Hear It Here First! Listening Library Sr. Editor Picks 2024 Audiobook Highlights

By Jennifer Rubins | December 7 2023 | Staff PicksAudiobook News

Get ready to press play on some standout listens in 2024! Emily Parliman, Listening Library Sr. Editor, selects some kids’ and teen titles that you won’t want to miss!

Witches of Brooklyn

This fan-favorite graphic novel series comes to audio for the first time in 2024! Sophie was very involved in adapting for audio so the listening experience will be as dynamic as the print version. Audio will feature a full cast, music, and sound effects.

Age 8-12 years


A groundbreaking Korean novel translated into English for the first time!

The Hunger Games meets Squid Game in Soyoung Park’s dystopian thriller Snowglobe— Entertainment Weekly

Age 12 and up

Black Girl You Are Atlas

Read by the Author 

Coretta Scott King Award and the Newbery Honor-winning author, Renee Watson, narrates her semi-autobiographical YA poetry collection, a thoughtful celebration of Black girlhood.

Age 12 and up


It’s impossible not to be excited for a new novel by Newbery Award Winner, Kate DiCamillo. Stay tuned for casting news. . .

Age 8-12 years

Max in the House of Spies
A Tale of World War II

As he proved to listeners with The Inquisitor’s Tale, Adam Gidwitz is brilliant at writing compelling, fascinating historical fiction. This WWII adventure story is unique in the best way.

Age 8-12 years