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Subject: Looking for audiobooks series for Autistic 12 yr old
Date Posted: 4/23/2009 11:28 AM ET
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He loves to listen to stories, but has extreme difficulty reading!  He has devoured Elyan series, snow spider series, Inkheart series, Ghosthunters books, all of the magic tree house audiobooks, harry potter series,  many of the Peter Pan books by Barry, and even the Clan of the Cave Bear series (with some editing by mom).  I am looking for more of these type of audiobooks for him.  He loves the stories and has full comprehension, but he just can not seem to read no matter how hard he tries (and we do try, but I want him to know that reading is enjoyable too, and that books are full of stories).  I would love some suggestions on other series.


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Date Posted: 4/24/2009 9:00 AM ET
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The Warriors Books by Erin Hunter (not sure how many you can get in audio)

THe Edge Chronicals by Paul Stewart (these we have listened to on audio so I know they are available)

Date Posted: 4/24/2009 10:08 AM ET
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The Eragon series by Paolini

A Series of Unfortunate Events

We have listened to both of those series and enjoyed them as a family.

Date Posted: 7/13/2009 4:08 PM ET
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians series By: Rick Riordan

They are good books that teach you about greek mythology in a very fun way!

Date Posted: 7/28/2009 10:51 AM ET
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Redwall series by Brian Jacques

The Sister's Grimm series by Michael Buckley

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Date Posted: 7/28/2009 11:25 PM ET
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I've listened to all the following and enjoyed them:

Ranger's Apprentice Series by John Flanagan

Gatekeepers Series by Anthony Horowitz

Artemis Fowl Series by Eoin Colfer

Septimus Heap Series by Angie Sage

Pendragon Series by D.J. MacHale

Faerie Wars Series by Herbie Brennan

Charlie Bone Series by Jenny Nimmo

Gregor the Overlander Series by Suzanne Collins

The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

Anything by Tamora Pierce but would probably start with Circle of Magic Series