Program Officer, Communications
CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has selected its 2016 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:
"Bugs in My Hair!" Weston Woods
"I’m Brave." Weston Woods
"Peanut Butter and Jellyfish." Weston Woods
"Same, Same But Different." Weston Woods
"Scaredy Squirrel at Night." Weston Woods
"That Is NOT a Good Idea!" Weston Woods and Mo Willems
"The Toxic Life Cycle of a Cigarette." Human Relations Media
"Viva Frida." Dreamscape
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 2016 Carnegie Medal/Notable Children's Videos Committee are: Lizabeth L. Deskins, chair, Hilliard City (Ohio) Schools; Eric Carpenter, Fred A. Toomey Elementary School, Atlanta; Linda L. Ernst, King County Library System, Mercer Island, Washington; Joanna Fabicon, Los Angeles Public Library; Dr. Sharon McQueen, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia; Maryann H. Owen, Oak Creek (Wisconsin) Public Library; Susan H. Polos, Bedford Central School District, Mt. Kisco, New York; and Laurie B. Reese, Los Angeles Public Library.