Program Officer, Communications
CHICAGO - The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has selected its 2014 list of Notable Children’s Videos. The list includes videos for children 14 years of age and younger that exhibit especially commendable quality, show respect for children’s intelligence and imagination and reflect and encourage the interests of children in exemplary ways.
The selected videos are:
“And Then It’s Spring.” Weston Woods
“The Ant and the Grasshopper.” Weston Woods
“Bear Has a Story to Tell.” Weston Woods
“Bink & Gollie Two for One.” Weston Woods
“Blackout.” Weston Woods
“Children and Grief.” Professor Child
“Coretta Scott.” Weston Woods
“Creepy Carrots!” Weston Woods
“Frenemies.” Human Relations Media
“Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator.” Weston Woods
“I Want My Hat Back.” Weston Woods
“Lemonade in Winter.” Weston Woods
“Lost and Found.” Entertainment One
“Nelson Mandela.” Weston Woods
“A Sea Turtle Story.” National Film Board of Canada
“Split: Divorce through Kids’ Eyes.” Ellen Bruno
“Those Darn Squirrels!” Dreamscape Media
For the annotated list of the above videos, including recommended age levels and running times, visit the ALSC website. More information about all of ALSC's Children's Notable Lists is available at www.ala.org/alsc, click on Awards, Grants & Scholarships and Children's Notable Lists.
Members of the 2014 Carnegie Medal/Notable Children’s Videos Committee are: Joan Atkinson, Chair, Tuscaloosa Ala.; Alan Bern, Berkeley (Calif.) Public Library; Lizabeth Deskins, Hilliard City (Ohio) School District; Caitlin Dixon Jacobson, Ketchikan (Alaska) High School Library; Nancy Eames, Toledo-Lucas County (Ohio) Public Library; Susan Dove Lempke, Niles (Ill.) Public Library; Laura Lutz, Convent of the Sacred Heart, New York; Rachel Wood, Arlington (Va.) Public Library.