Recorded Books Offers Free Audio for Bridge to Terabithia

Recorded Books Offers Free Audio for Bridge to Terabithia

Prince Frederick, MD-September 9, 2008-Recorded Books, the largest

provider of audiobooks for K-12 schools, is giving away excerpts from

the audiobook for Newbery Medal winner Bridge to Terabithia, along

with lesson plans that coordinate with the excerpts. Free downloads

from Katherine Paterson's audiobook will be available through

September 30, 2008, but educators can still listen to the excerpts

online after that.

Two sets of lesson plans and audio excerpts for Bridge to Terabithia

are currently available at

<> The

first set focuses on use of simile and metaphor in the book, and the

second set asks kids to get creative in their own Terabithia-like

world. Worksheets are provided to accompany both sets of lesson

plans, and excerpts from the audiobook are available to coordinate

with the lesson.

Recorded Books offers other free lesson plans, worksheets, and audio

at On Monday, September 15,

Recorded Books will feature a lesson plan on Beverly Cleary's Strider

from Instructional Resource Teacher Laurie McGrath. Educators are

encouraged to send in their own lesson plans that incorporate audio

via the 'Featured Educator' link on the

<>blog. Submitters can win free

audiobooks if their lesson plans are chosen to be featured. For more

details, see

About Recorded Books: Recorded Books, a Haights Cross Communications

company, produces and distributes unabridged audiobooks and other

audio products for schools and libraries, in CD, cassette and

Playaway formats. Over 7,000 titles are available for children, young

adults, and adults, narrated by professional, award-winning actors.

Recorded Books also publishes and distributes SmartPass Audio Guides

to Shakespeare and Dr. Janet Allen's Plugged-in to Reading. Packaging

is designed for high circulation. One-year warranty, cataloging,

processing, and free marc records are available. For more

information, visit


About Haights Cross Communications: Founded in 1997 and based in

White Plains, NY, Haights Cross is a leading developer and publisher

of products for the kindergarten through twelfth grade, or K-12,

supplemental education, library, and medical education markets.

Haights Cross imprints include: Sundance/Newbridge Educational

Publishing (Northborough, MA), Triumph Learning (New York, NY),

Buckle Down Publishing (Iowa City, IA), Options Publishing

(Merrimack, NH), Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), and Oakstone

Publishing (Birmingham, AL). For more information, visit



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