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Friday, August 08, 2014

Children's Audiobooks the Whole Family Will Love

Headed out of town this month with the kids? These audiobooks will make the car trip much more fun.

Click on a book cover to find out more about that title.



http://fcplcat.fairfaxcounty.gov/uhtbin/cgisirsi/x/0/0/57/5?searchdata1=audio or cd&srchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^Words or phrase&searchoper1=AND&thesaurus1=GENERAL&search_entries1=GENERAL&search_type1=SUBJECT&special_proc1=&searchdata3=chasing vermeer&srchfield3=TI^TITLE^SERIES^Title Processing^Title&searchoper3=AND&thesaurus3=SERIES&search_entries3=TI&search_type3=TITLE&special_proc3=Title Processing&library=ALL&match_on=KEYWORD&shadow=NO&sort_by=-PBYR&user_id=WEBSERVER

Petra and Calder, brainy classmates, pool their talents to solve the mysterious disappearance of a Vermeer painting on its way to an exhibition. Ages 9 and up.

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Life is always interesting for Clementine and her family, especially when she gets one of her very creative ideas – like helping her friend fix her hair in art class. Ages 6 and up.




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Nicholas Allen has plenty of good ideas, but creating a new word for the dictionary is his greatest one yet. Ages 8 and up.

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When the 12 year old narrator inherits his grandfather’s riding lawn mower, it is the start of a wacky summer of earning money and free enterprise. Ages 10 and up.




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The summer Gregor and his little sister Boots fall through a grate into Underland, a world of giant cockroaches, bats and rats, he finds his destiny. Ages 9 and up.


Jim Dale’s narration brings the magical world of Harry and all of his friends and enemies alive in this modern classic. Ages 9 and up.




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Ralph, a brave and reckless mouse, makes friends with a boy named Keith and discovers the thrills of motorcycling. Ages 7 and up.

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Laugh out loud with Peter Hatcher as he deals with little brother, the mischievous Fudge. Ages 7 and up.




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Despereaux Tilling, a mouse, Roscuro, a rat, and Miggery Sow, a serving girl, embark on a journey that takes them from a dungeon into a glittering castle in this rousing adventure. Ages 6 and up.

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Miranda Richardson narrates this deliciously evil story of child-hating witches and the English boy and grandmother who fight to destroy them. Ages 9 and up.


-Carolyn La Chance, Pohick Regional Library

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