Rabbit Ears Treasury of Heroines: Annie Oakley, Song of Sacajawea, Finn McCoul, Princess Scargo and The Birthday Pumpkin

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9780739338728: Rabbit Ears Treasury of Heroines: Annie Oakley, Song of Sacajawea, Finn McCoul, Princess Scargo and The Birthday Pumpkin
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The Rabbit Ears Treasury of Heroines entertains and enlightens with these classic stories of extraordinary women–read by your favorite stars and featuring original music by some of today’s greatest artists.

Annie Oakley
Read by Keith Carradine · Original Music by Los Lobos
In this spirited tale we meet legendary Annie Oakley, the buckskin-wearing sharpshooter who starred in Buffalo Bill Coty’s famous Wild West Show.

The Song of Sacajawea
Read by Laura Dern · Original Music by David Lindley
Join Lewis and Clark on their fascinating journey across the Rocky Mountains, led by an extraordinary 17-year-old Native American named Sacajawea. Her knowledge and incredible courage helped the early American explorers to reach their final destination: the Pacific Ocean.

Finn McCoul

Read by Catherine O’Hara · Original Music by Boys of the Lough
When Finn McCoul, the greatest champion in all of Ireland, discovers that the brutish giant Cucullin is after him, he gets a wee bit nervous. But with some ingenious culinary magic on the part of his clever wife Oonagh, Finn manages to get out of the scrape with most of his dignity intact.

Princess Scargo and the Birthday Pumpkin
Read by Geena Davis · Original Music by Michael Hedges
Discover the story of a young girl who gave up a precious birthday gift in order to save her village. This touching adaptation of the Native American legend embodies the true spirit of generosity.

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This reissued collection contains tales of two legendary women, Oonagh McCoul of Ireland and Princess Scargo of Cape Cod, and two historical figures, Annie Oakley and Sacajawea. Four accomplished narrators, whose styles range from measured to sprightly, use engaging but unobtrusive regional accents where appropriate. Original music in the style of the period or culture accompanies each story. Unfortunately "Princess Scargo..." is marred by repeated use of the derogatory term "squaw." The box notes vaguely suggest historical context for "Annie Oakley" and "The Song of Sacajawea," but there is very little in the actual material to help a child distinguish historical from legendary figures. R.H.H. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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Rabbit Ears
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ISBN 10: 0739338722 ISBN 13: 9780739338728
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