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Mary Burkey, a teacher, librarian, and audiobook addict, writes about listening, learning, and the joy of headsets

Archive for the 'Freebie Friday' Category

Fri, June 13th, 2014
Freebie Friday: Don’t miss Booklist’s Top Audiobook of 2012 Code Name Verity!
Posted by: Mary Burkey

One of my all-time favorite audiobooks is FREE until through Wed. June 18. You absolutely MUST download this fabulous title from Brilliance Audio. But don’t just take my word for it – Printz-honoree Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein was named Booklist’s “Top Audiobook of 2012.” This brilliantly-plotted historical fiction is enhanced by the subtle and […]

Fri, June 6th, 2014
Freebie Friday: 43 narrators read to you for #audiomonth
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Free – great short works read by top audiobook talent every day of June is Audiobook Month. Check out the Going Public web link to hear the audio selections from Spoken Freely 14 - click here for the whole schedule. I interviewed narrator Xe Sands about her Going Public brainchild in this “Voicing a Cause” post when […]

Fri, May 16th, 2014
Freebie Friday: 1 Eoin Colfer mystery, 1 H.G. Wells classic
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Celebrate #mysterymonth plus get one of this year’s “Top 10 SF, Fantasy, and Horror Audiobooks for Youth“ with this week’s two free audios from SYNC, the awesome summer promotion where you can download a pair of audiobooks each week – click here to learn more & see the whole list. Don’t forget to text syncya to 25827 for a […]

Fri, May 2nd, 2014
Freebie Friday – 26 totally FREE fantastic audiobooks from SYNC
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Young Adult favorites & classics for all ages, award-winners, star narrators, live drama – and all FREE! Find out more on the SYNC website and text syncya to 25827 for updates and download reminders. Use the promo materials from the TOOL KIT to promote the SYNC titles in your classroom, on your library website, or via social media. There […]

Fri, April 18th, 2014
Freebie Friday: 7 downloadable audiobooks for all ages & interests
Posted by: Mary Burkey

What a terrific roundup of FREE audios – from children’s classic to business advice, here’s something for everyone! Random House Audio continues their great “Try Audio” promotion with a new batch of titles. Download these, and bookmark to check back later – there’s a constantly changing selection for listeners! Plus tons of audio info and […]

Fri, March 28th, 2014
Freebie Friday: Best of the BBC, featuring Hamlet
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Great streaming audio for your listening pleasure! BBC Radio 4 is a treasure for listeners looking for the best in spoken word. Amazing productions are performed live, and then archived for limited-time streaming access. There’s a range of genres, from children’s classics to 15 Minute Drama, humor to literary New Wave. Check out the playlists […]

Fri, March 21st, 2014
Freebie Friday: Celebrate World Poetry Day by listening!
Posted by: Mary Burkey

So many terrific FREE ways to hear poetry as it is meant to be: read aloud! Here’s a selected list of websites featuring audio for UNESCO’s World Poetry Day – and if you have a favorite I missed, please add to the comments. Audio & Video resources: Poetry Foundation’s Audio & Podcast page: Internet Archive’s […]

Fri, March 14th, 2014
Freebie Friday: Audiobooks for your Easter basket from Christian Audio
Posted by: Mary Burkey

This month’s free download plus a bonus title free until Easter – Two freebies for the Easter season from Christian Audio: Normal Christian Life, by Watchman Nee, narrated by Paul Michael. This month’s free download is a 7 Hrs. 45 Min. classic work which unfolds the path of Christian faith and presents the eternal purpose of God […]

Fri, March 7th, 2014
Freebie Friday: Oscar Wilde classic & an epic fantasy short story
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Two free audio goodies – grab them now! The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde, is available as a free iTunes app from L.A. Theatre Works. Download this free app to any Apple device, and enjoy not only the full play, but also the entire text so you can read it standalone or follow along […]

Fri, February 14th, 2014
Freebie Friday: Stars, Serving the Poor, Survey & Sync
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Here’s a batch of free audiobook listening for another snowed-in weekend! Share some great books with kids, and let stars from the Screen Actors Guild do the reading. There are even activity guides to extended the fun at home or at school. Who could resist Betty White performing Gene Zion’s Harry the Dirty Dog? See […]

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