @ 3 PM and Sundays @ 3 AM.
  • Search and Discover, Saturdays @ 8 PM and Wednesdays @ 4 AM.
  • World Safari, Mondays @ 3 PM.
  • The Great North, Sundays @ 4 PM.

Books

  • Rising Water: the story of the Thai cave rescue. Marc Aronson. Audio. Recounts the incredible true story of twelve boys trapped with their soccer coach in a flooded cave in Thailand and their inspiring rescue. Juvenile, Young Adults.
  • The Sun is a Compass: a 4000-mile journey into the Alaskan wilds. Caroline Van Hemert. Audio. Ornithologist recounts an adventure she took with her husband in order to rediscover her love of scientific research and the wilderness. Discusses traveling by raft, canoe, and rowboat, on skis and on foot, from Bellingham, Washington, deep into the Arctic Circle.
  • The Impossible Climb: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the climbing life. Mark Synnott. Audio. A veteran climber looks at the world of rock climbing, focusing on Alex Honnold, who was the first to complete a free solo ascent (climbing without the aid of a rope) of the 3,000-foot El Capitan rock formation in Yosemite National Park. 
  • Lost: #1 Tom Moon. James Patterson. Audio. Detective Tom Moon, as the new leader of an FBI task force--Moon discovers that two opportunistic Russian nationals have built a vast, powerful, and deadly crime syndicate.
  • Queen's Shadows: Star Wars. E. K. Johnston. Audio. When Padm Naberrie, "Queen Amidala" of Naboo, steps down, she is asked to become Naboo's representative in the Galactic Senate. Unsure, Padm must figure out how to navigate the treacherous waters of politics.
  • Fly Girls: how five daring women defied all odds and made aviation history. Keith O'Brien. Audio, Large Print, Braille. An account of how a group of female pilots banded together to fight for the chance to compete in airplane racing, a hugely popular sport in the years between WWI and WWII. 
  • Disappointment River: finding and losing the Northwest Passage. Brian Castner. Audio, Large Print. Traveling by canoe, the author retraces the steps of Alexander Mackenzie's eighteenth-century trek in search of the Northwest Passage. In addition to Castner's account of his own journey, he discusses the details of Mackenzie's exploration, which stretched to more than a thousand miles.
  • Turning Point. Danielle Steel. Audio, Large Print. Four trauma doctors are chosen for a unique training program exchanging expertise with their counterparts at a Parisian hospital. Paris opens up both professional and personal possibilities for the Americans, until an act of mass violence changes everything.
  • Daughter of War: #13 Pike Logan. Brad Taylor. Audio, Large Print. This is the thirteenth book in the Pike Logan series. Team stumble upon the sale of a deadly chemical weapon called Red Mercury. Meanwhile, North Korea prepares an attack that they hope to blame on Syria.
  • Canoeing with the Cree. Eric Sevareid. Audio. Account of the 1930 canoe voyage from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay by teenaged, future newscaster, Eric Sevareid and a companion. Originally published in 1935, this is both an adventure tale and a historical record of canoe trekking sixty years ago.
  • 81 Days Below Zero: the incredible survival story of a World War II pilot in Alaska's frozen wilderness. Brian Murphy. Audio. Leon Crane was the sole survivor of a bomber crash in the Alaskan wilderness on December 21, 1943. It took him 81 days to walk to safety. His story is told in parallel with the search 60 years later for the remains of the other crewmen.
  • The Outcasts. Kathleen Kent. Audio. A taut, thrilling adventure story about buried treasure, a manhunt, and a woman determined to make a new life for herself in the old west.
  • Wolf Shadows. Mary Casanova. Audio, Braille. When his best friend illegally shoots a wolf while hunting in northern Minnesota, twelve-year-old Seth struggles to determine whether their friendship can survive their different ideas.

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