Audiobooks for Youth

Audiobooks for Youth

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qAudiobooks are now a staple in most public and school libraries, and with good reason, since they have a clear role in the education of today's qborn digitalq generation. Burkey, who has been following their rise in popularity for years, combines a fascinating history of the medium and practical tips for using them in a readable guide applicable to school and public librarians as well as classroom teachers. Enriched with reflections and comments from authors, audiobook narrators, producers, reviewers, and librarians, this book Shows how audiobooks not only benefit struggling readers and bring families together but also fit neatly within newly accepted standards for early literacy education Demonstrates how to use audiobooks as classroom and library tools for learning Identifies how to locate qmust-haveq audiobooks and offers advice for maintaining a collection Including an overview of the major audiobook awards and lists of additional resources, Burkey's guide will help librarians and educators unlock the educational potential of audiobooks for youth. q... a€œVoice of Choicea€ Simon Vance narrating (and includes both an unabridged audiobook recording and a PDF e-book). ... Toad Audio Collection (HarperAudio 2004), where author Arnold Lobel charmingly narrates a faultless companion for anbsp;...

Title:Audiobooks for Youth
Author:Mary Burkey
Publisher:American Library Association - 2013


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