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Odyssey fun fact

Narrators Kirby Heyborne & Lincoln Hoppe are a comedy duo?? The pair voiced two Odyssey audiobook titles recognized during the recent Youth Media Awards of the American Library Association. Heyborne narrated Rotters, Listening Library’s Odyssey-Award-winning title, and Hoppe narrated Listening Library’s Odyssey Honor title Okay for Now. It seems the two were presentient, as this video clip from their kerBlink.com comedy site shows Heyborne tooting his own horn with Hoppe‘s support. File this under “Who knew??”

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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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