Here at the Read-Aloud Revival, we are BIG FANS of audio books, but we get asked all the time: “Do audio books count as real read alouds?”

In today’s brand new episode of the podcast, I’m answering that question.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • whether or not audio books count as real reading
  • where and how to listen (either alone or as a family)
  • where I get the best deals on audio books

Audio books absolutely aren’t cheating, and I’m here today with your quick guide for getting started!

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Episode 66
David Copperfield

David Copperfield

*Highly Recommended*

DIRECTIONS: When you go to buy the Kindle version for FREE (even if you don't want it), select "Add Audible narration"

NARRATED BY: Richard Armitage - he's an amazing narrator!

BEST FOR AGES: 14+, Moms

LISTENING LENGTH: 36 hours, 30 min

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The Ramona Quimby Audio Collection

The Ramona Quimby Audio Collection

$42.51

Meet Ramona. She lives on Klickitat Street with her mother, father, and big sister, Beezus. She's not afraid of anything and is always up to something. And that's just the beginning.... In this audio collection, join Ramona, one of Beverly Cleary's most beloved characters, on all her wacky adventure...

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The Henry Huggins Audio Collection

The Henry Huggins Audio Collection

Henry Huggins's adventures are finally all in one location! Come join Henry on Kilckitat Street as he gets into hijinks - usually with the help of Ribsy and none other than Ramona Quimby. This collection includes: Henry Huggins Henry and Beezus Henry and Ribsy Henry and the Paper Route Henry and the...

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The Beverly Cleary Audio Collection

The Beverly Cleary Audio Collection

$37.79

Beverly Cleary has been a part of America's childhood for over 50 years. Now enjoy this rare collection of some of your favorite characters and their funny, heart-warming stories. In this audio collection you'll find: Ellen TebbitsOtis SpoffordEmily's Runaway ImaginationMitch and AmySocksMuggie Magg...

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

$0.99
Author:
Series: Audio Favorites, Book 82
Tag: Episode 66

NARRATED BY: Nick Offerman, DIRECTIONS: "Buy" the Kindle version for free, then select "Add Audible narration for .99" BEST FOR AGES: 8+

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Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking

$5.95
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Series: Audio Favorites, Book 81
Tag: Episode 66

NARRATED BY: Esther Benson, BEST FOR AGES: 4+

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The Westing Game

The Westing Game

$3.95
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Series: Episodes, Episode 66, Book 72
Tag: Episode 66

NARRATED BY: Eric Michael Summerer, BEST FOR AGES: 10+

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Little House in the Big Woods: Little House, Book 1

Little House in the Big Woods: Little House, Book 1

$3.95

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! NARRATED BY: Cherry Jones, BEST FOR AGES: 5+

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Redwall: Redwall, Book 1

Redwall: Redwall, Book 1

$3.95
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Series: Audio Favorites, Book 69
Tag: Episode 66

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! NARRATED BY: Full Cast, BEST FOR AGES: 7+

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