Finding ways to connect with teenagers can be hard. Books can make it both entertaining and rewarding. Pick something to listen to at the same time so you can share and discuss.
These audiobooks are perfect crossovers that adults and teens will love. There are soulful, heartwarming stories, intriguing adventures, and heartbreakingly funny stories here.
Sticky is a beat-around-the-head foster kid with nowhere to call home but the street, and an outer shell so tough that no one will take him in.Â Sticky can play basketball, though, and that might just be his ticket out . . . if only he can realize he doesnâ€™t have to be the person everyone expects him to be.
Listen to an excerpt Ball Donâ€™t Lie
This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing sheâ€™d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. Told through a fascinating dossier of hacked documentsâ€”including emails, maps, files, IMs, medical reports, interviews, and moreâ€”IlluminaeÂ is the first book in a heart-stopping trilogy.
Listen to an excerpt Illuminae
Victor Benucci and Madeline Falco have a story to tell. It begins with the death of Vicâ€™s father. It ends with the murder of Madâ€™s uncle. The Hackensack Police Department would very much like to hear it. But in order to tell their story, Vic and Mad must focus on all the chapters in between.
Listen to an excerpt Kids of Appetite
One day in New York City, Natasha and Daniel meet on the street and fall in love. Heâ€™s the â€śperfectâ€ť son of Korean immigrants, struggling to live up to their expectations. Sheâ€™s a strong-minded girl who is about to be deported to Jamaica with her family. A million futures lie before them. Which one will come true?
Listen to an excerpt The Sun Is Also a Star
Marin hasnâ€™t spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about those final weeks. Not even her best friend, Mabel.Â Months later, across the country at college, Marin will be forced to face everything thatâ€™s been left unsaid, when Mabel comes to visit.
Listen to an excerpt We Are Okay