Audiobooks for Surviving Middle School
5 Listens for When Middle School’s a Drag

Middle School is a doozy, whether you’re a 13-year-old talent agent, a secret stand-up comedian, or a vampire-werewolf-zombie. Don’t know what we’re talking about? Snag one of these clique-proof audiobooks that put the “chool” back in “Middle School.” Hey, we never said this was a spelling class, pointdexter.

Author: Greg Howard
Read By: Michael Crouch

In this heartfelt and hilarious new audiobook from Greg Howard, an enterprising boy starts his own junior talent agency and signs a thirteen-year-old aspiring drag queen as his first client. Full of laughs, sass, and hijinks, this hilarious, heartfelt story shows that with a little effort and a lot of love, anything is possible.

Author: Jessica Kim
Read By: Greta Jung

On the outside, Yumi Chung suffers from #shygirlproblems, a perm-gone-wrong, and kids calling her “Yu-MEAT.” On the inside, Yumi is ready for her Netflix stand-up special. Her notebook is filled with mortifying memories that she’s reworked into comedy gold. All she needs is a stage and courage.

Tom is desperate to fit in at school, but he’s hungry and howling, not to mention half dead. Blame it on the vampire—and the werewolf—and the zombie—in this monstrously funny new series from SpongeBob SquarePants head writer Steven Banks.

Best-selling author Rick Riordan welcomes indigenous fantasy writer Rebecca Roanhorse to his imprint with this thrilling adventure about a Navajo girl who discovers she’s a monsterslayer.

Meet Kinsale Hueston, the audiobook narrator of Race to the Sun, in this behind-the-scenes Q&A!

Based on Rob Harrell’s real life experience, this incredibly personal and poignant novel is an unforgettable, heartbreaking, hilarious, and uplifting story of survival and finding the music, magic, and laughter in life’s weirdness.

Looking for more audiobooks for middle schoolers that the whole family can enjoy? Check out our Family Listening Collection.