ALA Midwinter 2017

Notable Children’s Recordings Nominees — 2017 Discussion List

The Notable Children’s Recording Committee has been busy listening to hundreds of recordings for young people. We’re down to the wire on our nominated titles, which will be discussed at ALA Midwinter in Atlanta. Our meetings are open to ALSC members and other ALA Midwinter attendees, and we’d love to see you there. Our (nearly complete) list and our schedule follow below.

Happy New Year!

The 2017 Notable Children’s Recordings Committee:

      Marianne Martens-Chair, Sue Conolly, Suzzanne Fuchs, Allison Gray, Allison Knight, Hanna Lee, Cecily Pilzer, Cindy Vanderbrink, & David M. Self

Committee’s Midwinter Schedule:

ALSC 234989 2017 Notable Children’s Recordings Committee Meeting I (ALSC) 1/20/2017 8:30 AM 4:00 PM Hilton Room 220
ALSC 235006 2017 Notable Children’s Recordings Committee Meeting II (ALSC) 1/21/2017 8:30 AM 5:30 PM Hilton Room 220
ALSC 235000 2017 Notable Children’s Recordings Committee Meeting III (ALSC) 1/22/2017 1:30 PM 9:00 PM Hilton Room 220

 

Following is a complete list (92) of the recorded books and music which will be discussed:

BOOKS:

Title Format Publisher Minutes Price Ages
1.      28 Days: Moments in Black History that Changed the World CD Live Oak Media 69 $31.95 All Ages
2.      Abe’s Honest Words: The Life of Abe Lincoln CD and book Spoken Arts TK
3.      All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook DA & print on Demand CD Harper Audio 581 $24.99 10-14
4.      Amber Brown is On the Move CD Live Oak Media 140 $22.95 7-10
5.      Anna and the Swallow Man CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 391 n.a. TK
6.      Arf CD Scholastic Audio 399 $64.99 9-12
7.      As Brave as You CD AudioWorks: An Imprint of Simon & Shuster Audio Division 422 $17.99 8+
8.      Beastly Bones CD Recorded Books, Inc. 420 $66.75 12-14
9.      Beetle Boy CD Recorded Books, Inc. 435 $66.75 8-12
10.  The Bronze Key CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 510 $25.56 10-14
11.  The Cat Who Came in Off the Roof CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 242 n.a. 6-12
12.  Curse of the Boggin CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 311 $20.09 8-12
13.  Dara Palmer’s Major Drama CD Recorded Books, Inc. 360 $51.75 8+
14.  Demon Dentist DA & print on Demand CD Harper Audio 286 $22.99 9-12
15.  Dream on, Amber CD Recorded Books Inc. 265 $46.75 9-12
16.  The Extra Yard CD Simon and Schuster Audio 360 $29.99 10-12
17.  Furthermore CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 493 $27.70 7+
18.  The Gauntlet CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 369 $40.00 9-14
19.  Ghost CD Simon & Schuster Audio 210 $14.99 10-14
20.  The Girl Who Could Not Dream CD Recorded Books, Inc. 565 $87.75 9+
21.  The Girl Who Drank the Moon CD Recorded Books 570 $87.75 10-14
22.  Grayling’s Song CD Recorded Books, Inc. 300 $46.75 10+
23.  Grimm’s Fairy Tales DA & CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 218 $19.99 8+
24.  Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs CD Orchard/Scholastic/Weston Woods 12 $29.95 (with hardcover book) 3-6
25.  Hours of the Bees CD Brilliance Audio 521 $24.99 9+
26.  If the Magic Fits CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 439 $16.48 9+
27.  Journey’s End CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 393 $40.00 8-12
28.  Julius Zebra: Rumble With the Romans! CD Brilliance Audio 157 $19.99 5+
29.  Just My Luck DA & print on Demand CD Harper Audio 306 $15.99 TK
30.  The Last Bogler: How to Catch a Bogle CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 466 n.a. TK
31.  Last Man Out CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 340 $27.81 8-12
32.  The League of Beastly Dreadfuls Book 2: The Dastardly Deed CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 446 $40.00 TK
33.  The Left Behinds: Abe Lincoln and the Selfie that Saved the Union CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 418 n.a. 8-12
34.  Life of Zarf: The Troll Who Cried Wolf CD Recorded Books Inc. 205 $30.75 8-12
35.  Lockwood & Co.: The Creeping Shadow DA “BOT • Listening Library
Penguin Random House Audio
778 $75.00 12+
36.  Making Mistakes on Purpose CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 370 $19.88 8-12
37.  Mama’s Nightingale CD Recorded Books 25 $15.75 5-10
38.  Max at Night CD Recorded Books 15 $15.75 3-6
39.  Milo Speck: Accidental Agent CD Recorded Books, Inc. 325 $51.75 8-12
40.  A Most Magical Girl CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 494 $45.00 8-12
41.  My Pen CD Live Oak Media 7 $29.95 4-8
42.  Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World’s Most Notorious Nazi DA Scholastic Audio 329 $24.50 TK
43.  A Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 97 n.a. TK
44.  Need CD Recorded Books, Inc. 525 $77.75 13-14
45.  One Wish DA Hachette Audio 583 (audible) 7-12
46.  The Passion of Dolssa CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 703 $60.00 12+
47.  Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes CD Recorded Books 123 $25.75 10-14
48.  Raymie Nightingale CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 266 $30.00 10-14
49.  Redeemed CD Recorded Books, Inc. 570 $87.75 8+
50.  Samurai Rising CD Recorded Books 285 $51.75 12+
51.  Save Me a Seat CD Scholastic Audio 240 $29.99 8-12
52.  Serafina and the Twisted Staff CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 629 $23.16 8-12
53.  Skinny-bones & Almost Starring Skinnybones CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 303 n.a. TK
54.  Skyborn CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 549 $45.00 8-12
55.  Soldier Boys CD Recorded Books, Inc. 330 $51.75 10-14
56.  Some Kind of Courage CD Scholastic Audio 318 8-12
57.  Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos CD Scholastic Audio 8 $12.95 4-8
58.  Stick and Stone CD Scholastic Audio 5 $12.95 TK
59.  Sticks and Stones CD Scholastic Audio 190 $39.99 8-12
60.  Storms CD Live Oak Media 12 $19.95 4-6
61.  Sweet Home Alaska CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 482 $45.00 9-13
62.  The Sea Pony CD Live Oak Media 58 $15.95 5+
63.  The Secret Horses of Briar Hill CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 298 $30.00 8-12
64.  The Secrets of Solace CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 582 $50.00 9-14
65.  The Trilogy of Two CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 705 n.a. 5+
66.  The Trouble with Twins CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 254 $18.75 8-12
67.  This is a Moose DA Vox Book (book + attached audio reader) 9 $42.95 6-8
68.  Transmit Joy — an awesome (audio) storybook CD Light Publications 65 $14.99 6-10
69.  Tru and Nelle CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 320 $40.00 8-12
70.  Unbound CD Scholastic Audio 213 $24.99 9-12
71.  We Stood Up: Reflections on the Civil Rights Movement DA & CD Clamorhouse Kids 55 $9.99 8-12
72.  What Elephants Know CD Recorded Books, Inc. 405 $66.75 8-12
73.  Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln? CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 58 $8.52 TK
74.  Who Is Hillary Clinton? DA BOT • Listening Library
Penguin Random House Audio
56 $22.00  

 

10+

75.  The Wild Ones, The Wild Ones: Moonlight Brigade CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 532 $29.99 8-12
76.  The Wild Robot DA Hachette 8-12
77.  Wolf Hollow DA & CD Listening Library: An Imprint of Penguin Random House Audio Publishing 415 $40.00 10-14
78.  Wolfie the Bunny DA Vox Book (book + attached audio reader) 7 $42.95 3-6
79.  The Worst Night Ever CD Brilliance Audio 265 $19.99 10+

MUSIC:

Title Format Publisher Minutes Price Ages
80.  Animal Tracks CD Laura Doherty Music 35 $15.00 3-7
81.  Arriba Abajo CD Salsana 50 $15.00 TK
82.  Bucket of WOW! CD S-Team Productions 35 $12.98 3-8
83.  Dream Too Much CD Amazon Music 28 $11.99 All ages
84.  Feel What U Feel DA & CD Furious Rose Records 30 $9.99 3+
85.  Justin Roberts Greatest Hits CD Carpet Square Records 45 $9.99 4+
86.  Lemonade CD Carpet Square Records 35 $12.99 All ages
87.  One CD Aya World Productions 35 n/a All ages
88.  The Playground Zone CD School Time Music, LLC 18 $6.00 3+
89.  Post Folk Absurdist Funkenships 40 $13.99 6+
90.  Saddle Up: The Okee Dokee Brothers CD Okee Dokee Brothers 40 $20.00 TK
91.  Songs About Us CD Muzic School 15 $12.00 All ages
92.  Wake Up & Sing CD Red Yarn Productions 33 n/a All ages

You might also be interested in looking at the 2017 Notable Children’s Videos discussion list which will be posted tomorrow and the 2017 Notable Children’s Books discussion list which will be posted on Thursday.

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