American Library Association Award Winners 2018
American Library Association’s 2018 Youth Media Award Winners on Audio

Hand-selected by committees of dedicated librarians and educators, these American Library Association (ALA) award winners represent some of the best children’s and young adult books of the last year, and make for terrific family listening picks. We are excited to share our winners and honorees with you! Learn about them all below. Read more

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Wrinkle in Time listens
Must-listens Before Seeing A Wrinkle in Time

We’ve been excited about the movie adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time ever since it was announced the film was in production. Take a look at the trailer and you’ll see why we’re so pumped for the movie’s release on March 9. Read more

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Black History Month YA listens
5 Must-Listen Audiobooks by Black Writers for Teens and Young Readers

Each of these five audiobooks explores important topics like race, belonging, and truth in a way that is both beautiful and honest. Read more

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Traci Chee on why her Sea of Ink and Gold series is a “love letter to books” that’s perfect for audio

Traci Chee is a self-described “word geek” who, according to her author bio “loves book arts and art books.” So it should be no surprise to anyone that she had plenty to say about the art of audiobooks; her second book is called The Speaker, after all! Keep reading to hear what it was like for Chee to experience her own bestselling series in the audio format, how listening alters the way her words affect her, and why she thinks the audio editions shine a light on the heart of her series in a particularly poignant way. Read more

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Fragments of the Lost asks, “How well do you know someone?”

How well do you know the people you love? When you’re forced to go through a loved one’s belongings after they’ve passed away, what will you discover? There will be items you recognize, some you have fond memories of, but what about those you don’t recognize? When you peel back the layers of a life, will you like what you see?

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NYXIA author Scott Reintgen shares why audiobooks are a teacher’s best friend

“I’m really not sure what I would have done without great audiobooks,” says Scott Reintgen. Learn why listening to audiobooks is his go-to classroom strategy. Plus, the audiobook producer and narrator share behind-the-scenes details from the recording of this action-packed Hear Diversity pick. Read more

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