Saturday, November 8, 2008

YA Literature Symposium: Listening is Reading

I'm at the first YA Literature Symposium, hosted by YALSA and funded in part through the generosity of the William Morris Endowment. I am honored to be part of the session "Listening is Reading: Teens Choose Books Out Loud." Here are a few links for those interested in audiobooks for teens...

Best MP3 Players for Audiobooks: a Cnet article from October 2, 2008 by Donald Bell

Some past Audiobooker posts on teens & audiobooks:

International Association of School Librarians Conference Session: Research Resource List

International Association of School Librarians Conference: Beyond the Book Session Notes

International Association of School Librarians: Ten Tips for Teens New to North American English

Listen Up! Audiobooks and Literacy Development

Sounds True to Me: Authentic Audiobooks for Adolescents PowerPoint

From the YALSA Blog - the podcast from the first Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production Celebration.

From the PLA blog - the Celebrating Excellence in Audiobooks for Children and Young Adults podcast with Judy Blume, Bruce Coville, Jack Gantos, and John Green.

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