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2024 Notable Children’s Recordings list

The Notable Children’s Recordings list includes recordings for children 14 years of age and younger of especially commendable quality that demonstrate respect for young people’s intelligence and imagination; exhibit venturesome creativity; and reflect and encourage the interests of children and young adolescents in exemplary ways. Here is the complete list of the Notable Children’s Recordings for 2024. The Notable Children’s Recordings list includes recordings for children 14 years of age and younger of especially commendable quality that demonstrate respect for young people’s intelligence and imagination; exhibit venturesome creativity; and reflect and encourage the interests of children and young adolescents in exemplary ways. Here is the complete list of the Notable Children’s Recordings for 2024.

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Winter 2024 Notable Children’s Recordings Discussions

The Notable Children’s Recordings Committee is pleased to announce this year’s last set of public discussion meetings. The NCR committee’s charge is to develop a list of the most notable recordings of audiobooks and music of interest for children ages 0-14 produced in 2023. The committee met in July for public discussion meetings, and this year’s second set of discussions will occur on January 8, 2024 and January 22, 2024. Please register in advance to listen in on these discussions: The titles to be discussed on Monday, January 8th include: Title Author(s) Narrator(s) Aesop’s Fables As Told by Jim Weiss Aesop, Jim Weiss Jim Weiss All Are Welcome: Give What You Can Alexandra Penfold Janina Edwards All Are Welcome: Welcome Back! Alexandra Penfold Janina Edwards Amara’s Farm JaNay Brown-Wood JaNay Brown-Wood, Vivian Wood An American Story Kwame Alexander Stacy Gonzalez The Artist Ed Vere Ed Vere Back to the Bright…

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Notable Children’s Recordings – July 2023 Discussion

The Notables Children’s Recordings Committee is pleased to announce this year’s first set of public discussion meetings.  The NCR committee’s charge is to develop a list of the most notable recordings of audiobooks and music of interest for children ages 0-14 produced in 2023.  The committee will meet two times during the year for public discussion meetings, this year’s first set of two discussions will occur on Monday, July 17, 2023 from 4-6 PM and from 7 -9 PM Central time.

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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: 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 

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Notable Children’s Recordings Discussion – August 2022

The Notables Children’s Recordings Committee is pleased to announce this year’s first set of public discussion meetings.  The NCR committee’s charge is to develop a list of the most notable recordings of audiobooks and music of interest for children ages 0-14 produced in 2022.  The committee will meet three times during the year for public discussion meetings, the first set will occur over 3 days on August 29-31 from 3:30-5:30 EST. The following recordings of books, some new and some older books with new productions of audiobooks, will be discussed: Title Author A is for Oboe: The Orchestra’s Alphabet Lera Auerbach, Marilyn Nelson Ain’t Burned All the Bright Jason Reynolds Alias Anna Susan Hood, Greg Dawson Apple Crush Lucy Kinsley Falling Short Ernesto Cisneros Gallant  V.E. Schwab Good Job George Jane O’Conner Hilo Book 1 Judd Winick Honest June: The Show Must Go On Tina Wells In the Key of…