This great program starts in just a couple weeks. SYNC a free summer audiobook program for teens. Starting May 5th 2016, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week – pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. The weekly downloads will be a pair of related current YA and classic novels. You can also sign up at their website for for text or email reminders when new books are available for free download.
Each book is only available for download for one week, but can then be listened to when you want. The downloads are in the MP3 format , compatible with both Macs and PCs. The titles are downloaded through the Overdrive Media Console app, the same one used by the Berkeley Public library for audio and e-books. Although the first download is a little tricky, it’s easy once you get the hang of it. Here is their link for very simple download assistance! (The beauty part is that then you can use it to get e-books for your smart phone, iPad or computer using the same app!)
Here is a humongous list containing all 30 titles, Teen books and the classics with which they are paired. You can click each hotlink to get a description of the title and a listening sample.
Classic Audiobooks Pairings