We were thrilled to join librarians at ALA Midwinter in Atlanta in January to celebrate the year’s best in books and audiobooks! View our photo album on Facebook here. We are excited to share our new 2017 Odyssey Award Winner with you! Plus, be sure to offer young patrons these other fabulous award winners in the audio format. Find audio clips, reviews, and more fun content to share below. Read more
What an exciting morning for book lovers everywhere. The ALA Youth Media Awards are perhaps the most highly-anticipated part of January’s annual ALA Midwinter conference. And this morning in Atlanta, winners of the Newbery Medal, Caldecott Medal, Printz Award, and the other prestigious ALA Awards were announced. Listening Library is thrilled to publish the 2017 Odyssey Award Winner for Excellence in Audiobook Production, ANNA AND THE SWALLOW MAN Read more
Karen Dziekonski is the 2016 Odyssey Award-winning producer of The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, narrated by Jayne Entwistle. Her speech was delivered at the American Library Association Conference in Orlando, Florida on June 27, 2016. Read more
Jayne Entwistle is the 2016 Odyssey Award-winning narrator of The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, produced by Karen Dziekonski. Her speech was delivered at the American Library Association Conference in Orlando, Florida on June 27, 2016. Read more
The Odyssey Award is an annual award is given to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States.
This year’s winner, THE WAR THAT SAVED MY LIFE, is an exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War 2, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, read on audio by Jayne Entwistle, and produced by Karen Dziekonski. Read more