Children's Notable Lists

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Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children's books, recordings, and videos. Use the links below or on the menu at the left to access current and past children's notable lists, learn about the submission process, and access the current selection committee rosters.



Current Notable Lists

2018 Notable Children's Books 
2018 Notable Children's Recordings 
2018 Notable Children's Digital Media 

Discussion List for 2018 Annual Conference

2019 Notable Children's Books Discussion Titles [PDF]
2019 Notable Children's Recordings Discussion Titles [Coming Soon!]

Past Notable Lists

Notable Children's Books
Notable Children's Recordings
Notable Children's Videos


The final  Notable Children's Video list was announced in 2017. Please stay tuned for an announcement regarding the Notable Children's digital media list and other new digital media awards from ALSC.

Great Interactive Software for Kids (formerly Notable Computer Software for Children) lists were discontinued in 2010. To view past lists, visit ALA's awards database.

ALSC Awards and Grants main page