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2009’s most downloaded Young Adult & Youth audiobooks & eBooks

Thanks, OverDrive, for posting the answer on your blog to my request for youth stats on my post highlighting the top 2009 audiobook & eBook downloads for adults! 🙂

Here are the top 2009 audiobooks & eBooks for children & teens, downloaded from public library websites:

Most Downloaded Juvenile Fiction Audiobooks from the Library (2009)
(Title, Author, Publisher)

1. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer, Listening Library
2. New Moon, Stephenie Meyer, Listening Library
3. Breaking Dawn, Stephenie Meyer, Listening Library
4. Eclipse, Stephenie Meyer, Listening Library
5. Brisingr, Christopher Paolini, Listening Library

Most Downloaded Juvenile Fiction eBooks from the Library (2009)
(Title, Author, Publisher)

1. Eclipse, Stephenie Meyer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
2. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
3. New Moon, Stephenie Meyer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
4. Breaking Dawn, Stephenie Meyer, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
5. The Angel Experiment, James Patterson, Orbit

Most Downloaded Juvenile Nonfiction Audiobooks from the Library (2009)
(Title, Author, Publisher)

1. Night, Elie Wiesel, Audio Bookshelf,LLC
2. VocabuLearn Spanish Word Booster, Penton Overseas, Inc., Penton Overseas, Inc.
3. Hear-SayTM Spanish, Penton Overseas, Inc., Donald S. Rivera
4. Amelia Earhart, Books In Motion, Lori Van Pelt
5. Blizzard!, Jim Murphy, Audio Bookshelf,LLC

Most Downloaded Juvenile Nonfiction eBooks from the Library (2009)
(Title, Author, Publisher)

1. Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson, Penguin USA, Inc.
2. 1,001 Facts About Dinosaurs, Neil Clark, Dorling Kindersley Limited
3. After School Reading Activities: Grade 1, School Specialty Publishing, School Specialty Publishing
4. After School Reading Activities: Grade 2, School Specialty Publishing, School Specialty Publishing
5. After School Reading Activities: Grade 3, School Specialty Publishing, School Specialty Publishing

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About the Author:

Mary Burkey is an independent library consultant in Columbus (OH). An enthusiastic audiophile, she has served on all four of ALA's audiobook award committees as well as the Audies. In addition to writing the "Voices in My Head" column for Booklist, she is the author of Audiobooks for Youth: A Practical Guide to Sound Literature (ALA, 2013). Follow her on Twitter at @mburkey.

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