The Ugly Duckling, narrated by Glenn Hascall and written by Hans Christian Anderson, is indeed an inspiration to those of us who believe we were born ugly or less talented than our peers. Barnyard abuse, verbal abuse, or bullying: it's all pretty much the same. This classic piece by Hans Christian Anderson has delighted children for over 150 years. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Glenn Hascall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/mike/000152/bk_mike_000152_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It's a happy day around the pond when the little ducklings hatch. But when one "ugly" little duckling emerges from its egg, it finds itself outcast from the barnyard. Despite the soothing words of its mother, the ugly little duckling heads off to be alone, only to discover a beautiful fate waiting ahead. This is a brand-new adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen favorite. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David DuChene. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pctr/000182/bk_pctr_000182_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From the 2015 winner of the ALA William C. Morris Award comes a humorous chapter book series about a not-so-attractive cat and his well-dressed mouse friend. Ugly Cat is dying for a paleta, or ice pop, and his friend Pablo is determined to help him get one by scaring a little girl who is enjoying a coconut paleta in the park. Things go horribly wrong when, instead of being scared, the little girl picks Pablo up and declares that he would make a great snack for her pet snake. Oh, and there's also the small problem that Ugly Cat may have inadvertently swallowed Pablo in all of the commotion! Ugly Cat and his impeccably dressed mouse friend, Pablo, are an unlikely and dynamic duo who will win young listeners over with their ridiculously silly antics and their search for tasty treats. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rogelio Ramos. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/schc/000805/bk_schc_000805_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The 1880s in the Western United States... I was born with a deformity that the doctors had no name for. You see, I was born ugly. "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me..." Whoever said that never had hurtful words hurled at them like brimstone from Heaven. 1. Language: English. Narrator: J. Scott Bennett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/041866/bk_acx0_041866_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Ugly Duckling tells the tale of a duckling abandoned and deserted because he was different. Despite trying to make friends, the ugly duckling is laughed at and rejected by just about everyone he meets. Then one day the ugly duckling comes across a number of beautiful razorbills swimming in the ocean. It is here that he discovers his real identity, seeing his own reflections in the water. He had grown into a beautiful razorbill too, and had never been an ugly duckling after all. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Betty White. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pnix/000081/bk_pnix_000081_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Mama Don't Like Ugly takes listeners on a journey of Dana Calhoun's life growing up in Nautica, Louisiana. Her mama finds her dark skin repulsive, so she abuses and neglects her. Also, she constantly compares Dana to her light-skinned sister. Regardless of Dana's unconditional love for her mama, she still encounters a cycle of torment. Will Mama finally realize that Dana is a beautiful person in spite of her dark skin or will she continue to spew those hateful words, "Mama don't like ugly"? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jamila Pierce. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/006898/bk_acx0_006898_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Here is Anderson's timeless tale of the ugly duckling that became a beautiful swan. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Walter Zimmerman, Jack Benson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/jimc/000189/bk_jimc_000189_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Discovering The Power of Ugly will cost you your pride. You will learn to take off your religious masks and stand naked before God. Ugly will liberate you from a false spirituality which pretends that being spiritual means that you stop being a real, flawed human being. Ugly is a celebration of the beauty of God's grace reflected through our weaknesses, not our strengths. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jamie J. Stilson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/004684/bk_acx0_004684_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
If I were dead, I wouldn't be able to see. If I were dead, I wouldn't be able to feel. If I were dead, he'd never raise his hand to me again. If I were dead, his words wouldn't cut as deep as they do. If I were dead, I'd be beautiful and I wouldn't be so...ugly. I'm not dead...but I wish I was. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Becca Ballenger. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/123796/bk_acx0_123796_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.