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.
This page is compiled by the ALA Library. Please send any needed corrections to the ALA Library.
Lists and Awards Spotlight
Booklist Editors' Choice and Top of the List picks, 2015 at the Booklist Reader
- Notable Children's Recordings
Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults including Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults Top Ten
Given to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults available in English in the United States
- Odyssey Award
- Booklist Editors' Choice: Audio for Adults, 2015
- The Listen List: Outstanding Audiobook Narration
Previous Listen Lists (all previous lists, from 2012 to the present, available online): 2015 Listen List, 2014 Listen List, 2013 Listen List, 2012 Listen List
Audiobooks at The Booklist Reader including:
This page is part of ALA Recommends... compiled by the ALA Library. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.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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