ALA Midwinter 2016

Notable Children’s Videos – 2016 Discussion List

The 2016 (Andrew) Carnegie Notable Children’s Videos Committee, chaired by Liz Deskins, will be discussing more than 30 DVDs published in 2015 and invite you to listen in. This committee is tasked with two functions: first, to select the most distinguished American Video (DVD) for children; and second, to select and annotate a list of notable videos of interest to children. Check out the times and location in the ALA Midwinter Scheduler.

Titles to be discussed will include:

  • A Dance for Starlight : One Ballerina’s Dream. Dreamscape
  • A House for Hermit Crab. Scholastic
  • Benno and the Night of Broken Glass. Dreamscape
  • Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Taking the stage as the first black-and white jazz band in history. Dreamscape
  • Billy and Goat at the State Fair. Dreamscape
  • Boom Snot Twitty: This way that way. Dreamscape
  • Go to Sleep, Groundhog. Dreamscape
  • Going Places. Dreamscape
  • Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs. Scholastic
  • Greenhorn: A Story of Friendship & Tragedy in the Aftermath of the Holocaust. TMW Media Group
  • Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins. Dreamscape
  • I Had a Favorite Dress. Dreamscape
  • I’m Brave! Scholastic
  • Ivan: the remarkable story of the shopping mall gorilla. Scholastic
  • Looking at Lincoln. Dreamscape
  • Mogie: the heart of the house. Dreamscape
  • Mumbet’s Declaration of Independence. Dreamscape
  • Nino Wrestles the World. Dreamscape
  • On a Beam of Light: a story of Albert Einstein. Dreamscape
  • Once Upon a Star: The Magic Mirror. Dawnsign Press
  • Peanut Butter and Jellyfish. Scholastic
  • Reason for Hope, Reasons to Live: Preventing youth suicide. Human Relations Media
  • Say NO to Negative Peer Pressure. Human Relations Media
  • Scaredy Squirrel at Night. Scholastic
  • That is Not a Good Idea. Scholastic
  • The Basic Hygiene Video. Human Relations Media
  • The Legend of Marshmallow Island. Mystic Drumz
  • The Moon Book. Dreamscape
  • The Rocket’s Red Glare: Celebrating the history of the Star Spangled Banner. Dreamscape
  • The Sweet Beat. Jump with Jill
  • The Tiny Seed. Scholastic
  • The Toxic Life Cycle of a Cigarette. Human Relations Media
  • The Watcher. Dreamscape
  • The Weatherman and the Shadow Boxer. National Film Board of Canada
  • The Whispering Town. Dreamscape
  • Thomas Jefferson: Life, liberty, and the pursuit of everything. Dreamscape
  • Viva Frida. Dreamscape
  • Zoe’s Jungle. Dreamscape


 You might also be interested in looking at the 2016 Notable Children’s Sound Recordings discussion list which was posted on Tuesday and the 2016 Notable Children’s Books discussion list which will be posted tomorrow.

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