Featured-LL, Interview Must-listen Q&A with Ellen Oh, co-founder of We Need Diverse Books and editor of FLYING LESSONS & OTHER STORIES

Author Ellen Oh shares her thoughts on the importance of diversity in children’s literature and how audiobooks enhance diverse stories in this interview with her editor, Crown Books for Young Readers co-publisher, Phoebe Yeh. Plus, hear clips from every short story in FLYING LESSONS & OTHER STORIES. Edited by Ellen, this incredible anthology includes stories by bestselling authors Walter Dean Myers, Jacqueline Woodson, Matt de la Peña, Grace Lin, Tim Federle, Meg Medina, Tim Tingle, Soman Chainani, and Kwame Alexander—plus new author and We Need Diverse Books contest winner Kelly J. Baptist. Read more

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Collection Development, Featured-LL #1000BlackGirlBooks Creator Shares Her Favorite Stories

Being able to see – and hear – yourself within the stories you read is important but, unfortunately, doesn’t always happen. Books on Tape is proud to support diversity with the HearDiversity campaign, but Marley Dias is proof that even the youngest of us can make changes within his or her community. Read more

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Collection Development, Featured-LL Celebrate Black History Month with Audiobooks

Share powerful stories with young listeners, including essential non-fiction and historical listens, biographies of notable black heroes, and award-winning stories from bestselling authors. Plus, request two FREE CD samplers and learn how you can further diversify your audio collection at HearDiversity.com. Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Featured-LL Listening Library’s 2016 ALA Award Winners

Listening Library is proud to celebrate this year’s ALA award winners on audiobook. Winners were announced Monday, January 11 in Boston, MA at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. Share these outstanding listens with your young patrons. Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Promotions & Events Enter to WIN Scandalously Good ALA Award-Winning Audiobooks

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Don’t believe everything you hear, eh? Well…while we all love a good scandal, in this case, the rumors are true… Read more

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