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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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Download free audiobooks all summer long via SYNC

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. From April 27 through August 16, 2017, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads each week, including four outstanding Listening Library titles! Visit www.audiobooksync.com each week for two new audio offerings. Once downloaded, these audios are yours to keep—but hurry, each title is available for one week only! Read more

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6 Noteworthy Audiobook Narrators

Narrators. How do you create an audiobook without one? Impossible. You can’t. Don’t try. Think back to the first audiobook you listened to. Why were you hooked? The narrator was one reason why you kept hitting the play button, whether you knew it or not.

What makes a great audiobook narrator? Talent, voice range, and an understanding of the book are all important qualities. But most of all, fantastic narrators have the ability to tell a story that captivates the audience. We’ve kicked off the long list of noteworthy narrators with these favorites (in no particular order). Read more

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