Notable Children's Recordings Committee


To select, annotate, and present for publication an annual list of notable audio recordings 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.


Jennifer M. Duffy (Chair, April 27, 2014, to January 31, 2015)
Carolyn R. Angus (Member, January 1, 2014, to January 31, 2016)
Rebecca (Becki) B. Bishop (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Lynn Piper Carpenter (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Merri V. Lindgren (Member, April 30, 2014, to January 31, 2015)
Cecily Ruth Pilzer (Member, February 1, 2014, to January 31, 2016)
Barbara Scotto (Member, February 1, 2014, to January 31, 2015)
Mrs. Heather Warren Smith (Member, February 1, 2014, to January 31, 2016)
Rachael Stein (Member, February 1, 2014, to July 7, 2015)
Gaye Hinchliff (Consultant, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Courtney Jones (Staff Liaison, March 31, 2014, to June 30, 2018)
Laura Schulte-Cooper (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2014. Last retrieved on 11/30/2015. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

* ALSC would like to recognize the contributions of Dr. Eliza T. Dresang who chaired the committee from January 2014 – April 2014.


The Notable Children's Recordings Committee consists of nine members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 8)


Established in 1974 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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Staff Liaison

Courtney Jones