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Event Notable Children's Recordings Committee Meeting (ALSC)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 01:07 am

Evaluation of children's audio recordings and compilation of the 2012 Notable Children's Recordings list.

More information about this conference session

Event Notable Children's Recordings Committee Meeting (ALSC)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Sat, Jan 21, 2012 at 01:07 am

Evaluation of children's audio recordings and compilation of the 2012 Notable Children's Recordings list.

More information about this conference session

Discussion NCR Annual Committee Report - 2011

by Sharon Haupt on Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 11:11 am

Attached please find the committee report from Annual - NOLA

Discussion Updated Agenda and Notable Recordings Discussion list - Annual Conference 2011

by Sharon Haupt on Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 08:30 pm

Please find an updated agenda and a list of titles that we plan to discuss at our meetings.

Discussion Midwinter NCR Committee report Jan. 2011

by Karen Perry on Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 07:30 pm

Discussion NCR Discussion List Midwinter 2011

by Karen Perry on Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 03:35 pm

Notable Children’s Recordings Nominations Discussion List

December 31, 2010

 Alchemy and Meggy Swan.  4 hr, 23 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $38.  1-800-733-3000. Ages 9-14.

 All the Broken Pieces.  1 hr, 52 min.  Scholastic.  CD, $29.99.  1-800-724-6527.  Ages 12-14.

Notable Children’s Recordings Nominations Discussion List

December 31, 2010

 Alchemy and Meggy Swan.  4 hr, 23 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $38.  1-800-733-3000. Ages 9-14.

 All the Broken Pieces.  1 hr, 52 min.  Scholastic.  CD, $29.99.  1-800-724-6527.  Ages 12-14.

 Annie and Snowball and the Shining Star. 15 min. Recorded Books.  CS, $15.75; CD, $15.75; hardback book, $15.99. 1-800-638-1304.  Ages 5-9.

 As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth.  7 hr, 45 min.  Recorded Books.  CD, $77.75.  Ages 10-14.

 Beastly.   6 hr, 46 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $69.97. 1-616-846-5256. Ages 10-14.

 The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had. 7 hrs, 9 min. Listening Library  CD  $50.00 Ages 10-14.

 Billy Gorilly - Rockin' the Schoolhouse Vol. 2.  50 min.  Flying Kitten/Kingman; distributed by CD Baby.  CD, $14.95.  1-626-966-7760.  Ages 3-7/Musical.

The Birthday Ball.  3 hr, 26 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $25. Ages  8-12.

Blockhead: The Life of Fibonacci.  16 min.  Spoken Arts.  CD with book, $29.95.  1-800-326-4090.  Ages 7-10.

Boom!  3 hr, 46 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $28.  Ages 10-14.

The Call of the Wild.  3 hr, 10 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $30. Ages 10-14.

Cantilena: Night Songs from Around the World. 56 min. Yellow Tail Records.  CD, $16.  1-206-527-3546.  Ages birth – 5 years/Musical.

Celeste Sings, Kids Dream.  55 min.  Romantic Realistic Records, Inc., dist. by New Sound.  CD, $14.98.  1- 800-288-2007.  Ages birth – 5 years/Musical.

Cesar Chavez: The Struggle for Justice.  25 min.  Live Oak Media.  CD with paperback, $18.95  1-800-788-1121.  Ages  8-12.

Chicken Little.  7 min.  Weston Woods.  CD with book: CD, $12.95, hardback book, $16.95.  1-203-845-0197.  Ages 3-7.

Clementine: Friend of the Week.  2 hr.  Recorded Books.  CS, $30.75; CD, $30.75.  Ages 7-10.

Conspiracy of Kings.  8 hr, 30 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, 51.75; CD, $66.75.  Ages 11-14.

Crocodile Tears. (Alex Ryder series). 9 hours, 45 min. Recorded Books.  CD, $77.75.  Ages 10-14.

The Curious Garden.  8 min.  Weston Woods.  CD with book: CD, $12.95, hardback book, $16.99.  Ages 5-8.

The Dead Tossed Waves. 11 hr, 48 min. Listening Library.  CD, $60.00.  Ages 12-14.

Delicious Hullabaloo (Pachanga Deliciosa.)  9 min.  Live Oak Media.  CD with paperback, $18.95.  Ages 3-6.

The Demon King.  15 hr, 15 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, $102.75; CD, $108.75.  Ages 11-14.

The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins.  20 min.  Weston Woods.  CD with paperback, $12.95.   Ages 8-10.

Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat.  7 hr.  Full Cast Audio.  CD, $45.00.  1-800-871-6809.  Ages 8-12.

Enchanted Glass.  8 hr, 15 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, $51.75; CD, $77.75.  Ages 10-12.

Epossumondas Plays Possum.  15 min.  Recorded Books.  CD with book: CD, $15.75, hardback book, $16.00  Ages 5-8.

Falling In.  5 hr.  Recorded Books.  CS, $41.75; CD, $51.75.  Ages 9-12.

Ferdinand the Bull and Friends. 73 min.  North Pacific Music.  CD,$16.95.  1-503-233-0512.  Ages 4-9/Musical.

Forge.  7 hr, 51 min. Brilliance Audio.  CD, $29.99.  Ages 10-14.

Frogs and Friends with the Bellavente Wind Quartet.   33 min.  McChamber Music, dist. by Bevely McChesney.  CD, $12.  1-650-349-7603.  Ages 5-10/Musical.

Funky Fresh and Sugar Free.  40 min.  Wiser Music, dist. by CD Baby.  CD, $12.97. 1-800-289-6923. Ages 3-9/Musical.

Glitter Girls and the Great Fake Out (Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls #5.)   3 hr, 43 min.  Scholastic.  CD, $49.95.   Ages  8-12.

Heck.  5 hr, 35 min.  Blackstone Audio.  CD, $29.98. 1-800-729-2665. Ages 10-14.

Heist Society.  6 hr, 10 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $24.99.  Ages 10-14.

Here in Harlem: poems in many voices.  1hr, 30 min. Live Oak Media. CD with book,  $28.95.  Ages 10- 14.

Hot Rod Hamster.   15 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, $15.75; CD, $15.75; with book, $16.99.  Ages 2-6.

Houndsley and Catina and the Quiet Time.  14 min.  Live Oak Media.  CD with paperback, $18.95.  Ages 7-10.

If You Were a Penguin.  9 min.  Live Oak Media.  CD with paperback, $18.95. Ages 3-6.

Incarceron. 11 hr, 37 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $65.00.  Ages 12-14.

Judy Moody, Girl Detective.  2 hr.  Recorded Books.  CD, $25.75.  Ages 7-10.

Jungle Gym.  40 min.  Carpet Square Records, dist. by CD Baby.  CD, $15.98.  Ages 3-8/Musical.

Keeper.  5 hr, 30 min.  Simon and Schuster, Inc.  CD, $29.99.  1-800-223-2336.  Ages 9-12.

The Keys to the Kingdom, Book 7: Lord Sunday. 7 hr, 12 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $55.  Ages 8-12.

The King and the Thrush: Tales of Goodness and Greed. 49 min. Eastern Coyote Recordings.  CD, $12.  1-802-223-9103.  Ages 6 up.

Learning in Two Languages.  60 min.  Hap-Pal Music.  CD, $13.95.  1-818-710-0737.  Ages 4-9/Musical.

Letters From Rifka.  3 hr, 3 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $62.97.  Ages 10-14.

The Library Mouse: A World to Explore. 15 min. Recorded Books.  CS, $15.75; CD, $15.75; hardback book, $16.95.  Ages 5-8.

The Little Blue Doggy.  37 min.  The Secret Mountain, dist. by E1 Entertainment.  CD with book, $16.95.  Digipak-CD, $14.98.  Ages 5-7.

A Little Princess.  6 hr, 59 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $49.97.  Ages 8-14.

Lockdown.  5 hr.  Recorded Books. CS, $41.75; CD, $51.75.  Ages 12-14.

Lousy Rotten Stinkin’ Grapes.  11 min.  Spoken Arts. CD with book, $29.95.  Ages 3-6.

The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System.  30 min.  Scholastic.  CD with paperback, $18.95.  Ages 6-9.

Magic Tree House Book 42 and 43: Good Night for Ghosts and Leprechaun in Late Winter.  2 hr, 59 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $30.  Ages 6-9.

The Magician's Elephant.  2 hr, 55 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $24.99.  Ages 9-12.

Middleworld: The Jaguar Stones, Book One.  11 hr, 4 min. Listening Library.  CD, $44.00.  Ages 9-14.

A Million Shades of Gray.  4 hr, 30 min.  Simon and Schuster, Inc.  CD, $26.99.  Ages 10-14.

Mockingbird.  4 hr, 30 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, $41.75; CD, $51.75.  Ages  10-14.

Mockingjay.  11 hr, 14 min.  Scholastic.  CD, $39.99.  Ages 12-14.

Museum of Thieves.  6 hr, 48 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $34.00.  Ages 10-14.

My Dad’s a Birdman.  1 hr, 48 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $19.99.   Ages 9-12.

Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed.  8 min. Weston Woods.  CD with book, $12.95, $16.99.  Ages 5-8.

The New Explorers Club.  45 min.  Unsigned. CD, $15.  1-888-588-3407.  Ages 5-8.

One Crazy Summer.  5 hr,15 min.  Recorded Books.  CD, $46.75.  Ages 10-14.

Orphan of Destiny (The Youngest Templar Book 3).  7 hr, 47 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $50.  Ages 11-14.

Out of My Mind.  7 hr.  Recorded Books.  CS, $51.75; CD, $66.75.  Ages 10-14.

The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!  4 min.  Weston Woods Studios.  CD with book: CD, $12.95, hardback book, $14.95.  Ages 3-5. 

Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?  30 min.  Macmillan.  CD with paperback, $9.99.  Ages 2-5.

Powerless.  7 hr, 4 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $39.  Ages 10-14.

Purple Heart.  5 hr.  Recorded Books.  CS, $33.75; CD, $46.75.  Ages 12-14.

Raiders Ransom. 9 hr, 15 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, $61.75; CD, $87.75.   Ages 10-14.

Ranky Tanky.  50 min.  Mayhem Music, dist. by CD Baby.  CD, $15.  Ages 5-8/Musical.

Rebecca: An American Girl. 9 hr, 25 min.  Recorded Books.  CS, $56.75; CD, $87.75.  Ages 8-12.

Reckless.  6 hr, 46 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $40.  Ages 11-14.

Red Midnight. 5 hr, 36 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $45.  Ages 12 up.

The Red Pyramid.  14 hr, 42 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $72.97.  Ages 10-14.

Red Sings From Treetops.  15 min.  Recorded Books.  Recording with book: CS, $15.75; CD, $15.75; hardback book $16.00.  Ages 4-6.

The Ring of Solomon: A Bartimaeus Novel.   12 hr, 39 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $48.  Ages 11-14.

Salamander Spell  (The Frog Princess Book #5) 5 hr, 45 min. Recorded Books.  CD, $51.75.  Ages 9-12.

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo: Underground Playground. 59 min. Happiness Records, dist. by Entertainment One Music.  CD, $11.98  1-516-484-1000. Ages 6-11/Musical.

Splat the Cat.  7 min.  Weston Woods.  CD with book: CD, $12.95, hardback book, $16.99.  Ages 3-5.

The Story of Cirrus Flux. 6 hr, 38 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $50.  Ages 9-14.

Sue MacDonald Had a Book.  5 min. Spoken Arts.  CD with book, $29.95.  Ages 4-8.

Theodosia and the Eyes of Horus.  9 hr, 28 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $69.97. Ages 10-14.

Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos.  7 hr, 58 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $69.97.  Ages 10-14.

They Called Themselves the KKK.  6 hr.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $60.97.   Ages 10-14.

This World We Live In; a novel. 6 hr, 53 min. Listening Library.  CD, $55.  Ages 12 up.

Three Quarters Dead.  4 hr,11 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $25. Ages 11-14.

The True Meaning of Smekday.  10 hr, 38 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $65.  Ages 7-12.

Use Your Words: Jeremy Plays Guitar.  45 min.  Free Dance Records, dist. by New Sound Records.  CD, $13.99.  1-800-288-2007.  Ages 4-7/Musical.

Wagon Wheels.  18 min.  Live Oak Media.  CD with paperback, $18.95.  Ages 6-8.

Wake Up Clarinet!  30 min.  Oran Etkin’s Timbalooloo, dist. by New Sound Records.  CD, $15.   Ages 3-8/Musical.

War Horse.  4 hr, 4 min.  Scholastic.  CD, $19.99.  Ages 11-14.

The War to End all Wars.  3 hr, 29 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $28.  Ages 12-14.

The Water Seeker.  7 hr, 3 min.  Listening Library.  CD, $37. Ages 10-14.

What to do About Alice?  15 min. Weston Woods.  CD with book: CD, $12.95, hardback book, $16.99.  Ages 6-9.

When the Whistle Blows. 4 hr.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $22.99.  Ages 10-14.

Young Masters: This Little Light.  22 min.  Dream A World, dist. by Music Design.  CD with book $16.95.  1-323-932-0534.  Ages 7-10.

Zora and Me.  3 hr, 42 min.  Brilliance Audio.  CD, $22.99.  Ages 10-14.

 

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Discussion Notable Children's Recordings Agenda and Cover Sheet -Midwinter 2011

by Karen Perry on Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 10:07 pm

Revised NCR Meeting Agenda for Midwinter Meeting Jan. 2011

Online Doc Notable Children's Recordings 2011 Discussion List for Annual Coference

by Karen Perry on Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 07:52 pm

Notable Children’s Recordings Nominations Discussion List

Washington, DC, June, 2010

Alchemy and Meggy Swan.  4 hr, 23 min.  Listening Library  CD  $38.00  ISBN  9780307710246  Ages 9-14.

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had. 7 hrs, 9 min. Listening Library  CD  $50.00   ISBN 9780307710581  Ages 10-14.

Crocodile Tears. (Alex Ryder series). 9 hours, 45 min. Recorded Books  CD  $77.75  ISBN 9781440754548  Ages 10-14.

Notable Children’s Recordings Nominations Discussion List

Washington, DC, June, 2010

Alchemy and Meggy Swan.  4 hr, 23 min.  Listening Library  CD  $38.00  ISBN  9780307710246  Ages 9-14.

The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had. 7 hrs, 9 min. Listening Library  CD  $50.00   ISBN 9780307710581  Ages 10-14.

Crocodile Tears. (Alex Ryder series). 9 hours, 45 min. Recorded Books  CD  $77.75  ISBN 9781440754548  Ages 10-14.

The Dead Tossed Waves 11 hours, 48 min. Listening Library  CD  $60.00  ISBN 9780307707185  Ages 12-14.

The Demon King.  15 hr, 15 min.  Recorded Books  CD $108.75  ISBN 9781440736889  Ages 11-14.

Funky Fresh and Sugar Free.  40 min.  Wiser/Sugar Mountain  CD  $12.97 Ages 3-9.

Heist Society.  6 hrs, 10 min.  Brilliance Audio  CD  $24.99  ISBN 9781441826732  Ages 10-14.

Incarceron. 11 hrs, 37 min.  Listening Library  CD $65.00  ISBN 9780307707093  Ages 12-14.

The Keys to the Kingdom, Book 7: Lord Sunday 7 hrs, 12 min. Listening Library  CD $55.00  ISBN 9780739373682  Ages 8-12.

The King and the Thrush: Tales of Goodness and Greed. 49 min. Eastern Coyote Recordings  CD $12.00 ISBN 9780979355448  Ages 6 up.

Learning in Two Languages.  60 min.  Hap-Pal Music  CD  $13.95 Ages 4-9.

A Little Princess.  6 hr, 59 min.  Brilliance Audio CD $49.97  ISBN 9781441831026  Ages 8-14.

Magic Tree House Book 42 and 43: Good Night for Ghosts and Leprechaun in Late Winter.  2 hrs, 59 min.  Listening Library  CD  $30.00  ISBN 9780307706294  Ages 6-9.

Middleworld (The Jaguar Stones, Book One).  11 hr, 4 min. Listening Library CD  $44.00  ISBN 9780307711991  Ages 9-14.

Raiders Ransom. 9 hr, 15 min.  Recorded Books CD $87.75  ISBN 9781436162982  Ages 10-14.

Rebecca: An American Girl. 9 hr, 25 min. Recorded Books  CD $87.75 ISBN 9781440782695  Ages 8-12.

Red Midnight. 5 hr, 36 min.  Listening Library CD $45.00  ISBN 9780739372685  Ages 12 up.

Salamander Spell  (Book #5, The Frog Princess series) 5 hr. 45 min. Recorded Books  CD  $51.75  ISBN 9781440757822  Ages 9-12.

The Story of Cirrus Flux 6 hrs, 38 min.  Listening Library  CD $50.00  ISBN 97803077063796  Ages 9-14.

This World We Live In; a novel. 6 hrs, 53 min. Listening Library  CD  $55.00 ISBN 9780307582270  Ages 12-14.

True Meaning of Smekday, The.  10 hr, 38 min.  Listening Library  CD  $65.00  ISBN 9780307711120  Ages 7-12.

When the Whistle Blows. 4 hr.  Brilliance Audio  CD  $22.99  ISBN 978441826671  Ages 10-14.

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Online Doc NCR 2011 Agenda for Annual Conference

by Karen Perry on Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 07:47 pm

2011 Notable Children’s Recordings Committee Agenda

ALA Annual Conference, Washington, DC

Washington Marriott

1221 22nd Street NW

Saturday, June 26; 1:30 - 5:00 pm

Sunday, June 27; 1:30 - 5:00 pm

 

Saturday, June 26, 2010

1:30-2:15 –       Welcome and Introductions

                        Committee Charge

                        Criteria for nomination

2011 Notable Children’s Recordings Committee Agenda

ALA Annual Conference, Washington, DC

Washington Marriott

1221 22nd Street NW

Saturday, June 26; 1:30 - 5:00 pm

Sunday, June 27; 1:30 - 5:00 pm

 

Saturday, June 26, 2010

1:30-2:15 –       Welcome and Introductions

                        Committee Charge

                        Criteria for nomination

                        Review process

2:15-3:00 -             Discussion of titles A-K

3:00                        Break

3:15-5:00            Continuation of discussion*

 

Sunday, June 27, 2010

1:30-3:00            Discussion of titles L-Z

3:00                        Break

3:15-5:00            Continuation of discussion*

*Since we have only 22 titles to discuss at this time, the committee will probably finish their work early.  Visitors should plan to attend beginning at 1:30 rather than later in the meeting time slot.

 

 

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To select, annotate, and present for publication an annual list of notable audio recordings, disc or tape form, of interest to children. To reevaluate and recommend change as needed in the ALSC Criteria for Selection of Recordings of Interest to Children. To identify titles for consideration by other committees evaluating for a specific clientele or purpose. To carry on other audio recording evaluation projects as assigned by the ALSC Board.

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