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suggested audiobook list

Sylvia Vardell and I will be chairing a preconference at the Texas Library Association next week on audiobooks. Here is the list we will give participants of recommendations of audio from the members of the Odyssey Committee (Best.Committee.Ever.).


Recommended Audiobooks: Tips from The 2008 Odyssey Committee

Here are some of the favorite audiobooks from the members of the 2007 Odyssey Committee.
Mary Burkey, Chair; Members: Francesca Goldsmith, Jerene Batitsti, Merri Lindgren, Sylvia Vardell, Sharon Grover, Teri Lesesne, Connie Rockman, Sue Ellen Beauregard, Natalie Hoyle

1. Alabama Moon
2. Alex and the Ironic Gentleman
3. Beasts of Clawstone Castle
4. Before I Die
5. Blood Fever
6. Bloody Jack (2008 Odyssey honor)
7. Born to Rock
8. Clementine
9. Does My Head Look Big in This?
10. Dooby Dooby Moo (2008 Odyssey honor)
11. A Drowned Maiden's Hair
12. Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree
13. Fan Boy and Goth Girl
14. Forever in Blue
15. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2008 Odyssey honor)
16. Hattie Big Sky
17. I Am Not Joey Pigza
18. If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period
19. Jazz (2008 Odyssey Award)
20. Journey of the One & Only Declaration of Independence
21. Keturah and Lord Death
22. London Calling
23. Part of Me
24. Peter and the Starcatchers
25. Princess Academy
26. Rules of Survival
27. Seven Blind Mice
28. Skullduggery Pleasant (2008 Odyssey honor)
29. Soul Eater
30. The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World
31. The One and Only Shrek
32. The Pinhoe Egg
33. Thirteen Reasons Why
34. Treasure Island (2008 Odyssey honor)
35. Twisted
36. Vampirates
37. Water Street
38. The Wednesday Wars
39. The White Giraffe
40. The Wish House

See also: ALSC Notable Children's Recordings list & the YALSA Selected Audiobooks list http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/childrensnotable/notablecreclist/currentnotable.cfm

http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/booklistsawards/selectedaudio/07audiobooks.cfm
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