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Adventure Everywhere: Magic-Packed Fantasy Audiobooks for Kids

Legends. Myths. Folklore. Friends. As you and your family celebrate Latin and Hispanic Heritage month, listen to fantasy audiobooks by kid-favorite authors (Karla Arenas Valenti, Carlos Hernandez, J. C. Cervantes, and more) that draw story inspiration from the US, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. READ MORE

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This Is the Author Season 6 Episode 55: In Conversation with Jimmie Allen and Mary Beth Adair
On the Podcast: In Conversation with Author Jimmie Allen and Narrator Mary Beth Adair

In this special episode of This Is the Author In Conversation, meet rising country star Jimmie Allen, author of My Voice Is a Trumpet, in conversation with Mary Beth Adair, who is both the narrator of his audiobook, and his former kindergarten teacher! READ MORE

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Image of Jerry Spinelli in front of the covers of his his works: Dead Wednesday, Stargirl, Love Stargirl, Crash, The Warden's Daughter, Maniac Magee, Hokey Pokey, and Milkweed
Celebrating Jerry Spinelli With Audiobooks

Jerry Spinelli–Newbery Medal winner, New York Times bestseller, and beloved author of anyone who has ever been in middle school–is back with the brand new middle grade novel Dead Wednesday, about a shy boy and a gone girl with an unlikely connection, written with Spinelli’s signature brilliance and heart. In celebration of Dead Wednesday‘s release, we’re reminiscing about all the Jerry Spinelli books we know and love, and all the audiobook narrators who have brought them to life. READ MORE

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Books that Play: YA Listens Perfect for the Pool

Grab your towel and your lemonade because we are headed poolside. While you bask, plug in to one of the hottest YA releases the summer has to offer. From classic summer crushes to feminist fantasy epics to sinister happenings as school lets out, summer listening will be as easy as the breeze on your skin and as refreshing as a dip in the water. READ MORE

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This Is the Author S6 E52 Image of Grady Hendrix, author of The Final Girl Support Group
On the Podcast: Author Grady Hendrix talks Horror Movies and Audiobooks

In this special episode—perfectly timed for scary campfire tales season—meet author, journalist, and screenwriter Grady Hendrix. If you’re a horror movie fan and you’ve ever thought about what happens to the last characters standing after the credits roll, tune in to hear Grady share the inspiration behind his new thriller, The Final Girl Support Group. READ MORE

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