When it comes to books, back-to-school time means finishing up required reading. However, there are plenty of engaging, fun, and insightful stories that kids can pick up to get back into the school mind-set. We have a wide selection for all ages, from the youngest school-age child to the older teenager.
This collection of tales about everyoneâ€™s favorite llama begins with Llama Llamaâ€™s first day of preschool and includes stories on bullying, sharing, and learning.
Listen to an excerpt THE LLAMA LLAMA AUDIOBOOK COLLECTION
These classic, wacky stories from Wayside School have delighted young readers for decades. Theyâ€™re a fun read to get kids excited for school.
Listen to an excerpt SIDEWAYS STORIES FROM WAYSIDE SCHOOL
An emotionally charged, uplifting novel that speaks to everyone whoâ€™s ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didnâ€™t fit in.
Listen to an excerpt FISH IN A TREE
If your child hasnâ€™t read the Percy Jackson books, start now! Here Percy wrestles, not only with his dyslexia, but with the gods of Mount Olympus, who step out of the pages of his Greek-mythology textbook and accompany him to summer camp.
Listen to an excerpt THE LIGHTNING THIEF
From the author of the Newbery Medal winnerÂ When You Reach Me, this audiobookÂ explores multiple perspectives on the bonds and limits of friendship.
Listen to an excerpt GOODBYE STRANGER
Set over the course of one school year in 1986,Â this is the story of two star-crossed misfits smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.
Listen to an excerpt ELEANOR & PARK
An unforgettable debut novel that feels like a modern-dayÂ My So-Called Life, starring a Muslim teen.
Listen to an excerpt SAINTS AND MISFITS