Awards & Recognition, Featured-LL Listening Library’s 2016 ALA Award Winners

Listening Library is proud to celebrate this year’s ALA award winners on audiobook. Winners were announced Monday, January 11 in Boston, MA at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. Share these outstanding listens with your young patrons. Read more

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Featured Titles, Featured-LL Initiate Important Conversation with Audio: CRENSHAW pairs Newbery Winner Applegate and two-time Odyssey Winner Heyborne

An oversized imaginary cat. Dreams of becoming a scientist. Homelessness. While there is much magic in Newbery Medal Winner Katherine Applegate’s CRENSHAW, there’s also the very real and yet, often underrepresented topic of homelessness that’s brought to light specifically for a middle grade audience. And thanks to an unforgettable first-person narrative read by two-time Odyssey Award Winner Kirby Heyborne, this audiobook is a great way to initiate important conversation. Read more

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