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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Double the Vegetables Pot Roast
Get Cozy with Double-the-Vegetables Pot Roast and Full Cast Audiobooks

This week in our Listen and Cook series we’re not only doubling the veggies in our pot roast with chef Sarah Copeland, we’re also doubling, tripling, and quadrupling the number of narrators in our audiobooks and serving up recommendations for listens as richly packed with talent as your stew will be with potatoes. READ MORE

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Meet the Cast: When Stars are Scattered

Heartbreak and hope exist together in When Stars Are Scattered. This remarkable graphic novel on audio is about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by Somali refugee Omar Mohamed to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl, Victoria Jamieson. Listen on to meet a selection of the talented cast members that bring this intimate, important, unforgettable story to life. READ MORE

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