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Growing Reader

9 Audiobooks for Growing Readers and Their Families

by Jennifer Ridgway

Photo credit: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc, Blend Images/ Getty Images

Audiobooks provide great entertainment when traveling. Many of the recordings of books written for emerging readers also make for great family listening, providing a fun way to pass the time on the journey to or from home. They can be listened to on their own or used alongside the book to help new readers identify words, learn pronunciation, and hear how reading should sound.

Below is a selection of well-loved audiobooks. Whether you’re heading off on vacation or looking for something fun to do at home, these nine choices offer a little something for everyone.