Sound Learning is a subcommittee of the Public Relations and Events Committee focusing on expanding the information about the importance of audiobooks within the literacy cycle.
An Infographic on Audiobooks and Literacy
Have you ever wondered just how much audiobooks can improve early literacy skills? Download our infographic for a quick look at how audiobooks can impact reading accuracy, vocabulary skills, pronunciation, reading speed and more.
The Audiobook Experience
Samples and Collection Lists
There’s a reason that audiobooks are impacting readers at every level. Listen to an audio sample and experience the captivating power of audiobooks for yourself.
Deep in the Swamp
We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball
The Graveyard Book
Code Name Verity
Adult Titles for Students
The Water Castle
More for Younger Listeners
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
More for Older Listeners
Start building your K–12 audiobook collection by selecting a grade level and downloading a sample list. Don’t forget about summer reading! Check out our suggestions for both younger and older listeners to promote reading skills throughout the summer, encourage a love of reading, and increase quality family time through the power of audiobooks. Learn more.
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How Audiobooks Promote Literacy
Teaching Literacy with Audiobooks
Resources for Libraries
Listen. Think. Learn.
Audiobooks have come to the forefront of education, giving children of all ages the power to learn to listen and listen to learn. This Audio Publishers Association (APA) Literacy Toolkit provides you with the resources you need to discover the power of audiobooks and fully integrate them into your own learning program.