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Liza Wiemer and Rachel Kamin_In Conversation
Family Bonding with Audiobooks: An Author and Librarian in Conversation

When the full cast audiobook edition of Liza Wiemer’s YA novel The Assignment was released, educators reached out to ask about using it in their classrooms. This led her to notice a wider trend: not only was she hearing about teachers incorporating audiobooks into lessons, but also parents who were listening to audiobooks along with their children. READ MORE

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Black History Month Listening Library
A World of Heroes: Celebrating Black History Month with Audiobooks for Kids

There are many wonderful ways to celebrate Black History Month, and listening to audiobooks featuring the stories of African American leaders, entrepreneurs, thinkers, and artists can be especially impactful for young listeners. Whether read by award-winning narrators or by the authors themselves, these outstanding audiobook memoirs and biographies about Black change-makers living lives of courage, talent, and creativity, bring the context of history to life and empower young listeners to become forces for change in the present moment. READ MORE

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ALA ODYSSEY HONORS 2021
Celebrating Excellence in Children’s Audiobooks:When Stars Are Scattered and Fighting Words Receive Odyssey Honors

The American Library Association’s Odyssey Award committee has named two Listening Library titles as Odyssey Honor audiobooks: Fighting Words by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, produced by Karen Dziekonski and narrated by Bahni Turpin; and When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson & Omar Mohamed, produced by Julie Wilson and Kelly Gildea and narrated by Faysal Ahmed, Barkhad Abdi, and a full cast. READ MORE

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