ALSC announces 2019 Notable Children’s Digital Media list

For Immediate Release
Thu, 02/28/2019


Laura Schulte-Cooper

Program Officer, Communications


CHICAGO — The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and its Notable Children's Digital Media committee, are pleased to announce the 2019 list of outstanding digital media for children. The list includes real-time, dynamic and interactive media content for children 14 years of age and younger that enables and encourages active engagement and social interaction while informing, educating and entertaining in exemplary ways.

The media selected include:

Artie's Magic Pencil. iOS/Android. 
Be Internet Awesome. Web.
Coral Reef. iOS. 
Ed and the Curious Crew at The Royal Children's Hospital. iOS/Android. 
Hopscotch. iOS. 
Inventioneers. iOS/Android/Amazon/Windows. 
Khan Academy Kids. iOS. 
Lexi's World. iOS. 
Living Paintings: Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. iOS/Android. 
Moshi Twilight Sleep Stories. iOS/Android/Amazon. 
Nighty Night. iOS.  
Peek-a-Zoo. iOS. 
Play and Learn Science. iOS/Android. 
Queer Kid Stuff. Web. 
RelationShapes. iOS/Android. 
Space Science Investigations: Plant Growth. iOS. 

For an annotated 2019 list, including recommended grade levels, visit the ALSC website. More information about all the children's notable media lists is available on the ALSC website.

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is driven by more than 4,000 members dedicated to the support and enrichment of library service to children. Our members include youth librarians, literature experts, publishers and educational faculty. ALSC supports its members in engaging communities to build healthy, successful futures for all children. To learn more about ALSC and how to join, please visit our website.

Members of the 2019 Notable Children's Digital Media Committee are: Alia Shields, co-chair, Cherry Hill (New Jersey) Public Library; Alec Chunn, co-chair, Eugene (Oregon) Public Library;  Laura Benn, Yolo County (California) Library; Heather Love Beverley, Cook Memorial Public Library District, Libertyville, Illinois; Kelsey Matoushek, Broome County (New York) Public Library; Awnali Mills, Henrico County (Virginia) Public Library; and Elizabeth Saxton, Cleveland Heights, Ohio.