Audio books and how we experience stories.

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It’s no secret that I love and make use of audio books. As someone who cannot do voices, who can’t read ahead silently while speaking the words that came before, and who simply doesn’t – I know, it’s bad – sit and read aloud for more than 30 minutes at a stretch, audio books have been a life saver. Yes, there’s something homey and cozy about the whole family sitting together while mom or dad reads a story. And my … Read More

Top 10 Audio Books for the Older Elementary Kids

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You know I love audio books, so I couldn’t drop the subject without one more list of them. Last week I made my top ten list of audio books for younger kids, so I thought I should follow it up with a top ten list for the older elementary crowd. Narnia. You’re never too old for Narnia. Tom Sawyer. Southern dialect is a good thing to outsource. Huck Finn. Get the one done by Elijah Wood! Pilgrim’s Progress. The archaic … Read More

Top 10 Audio Books for the Under-10 Crowd

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I love audio books for myself and for my kids! Today I’ll share some of my favorites. And if you want to expand your audio book collection, check out my tips for getting the most out of an Audible membership. Find all my Audible tips & tricks listed here! It’s hard to believe that it’s already the end of our month of homeschooling lists! Everything from sanity strategies to book lists to managing life details to more book lists. It’s … Read More