by Emily Roberts on June 1, 2013

Kids don’t just read fiction. Indeed, older boys often abandon stories completely in favor of fact-based reading. Non fiction covers most of the subjects that adults are interested in – history, biography, even self-help.

Again, many excellent non-fiction books aren’t available as audiobooks. In some cases, the reason for this is obvious – as in Canadian author/illustrator Bill Slavin’s marvelous “How Things are made” book Transformed.

This time we’ve selected an audiobook about Habitat for Humanity, the charitable group that builds houses for needy people, with the future owners taking part in the building process – David Rubel’s “If I had a Hammer

Pete Seeger says of this book, “This is an inspiring book, telling how ideas starting on a little farm in Georgia have grown to a worldwide movement bringing people together.”

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