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Playaway All-In-One Audiobooks + Print

Now it's easier than ever to read along with your favorite audiobooks

Playaway Bookpacks help bring pages to life at the push of a button, delivering a fun and educational read-along experience to children of all ages. Each Bookpack contains a Playaway all-in-one audiobook and paperback book(s) for hours of entertainment. No cassettes. No CDs. No Downloading. Just Press Play!

Young girl listening to a Playaway while following along in a book.
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Grab and Go Convenience

Playaway Bookpacks can go where you go. Because Playaways were designed for active lifestyles, there's no need to worry about scratches or missing content (unlike CDs.) It is also compatible with standard listening accessories, like headphones, speakers, and car adapters so you can listen anywhere.

For Every Type of Reader

Bookpacks benefit all readers with increased comprehension, fluency and vocabulary skills. Valuable Playaway features, such as automatic bookmarking and multiple narration speed choices, make learning at an individual pace easy.

  • Emerging: Builds early literacy skills and fosters a love of learning
  • Reluctant/Struggling: Creates deeper engagement and inspires positive attitudes about reading
  • Proficient/Voracious: Introduces to books above current reading level and provides hours of entertainment
... Playaway is for everyone!
Playaways are great for our 4th and 5th grade readers who are slightly below grade level and lack the confidence to attempt longer chapter books, but need the exposure to complex, exciting stories. -Amy (Teacher) Playaways are so easy for kids to use and the LOVE them. They've got "a story on the go".  I encourage families to check them out and connect to their car audio system for a long car trip. -Candace (Public Librarian) The Playaway collection in my library has made a significant impact for my English as a Second Language students and students with learning disabilities. -Jamie (School Librarian)

What People are Saying

Jo Budler

"The State Library of Kansas is pleased to partner with Findaway to distribute another great product. Bookpacks, which pair audiobooks with print, are a perfect complement to our governor's literacy initiative that focuses on students achieving grade level reading by 4th Grade. I believe Bookpacks support reluctant and struggling readers, home schoolers, English Language Learners and adult literacy programs with the goal of promoting literacy and life-long learners."

Jo Budler, State Librarian of Kansas and Library Journal Librarian of the Year 2013

American Libraries

"The new tool is intuitive to use and offers educational benefits including increased reading comprehension, retention, vocabulary skills, phonemic awareness, and fluency."

American Libraries Magazine