Monday, May 21, 2012

Summer Audiobooks

The New York Times Book Review section from May 20th featured an article by Judith Shulevitz, “Let’s Go Reading in the Car” that included the following list of recommended audiobooks to check out this summer. Read reviews for these titles with CLCD.

For Ages 4 and Up:

D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths
Read by Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Kathleen Turner, and Matthew Broderick

The “Gooney Bird” series by Lois Lowry
Read by Lee Adams

The “Great Brain” series by John D. Fitzgerald
Read by Ron McLarty

The “Judy Moody” and “Stink” series by Megan McDonald
Read by Barbara Rosenblat

Toys Go Out by Emily Jenkins
Read by Melanie Martinez

For Ages 8 and Up:

The “Fudge” series by Judy Blume
Read by the author

Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry
Read by Edward Herrmann

Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Read by Peter MacNicol

The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White
Read by the author

For Ages 10 and Up:

Bloomability by Sharon Creech
Read by Mandy Siegfried

Flush by Carl Hiaasen
Read by Michael Welch

The “Joey Pigza” series by Jack Gantos
Read by the author

Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
Read by S. Epatha Merkerson

Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
Read by Jenna Lamia, Cassandra Campbell, and Kirby Heyborne

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