Downloadables for Kids – Listen to a Story

Put on some earphones and listen to these audiobooks from our digital collections.

Amelia Bedelia Audio Collection by Peggy Parish

Review provided by Hoopla

Five of the most popular Amelia Bedelia books in one collection! Amelia Bedelia is the world's most literal-minded housekeeper, who causes quite a ruckus whenever she's given a chance. In Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower, she arrives with a garden hose and the party is turned into an uproarious mess. In Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia, her literal-mindedness adds a new dimension to the game of baseball, and Thank You, Amelia Bedelia features Amelia Bedelia "pairing" the vegetables and separating the eggs. In Come Back, Amelia Bedelia, Amelia Bedelia tries her hand at a variety of new jobs after Mrs. Rogers fires her for her muddles. Collection includes: Amelia Bedelia; Amelia Bedelia and the Surprise Shower; Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia; Thank You, Amelia Bedelia; Come Back, Amelia Bedelia.

Nate the Great Collected Stories, Volume 1 by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

Review provided by Overdrive

When Nate gets an urgent call from Annie about a lost picture, he immediately plunges into his new and baffling case with the cool detachment of a Sam Spade. Getting all the facts, asking the right questions, narrowing down the suspects, Nate, the boy detective who "likes to work alone," solves the mystery and tracks down the culprit. In the process, he also discovers the whereabouts of Super Hex, the missing cat.

The Ramona Quimby Audio Collection by Beverly Cleary

Review provided by Hoopla

Meet Ramona. She lives on Klickitat Street with her mother, father and big sister, Beezus. She's not afraid of anything and is always up to something. And that's just the beginning… In this audio collection, join Ramona, one of Beverly Cleary's most beloved characters, on all her wacky adventures! This collection includes: Beezus and Ramona, Ramona the Pest, Ramona the Brave, Ramona and Her Father, Ramona and Her Mother, Ramona Quimby, Age 8, Ramona Forever, Ramona's World.

The Ugly Truth Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series, Book 5 by Jeff Kinney

Review provided by Overdrive

Jeff Kinney's tales featuring wise-cracking middle schooler Greg Heffley have reached #1 on the New York Times best-seller list, inspired a major motion picture, and been translated into dozens of languages. Greg has endured countless horrors—girls, bullies, jocks, obliviousparents, wrestling in gym class, even the dreaded Cheese Touch—the past few years. But everything changes in this fifth hilarious adventure.

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