Multi-volume tales, both classic and modern, to engage listeners
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Whether it’s a novel with young protagonists, fiction that explores issues of friendship and identity, or nonfiction that will enhance any listener’s understanding of the world, these titles are too good to keep for adult ears alone.
This impressive list includes 42 extraordinary titles from around the globe, with stories from or set in India, Italy, Korea, Laos, Norway, Poland, Switzerland, Turkey, and more.
Library offerings for these young people include drop-in card games and supplemental educational services.