ALA Midwinter 2012

Notable Children’s Recordings – 2012 Discussion List

Yesterday, we posted the titles which will be discussed by the Notable Children’s Book Committee at this year’s ALA Midwinter meeting. Today, the Notable Children’s Recordings committee, chaired by Sharon Haupt, shares their nomination list.

This is the list of sound recordings which will be discussed and voted on at ALA midwinter; titles with an * were discussed at the Annual Conference – they will be briefly reviewed and discussed Friday evening.

Notable Sound Recordings Discussion List 2012

Title

Running Time

Publisher

Format

Grade/Age Range

A Beach Tail*

15 min.

Recorded Books

CD/Book

PreK – 2 (4 – 7)

A Boy and His Bot*

4 hrs. 41 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 4 – 6 (9 – 12)

A Tale Dark and Grimm*

5 hrs.

Recorded Books

CD

Grades 4 – 7 (9 -13)

Acoustic Dreamland*

31 min. 1 sec.

Putumayo Kids

Music CD

Ages 2 and up

Aesop’s Fables for Today’s Kids

43 min. 42 sec.

Flying Kitten/Kingman

Music CD

Ages 3 and up

Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians

7 hrs.

Recorded Books

CD

Grades 5 – 7 (10 – 13)

All the World

6 min.

Westin Woods

CD/Book

PreK – 2 (4 – 8)

As Simple as it Seems*

3 hrs. 43 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 4 – 6 (10 – 12)

Ashtown Burials #1: Dragon’s Tooth

13 hrs. 9 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 5 – 8 (10 – 14)

Bailey goes Camping

5 min.

Live Oak Media

CD/Book

PreK (3 – 5)

Bamboo People

5 hrs. 9 min.

Brilliance

CD

Grades 6 – 9 (11 -15)

Beethoven’s Wig: Sing along piano classics

45 min. 5 sec.

Beethoven’s Wig

Music CD

Ages 4 and up

Big Bully

45 min. 18 sec.

Recess Music: Playtime for your ears

Music CD

Ages 4 and up

Black Jack: The Ballad of Jack Johnson

14 min. 29 sec.

Live Oak Media

CD/Book

Grades 2 – 5 (7 – 10)

Bless this Mouse

2 hrs. 20 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 2 – 5 (7 – 10)

Breadcrumbs

7 hrs.  51 min.

HarperAudio

CD

Grades 4 – 7 (9 – 13)

Children Make Terrible Pets

6 min. 30 sec.

Westin Woods

CD/Book

PreK – 2 (3 – 7)

Clementine and the Family meeting

2 hrs.

Recorded Books

CD

Grades 2 – 4 (7 – 10)

Cosmic

7 hrs. 38 min.

Harper Audio/Listening Library

CD

Grades 4 – 8  (9 – 14)

Countdown

7 hrs. 20 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 5 – 8 (10 – 14)

Dead end in Norvelt

7 hrs.

Macmillan

CD

Grades 5 – 8 (10 – 14)

Dear America: Like the Willow Tree*

4 hrs. 17 min.

Scholastic Audio

CD

Grades 4 – 6 (9 – 12)

Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay up late

5 min.

Westin Woods

CD/Book

PreK – 2 (3 – 7)

Ella Jenkins: A Life of song

36 min.

Smithsonian Folkways

Music CD

Ages 4 and up

Family Favorites

48 min. 40 sec

North Side Music

Music CD

Ages 4 and up

Fever Crumb*

6 hrs. 59 min.

Scholastic Audio

CD

Grades 6 – 9 (11 -15)

Fever Crumb: a Web of Air

7 hrs. 29 min.

Scholastic

CD

Grades 6 – 9 (11 -15)

Fletcher and the Springtime blossoms

7  min. 3 sec.

Westin Woods

CD/Book

Grades PreK – 2 (4 – 7)

Flight of Dragons

5 hrs. 54 min.

Brilliance

CD

Grades 3 – 6 (8 – 12)

Flying*

46 min. 37 sec.

Recess Monkey

Music CD

Ages 4 and up

Give Peas a chance

45 min. 16 sec.

Sundance Music

Music CD

Ages 2 and up

Golden Kids Rules

38 min.

Smithsonian Folkways

Music CD

Ages 5 and up

Good Bye Havana, Hola New York

30 min.

Recorded Books

CD/Book

Grades K – 3 (5 – 9)

Horton Halfpott

4 hrs.

Recorded Books

CD

Grades 3 – 6 (8 – 12)

I spy Fly Guy*

5 min.

Scholastic Audio

CD/Book

PreK – 3 (4 – 8)

Ivy and Bean: What’s the big idea*

1 hr. 25 min.

Recorded Books

CD

Grades 2 – 5 (7 – 10)

Jefferson’s Sons

5 hrs. 45 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 6 – 9 (11 -15)

Jessica

7 min. 27 sec.

Live Oak Media

CD/Book

PreK – K (3 – 6)

Judy Moody (book #1)

1 hr. 32 min.

Brilliance Audio

CD

Grades 2 – 4 (7 – 10)

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer

2 hrs. 4 min.

Brilliance Audio

CD

Grades 2 – 4 (7 – 10)

Judy Moody gets Famous

1 hr. 13 min.

Brialliance Audio

CD

Grades 2 – 4 (7 – 10)

Kitten’s First full Moon

5 min. 47 sec.

Weston Woods

CD/Book

PreK – K (2 – 6)

Labracadabra

15 min.

Recorded Books

CD/Book

Grades K – 2 (5 – 8)

Let’s visit lullaby land

31 min. 31 sec.

Kimbo Educational – United Sound Arts

Music CD

Ages 1 and up

Liesl & Po

5 hrs. 55 min.

HarperAudio

CD

Grades 4 – 6 (10 – 12)

Looking Like Me

8 min. 2 sec.

Live Oak Media

CD/Book

Grades 2 – 6 (7 – 12)

Love me for who I am*

40 min.

Bumblin’ Bee Records

Music CD

Ages 4 and up

Lucky for good

5 hrs. 25 min

Listening Library

CD

Grades 3 – 6 (8 – 12)

Masters of Disaster*

1 hr. 56 min.

Brilliance Audio

CD

Grades 4 – 6 (10 – 12)

Mirror Mirror: A Book in reversable verse

16 min. 18 sec.

Live Oak Media

CD/Book

Grades 3 – 6 (8 – 12)

Moon Over Manifest

9 hrs. 25 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 5 – 8 (10 – 14)

Music play for folks of all stripes

50  min.

Jim gill Music, Inc

Music CD

Ages 5 and up

No Passengers beyond this point*

6 hrs. 6 min

Listening Library

CD

Grades 5 – 8 (10 – 13)

Oh Lucky Day!

50 min.

Rainy Day Dimes Music

Music CD

Ages 3 and up

Okay for Now

9 hrs. 18 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 6 – 9 (11 -15)

One day and one amazing morning on Orange Street*

4 hrs. 10 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 4 – 6 (10 – 12)

One Earth so Green and Round

41 min. 55 sec.

KT Music Productions

Music CD

Ages 3 and up

Operation Yes

6 hrs. 28 min

Brilliance Audio

CD

Grades 5 – 7 (10 – 13)

Otis and the Tornado

15 min.

Recorded Books

CD/Book

Grades PreK – 2 (4 – 7)

Pie

3 hrs. 45 min.

Brilliance Audio

CD

Grades 3 – 6 (8 – 12)

Piñata Party*

33 min

Lucha Dora

Music CD

Ages 4 and up

Practically Ridiculous

40 min.

Pluckypea Publishing

Music CD

Ages 5 and up

Princess Posey and the First Grade Parade

45 min.

Recorded Books

CD/Book

Grades K – 2 (5 – 8)

Robot Zot

7 min. 41 sec

Westin Woods

CD/Book

Grades PreK – 2 (4 – 7)

Scaredy Squirrel

9 min. 29 sec.

Westin Woods

CD/Book

PreK – 3 (4 – 9)

Small as an Elephant*

5 hrs. 9 min.

Brilliance

CD

Grades 5 – 8 (10 – 14)

Songs of the Baobob: African lullabies and Nursery Rhymes

48 min.

Secret Mountain

Music CD/Book

Ages 4 and up

Stone Soup

11 min. 20 sec.

Westin Woods

CD/Book

Grades K – 3 (5 – 8)

The Apothecary

7 hrs. 30 min.

Penguin

CD

Grades 6 – 9 (11 -15)

The Buffalo are Back

15 min. 38 sec.

Live Oak Media

CD/Book

Grades 2 – 5 (7 – 10)

The Cruisers: Checkmate

2 hrs. 28 min.

Brilliance

CD

Grades 5 – 8 (10 – 14)

The Emerald Atlas*

11 hrs. 38 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 4 – 8  (9 – 14)

The End of Time

10 hrs. 30 min.

Recorded Books

CD

Ages 12 and up

The Fire King

8 hrs. 49 min.

Brilliance

CD

Grades 4 – 7 (10 – 13)

The Fox Inheritance

9 hrs.

Macmillan

CD

Grades 8 – 12 (14 – 18)

The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall*

3 hrs. 39 min.

Brilliance

CD

Grades 4 – 6 (9 – 12)

The Girl is Murder

8 hrs. 50 min.

Recorded Books

CD

Grades 7 – 10 (12 – 16)

The Glorious Adventures of the Sunshine Queen

8 hrs. 21 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 5 – 8 (10 – 14)

The Heroes of Olympus, Book 2: The Son of Neptune

13 hrs. 28 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 5 – 8 (10 – 14)

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, Book 2: The Hidden Gallery

5 hrs. 57 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 4 – 7 (9 – 13)

The Isle of Blood

14 hrs. 50 min.

Recorded Books

CD

Grades 9 – 12 (14 – 18)

The Lemonade War

3 hrs. 25 min.

Recorded Books

CD

Grades 3 – 5 (8 – 11)

The Little Old Lady who was not afraid of anything

9 min. 30 sec.

Westin Woods

CD/Book

PreK – 2 (3 – 7)

The other half of my heart

7 hrs. 50 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 4 – 7 (10 – 13)

The Penderwicks at Point Mouette

7 hrs. 22 min.

Listening Library

CD

Grades 4 – 7 (10 – 13)

The Resisters*

4 hrs. 56 min

Brilliance

CD

Grades 4 – 7 (10 – 13)

The Shadow Thief

5 hrs. 31 min.

Bolinda

CD

Grades 5 – 8 (10-14)

The Sisters Club: Cloudy with a chance of boys*

5 hrs. 6 min.

Brilliance

CD

Grades 4 – 6 (9 – 12)

The Unforgotten Coat

1 hr. 40 min.

Brilliance

CD

Grades 4 – 7 (10 – 13)

The Unwanteds

7 hrs. 30 min.

Simon & Schuster Audio

CD

Grades 5 – 8 (10 – 14)

This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein

8 hrs. 7 min.

Brilliance

CD

Grades 8 – 12 (14 – 18)

Thunder over Kandahar*

6 hrs. 36 min

Listening Library

CD

Grades 7 – 10 (12 – 16)

Troubletwisters

8 hrs. 45 min.

Brilliance

CD

Grades 4 – 7 (10 – 13)

Vincent Shadow: Toy Inventor

2 hrs. 50 min.

Recorded Books

CD

Grades 4 – 6 (9 – 12)

What happened on Fox Street*

4 hrs. 26 min.

Brilliance

CD

Grades 4 – 7 (9 – 13)

Who Stole the Mona Lisa?*

15 min.

Recorded Books

CD

Grades K – 3 (5 – 8)

Wolves of the Beyond #3: Watch Wolf

5 hrs. 18 min.

Scholastic Audio

CD

Grades 4 – 6 (10 – 12

The Notable Children’s Recordings discussions are open to all ALA attendees and are being held at the Sheraton Dallas – State Room 2 at the following times:

Friday evening 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday  8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday  8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Final selections will be made after these discussions.

 

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