2022 Odyssey Honors PERFECTLY PARVIN and EMMANUEL'S DREAM covers
Awards & Recognition, Featured, Featured-LL Celebrating our 2022 Odyssey Honor Audiobooks: PERFECTLY PARVIN and EMMANUEL’S DREAM

Have you heard? The American Library Association’s Odyssey Award committee has named two Listening Library titles as 2022 Odyssey Honors, recognizing excellence in children’s and young adult audiobooks: PERFECTLY PARVIN by Olivia Abtahi, narrated by Mitra Jouhari and EMMANUEL’S DREAM: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Laurie Ann Thompson, read by Adjoa Andoh! Read more

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Fighting Words and The Way Back
Collection Development, Featured-LL Odyssey Award-Winning Authors Return with Powerful New Audiobooks

Two recent Odyssey Award-winning authors are back on Listening Library’s list this fall with already-acclaimed new audiobooks. One reunites the previous winning duo of author & narrator; the other newly pairs the author with a beloved two-time Odyssey Award-winning narrator. Don’t miss adding these powerful productions to your collections! Listen to clips and check out the rave reviews below. Read more

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2020 Odyssey Honors
Awards & Recognition, Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured Titles, Featured-LL Congratulations to our 2020 Odyssey Honorees Song for a Whale and We’re Not From Here

*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

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ALA Award Winners
Awards & Recognition, Featured-LL American Library Association’s 2018 Youth Media Award Winners on Audio

The American Library Association’s 2018 Youth Media Awards were announced on Monday morning at the ALA Midwinter Convention in Denver, Colorado and we are excited to share our TWO new 2018 Odyssey Award Honors with you, as well as twenty-five ALSC Notable and YALSA Amazing audiobooks! Plus, from the Printz to the Pura Belpré, we have a not-to-be-missed list of remarkable award winners in the audio format, perfect to recommend to kids and teens at your library. Listen to clips, read reviews, and find more fun content to share below. Read more

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