Notable Children’s Videos – 2012 Discussion List

At the upcoming Midwinter Conference in Dallas, the Notable Children’s Video committee, chaired by Martha Simpson, will be meeting to discuss nominated titles and create their final list.

Here are the titles under discussion:
(The first ten titles will be viewed at the Conference.)

1 A Child’s Garden of Poetry Warner Home Video Amy Schatz HBO 27min.
2 Achoo, Stop the Flu TMW Media Rolling River Productions 30min.
3 Choosing to Be a GFF (Good Friend Forever) Good Friend, Inc Denise Schamens 8min.
4 Coming Out: What Every Teen (Gay & Straight) Needs to Know Human Relations Media Anson W. Schloat 13min.
5 Happiness is a Warm Blanket Warner Home Video Craig Schultz 11min.
6 Kids  @ Discovery: Creepy Creatures Cerebellum Exploration Prod. 8min.
7 Pushed to the Brink: Bullycide on the Rise Human Relations Media Anson W. Schloat 15min.
8 Stone Soup Weston Woods Paul Gagne & Melissa Reilly Ellard 23min.
9 The Laurie Berkner Band: Party Day LaurieBerkner.com Two Tomatoes Records 80min.
10 Toddler Favorites: The Movie Music for Little People Music for Little People 6min.
11 All the World Weston Woods Paul Gagne & Melissa Reilly Ellard 32min.
12 Bats at the Ballgame Nutmeg Media Nutmeg Media 120min.
13 Bridget’s Beret Spoken Arts Daniel M. Welsh 21min.
14 Children Make Terrible Pets Weston Woods Paul Gagne & Melissa Reilly Ellard 46min.
15 Disney’s The American Presidents Volume 4: Postwar United States & Contemporary United States Disney Educational Productions Disney Educational Productions 18min.
16 Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! Weston Woods Paul Gagne & Melissa Reilly Ellard 23min.
17 Eric Carle, Picture Writer: The Art of the Picture Book Eric Carle Studio Kate Geis & Motoko Inoue 9min.
18 Freedom Riders PBS WGBH/American Experience 15min.
19 Getting to Know Abraham Lincoln Getting to Know Getting to Know 19min.
20 How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? Nutmeg Media Nutmeg Media 8min.
21 Kitten’s First Full Moon Weston Woods Paul Gagne & Melissa Reilly Ellard 26min.
22 Private Eyes/Les Yeux Noirs National Film Board of Canada Marc Betrand 7min.
23 Robot Zot! Weston Woods Paul Gagne & Melissa Reilly Ellard 12min.
24 Safety Smart Science with Bill Nye: Germs & Your Health Disney Educational Productions Disney Educational Productions 9min.
25 Scaredy Squirrel Weston Woods Paul Gagne & Melissa Reilly Ellard 49min.
26 The Day of the Dead Weston Woods Paul Gagne & Melissa Reilly Ellard 11min.
27 The Little Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything Weston Woods Paul Gagne & Melissa Reilly Ellard 35min.
28 Too Many Toys Weston Woods Paul Gagne & Melissa Reilly Ellard 11min.
29 Wild About Safety with Timon and Pumbaa: Safety Smart! Healthly & Fit! Disney Educational Productions Disney Educational Productions 12min.

ALA attendees are invited to observe the committee’s open meetings on Friday from 1:30 to 4:00 pm and again from 6:30 – 10:00 pm. On Saturday, the meeting begins at 12:30 and will be open to observers until all titles are discussed.

About Mary Voors

Mary R. Voors, the ALSC Blog Manager, is also the manager of the Children’s Services department of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana where she has the opportunity to work with one of the greatest groups of people in the world.
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