After a summer of fun, it’s time to head back to school! For many kids, the first few days are exciting…but once they get in a routine, that can quickly turn to boredom or dread.
Keep young listeners interested in learning and school, or bolster them with confidence for the classroom by sharing these fun, relatable, and timely audiobooks. Read more
Curious about what to recommend next to your middle grade and YA listeners? Listening Library editor Rebecca Waugh shares some new and upcoming picks she’s most excited about (and if you were at School Library Journal‘s Day of Dialog, some of these may look familiar). Have a browse and fill up your wish list! Read more
From The Hundred Acre Wood to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, children’s books have been transporting us to incredible places for decades. Read more
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