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One of the grand traditions of summer is the family vacation. The mere thought of a family road trip often conjures memories of endless hours of boredom punctuated by sibling squabbles in the back of a minivan, especially for people born in the era before walkmans, iPads, and vehicles with built-in DVD players.

To combat the tedium of long car trips, consider taking an audiobook along this summer! They are available on CD and mp3 discs that can be played on a car’s stereo and in digital formats that can be broadcast via Bluetooth from a personal mobile device. For long drives, select a books in a series, and for short drives, pick a stand-alone book.

Below are some suggestions for a variety of age ranges:

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Family Friendly

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

Anne of Green Gables series by L. M. Montgomery

Fudge series by Judy Blume

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Younger Children

Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne

Frog and Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel

Brown Bear & Friends by Bill Martin, Jr.

Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm

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Preteens & Teens

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Time Quintet series by Madeleine L'Engle

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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18 & Over

The Outsider by Stephen King

Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

The Martian by Andy Weir

 

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