Older teens have a lot of information to sift through. Not only are they confronted with the universal struggles of leaving childhood behind and becoming an adult, but they’re also forming their own opinions on big ideas and issues. READ MORE
By Heather Job, publicist for Listening Library
One of my favorite jokes to make, when people tell me theyâ€™ve taken up running, is â€śWhat are you running from?â€ť One of my other favorite jokes to make, when people tell me theyâ€™ve taken up running, is â€śYou canâ€™t run from death.â€ť People donâ€™t tend to think these jokes are very funny, but I stand by them. READ MORE
Of the many things kids of all ages and backgrounds face every day, bullying, unfortunately, is one of the most prevalent shared experiences. In a large-scale effort to address the issue, October has been designated National Bullying Prevention Month. READ MORE
Every voice deserves to be heard, and audiobooks bring diverse YA characters and stories to vibrant life. READ MORE
You’re knee-deep in homework, school, and life stress. You need to escape…or find a new way forward. READ MORE
In this episode meet bestselling kids and young adult authors Markus Zusak, Matt de la PeĂ±a, and Nic Stone. Youâ€™ll hear how their own pasts each inspired them to write their latest stories, whether itâ€™s from an idea that came to one author twenty years ago, to the book one author wishes she had as a guidepost when she was in high school â€“ and of course, why itâ€™s so important for kids to be able to see and hear themselves in books. Plus, from Jim Dale to oneâ€™s own brother, hear who their dream narrators might be.
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October is one of the best times to listen to spine-tingling tales, as the days get short, the nights longer, and Halloween looms on the horizon.
Rather than spook younger readers with gruesome horror stories, why not share some gentler supernatural audiobooks? READ MORE