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Notable Children’s Recordings Committee – November 2022 Discussions

Jessica Gillis, chair of the 2023 Notable Children’s Recordings committee, and the entire NCR committee, will host a series of online discussions open for all to attend and observe. They invite you to join them the following days and times:

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Monday, November 7, 2022 – 3:30 to 5:30 EST

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 – 3:30 to 5:30 EST

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 – 3:30 to 5:30 EST 

Use this link to register.

The titles they will discuss include:

Monday, November 7, 2022

  • Charlie Thorne and the Curse of Cleopatra by Stuart Gibbs, read by Emily Woo Zeller
  • Dragon Storm # 1: Tom and Ironskin by Alastair Chisholm, read by Siho Ellsmore
  • Drita, My Homegirl by Jenny Lombard, read by Carlotta Brentan and Jeanette Illidge
  • Good Dogs in Bad Movies by Rachel Wenitsky and David Sidorov, read by Rachel Wenitsky
  • Hurry, Little Tortoise, Time for School! by Carrie Finison, read by Dominique Franceschi
  • I Am Amazing! by Zulekha Holder-Young and Alissa Holder, read by Bahni Turpin
  • Isaiah Dunn Saves the Day by Kelly J. Baptist, read by Adam Lazarre-White
  • James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, read by James Acaster
  • Kapaemahu by Joe Wilson, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, and Dean Hamer, read by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

  • Kiki Kallira Conquers a Curse, by Sangu Mandanna, read by Zenia Starr
  • Marcus Makes It Big by Kevin Hart, read by Dion Graham and Kevin Hart
  • Mi Ciudad Sings by Cynthia Harmony, read by Victoria Villarreal
  • Miraculous by Caroline Starr Rose, read by Kirby Heyborne
  • My Name Is Jason. Mine Too. Written by Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin, read by Jason Reynolds and Jason Griffin
  • My Town/Mi Pueblo by Nicholas Sollis, read by Oscar Emmanuel Fabela and Ana Isabel Dow
  • Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun by Tolá Okogwu, read by Nneka Okove
  • Patchwork by Matt de la Peña, read by Dion Graham, Sunil Malhotra, Catherine Ho, Arischa Conner, Philip Hernandez, and Finlay Stevenson
  • Real Pigeons Fight Crime (Book 1), Real Pigeons Eat Danger (Book 2), Real Pigeons Nest Hard (Book 3) by Andrew McDonald, read by Sean Kenin Elias-Reyes

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 

  • Secret of the Shadow Beasts by Diane Magras, read by Billie Fulford-Brown
  • That’s Not My Name! by Anoosha Syed, read by Dalia Ramahi
  • The Blur by Minh Lê, read by Quyen Ngo
  • The Rainbow Parade by Emily Neilson, read by Emily Neilson
  • The Road to After by Rebekah Lowell, read by Elena Rey
  • This Is Music: Drums and This Is Music: Horns by Rekha S. Rajan, read by Rekha S. Rajan
  • Three Strike Summer by Skyler Schrempp, read by Skyler Schrempp
  • Twelve Days of Kindness by Irene Latham, read by Erin Moon

Register to attend and listen in on the discussions!

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