Welcome to Northeast Library blog series, Your Friday Five! Each week, the children's and teen staff will round up five of their favorite resources and reads around a certain topic. This Friday, we are highlighting 5 great audio books available in Overdrive that the whole family will love to listen to on your next summer roadtrip.
|Escape!: The Story of The Great Houdini
by Sid Fleischman
A biography of the magician, ghost chaser, aviator, and king of escape artists whose amazing feats are remembered long after his death in 1926. Profiling his early years, personal life, and great accomplishments in show business, the story of the famous magician, Harry Houdini, comes to life through a review of his greatest tricks and most amazing feats.
|Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
by J.K. Rowling
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches.
|Magic Tree House Collection
by Mary Pope Osborne
A collection of adventures each filled with history, suspense and amazing surprises!
|The Tale of Desperaux
by Kate DiCamillo
The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin.
|Wayside Stories Collection
by Louis Sachar
Includes all three humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was accidentally built sideways with one classroom on each story.
-- Meghan Ebbitt, Children's Librarian