ALA Recommended Listening

ALA Recommends. . .

List of links to ALA's recommended and award-winning audio, including music and spoken-word recordings and audiobooks for all ages, sorted by age group. Includes resources for librarians and educators on audio and music collections and on storytelling and booktalking programs.

For Children | For Young Adults/Teens | Odyssey Award | For Adults | For Librarians and Educators

 

This page is compiled by the ALA Library. Please send any needed corrections to Valerie Hawkins of ALA's Library.

 

Lists and Awards Spotlight

The ALA 2016 Youth Media Awards including the Newbery Medal and Caldecott Medal, will be announced January 11, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. ET.

Booklist Editors' Choice and Top of the List picks, 2015 at the Booklist Reader

 

For Children

 

For Young Adults/Teens

 

ALSC/Booklist/YALSA Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production

Given to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults available in English in the United States

 

For Adults

 

For Librarians and Educators

Audiobooks at The Booklist Reader including:

LibraryReads on Audio

June is Audiobook Month

Audie Award

 

This page is part of ALA Recommends... compiled by the ALA Library. Contact us at library@ala.org with any questions. See the other lists of recommendations compiled by ALA member committees - ALA Recommended Reading: List of links to ALA's literature award winners and various notable reading lists for all ages, sorted by age group; ALA Recommended Viewing: List of links to ALA's recommended DVDs and videos for all ages, sorted by age group; and ALA Recommended Web Sites: List of links to ALA's recommended web sites for all ages, sorted by age group.

 

Last updated: December 2015

 

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