Notable Children's Recordings

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 warys. 

The following Recorded Books titles have been selected as 2017 Notable Children's Recordings:


Beetle Boy
Written by M.G. Leonard; narrated by the author
With distinct characterizations and humor, M. G. Leonard narrates her book about a boy, beetles, and the mysterious disappearance of his father. (Ages: 8-12)

Dream On, Amber
Written by Emma Shevah; narrated by Laura Kirman
Laura Kirman becomes this spirited tween in a dynamic performance that highlights Amber’s humor, heart and multicultural heritage. (2017 Odyssey Honor Audiobook) 

Grayling's Song
Written by Karen Cushman; narrated by Katherine Kellgren
With a flair for character vocalization and a beautiful singing voice, Katherine Kellgren takes the listener on Grayling’s magical quest. (Ages: 10 and up)

Mama's Nightingale
Written by Edwidge Danticat; narrated by Robin Miles
Robin Miles interprets this heartwarming immigration story in a simple, believable voice, that perfectly captures a tender mother-daughter relationship. (Ages: 5-12)

To view the complete list of 2017 Notable Children's Recordings, click here

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