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2024 Notable Children’s Digital Media list

The Notable Children’s Digital Media list includes real-time, dynamic, and interactive media content for children 14 years of age and younger that enables and encourages active engagement and social interaction while informing, educating, and entertaining in exemplary ways. Here is the complete list of the Notable Children’s Digital Media selected by the committee for 2023-2024. Thanks to the 2023-24 Notable Children’s Digital Media committee: Interested in the best books and media for children?Review all of the ALSC Book & Media Awards & Book Lists!

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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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2024 Notable Children’s Books list

Each year a committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children’s books. According to the Notables Criteria, “notable” is defined as: Worthy of note or notice, important, distinguished, outstanding. As applied to children’s books, notable should be thought to include books of especially commendable quality, books that exhibit venturesome creativity, and books of fiction, information, poetry and pictures for all age levels (birth through age 14) that reflect and encourage children’s interests in exemplary ways. Here is the complete list of the Notable Children’s Books for 2024. Each year a committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children’s books. According to the Notables Criteria, “notable” is defined as: Worthy of note or notice, important, distinguished, outstanding. As applied to children’s books, notable should be thought to include books of especially…

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Winter 2024 Notable Children’s Books Discussions

The Notable Children’s Books Committee is pleased to announce this year’s last set of public discussion meetings. The NCB committee’s charge is to “select, annotate, and present for publication annually a list of notable children’s books published during the preceding year within the terms, definitions, and criteria governing the list.” The committee met in July for public discussion meetings, and this year’s second set of discussions will occur on January 9, 10, and 11, 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…