ALA Midwinter 2011

Notable Children’s Recordings – Nominated Titles

The Notable Children’s Recordings committee has been busy listening their ears off! Ninety-eight titles are on this year’s  discussion list of nominated titles for inclusion in the ALSC Notable Children’s Recordings List for 2011. The discussion of these titles will be held during the ALA Midwinter Conference in San Diego.

These meeting are open to the membership and are being held at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel (next to convention center) in Indigo 204 A/B at the following times:

Friday, January 7: 9:00 to 5:30

Saturday, January 8:  1:30 to 6:00

Sunday, January 9:  9:00 to 6:00

Here is a complete list of the titles being discussed:

Alchemy and Meggy Swan. 4 hr, 23 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $38.  1-800-733-3000. Ages 9-14.

All the Broken Pieces. 1 hr, 52 min. Scholastic.  CD, $29.99.  1-800-724-6527.  Ages 12-14.

Annie and Snowball and the Shining Star. 15 min. Recorded Books.  CS, $15.75; CD, $15.75; hardback book, $15.99. 1-800-638-1304.  Ages 5-9.

As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth. 7 hr, 45 min.  Recorded Books.  CD, $77.75.  Ages 10-14.

Beastly. 6 hr, 46 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $69.97. 1-616-846-5256. Ages 10-14.

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had. 7 hrs, 9 min. Listening Library  CD  $50.00 Ages 10-14.

 

Billy Gorilly – Rockin’ the Schoolhouse Vol. 2. 50 min.  Flying Kitten/Kingman; distributed by CD Baby.  CD, $14.95.  1-626-966-7760.  Ages 5-10/Musical.

 

The Birthday Ball. 3 hr, 26 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $25. Ages  8-12.

Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci. 16 min.  Spoken Arts.  CD with book, $29.95.  1-800-326-4090.  Ages 7-10.

 

Boom! 3 hr, 46 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $28.  Ages 10-14.

 

The Call of the Wild. 3 hr, 10 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $30. Ages 10-14.

 

Cantilena: Night Songs from Around the World. 56 min. Yellow Tail Records.  CD, $16.  1-206-527-3546.  Ages birth — 5 years/Musical.

 

Celeste Sings, Kids Dream. 55 min.  Romantic Realistic Records, Inc., dist. by New Sound.  CD, $14.98.  1- 800-288-2007.  Ages birth — 5 years/Musical.

Cesar Chavez: The Struggle for Justice. 25 min.  Live Oak Media.  CD with paperback, $18.95  1-800-788-1121.  Ages  8-12.

 

Chicken Little. 7 min.  Weston Woods.  CD with book: CD, $12.95, hardback book, $16.95.  1-203-845-0197.  Ages 3-7.

 

Clementine: Friend of the Week.  2 hr.  Recorded Books.  CS, $30.75; CD, $30.75.  Ages 7-10.

Conspiracy of Kings. 8 hr, 30 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, 51.75; CD, $66.75.  Ages 11-14.

 

Crocodile Tears. (Alex Ryder series). 9 hours, 45 min. Recorded Books.  CD, $77.75.  Ages 10-14.

The Curious Garden. 8 min.  Weston Woods.  CD with book: CD, $12.95, hardback book, $16.99.  Ages 5-8.

 

The Dead Tossed Waves. 11 hr, 48 min. Listening Library.  CD, $60.00.  Ages 12-14.

Delicious Hullabaloo (Pachanga Deliciosa.) 9 min.  Live Oak Media.  CD with paperback, $18.95.  Ages 3-6.

The Demon King.  15 hr, 15 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, $102.75; CD, $108.75.  Ages 11-14.

The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins. 20 min.  Weston Woods.  CD with paperback, $12.95.   Ages 8-10.

Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat. 7 hr.  Full Cast Audio.  CD, $45.00.  1-800-871-6809.  Ages 8-12.

Enchanted Glass. 8 hr, 15 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, $51.75; CD, $77.75.  Ages 10-12.

Epossumondas Plays Possum. 15 min.  Recorded Books.  CD with book: CD, $15.75, hardback book, $16.00  Ages 5-8.

Falling In. 5 hr.  Recorded Books.  CS, $41.75; CD, $51.75.  Ages 9-12.

Ferdinand the Bull and Friends. 73 min.  North Pacific Music.  CD,$16.95.  1-503-233-0512.  Ages 4-9/Musical.

 

Forge. 7 hr, 51 min. Brilliance Audio.  CD, $29.99.  Ages 10-14.

 

Frogs and Friends with the Bellavente Wind Quartet. 33 min.  McChamber Music, dist. by Bevely McChesney.  CD, $12.  1-650-349-7603.  Ages 5-10/Musical.

Funky Fresh and Sugar Free. 40 min.  Wiser Music, dist. by CD Baby.  CD, $12.97. 1-800-289-6923. Ages 3-9/Musical.

Glitter Girls and the Great Fake Out (Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls #5.) 3 hr, 43 min.  Scholastic.  CD, $49.95.   Ages  8-12.

Heck. 5 hr, 35 min.  Blackstone Audio.  CD, $29.98. 1-800-729-2665. Ages 10-14.

Heist Society.  6 hr, 10 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $24.99.  Ages 10-14.

Here in Harlem: poems in many voices.  1hr, 30 min. Live Oak Media. CD with book,  $28.95.  Ages 10- 14.

Hot Rod Hamster. 15 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, $15.75; CD, $15.75; with book, $16.99.  Ages 2-6.

Houndsley and Catina and the Quiet Time. 14 min.  Live Oak Media.  CD with paperback, $18.95.  Ages 7-10.

If You Were a Penguin. 9 min.  Live Oak Media.  CD with paperback, $18.95. Ages 3-6.

Incarceron. 11 hr, 37 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $65.00.  Ages 12-14.

Judy Moody, Girl Detective. 2 hr.  Recorded Books.  CD, $25.75.  Ages 7-10.

Jungle Gym. 40 min.  Carpet Square Records, dist. by CD Baby.  CD, $15.98.  Ages 3-8/Musical.

Keeper. 5 hr, 30 min.  Simon and Schuster, Inc.  CD, $29.99.  1-800-223-2336.  Ages 9-12.

The Keys to the Kingdom, Book 7: Lord Sunday. 7 hr, 12 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $55.  Ages 8-12.

The King and the Thrush: Tales of Goodness and Greed. 49 min. Eastern Coyote Recordings.  CD, $12.  1-802-223-9103.  Ages 6 up.

Learning in Two Languages. 60 min.  Hap-Pal Music.  CD, $13.95.  1-818-710-0737.  Ages 4-9/Musical.

Letters From Rifka. 3 hr, 3 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $62.97.  Ages 10-14.

The Library Mouse: A World to Explore. 15 min. Recorded Books.  CS, $15.75; CD, $15.75; hardback book, $16.95.  Ages 5-8.

The Little Blue Doggy. 37 min.  The Secret Mountain, dist. by E1 Entertainment.  CD with book, $16.95.  Digipak-CD, $14.98.  Ages 5-7.

A Little Princess. 6 hr, 59 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $49.97.  Ages 8-14.

 

Lockdown. 5 hr.  Recorded Books. CS, $41.75; CD, $51.75.  Ages 12-14.

Lousy Rotten Stinkin’ Grapes. 11 min.  Spoken Arts. CD with book, $29.95.  Ages 3-6.

 

The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System. 30 min.  Scholastic.  CD with paperback, $18.95.  Ages 6-9.

 

Magic Tree House Book 42 and 43: Good Night for Ghosts and Leprechaun in Late Winter.  2 hr, 59 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $30.  Ages 6-9.

The Magician’s Elephant. 2 hr, 55 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $24.99.  Ages 9-12.

Middleworld: The Jaguar Stones, Book One.  11 hr, 4 min. Listening Library.  CD, $44.00.  Ages 9-14.

 

A Million Shades of Gray. 4 hr, 30 min.  Simon and Schuster, Inc.  CD, $26.99.  Ages 10-14.

 

Mockingbird. 4 hr, 30 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, $41.75; CD, $51.75.  Ages  10-14.

 

Mockingjay. 11 hr, 14 min.  Scholastic.  CD, $39.99.  Ages 12-14.

 

Museum of Thieves. 6 hr, 48 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $34.00.  Ages 10-14.

My Dad’s a Birdman. 1 hr, 48 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $19.99.   Ages 9-12.

 

Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed. 8 min. Weston Woods.  CD with book, $12.95, $16.99.  Ages 5-8.

The New Explorers Club.  45 min.  Unsigned. CD, $15.  1-888-588-3407.  Ages 5-8.

One Crazy Summer. 5 hr,15 min.  Recorded Books.  CD, $46.75.  Ages 10-14.

Orphan of Destiny (The Youngest Templar Book 3).  7 hr, 47 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $50.  Ages 11-14.

 

Out of My Mind. 7 hr.  Recorded Books.  CS, $51.75; CD, $66.75.  Ages 10-14.

 

The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! 4 min.  Weston Woods Studios.  CD with book: CD, $12.95, hardback book, $14.95.  Ages 3-5.

 

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? 30 min.  Macmillan.  CD with paperback, $9.99.  Ages 2-5.

 

Powerless. 7 hr, 4 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $39.  Ages 10-14.

 

Purple Heart. 5 hr.  Recorded Books.  CS, $33.75; CD, $46.75.  Ages 12-14.

 

Raiders Ransom. 9 hr, 15 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, $61.75; CD, $87.75.   Ages 10-14.

Ranky Tanky. 50 min.  Mayhem Music, dist. by CD Baby.  CD, $15.  Ages 5-8/Musical.

Rebecca: An American Girl. 9 hr, 25 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, $56.75; CD, $87.75.  Ages 8-12.

 

Reckless. 6 hr, 46 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $40.  Ages 11-14.

 

Red Midnight. 5 hr, 36 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $45.  Ages 12 up.

The Red Pyramid. 14 hr, 42 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $72.97.  Ages 10-14.

Red Sings From Treetops. 15 min.  Recorded Books.  Recording with book: CS, $15.75; CD, $15.75; hardback book $16.00.  Ages 4-6.

The Ring of Solomon: A Bartimaeus Novel. 12 hr, 39 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $48.  Ages 11-14.

Salamander Spell  (The Frog Princess Book #5) 5 hr, 45 min. Recorded Books.  CD, $51.75.  Ages 9-12.

 

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo: Underground Playground. 59 min. Happiness Records, dist. by Entertainment One Music.  CD, $11.98  1-516-484-1000. Ages 6-11/Musical.

 

Splat the Cat. 7 min.  Weston Woods.  CD with book: CD, $12.95, hardback book, $16.99.  Ages 3-5.

 

The Story of Cirrus Flux. 6 hr, 38 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $50.  Ages 9-14.

 

Sue MacDonald Had a Book. 5 min. Spoken Arts.  CD with book, $29.95.  Ages 4-8.

Theodosia and the Eyes of Horus. 9 hr, 28 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $69.97. Ages 10-14.

 

Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos. 7 hr, 58 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $69.97.  Ages 10-14.

 

They Called Themselves the KKK. 6 hr.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $60.97.   Ages 10-14.

 

This World We Live In; a novel. 6 hr, 53 min. Listening Library.  CD, $55.  Ages 12-14.

Three Quarters Dead. 4 hr,11 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $25. Ages 11-14.

The True Meaning of Smekday. 10 hr, 38 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $65.  Ages 7-12.

Use Your Words: Jeremy Plays Guitar. 45 min.  Free Dance Records, dist. by New Sound Records.  CD, $13.99.  1-800-288-2007.  Ages 4-7/Musical.

Wagon Wheels. 18 min.  Live Oak Media.  CD with paperback, $18.95.  Ages 6-8.

Wake Up Clarinet! 30 min.  Oran Etkin’s Timbalooloo, dist. by New Sound Records.  CD, $15.   Ages 3-8/Musical.

War Horse. 4 hr, 4 min.  Scholastic.  CD, $19.99.  Ages 11-14.

The War to End all Wars. 3 hr, 29 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $28.  Ages 12-14.

The Water Seeker. 7 hr, 3 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $37. Ages 10-14.

What to do About Alice? 15 min. Weston Woods.  CD with book: CD, $12.95, hardback book, $16.99.  Ages 6-9.

When the Whistle Blows. 4 hr.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $22.99.  Ages 10-14.

Young Masters: This Little Light. 22 min.  Dream A World, dist. by Music Design.  CD with book $16.95.  1-323-932-0534.  Ages 7-10.

Zora and Me. 3 hr, 42 min. Brilliance Audio.  CD, $22.99.  Ages 10-14.

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