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Daniel Boone: Pioneer Trailblazer

by Jim Hargrove

Traces the life of the colonial pioneer, hunter, and woodsman, from his youth in the Pennsylvania wilderness to his adventures in the sparsely settled portions of Virginia, the Carolinas, Kentucky, and Missouri.

Nelson Mandela: South Africa's Silent Voice of Protest

by Jim Hargrove

Biography of Nelson Mandela and his quest to abolish apartheid in South Africa.

The Story of the Black Hawk War (Cornerstones of Freedom)

by Jim Hargrove

Relates the events, as recalled by the Sauk Indian chief, Black Hawk, that led to the last great Indian uprising east of the Mississippi River in 1832.

The Story of the Unification of Germany (Cornerstones of Freedom)

by Jim Hargrove

Discusses the historical background and events leading up to the reunification of a divided Germany and the political and economic ramifications.

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Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the "Using Bookshare" page in the Help Center.

Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.

  • Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
  • DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
  • BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
  • MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
  • DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivona's Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.