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:
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)
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)
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)
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