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Born of the Sun

by John H. Culp

A young orphan is shipped to his aunt and uncle on a cattle ranch. "Kid" as he becomes to be known as, learns all the techniques to be a cow hand. He soon goes on a cattle drive, and then a second. He learns all the trades and techniques needed on a cattle drive, learns to rope cattle, and drives them through dangerous water, tornadoes, the dangers of tiny Abeline, Kansas and Indians protecting their lands.

The View from the Fortieth Floor

by Theodore White

To John Ridgely Warren, the old phrases of the Laws of Bankruptcy bring the sudden knowledge that he is at once both innocent and trapped. Warren had come to New York, a stranger, to save two great but ailing magazines-- Trumpet and Gentlewoman...

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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.