Looking for the best audiobooks to recommend to young readers? The ALSC Notable Children’s Recordings list “includes recordings for children 14 years of age and younger of especially commendable quality that demonstrate respect for young people’s intelligence and imagination; exhibit venturesome creativity; and reflect and encourage the interests of children and young adolescents in exemplary ways.” Read more
The YALSA Amazing Audiobooks list is aimed towards young adults aged 12-18 and is drawn from the previous year of spoken-word releases. Read on for the fantastic listens from BOT & Listening Library—including 4 Top Ten selections—that made the list this year! You can view the YALSA Committee’s comments and full list here. Read more
*UPDATE* Watch the 2020 Odyssey Award Ceremony on ALA’s YouTube Page on June 28th, 2020 at 4:30 pm ET!
The American Library Association has announced the winners of the 2020 Odyssey Award and Honors, including Odyssey Honors for Song for a Whale and We’re Not From Here! Read more
As selected by School Library Journal, “These 10 audiobooks represent the best of November 2018 to October 2019 releases, with selections for all age groups and interests. Exceptional narration enhances the fascinating stories.” Listening Library is thrilled to celebrate our 3 picks from the list below. Don’t miss sharing these standouts with your young listeners. Read more
Booklist‘s 2019 Editors’ Choice picks for audio truly speak for themselves. As Booklist shared, these picks “provide youth with superlative listening experiences across the age and interest spectrum.”
Here’s what will keep kids engaged on audio…including the TOP OF THE LIST winning pick! Read more