Listen To: Family Favorites

If you're taking the family on a road trip be sure to check out one or more of these staff suggestions suitable for kids ages 10 and above.


Alexie, Sherman. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian. (Youth Junior High Fiction ALE).

Baccalario, Pierdomenico. The Door to Time. (Youth Fiction BAC).

Baker, E.D. The Frog Princess. (Youth Fiction BAK).

Balliett, Blue. Chasing Vermeer. (Youth Fiction BAL).

Balliett, Blue. The Danger Box. (Youth Fiction BAL).

Barker, Clive. Abarat. (Youth Jr. High Fiction BAR).

Barrie, J. M. Peter Pan. (Youth Fiction BAR).

Barry, Dave and Ridley Pearson. Peter and the Starcatchers. (Youth Fiction BAR).

Benioff, David. City of Thieves. (Adult Fiction BEN).
     Also available: eAudiobook

Bradley, Alan. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. (Adult Mystery BRA).

Burnett, Frances Hodgson. The Secret Garden. (Youth Fiction BUR).
     Also available: Digital Player

Cabot, Meg. Moving Day. (Youth Fiction CAB).
     Also available: Digital Player

Chabon, Michael. Summerland. (Youth Fiction CHA).

Colfer, Eoin. Airman. (Youth Fiction COL).

Colfer, Eoin. Artemis Fowl. (Youth Jr. High Fiction COL).

Cooper, Susan. Over Sea, Under Stone. (Youth Fiction COO).

Daley, Brian. Star Wars; The Empire Strikes Back; The Return of the Jedi: Original Radio Dramas. (Adult 791.4472 S7957st).

DiTerlizzi, Tony. The Spiderwick Chronicles. (Youth Fiction DIT).

Dixon, Franklin W. Hardy Boys Mysteries. (Youth Fiction DIX).

Doctorow, Cory. Little Brother. (Youth Jr. High Fiction DOC).

Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir. Sherlock Holmes: A Baker Street Dozen. (Adult 791.446556 D).

Family Fun Pack. (Adult 791.4475 F).

Family Vacations. (Adult 791.4475 F).

Funke, Cornelia. Inkheart. (Youth Fiction FUN).

Gaiman, Neil. Anansi Boys. (Adult Fiction GAI).
     Also available: eAudiobook

Gaiman, Neil. The Graveyard Book. (Youth Fiction GAI).

Grogan, John. Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World’s Worst Dog.
(Adult 636.752 L126gr).

Haddon, Mark. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
(Adult Fiction HAD).
      Also available: Digital Player

Herriot, James. James Herriot’s Treasury for Children. (Youth Fiction HER).

Hiaasen, Carl. Hoot. (Youth Jr. High Fiction HIA).

Howe, James. The Bunnicula Collection. (Youth Fiction HOW).

Ihimaera, Witi. Whale Rider. (Youth Fiction IHI).

Jones, Diana Wynne. Charmed Life. (Youth Fiction JON).

Juster, Norton. The Phantom Tollbooth. (Youth Fiction JUS).

Keene, Carolyn. Nancy Drew Mysteries. (Youth Fiction KEE).

Kerr, Philip. The Akhenaten Adventure. (Youth Fiction KER).

Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird. (Adult Fiction LEE).

L’Engle, Madeleine. A Wrinkle in Time. (Youth Fiction LEN).
      Also available: Digital Player

Levin, Larry. Oogy: the Dog Only a Family Could Love. (Adult 636.700929 L).

Levine, Gail Carson. Ella Enchanted. (Youth Fiction LEV).

Lewis, C.S. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. (Adult 791.44615 L).
      Also available: eAudiobook, Digital Player

London, Jack. The Call of the Wild. (Adult Fiction LON).
      Also available: eAudiobook

Lowry, Lois. The Giver. (Youth Fiction LOW).
     Also available: Digital Player

Lutz, Lisa. The Spellman Files. (Adult Mystery LUT).

Masked Marvels. (Adult 791.447 M).

McCall Smith, Alexander. Akimbo and the Lions. (Youth Fiction McC).

Meyer, L. A. Bloody Jack Adventures. (Youth Jr. High Fiction MEY).

Montgomery, L.M. Anne of Green Gables. (Youth Fiction MON).
      Also available: Digital Player

Mortenson, Greg. Three Cups of Tea. (Adult 371.82209549).
      Also available: Digital Player

Norton, Mary. The Borrowers. (Youth Fiction NOR).

NPR Funniest Driveway Moments. (Adult 791.4475 N).

O’Brien, Robert C. Mrs Frisby and the Rats of Nimh. (Youth Fiction OBR).

Orr, Wendy. Nim’s Island. (Youth Fiction ORR).

Paolini, Christopher. Eragon. (Yourh Jr. High Fiction PAO).
      Also available: Digital Player

Peck, Richard. Fair Weather. (Youth Fiction PEC).

Peck, Richard. A Long Way from Chicago. (Youth Fiction PEC).

Pratchett. Tery. Nation. (Adult Fiction PRA).

Pullman, Philip. The Golden Compass. (Youth Jr. High Fiction PUL).

Riordan, Rick. Lost Hero. (Youth Fiction RIO).

Rosoff, Meg. The Bride’s Farewell. (Adult Fiction ROS).

Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. (Youth Fiction ROW).

Sachar, Louis. Holes. (Youth Fiction SAC).

Sage, Angie. Magyk. (Youth Fiction SAG).

Smith, Betty. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. (Adult Fiction SMI).

Snicket, Lemony. The Bad Beginning. (Youth Fiction SNI).

Springer, Nancy. The Case of the Missing Marquess: An Enola Holmes Mystery.
(Youth Fiction SPR).

Stevenson, Robert Louis. Treasure Island. (Youth Fiction STE).
      Also available: eAudiobook

Tell Me a Story. 3, Women of Wonder.. (Youth 398.2 CD).

Tolkien, J.R.R. The Hobbit (radio dramatization). (Adult 791.44615 T).

Tolkien, J.R.R. The Fellowship of the Ring (radio dramatization).
(Adult 791.44615 T).
      Also available: eAudiobook

Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. (Adult Fiction TWA).
      Also available: eAudiobook

Wilder, Laura Ingalls. Little House on the Prairie. (Youth Jr. High Fiction WIL).

Woodson, Jacqueline. Peace, Locomotion. (Youth Fiction WOO).

Wrede, Patricia. Dealing with Dragons. (Youth Fiction WRE).

Wyss, Johann David. The Swiss Family Robinson. (Adult Fiction WYS).
      Also available: eAudiobook

Zusak, Markus. The Book Thief. (Youth Jr. High Fiction ZUS).
Also available: eAudiobook