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Notable Children’s Recordings 2008 February 14, 2008

Posted by sneaks in audio books, J is for Juvenile, YA.

CHICAGO – The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has selected its 2008 list of Notable Children’s Recordings. The 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. Click “more” for the full list.

The recordings selected are:

“Black Duck,” Listening Library.

“Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, Ship’s Boy,” Listen & Live Audio.

“Cave of the Dark Wind,” Brilliance Audio.

“Clementine,” Recorded Books.

“A Crooked Kind of Perfect,” Listening Library.

“Dooby Dooby Moo,” Weston Woods.

“Dream,” Lyric Partners.

“Epossumondas Saves the Day,” Recorded Books.

“Every Child Deserves a Lifetime: Songs from the “For Our Children” Series,” Shout! Factory.

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” Listening Library.

“Hattie Big Sky,” Listening Library.

“The Higher Power of Lucky,” Listening Library.

“If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period,” Listening Library.

“The Invention of Hugo Cabret,” Scholastic Audiobooks.

Jazz,” Live Oak Media.

“The Librarian from the Black Lagoon,” Weston Woods.

“Lilly’s Big Day,” Live Oak Media.

“Marley: A Dog Like No Other,” HarperChildren’s Audio.

“The Rules of Survival,” Listening Library.

“Skulduggery Pleasant,” HarperChildren’s Audio.

“Seven Blind Mice,” Weston Woods.

“Treasure Island,” Listening Library.

“A Very Brave Witch.,” Weston Woods.

“The Wednesday Wars,” Scholastic Audiobooks.

“Welcome to Camden Falls,” Scholastic Audiobooks.

For the annotated list of the above recordings, including recommended grade levels, visit the ALSC Web site. More information about all of ALSC’s Children’s Notable Lists is available on the Web site at http://www.ala.org/alsc, click on “Awards & Scholarships” and “Children’s Notable Lists.”



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