The finalists for the 2019 Audi Awards have been announced by the Audio Publishers Association. The awards are given in a variety of categories with three categories focused on children and teens.
It is also of note that Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, narrated by Bahni Turpin is a finalist in the Audiobook of the Year category. Additionally, Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham, narrated by Pyeng Threadgill and Luke Slattery, Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales narrated by F. Murray Abraham and an ensemble cast, and Sadie by Courtney Summers, narrated by Dan Bittner, Rebecca Soler, Gabra Zackman, and Fred Berman are finalists in the Multi-Voiced Performance Category. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo and The Secret of Nightingale Wood by Lucy Strange are finalists in the Narration by the Author category.
Here are the finalists in the youth categories:
Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome, narrated by SiSi Aisha Johnson, January LaVoy, Lisa Renee Pitts, and Bahni Turpin
Dreamers by Yuyi Morales, narrated by Adriana Sananes
Esquivel!: Space-Age Sound Artist by Susan Wood, narrated by Brian Amador
Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers, narrated by Dion Graham
We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen, narrated by Johnny Heller and Christopher Curry
Finding Langston by Lesa Cline-Ransome, narrated by Dion Graham
Grenade by Alan Gratz, narrated by Todd Haberkorn and Andrew Eiden
The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book VI by Maryrose Wood, narrated by Fiona Hardingham
Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo, narrated by Cassandra Morris
The Secret of Nightingale Wood written and narrated by Lucy Strange
Sunny by Jason Reynolds, narrated by Guy Lockard
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, narrated by Bahni Turpin
Far from the Tree by Robin Benway, narrated by Julia Whelan
The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee, narrated by Moira Quirk
The Poet X written and narrated by Elizabeth Acevedo
Sadie by Courtney Summers, narrated by Dan Bittner, Rebecca Soler, Gabra Zackman, and Fred Berman
The Stars at Oktober Bend by Glenda Millard, narrated by Candice Moll and Ron Butler
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I read Raymie Nightengale, because it was narrated by favorite performer-Jenna Lamia but I ended up really liking the story (and especially Louisiana) and cannot wait for Louisiana’s Way Home!
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