6 Stories Featuring Fantastic Teachers

When you’re growing up, your teachers are some of the most influential adults in your life. Share the encouraging, caring, intelligent teachers in these beloved audiobooks with the young listeners you know.

 

Anne of Green Gables

Miss Stacy is the teacher who changed Anne’s educational life, inspiring Anne to pursue her own education and become a teacher. Many of Anne’s most memorable adventures happened right in her little classroom on Prince Edward Island.
Listen to an excerpt Anne of Green Gables

Fish in a Tree

Ally has hidden her inability to read for quite some time, but Mr. Daniels sees the bright, creative kid beneath the troublemaker. With his help, Ally learns not to be so hard on herself, and that dyslexia is nothing to be ashamed of.
Listen to an excerpt Fish in a Tree

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Author: J.K. Rowling
Read By: Jim Dale

The Harry Potter series is full of zany, delightful teachers (and a few bad apples), starting with Professor Dumbledore, McGonagall, and Snape.
Listen to an excerpt Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Matilda
Author: Roald Dahl
Read By: Kate Winslet

Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she’s just a nuisance. Her headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, is a terror. Lucky for Matilda, her teacher, Miss Honey, is an encouraging oasis of calm and support.
Listen to an excerpt Matilda

Ms. Rapscott's Girls

A whimsical tale of a boarding school for children of very busy parents, where an extraordinary headmistress teaches life lessons about courage, adventure, and friendship.
Listen to an excerpt Ms. Rapscott’s Girls

Thank You, Mr. Falker

Patricia Polacco is one of America’s most loved children’s-book creators, who as a child struggled with  dyslexia. Thanks to a dedicated teacher, Mr. Falker, she was able to overcome her reading disability.
Listen to an excerpt Thank You, Mr. Falker