ALSC announces 2015 Notable Children's Videos

For Immediate Release
Tue, 03/03/2015


Laura Schulte-Cooper

Program Officer, Communications



CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has selected its 2015 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:
“Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909.” Dreamscape Media
“The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?” Weston Woods
“Each Kindness.” Weston Woods
“Exclamation Mark.” Weston Woods
“Extra Yarn.” Weston Woods
“Getting Through It: Kids Talk about Divorce.” Human Relations Media 
“Honey Badgers: Masters of Mayhem.” PBS
“Locomotive.” Dreamscape Media 
“Me and My Moulton.” National Film Board of Canada
“Me . . . Jane.” Weston Woods
“A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis.” Dreamscape Media
“No Fish Where to Go.” National Film Board of Canada
“One Cool Friend.” Weston Woods
“This Is Not My Hat.” Weston Woods
“You Are In Charge of Your Body: A Sexual Abuse Prevention Curriculum.” Human Relations Media
For the annotated list of the above videos, including recommended age levels and running times, visit the Notable Children’s Videos webpage. More information about all of ALSC's Children's Notable Lists is on the website.
Members of the 2015 Carnegie Medal/Notable Children's Videos Committee are: Caitlin Dixon Jacobson, chair, Ketchikan (Alaska) High School Library; Eric Carpenter, Atlanta; Linda Ernst, King County Library System, Bellevue, Washington; Joanna Fabicon, Los Angeles Public Library; Laura Lutz, Convent of the Sacred Heart, New York; Maryann Owen, Oak Creek (Wis.) Public Library; and Laurie Reese, Los Angeles Public Library.