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
The American Library Association has announced the winners of the 2021 Odyssey Award and Honors, including Odyssey Honors for Fighting Words and When Stars Are Scattered! Read more
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
By Aaron Blank, producer of 2020 Odyssey Honor SONG FOR A WHALE. Watch this year’s Virtual Ceremony on ALA’s YouTube page now! It premiered June 28th at 4:30 pm ET!
By Nick Martorelli, producer of 2020 Odyssey Honor WE’RE NOT FROM HERE. Watch this year’s Virtual Ceremony on ALA’s YouTube page now! It premiered June 28th at 4:30 pm ET!
I am a huge fan of science fiction, of stories that transport us to new worlds and far-flung futures, yet always understand that – wrapped in starships and laser guns – those novels are addressing the concerns of the here and now. Read more