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Sanctuary by Paola Mendoza and Abby Sher; Narrated by Paola Mendoza
Publication Date: September 1, 2020
In the year 2032, all American citizens are chipped and every movement is tracked, making it near impossible for the undocumented to survive. Somehow, Valentina “Vali” Gonzalez Rameriz, her mother and her younger brother manage to eke out an existence in small-town Vermont using counterfeit chips. When Vali’s mother’s chip malfunctions, the three of them make a harrowing journey across the country to her Tia Luna’s in California, the sanctuary state that is being walled off and forcefully seceded from the rest of the country.
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The seventh annual Odyssey award presentation was held at the ALA Annual Conference on Monday, June 30, 2014.
The Odyssey Awards are the awards for the best audiobook of the year produced for children and/or teens in English and available in the United States. It is a joint award presented by ALSC and YALSA.
The room was packed full of librarians and audiobook fans. It was definitely exciting to see all the honorees that were able to make the presentation of awards. Here is a slightly blurry photo of the awards winners that were present:
From left to right:
- Booklist consultant, Rebecca Vnuk
- 2014 Odyssey Chair, Ellen Rix Spring
- Daniel Kraus (author of Scowler, 2014 Odyssey Winner)
- Timothy Federle (author/narrator of Better Nate Than Never, 2014 Odyssey Honor Audiobook)
- Kirby Heyborne (narrator of Scowler, 2014 Odyssey Winner)
- Kelly Gildea (producer of Scowler, 2014 Odyssey Winner)
- Sunil Malhotra (narrator of Eleanor & Park, 2014 Odyssey Honor Audiobook)
- Rebecca Lowman (narrator of Eleanor & Park, 2014 Odyssey Honor Audiobook) Continue reading ALA Annual 2014: Odyssey Awards Presentation