2021 ALSC Notable Children’s Recordings 11 Results

The votes are in! The Notable Children’s Recordings list includes recordings for children 14 years of age and younger of especially commendable quality that demonstrate respect for young people’s intelligence and imagination; exhibit venturesome creativity; and reflect and encourage the interests of children and young adolescents in exemplary ways. We are thrilled to celebrate our 11 winning Listening Library recordings. See the full list and committee comments here.

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Author: Amyra León | Narrator: Amyra León
Grades: 9-12
Release Date: October 27, 2020
Pocket Change Collective was born out of a need for space. Space to think. Space to connect. Space to be yourself. And this is your invitation to join us. "I will close my eyes and disappear into the pages of this book for many years to come."--Hanif...
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Author: Jan Brett | Narrator: René Ruiz
Grades: K-3
Release Date: October 20, 2020
A New York Times Bestseller!A group of clever animals find an unusual but warm and furry home during Alaska's long winter in Jan Brett's newest snowy adventure.Cozy is the softest musk ox in Alaska, with the warmest fur you ever did feel. When a stor...
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This contemporary middle-grade graphic novel, adapted for audio with a full cast production, about family and belonging from New York Times bestselling author Lucy Knisley is a perfect listen for fans of Awkward and Be Prepar...
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Author: Kwame Mbalia | Narrator: Amir Abdullah
Grades: 7-8
Release Date: October 06, 2020
Bestselling author Rick Riordan presents the second book in the New York Times best-selling Tristan Strong trilogy by Kwame Mbalia. Tristan Strong, just back from a victorious but exhausting adventure in Alke, the land of African American f...
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Author: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley | Narrator: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley and Bahni Turpin
Grades: 7-8
Release Date: August 11, 2020
*Newbery Honor Book**Odyssey Honor Audiobook*   A candid and fierce middle grade novel about sisterhood and sexual abuse, by two-time Newbery Honor winner and #1 New York Times best seller Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, author of The ...
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ISBN: 9780593214992
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Author: Adam Gidwitz and Emma Otheguy | Narrator: Adam Gidwitz and Rebecca Soler
Grades: 4-6
Release Date: May 12, 2020
Critically acclaimed author Emma Otheguy joins Newbery Honor-winning Adam Gidwitz as co-author of the newest adventure in the NYT bestselling Unicorn Rescue Society series as the kids travel to Cuba to help the legendary Madre de aguas.In Cuba, it is...
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Author: Oliver Jeffers | Narrator: Oliver Jeffers
Grades: N/A
Release Date: April 14, 2020
#1 New York Times bestsellerA TIME Magazine Best Book of the YearA NPR Best Book of 2017A Boston Globe Best Book of 2017"Moments of human intimacy jostle with scenes that inspire cosmic awe, and the broad diversity of Jeffers's candy-c...
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An Odyssey Honor audiobook and National Book Award Finalist, this remarkable graphic novel—adapted for audio—is about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a former Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Gir...
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Author: Rebecca Stead | Narrator: Rachel L. Jacobs
Grades: 7-8
Release Date: April 07, 2020
EIGHT STARRED REVIEWS! The reassuring book kids and families need right now."An absolute original . . . a story that kids will love." --R. J. Palacio, bestselling author of WonderAt a time when everything is changing for Bea and her family, the impor...
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Author: Rob Harrell | Narrator: Marc Thompson and Michael Crouch
Grades: 7-8
Release Date: March 31, 2020
A hilarious and heartwrenching story about surviving middle school—and an unthinkable diagnosis—while embracing life's weirdness.Ross Maloy just wants to be a normal seventh grader. He doesn't want to lose his hair, or wear a weird hat, o...
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Author: Annie Barrows | Narrator: Kate Reinders
Grades: 7-8
Release Date: January 21, 2020
From the New York Times bestselling author of Ivy + Bean comes a hilarious new series featuring a high-energy, lovable troublemaker.Meet 9-year-old Iggy Frangi. He's not a bad kid, he's really not. Okay, so he's done a few (a few is anything up to 10...
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