The Booklist editors have spoken…and we know you’ll want to listen! These picks from the Booklist Editors’ Choice: Youth Audio list are some of the past year’s most celebrated fiction and non-fiction bestsellers. Read on to find out what little listeners will be clamoring for at your library, and to get a jump on your 2019 list of recommendations. Click here to see Booklist‘s full Youth Audio list.
“Sotomayor’s message to young people, that “big dreams are not out of bounds,” is inspiring and never heavy-handed in this highly recommended audio.”—Booklist
“Convincing voices, building suspense, and a satisfying conclusion with the prospect of future adventures create a captivating listening experience.”—Booklist
“Hardingham gives a noble and suitably bloody performance, invoking characters whose lives are full of rage, passion, and tenderness.”—Booklist
“Graham’s stellar narration creates fully recognized voices for the culturally and ethnically diverse characters, convincingly revealing each personality.”—Booklist
“Fox shines in a multicharacter performance of this charming reimagining of the classic fairy tale.”—Booklist
“This rollicking audio presentation soars, thanks to Daymond’s energetic and effortlessly funny narration.”—Booklist
“LaVoy shines at creating distinct voices for the fantastically motley cast while maintaining a clear third-person narrator’s voice in this adventure of mythic proportions.”—Booklist