Notable Children's Recordings

About the Notable Children's Recordings
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children's recordings on the Notable Children's Recordings list.

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NameTitleYear
The Fire Chronicle2013 - Winner
Little Seed: Songs for ChildrenLittle Seed: Songs for Children 2013 - Selection
Artemis Fowl: The Last GuardianArtemis Fowl: The Last Guardian2013 - Selection
Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring.Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring.2013 - Selection
Can You Canoe?Can You Canoe?2013 - Selection
The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a TaleThe Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale2013 - Selection
A Dog's Way HomeA Dog's Way Home2013 - Selection
Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was ExtinctEdwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct2013 - Selection
Ghost KnightGhost Knight2013 - Selection
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction SiteGoodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site2013 - Selection
The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First CaseThe Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe's Very First Case2013 - Selection
Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected DiversionKnuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion2013 - Selection
The Library DragonThe Library Dragon2013 - Selection
The False PrinceThe False Prince2013 - Selection
Merry Christmas, SplatMerry Christmas, Splat2013 - Selection
Same Sun HereSame Sun Here2013 - Selection
The Mighty Miss MaloneThe Mighty Miss Malone2013 - Selection
Words in the DustWords in the Dust2013 - Selection
WonderWonder2013 - Selection
Titanic: Voices from the DisasterTitanic: Voices from the Disaster2013 - Selection
A Sick Day for Amos McGeeA Sick Day for Amos McGee2013 - Selection
Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the WorldTemple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World2013 - Selection
The Red HenThe Red Hen2013 - Selection
Ozomatli Presents OzoKidzOzomatli Presents OzoKidz2013 - Selection
One Year in Coal HarborOne Year in Coal Harbor2013 - Selection
The Notorious Benedict ArnoldThe Notorious Benedict Arnold2013 - Selection
The Mighty SkyThe Mighty Sky2013 - Selection
Ojo, AdenreleJefferson's Sons2012 - Selection
Willems, MoDon't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!2012 - Selection
Morris, CassandraIvy and Bean: What's the Big Idea?2012 - Selection
Kellgren, KatherineThe Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, Book 2: The Hidden Gallery2012 - Selection
Jackson, JDGhetto Cowboy2012 - Selection
Kellgren, KatherineFletcher and the Springtime Blossoms2012 - Selection
Jenkins, EllaElla Jenkins: A Life of Song2012 - Selection
de Ocampo, Ramón Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians2012 - Selection
Barnett, SaraDear America: Like the Willow Tree2012 - Selection
Gantos, JackDead End in Norvelt2012 - Selection
Galvin, EmmaCountdown2012 - Selection
Almasy, JessicaClementine and the Family Meeting2012 - Selection
Perlmutter, RichardBeethoven's Wig: Sing Along Piano Classics2012 - Selection
Milioti, CristinThe Apothecary2012 - Selection
Bernstine, Quincy TylerLooking Like Me2012 - Selection
Kellgren, KatherineJessica2012 - Selection
Gill, JimJim Gill Presents Music Play for Folks of All Stripes2012 - Selection
Graham, DionLooking Like Me2012 - Selection
Turpin, BahniThe Other Half of My Heart2012 - Selection
Campbell, CassandraLucky for Good2012 - Selection
Carter, WendyYoung Fredle2012 - Selection
Marno, MozhanThunder over Kandahar2012 - Selection
Wong, B.D.Stone Soup2012 - Selection
Songs from the Baobab: African Lullabies and Nursery RhymesSongs from the Baobab: African Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes2012 - Selection
Lamia, JennaThe Sisters Club: Cloudy with a Chance of Boys,2012 - Selection
Practically Ridiculous2012 - Selection
Coomes, SarahThe Unforgotten Coat2012 - Selection
Almasy, JessicaOperation Yes2012 - Selection
Heyborne, KirbyMoon Over Manifest,2012 - Selection
Lamia, JennaMoon Over Manifest,2012 - Selection
Campbell, CassandraMoon Over Manifest,2012 - Selection
Singer, MarilynMirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse2012 - Selection
Morton, JoeMirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse2012 - Selection
Hoppe, LincolnOkay for Now2012 - Selection
2011 notable children's recordings2011 - Selection
Emperors of the Ice: A True Story of Disaster and Survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13Emperors of the Ice: A True Story of Disaster and Survival in the Antarctic, 1910-132010 - Selection
The Jesus Storybook BibleThe Jesus Storybook Bible2010 - Selection
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground RailroadHenry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad2010 - Selection
Heart of a ShepherdHeart of a Shepherd2010 - Selection
Field TripField Trip2010 - Selection
European PlaygroundEuropean Playground2010 - Selection
Diamond WillowDiamond Willow2010 - Selection
Chasing Lincoln's KillerChasing Lincoln's Killer2010 - Selection
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the BusDon't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus2010 - Selection
A Dog on His OwnA Dog on His Own2010 - Selection
The Chosen OneThe Chosen One2010 - Selection
The Chicken Chasing Queen of Lamar CountyThe Chicken Chasing Queen of Lamar County2010 - Selection
LeviathanLeviathan2010 - Selection
Knuffle Bunny Two: A Case of Mistaken IdentityKnuffle Bunny Two: A Case of Mistaken Identity2010 - Selection
Songs from the Garden of Eden: Jewish Lullabies and Nursery RhymesSongs from the Garden of Eden: Jewish Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes2010 - Selection
Louise, The Adventures of a ChickenLouise, The Adventures of a Chicken2010 - Selection
Mañana IguanaMañana Iguana2010 - Selection
Music for Abraham Lincoln: Campaign Songs, Civil War Tunes, Laments for a PresidentMusic for Abraham Lincoln: Campaign Songs, Civil War Tunes, Laments for a President2010 - Selection
Nelson Mandela's Favorite African FolktalesNelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales2010 - Selection
Peace, LocomotionPeace, Locomotion2010 - Selection
Picnic PlaygroundPicnic Playground2010 - Selection
Red Blazer Girls: The Ring of RocamadourRed Blazer Girls: The Ring of Rocamadour2010 - Selection
RiotRiot2010 - Selection
The Scrambled States of America Talent ShowThe Scrambled States of America Talent Show2010 - Selection
A Soup OperaA Soup Opera2010 - Selection
The Tapestry Book 1: The Hound of RowanThe Tapestry Book 1: The Hound of Rowan2010 - Selection
We Are The Ship: The Story of Negro League BaseballWe Are The Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball2010 - Selection
Wild GirlWild Girl2010 - Selection
The Witch's Guide to Cooking with ChildrenThe Witch's Guide to Cooking with Children2010 - Selection
The Alvin Ho Collection: Books 1 & 2The Alvin Ho Collection: Books 1 & 22010 - Selection
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianThe Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian2009 - Selection
The 39 Clues: The Maze of BonesThe 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones2009 - Selection
Miss SpitfireMiss Spitfire2009 - Selection
The Graveyard BookThe Graveyard Book2009 - Selection
The True Story of the Three Little PigsThe True Story of the Three Little Pigs2009 - Selection
SkybreakerSkybreaker2009 - Selection
Shooting the MoonShooting the Moon2009 - Selection
Red Moon at SharpsburgRed Moon at Sharpsburg2009 - Selection
The Possibilities of SainthoodThe Possibilities of Sainthood2009 - Selection
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban FolktaleMartina the Beautiful Cockroach: A Cuban Folktale2009 - Selection
I'm DirtyI'm Dirty2009 - Selection
Hawaiian PlaygroundHawaiian Playground2009 - Selection
Gregor and the Code of ClawGregor and the Code of Claw2009 - Selection
Gradnfather's JourneyGradnfather's Journey2009 - Selection
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval VillageGood Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village2009 - Selection
Elijah of BuxtonElijah of Buxton2009 - Selection
The Dead and the GoneThe Dead and the Gone2009 - Selection
Curse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the Misadventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman and FineCurse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the Misadventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman and Fine 2009 - Selection
Clementine's LetterClementine's Letter2009 - Selection
Celia Cruz: Queen of SalsaCelia Cruz: Queen of Salsa2009 - Selection
Brooklyn BridgeBrooklyn Bridge2009 - Selection
Beethoven's Wig 4: Dance Along SymphoniesBeethoven's Wig 4: Dance Along Symphonies2009 - Selection
Alice's Adventures in WonderlandAlice's Adventures in Wonderland2009 - Selection
Skulduggery PleasantSkulduggery Pleasant2008 - Selection
The Librarian from the Black LagoonThe Librarian from the Black Lagoon2008 - Selection
Lilly's Big DayLilly's Big Day2008 - Selection
Marley: A Dog Like No OtherMarley: A Dog Like No Other2008 - Selection
The Rules of SurvivalThe Rules of Survival2008 - Selection
If a Tree Falls at Lunch PeriodIf a Tree Falls at Lunch Period2008 - Selection
Seven Blind MiceSeven Blind Mice2008 - Selection
Treasure IslandTreasure Island2008 - Selection
A Very Brave WitchA Very Brave Witch2008 - Selection
The Wednesday WarsThe Wednesday Wars2008 - Selection
Welcome to Camden FallsWelcome to Camden Falls2008 - Selection
The Invention of Hugo CabretThe Invention of Hugo Cabret2008 - Selection
JAZZJAZZ2008 - Selection
Dooby Dooby MooDooby Dooby Moo2008 - Selection
Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's BoyBloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy2008 - Selection
Hattie Big SkyHattie Big Sky2008 - Selection
Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows2008 - Selection
Every Child Deserves a Lifetime: Songs from the "For Our Children" SeriesEvery Child Deserves a Lifetime: Songs from the "For Our Children" Series2008 - Selection
Epossumondas Saves the DayEpossumondas Saves the Day2008 - Selection
DreamDream2008 - Selection
A Crooked Kind of PerfectA Crooked Kind of Perfect2008 - Selection
ClementineClementine2008 - Selection
Cave of the Dark WindCave of the Dark Wind2008 - Selection
The Higher Power of LuckyThe Higher Power of Lucky2008 - Selection
Black DuckBlack Duck2008 - Selection
Ptolemy's GatePtolemy's Gate2007 - Selection
Midnight over SanctaphraxMidnight over Sanctaphrax2007 - Selection
My Haunted HouseMy Haunted House2007 - Selection
Peter and the Shadow ThievesPeter and the Shadow Thieves2007 - Selection
The Truth about MagicThe Truth about Magic2007 - Selection
Rotten Ralph Helps OutRotten Ralph Helps Out2007 - Selection
The Silver Spoon of Solomon SnowThe Silver Spoon of Solomon Snow2007 - Selection
SilverFin: A James Bond Adventure. Young Bond, Book OneSilverFin: A James Bond Adventure. Young Bond, Book One2007 - Selection
Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found ThereThrough the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There2007 - Selection
Lon Po PoLon Po Po2007 - Selection
Mao's Last Dancer: Young Reader's EditionMao's Last Dancer: Young Reader's Edition2007 - Selection
Wickety Whack: Brer Rabbit is BackWickety Whack: Brer Rabbit is Back2007 - Selection
Jim Gill Sings Moving Rhymes for Modern TimesJim Gill Sings Moving Rhymes for Modern Times2007 - Selection
Inch by InchInch by Inch2007 - Selection
I, CorianderI, Coriander2007 - Selection
Hondo and FabianHondo and Fabian2007 - Selection
Half-Moon InvestigationsHalf-Moon Investigations2007 - Selection
GossamerGossamer2007 - Selection
Day of TearsDay of Tears2007 - Selection
Carolinda Clatter!Carolinda Clatter!2007 - Selection
The Book ThiefThe Book Thief2007 - Selection
Baby Loves Jazz: Go Baby Go!Baby Loves Jazz: Go Baby Go!2007 - Selection
AirbornAirborn2007 - Selection
Artemis Fowl #4: The Opal DeceptionArtemis Fowl #4: The Opal Deception2006 - Selection
Urchin of the Riding StarsUrchin of the Riding Stars2006 - Selection
A Bear Called PaddingtonA Bear Called Paddington2006 - Selection
Will You Sign Here, John HancockWill You Sign Here, John Hancock2006 - Selection
The Old CountryThe Old Country2006 - Selection
Blues JourneyBlues Journey2006 - Selection
Tiger, TigerTiger, Tiger2006 - Selection
The Star of KazanThe Star of Kazan2006 - Selection
Songs from the NeighborhoodSongs from the Neighborhood2006 - Selection
Some Assembly RequiredSome Assembly Required2006 - Selection
Scat Like That!Scat Like That!2006 - Selection
Raven's GateRaven's Gate2006 - Selection
Private PeacefulPrivate Peaceful2006 - Selection
A Pack of LiesA Pack of Lies2006 - Selection
Revenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship EssexRevenge of the Whale: The True Story of the Whaleship Essex2006 - Selection
The Minister's DaughterThe Minister's Daughter2006 - Selection
The Goose GirlThe Goose Girl2006 - Selection
The CayThe Cay2006 - Selection
The Man Who Walked Between the TowersThe Man Who Walked Between the Towers2006 - Selection
Giddyup!Giddyup!2006 - Selection
Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #1: Wolf BrotherChronicles of Ancient Darkness #1: Wolf Brother2006 - Selection
Gregor the OverlanderGregor the Overlander2006 - Selection
IshIsh2006 - Selection
Judy Moody Declares IndependenceJudy Moody Declares Independence2006 - Selection
The Last Apprentice: Revenge of the WitchThe Last Apprentice: Revenge of the Witch2006 - Selection
The Last Holiday ConcertThe Last Holiday Concert2005 - Selection
The Ruby in the SmokeThe Ruby in the Smoke2005 - Selection
Rhinoceros TapRhinoceros Tap2005 - Selection
Princess in Pink; The Princess Diaries, Volume VPrincess in Pink; The Princess Diaries, Volume V2005 - Selection
The Pot That Juan BuiltThe Pot That Juan Built2005 - Selection
Pincus and the Pig: A Klezmer TalePincus and the Pig: A Klezmer Tale2005 - Selection
No More NastyNo More Nasty2005 - Selection
Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!2005 - Selection
More Perfect Than the MoonMore Perfect Than the Moon2005 - Selection
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel: A New Work for Narrator and Symphony OrchestraMike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel: A New Work for Narrator and Symphony Orchestra2005 - Selection
Beethoven's Wig 2: More Sing-Along Symphonies.Beethoven's Wig 2: More Sing-Along Symphonies.2005 - Selection
Ida B. . . .and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the WorldIda B. . . .and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World2005 - Selection
I Stink!I Stink!2005 - Selection
I Lost My BearI Lost My Bear2005 - Selection
A House of TailorsA House of Tailors2005 - Selection
HeartbeatHeartbeat2005 - Selection
FlippedFlipped2005 - Selection
Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. HarveyFireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey2005 - Selection
Duck for PresidentDuck for President2005 - Selection
Dragon RiderDragon Rider2005 - Selection
Bucking the SargeBucking the Sarge2005 - Selection
Al Capone Does My ShirtsAl Capone Does My Shirts2005 - Selection
Sing Along with PutumayoSing Along with Putumayo2005 - Selection
The Teacher's FuneralThe Teacher's Funeral2005 - Selection
When Marian SangWhen Marian Sang2005 - Selection
Noah's ArkNoah's Ark2004 - Selection
Winnie-the-PoohWinnie-the-Pooh2004 - Selection
Where I'd Like to BeWhere I'd Like to Be2004 - Selection
The Wee Free MenThe Wee Free Men2004 - Selection
The Voyage of the Dawn TreaderThe Voyage of the Dawn Treader2004 - Selection
The Trail of the Jedi: Star Wars® Jedi Quest #2The Trail of the Jedi: Star Wars® Jedi Quest #22004 - Selection
The Tale of DespereauxThe Tale of Despereaux2004 - Selection
Sweet Dreams: Lullabies for GuitarSweet Dreams: Lullabies for Guitar2004 - Selection
Songs from the Street: 35 Years of MusicSongs from the Street: 35 Years of Music2004 - Selection
Sahara SpecialSahara Special2004 - Selection
RodzinaRodzina2004 - Selection
Nicky's Jazz for KidsNicky's Jazz for Kids2004 - Selection
African PlaygroundAfrican Playground2004 - Selection
Most Perfect HarmonyMost Perfect Harmony2004 - Selection
Midnight for Charlie BoneMidnight for Charlie Bone2004 - Selection
InkheartInkheart2004 - Selection
Giggle, Giggle, QuackGiggle, Giggle, Quack2004 - Selection
Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber BrownGet Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown2004 - Selection
Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal VirtuosaElla Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa2004 - Selection
Dreamland: World Lullabies & Soothing SongsDreamland: World Lullabies & Soothing Songs2004 - Selection
A Corner of the UniverseA Corner of the Universe2004 - Selection
Charlie Bone and the Time TwisterCharlie Bone and the Time Twister2004 - Selection
The Carnivorous CarnivalThe Carnivorous Carnival2004 - Selection
Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart: The Story of Amber and Essie Told Here in Poems and PicturesAmber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart: The Story of Amber and Essie Told Here in Poems and Pictures2004 - Selection
Indian Elephant TeaIndian Elephant Tea2004 - Selection