TD Summer Reading Club on the Road
Will you be taking a road trip this summer? Canada’s 150th birthday might just be the perfect time to take a road trip anywhere in Canada. In celebration of Canada’s 150th, Parks Canada is inviting everyone to explore their Parks Canada locations for free. That is over 200 places from coast to coast to choose from!
The TD Summer Reading Club goes great with road trips; kids can read anywhere, read anytime and read anything. So, take the TD Summer Reading Club on the road with you! Register at your local library to get the official club notebook and stickers. It’s a great way to keep kids engaged in reading, even on the road.
When you’re on the open road, heading to your next destination, audiobooks can be a great way to continue the story while helping to pass the time. The following are some of the recommended books available in audio format:
1. The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
A spooky story about a brother and sister who find themselves faced with a mysterious stranger and the secrets of a cursed manor.
2. Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
Eleven-year-old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada. When a stranger steals his friend’s money, money that was supposed to buy his friend’s family’s freedom, Elijah sets off on a dangerous coming-of-age journey.
3. The Madman of Piney Woods by Christopher Paul Curtis
The tale of two boys whose fates become intertwined when they encounter the Madman of Piney Woods.
4. Hana’s Suitcase by Karen Levine
Hana’s Suitcase is the tragic, true story of Hana Brady, a Jewish girl who lived during the invasion of the Nazis during World War II.
Audiobooks are just another method for you to enjoy a story. There are benefits to listening to audiobooks, such as improving listening and comprehension skills as well as learning new vocabulary. Choices for audiobooks are plenty, try browsing Overdrive for something you can listen to right now!
What kind of travel, reading (and listening) memories will you make this summer?