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 digital media. 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

2020 Notable Children's Books 
2020 Notable Children's Recordings

2020 Notable Children's Digital Media 


2021 Notable Children's Books and Recordings Committees Summer Meetings

Open meetings for these two Notable Committees will be held via Zoom at the following times:

Notable Children's Books:

Wednesday, July 1 and Thursday July 2 @ 1pm Central | Register for either (or both) of these sessions 

Notable Children's Recordings:

Wednesday, July 1 and Thursday July 2 @ 3pm Central | Register for either (or both) of these sessions

Discussion List for 2021 Committees' Summer Meetings

2021 Notable Children's Books Discussion Titles [PDF]
2021 Notable Children's Recordings Discussion Titles [PDF]

Past Notable Lists

Notable Children's Books
Notable Children's Recordings

Notable Children's Digital Media

The final Notable Children's Video list was released in 2017. Go to the list of past Notable Children's Videos List.