In the Shadow of Liberty
Hear History IN THE SHADOW OF LIBERTY by Kenneth C. Davis, read by a Full Cast (Audiobook Trailer)

Did you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers—who fought for liberty and justice for all—were slave owners?

Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were “owned” by four of our greatest presidents, this audiobook helps set the record straight about the role slavery played in the founding of America. Read more

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JB Adkins on narrating Wendelin Van Draanen’s THE SECRET LIFE OF LINCOLN JONES: “It’s been difficult for me to shake the character…”

Listening Library is thrilled to welcome narrator JB Adkins to the blog as he shares why he loved diving into THE SECRET LIFE OF LINCOLN JONES by Wendelin Van Draanen. In this fresh and funny story about a boy learning to become the brave hero of his own life, we meet Lincoln Jones who is always working on the latest story he’s got going in his notebook. Read more

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Audiobooks put you in the room where it happened. The Nerdy Book Club names top books for Hamilton fans.

Attention all “Hamilnerds” who have listened to the Hamilton soundtrack on repeat hundreds of times: Listening Library has TWO NEW Hamilton-related listens to add to the mix. These fall ’16 drop-ins allow famous historical figures to tell their stories, bringing this fascinating period in American history to life—a perfect choice for classrooms! Read more

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