Free Audiobooks for Teens from SYNC

April 29, 2016 - 12:03pm -- angela
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Love audiobooks? How about FREE audiobooks? Check out SYNC this summer! SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens and starting May 5, 2016, they will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of titles based on weekly themes.

Summer 2016 Title Pairs:

  • Vivian Apple at the End of the World by Katie Coyle (Dreamscape Media) and The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial by Peter Goodchild (L.A. Theatre Works)
  • The Sin Eater's Daughter by Melinda Salisbury (Scholastic Audio) and Divine Collision: An African Boy, an American Lawyer, and Their Remarkable Battle for Freedom by Jim Gash (Oasis Audio)​
  • 100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith (Tantor Media) and This Boy's Life by Tobias Wolff (Highbridge Audio)
  • Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone (Ideal Audiobooks) and Egg & Spoon by Gregory Maguire (Brilliance Audio)
  • Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy (Scholastic Audio) and The Boy Born Dead: A Story of Friendship, Courage, and Triumph by David Ring, David Wideman, John Driver (christianaudio)
  • Zac and Mia by A.J. Betts (Dreamscape Media) and I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson (Brilliance Audio)
  • How it Went Down by Kekla Magoon (Recorded Books) and The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man by James Weldon Johnson (Tantor Media)
  • Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan (Full Cast Audio) and Donny's Brain by Rona Munro (L.A. Theatre Works)
  • The Omnivore's Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat, Young Readers Edition by Michael Pollan (Listening Library) and Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith (Listening Library)
  • The Young World by Chris Weitz (Hachette Audio) and Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M. T. Anderson (Brilliance Audio)
  • Fat Angie by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo (Brilliance Audio) and On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta (Bolinda)
  • Mandela: An Audio History by Nelson Mandela (Highbridge Audio) and Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (Recorded Books)
  • Juba! by Walter Dean Myers (HarperAudio) and Pennies for Hitler by Jackie French (Bolinda)
  • The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez (Penguin Random House Audio) and Most Dangerous by Steve Sheinkin (Listening Library)
  • Bone Gap by Laura Ruby (HarperAudio) and Classic American Short Stories by Jack London, Ambrose Bierce, Stephen Crane, Kate Chopin, James Feni- more Cooper, Mark Twain, and O. Henry (Naxos AudioBooks)

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