«This annual award will be given to the producer of the best audiobook produced for children and/or young adults, available in English in the United States. The selection committee may also select honor titles. The Odyssey Award is jointly given and administered by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), divisions of ALA, and is sponsored by Booklist.»
2022 Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production for Young Adults:
«»When You Look Like Us,” written by Pamela N. Harris, narrated by Preston Butler III, produced by Almeda Beynon, and published by HarperAudio highlights class.
«When You Look Like Us,» is about race, and socioeconomic divisions. When Jay Murphy realizes that his sister Nicole is missing, he is determined to find her, despite the cards stacked against them. Butler deftly handles multiple voices with precision, passion, and panache, leaving listeners to wonder why some lives matter more than others.»