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- List: Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production
- Award year: 2022
- Format: Digital download
- Audience: Younger
Boogie Boogie, Y'all takes the listener on an auditory adventure through the Bronx, painted with the colorful rhythm of the city. With a hip-hop beat, this celebration of the city matches the energy of the often-overlooked art that illustrates public spaces. The perfect timing and cadence will have listeners tapping their toes and bobbing their heads.
“Pure joy at first listen, ‘Boogie Boogie, Y'all’ is truly outstanding with its originality, energetic vibe, and catchy beat,” said Odyssey Award Committee Chair Pat Toney.
Born in Ghana with one functional leg, Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah overcomes pain and prejudice, and embarks on an epic bicycle ride to raise awareness for disability rights. Andoh’s expressive voice brings out the joy and triumph in this uplifting story, working in tandem with the warm musical score.
A young boy who is bullied because of his stutter finds strength in the sounds of a river. The author’s stuttering narration of this autobiographical story gives an immersive experience unmatched by the picture book alone. This much-needed audiobook offers representation and a bridge to build empathy.