After a summer of fun, it’s time to head back to school! For many kids, the first few days are exciting…but once they get in a routine, that can quickly turn to boredom or dread. So, keep young listeners interested in learning and school, or bolster them with confidence for the classroom by sharing these fun, relatable, and timely audiobooks.
When Og the Frog first comes to Room 26, he doesn’t know what to think. He misses his friends from the pond, and there are all kinds of strange noises. But the kids sure are friendly! When talk turns to releasing him back into the wild, he doesn’t know what to feel. How can he say goodbye to all the new friends he has made?
Listen to an excerpt Life According to Og the Frog
Third-grader and inventor extraordinaire Ada Lace likes nothing more than to tinker with mechanics like her robot, George. Her latest project is to fix up a ham radio.Â During a sleepover, Ada’s best friend Nina hears something strange coming from the radio in the middle of the night.Â Could Ada and Nina have stumbled upon something…extraterrestrial?
Listen to an excerpt Ada Lace, Take Me To Your Leader
Ellie’s grandpa Melvin is a world-renowned scientist . . . in the body of a fourteen-year-old boy.Â When he and Ellie team up for the county science fair, no one realizes just how groundbreaking their experiment will be. The formula for eternal youth may be within their reach!Â Â But is the key to eternal life really the key to happiness?
Listen to an excerpt The Third Mushroom
It all starts when six kids have to meet for a weekly chat–by themselves, with no adults to listen in. There, in the room they soon dub the ARTT Room (short for “A Room to Talk”), they discover it’s safe to talk about what’s bothering them and become braver together.
BONUS Q & A: Don’t miss an exclusive conversation between the author and her 10-year-old son at the end of the audiobook!
Listen to an excerpt Harbor MeÂ
There are many reasons to feel different, especially at school. Maybe it’s how you look or talk, or where you’re from; maybe it’s what you eat, or something just as random. It’s not easy to take those first steps into a place where nobody really knows you yet, but somehow you do it and meet great new people.
Listen to an excerpt The Day You Begin