Summer is a time when many families pack up the car and head out on vacation. It’s also a great time to listen to books as a family, creating a shared experience that just might provoke some interesting conversations to boot!
Here are some titles that involve travel in one form or another. Take a look - you just might find your family’s next big adventure!
by Jeanne Birdsall
A timeless summer tale of rollicking good fun. Three more titles relate the further adventures of the Penderwick family.
by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
A trip to the English countryside during the bombing of London in World War II changes Ada’s life in ways she couldn't have imagined. Winner of the 2016 Odyssey Award Best Audiobook for Children.
by Suzanne Collins
Gregor and his two-year-old sister Boots fall into an amazing underground world called Underland filled with giant talking cockroaches, bats, spiders, and rats. This is a coworker's favorite family audiobook.
By Janet S. Fox
This eerie World War II thriller set in a crumbling, possibly-haunted castle in the remote Scottish countryside isn’t for the faint-hearted. Great for families with older children who can handle the scariness!
by Dana Alison Levy
A laugh-out-loud story of a loving interracial family with two dads and four adopted boys is chock-full of adventure.
By David Potter
Mel, Bev, and Brandon find themselves in a New Jersey stable in 1776 with a dead George Washington at their feet in this madcap time travel adventure.
With your DPPL library card, you can also check out more free audiobooks on Hoopla or MyMediaMall/Overdrive (look for the headphones icon to easily identify audiobooks) and listen to them on your phone, laptop, or tablet.