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Barstons Child’s Play — Favorites

Some of our staff’s favorite audiobooks for kids, teens, and families.

Odd and the Frost Giants

By: Neil Gaiman
Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
Length: 1 hour 46 minutes

The thrilling, wintry Nordic tale by Neil Gaiman, who weaves a magical story of legend and adventure that will enchant readers from beginning to end. Odd, a young Viking boy, is left fatherless following a raid. In his icy, ancient world there is no mercy for an unlucky soul with a crushed foot and no one to protect him. Fleeing to the woods,... Read more

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The Poet X

By: Elizabeth Acevedo
Narrated by: Elizabeth Acevedo
Length: 3 hours 30 minutes

“Getting to listen to the author herself read her poetry, which are clearly a testament to the spoken word and the art of slam, is absolutely the best way to devour this novel-in-verse. Acevedo puts everything into her words, and no one else could do them justice the way she does herself. Despite possible age/cultural/religious differences, any... Read more

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Ready Player One

By: Ernest Cline
Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
Length: 15 hours 39 minutes

“When it comes to listening to an audio book, I have to be drawn to the narrator’s voice almost if not more than the actual story. The way a narrator speaks really makes or breaks a story for me. Wil Wheaton made this story for me! He brought new life to a story I was already in love with. Wheaton made Wade Watts come to life, and was able to... Read more

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Sadie

A Novel

By: Courtney Summers
Narrated by: Dan Bittner, Fred Berman, Gabra Zackman & Rebecca Soler
Length: 8 hours 26 minutes

“Engrossing, thrilling and original. The story alternates between a podcast format and Sadie’s voice. Sadie is a compelling protagonist - strong, determined and on a mission. Fantastic listen! Read more

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His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (Book 1)

His Dark Materials: Book #1

By: Philip Pullman
Narrated by: Philip Pullman, Joanna Wyatt, Rupert Degas, Alison Dowling, Douglas Blackwell, Jill Shilling, Stephen Thorne, Sean Barrett, Garrick Hagon, John O'Connor, Susan Sheridan & Full Cast
Length: 11 hours 42 minutes

“Truly cinematic with multiple voice actors for each character. Feels like an audio movie. Read more

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The Bunnicula Collection: Books 1-3

#1: Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery; #2: Howliday Inn; #3: The Celery Stalks at Midnight

Bunnicula and Friends

By: James Howe & Deborah Howe
Narrated by: Victor Garber
Length: 6 hours 44 minutes

Each story in the popular and critically acclaimed series has been read by the talented actor, Victor Garber. Now fans who can't get enough of the vampire bunny, Bunnicula, will have something new to add to their collection. Read more

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Children of Blood and Bone

Legacy of Orisha: Book #1

By: Tomi Adeyemi
Narrated by: Bahni Turpin
Length: 17 hours 44 minutes

“A sprawling fantasy teeming with deep and meaningful magic. One of the things I like most about this debut is that it raises very real and important issues of our time through multiple character's perspectives. No character is one-dimensional, and every character must learn from failure and introspection to become who they were meant to be. Read more

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Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

Nevermoor: Book #1

By: Jessica Townsend
Narrated by: Gemma Whelan
Length: 11 hours

“From the moment the clock strikes midnight on her eleventh birthday, Morrigan Crow’s life is forfeit. Born on Eventide, the most unlucky day of the year, she’s lived her short life as a cursed child — neglected and blamed for every misfortune of those around her. But when eccentric benefactor Jupiter North whisks her away from certain doom and... Read more

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The Seventh Most Important Thing

By: Shelley Pearsall
Narrated by: Nick Podehl
Length: 5 hours 37 minutes

This “luminescent” (Kirkus Reviews) story of anger and art, loss and redemption will appeal to fans of Lisa Graff’s Lost in the Sun and Vince Vawter’s Paperboy.Arthur T. Owens grabbed a brick and hurled it at the trash picker. Arthur had his reasons, and the brick hit the Junk Man in the arm, not the head. But none of that matters to the... Read more

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Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel

By: Steven Levenson, Val Emmich, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Narrated by: Ben Levi Ross, Mallory Bechtel & Mike Faist
Length: 8 hours 7 minutes

From the show's creators comes the groundbreaking, bestselling novel inspired by the hit Broadway show Dear Evan Hansen.

Dear Evan Hansen,

Today's going to be an amazing day and here's why...

When a letter that was never meant to be seen by anyone draws high school senior Evan Hansen into a family's griefover the loss of their son, he is given the... Read more

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Ender's Game

The Ender Saga: Book #1

By: Orson Scott Card
Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki & Harlan Ellison
Length: 11 hours 18 minutes

“For my first sci-fi book, this was recommended for me. I was NOT disappointed! Read more

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter (ENG)

By: J.K. Rowling
Narrated by: Jim Dale
Length: 11 hours 48 minutes

"'Welcome to the Knight Bus, emergency transport for the stranded witch or wizard. Just stick out your wand hand, step on board and we can take you anywhere you want to go.'"When the Knight Bus crashes through the darkness and screeches to a halt in front of him, it's the start of another far from ordinary year at Hogwarts for Harry Potter.... Read more

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