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Collection Development, Featured-LL Bedtime is Better with Audiobooks

As a somewhat new parent, now two years in to this new role of mama, I feel both comforted and taunted by the abundance of sleep-related advice books that come across my desk. From The Kids Are in Bed, to It’s Never Too Late to Sleep Train, to The Happy Sleeper, I am thankful for the arrival of these wonderful parenting audiobooks—and happy to know I am clearly not alone in my shuteye struggles! But while sleep for a new parent may be lacking, the actual ritual of bedtime can hold much magic, thanks to the joy of reading—and listening—together! Read more

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Featured Titles, Featured Titles, Featured-LL How audiobooks can help kids learn THIRTY MILLION WORDS

The research is in: children who hear more words in their formative years have bigger vocabularies, are better readers, and get better test scores. If you believe in the power of words, Dr. Dana Suskind’s fascinating audiobook, THIRTY MILLION WORDS, is essential listening. Read more

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