Here are five audiobooks for middle-grade listeners to enjoy, all with outstanding performances by their narrators. Selected by Audiofile Magazine.
Browsing: Award Winners
This month’s selection of titles is for the youngest audiobook listeners. Each story can be enjoyed on its own or can be paired with its picture book.
This month, we’re sharing five of the best young adult audiobooks that make for excellent summer listening. Teens can get swept up in heartfelt stories!
Each year, the American Library Association (ALA) announces the Randolph Caldecott Medal, the award given to the most distinguished American picture book for children. Here is the list of 2021 award winners.
These middle-grade audiobooks run the gamut from silly to serious to out of this world. In each case, strong, empathetic performances from the narrators make the characters and stories relatable to a wide range of listeners.
Young adult literature is powerful on audio. From full-cast productions to sensational author narrations, audiobooks provide a new way of connecting to these works.
Here are 5 outstanding and award-winning audiobooks to engage your youngest listeners ages 4-6+.
This is a book young people will probably want to read more than once, both for the themes in the story and for the author’s storytelling. It will appeal to middle grade readers who like sports – especially basketball – and coming of age stories.
The National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wy, announced that children’s book author/ illustrator Peter Brown is the recipient of the 2014 Bull-Bransom Award for his 2013 picture book Mr. Tiger Goes Wild. The judges called it “an exceptional tribute to the wild and rambunctious energy in all children” and they praised it for the way the Brown “plays around with the idea of ‘wildlife’ in very visual ways.”
The Michael L. Printz Award is given for excellence in literature written for young adults and is announced by the American Library Association.