Audiobooks for tweens and children in general are some of the best on the market. Do your tweens like audiobooks? Do you? If you do, then we’re in the same camp! I adore audiobooks. Truly, I do 60-80% of my reading on audio — it’s how I get through so many books in so little time. See my top 20 audiobooks for tweens and get 30% off any audiobook you purchase with my promo code.
Simon B Rhymin’ is the story of 11-year-old Simon Barnes (aka Notorious D.O.G.), a shy kid who loves to rap. His best friend Maria (aka Ri-Ri) is a talkative Latina who often has to stand up to Simon’s bullies. His other best friend, C.J. is mostly chill, but also supportive of Simon. Simon’s parents also support his rapping, but he still doesn’t feel confident about rapping in front of strangers.
The Unteachables are a group of misfits deemed so hopeless (academically and in terms of behavior) that the school has isolated them in a class of their own. New student Kiana accidentally becomes the newest member of the class and stays — joining Parker, who still can’t read; Aldo, who has anger issues; Elaine (rhymes with pain), and sleepy Rahim whose dad’s band practices all night in their garage.
Do You Like Audiobooks? Welcome to a new-ish series in which I share the excellent audiobooks I’ve been listening to. In the past, I shared a list of books I thought were better as audiobooks. That’s what I’ll be continuing…