June/July 2017

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22 n AudioFile/ On the Web Welcome to SYNC 2017! The SYNC Audiobooks for Teens program, sponsored by AudioFile and powered by OverDrive, continues its eighth year with an exciting lineup that includes authors Stacy Schiff, M.T. Anderson, Ruta Sepetys, and Daniel José Older. SYNC is giving away two FREE audiobook downloads every week each summer. In 2017, 32 titles will be given away over 16 weeks, continuing through August 16. Sign up for email or text alerts and learn more at June 1 – June 7 BEAST DonnaJoNapoli,readbyRobertRamirez (Recorded Books) OF BEAST AND BEAUTY StaceyJay,readbyJuliaWhelan (Tantor Media) June 8 – June 14 PLUS ONE ElizabethFama,readbyJuliaWhelan (Elizabeth Fama) IF I RUN TerriBlackstock,readbyNanGurley (Zondervan) Summer 2017 SYNC Title Lineup S Y N C Why SYNC? SYNC creates weekly pairings of award-winning teen-focused titles mixed with classics and frequently assigned reading to encourage access to fine books and performances as well as listening literacy skills. The SYNC program started on April 27 to assist teachers and school librar- ians with getting students in the habit of taking advantage of SYNC before they head out for summer break. Visit to find free tools to promote the program in your school or library. June 15 – June 21 THE RED UMBRELLA ChristinaDiazGonzalez,readby KylaGarcia(Ideal Audiobooks) THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK W.E.B.DuBois,readbyRodney Gardiner(Dreamscape Media) June 22 – June 28 THE WITCH'S VACUUM CLEANER AND OTHER STORIES TerryPratchett,readbyJulian Rhind-Tutt(Harper Audio) THE WITCHES: SALEM, 1692 StacySchiff,readbyElizaFoss (Hachette Audio) June 29 – July 5 AMERICAN NIGHT: THE BALLAD OF JUAN JOSÉ RichardMontoya,developedby CultureClashandJoBonney, performedbyKeithJefferson, RichardMontoya,andaFullCast (L.A. Theatre Works) MY NAME IS NOT EASY DebbyDahlEdwardson,readby NickPodehlandAmyRubinate (Brilliance Audio) July 6 – July 12 REBUTTAL JyotsnaHariharan,readby PhoebeStrole,MichaelCrouch, NinaMehta(HarperAudio) REMEMBER TO FORGET AshleyRoyer,readbyWillLasley(Blink) July 13 – July 19 THE DORITO EFFECT: THE SURPRISING NEW TRUTH ABOUT FOOD AND FLAVOR MarkSchatzker,readbyChrisPatton (Dreamscape Media) SUGAR DeirdreRiordanHall,readby TaraSands(Brilliance Audio) July 20 – July 26 GONE: GONE SERIES, BOOK 1 MichaelGrant,readbyKyleMcCarley (Tantor Media) THE ONE SAFE PLACE TaniaUnsworth,readbyMarkTuretsky (HighBridge Audio) April 27–August 16 S Y N C S Y N C TEXT @audiobookSYNC syncya to 25827 THANK YOU to our SYNC partners! See a complete list on page 70.

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