FREE audiobooks all summer!
Posted by: Mary Burkey
This week: The Grapes of Wrath & The Eleventh Plague. SYNC has promo materials for teachers & librarians who want to spread the word about this awesome way for teens & adults to build a collection of current favorites and classic literature – all totally FREE downloads. Visit the SYNC website for more information and be sure to sign up for text message alerts for each week’s new titles. Here’s the scoop on this week’s selections…
This week we have a Young Adult dystopian title by the riveting writer, Jeff Hirsch paired with the classic, The Grapes of Wrath. What theme unites this pairing? Well, the R.E.M. lyric, “It’s the end of the world as we know it…” comes to mind. Let us know what YOU think connects the two.
This Week’s Audiobooks:
Available to download free June 14 – June 20
In an America devastated by war and plague, the only way to survive is to keep moving.
“Each outburst, each emotional shutdown, each request for help is perfectly believable when presented in Bittner’s even but emotionally layered delivery…” –AudioFile Magazine
Drought and economic depression are driving thousands from Oklahoma.
“…bringing heart, soul, and tears to every line. A fine introduction to Steinbeck’s world.” –AudioFile Magazine
Available for a Limited Time:
Remember–Grab these titles before they are replaced by a new pairing on 6/21/12! While the title availability is time-limited, your listening time is not. Once you have the resulting MP3, the audiobook is yours to listen to at your leisure.
The OverDrive Media Console will deliver SYNC summer audiobooks to you via Overdrive Media Software installed on your computer (compatible with Windows and Mac) or through an Overdrive App on your mobile device (compatible with iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7). Visit the OverDrive website to download the App or Software.