Librarians react: ANNA AND THE SWALLOW MAN named 2017 Odyssey Award Winner

By Jennifer Rubins | January 23 2017 | Audiobook News

What an exciting morning for book lovers everywhere. The ALA Youth Media Awards are perhaps the most highly-anticipated part of January’s annual ALA Midwinter conference. And this morning in Atlanta, winners of the Newbery Medal, Caldecott Medal, Printz Award, and the other prestigious ALA Awards were announced. Listening Library is thrilled to publish the 2017 Odyssey Award Winner for Excellence in Audiobook Production, ANNA AND THE SWALLOW MAN by Gavriel Savit, read by Allan Corduner, and produced by Orli Moscowitz. And what fun to see the live reactions from librarians and listeners who loved (or can’t wait to hear) this extraordinary audiobook. Check them out below—and be sure to check out this audiobook at your library!

Thanks to the hardworking Odyssey Committee! There they are in this great photo shared by ALSC. Love the t-shirts!

And congratulations to audiobook producer Orli Moscowitz who had this to say about author Gavriel Savit and narrator Allan Corduner:

Anna and the Swallow Man

Winner of the 2017 Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production

A stunning, beautiful, and ambitious debut novel set in Poland during the Second World War perfect for readers of All the Light We Cannot See and The Book Thief.

Age 12 and up