For immediate release | February 28, 2013

ALSC announces 2013 Notable Children's Videos

CHICAGO - The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has selected its 2013 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:

“55 Socks.” National Film Board Canada,

“Anna, Emma and the Condors.” Green Planet Films (2013 Carnegie Award)

“Are You a Bully? Test.” Human Relations Media

“Big Drive.” National Film Board of Canada

“Bink & Gollie.” Weston Woods

“Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct.” Weston Woods

“Hi! Fly Guy.” Weston Woods

“Kali the Little Vampire.” National Film Board of Canada

“Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion.” Weston Woods

“The Other Side.” Weston Woods

“Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend.” Weston Woods

“A Sick Day for Amos McGee.” Weston Woods

“Show Way.” Weston Woods

“Sky Color.” Weston Woods

“Wind Flyers.” Nutmeg 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, click on Awards, Grants & Scholarships and Children's Notable Lists.

Members of the 2013 Carnegie Medal/Notable Children’s Videos Committee are: Chair Maeve Visser Knoth, San Mateo (Calif.) County Library; Marilyn Ackerman, Brooklyn (N.Y.) Public Library; Alan Bern, Berkeley (Calif.) Public Library; Liz Deskins, Hilliard (Ohio) City School District; Nancy A. Eames, Toledo Lucas County (Ohio) Public Library; Susan Dove Lempke, Niles (Ill.) Public Library; Dr. Gwen M. Taylor, Lewis – Clark State College, Lewiston, Idaho; Emily Ann Tichenor, Tulsa City-County (Okla.) Library; Rachel Wood, Arlington (Va.) Public Library.


Caroline Jewell

Awards Coordinator

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

1-800-545-2433 ext.5839