Designed for new walkers up to 5 years old, dancing is a great way to have some fun!
Harlem's little blackbird by Renée Watson ; illustrated by Christian Robinson
Mister and Lady Day: Billie Holiday and the dog who loved her by Amy Novesky ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton
Nominees for the 2013 Grammy Awards were announced recently. The winners will be revealed February 10, 2013 at the 55th Grammy Award Show. In the meantime you can find the nominees for the major categories in the Library's collection:
Channel orange [sound recording] by Frank Ocean — Album of the Year
El Camino [sound recording] by the Black Keys — Album of the Year
Babel [sound recording] by Mumford & Sons — Album of the Year
Blunderbuss [sound recording] by Jack White — Album of the Year
Some nights [sound recording] by Fun — Album of the Year
Stronger [sound recording] by Kelly Clarkson — Record of the Year — "Stronger"
Red [sound recording] by Taylor Swift — Record of the Year — "Red"
Making mirrors [sound recording] by Gotye — Record of the Year — "Making Mirrors"
Just got home from the movie theater? Want to hear that great theme song again? Here are some soundtracks from the lastest and greatest family movies for you to enjoy:
Brave [sound recording]: original soundtrack by original score composed by Patrick Doyle
Hugo [sound recording]: original score by [music by] Howard Shore
Enchanted [sound recording]: an original Walt Disney Records soundtrack by songs by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz; score by Alan Menken
Wee sing in the car [sound recording] by Pamela Conn Beall and Susan Hagen Nipp
Car tunes [sound recording] by Sugar Beats
Here come the 123s [sound recording] by They Might Be Giants
Here come the ABCs [sound recording] by They Might Be Giants
[Photo courtesy of AP Images]
Rockabye baby! [sound recording]: lullaby renditions of Dave Matthews Band by Bissell, Andrew, 1979-
On Friday, March 30, 2012 at 7:00 PM, the Michigan Arab Orchestra (MAO) and choir will present the third free concert of their first inaugural season, which also marks the launch of ADC ‘s 1st Annual Cultural Day at Fordson High School Theater in Dearborn. The Anti-Discrimination Committee's Greater Detroit Chapter is pleased to announce its Excellence in Literature and Art Award recipients at this "Cultural Night." For more information and background on the recipients, see the chapter's website.
This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, please email: info@MichiganArabOrchestra.org or call the ADC Michigan Office at 313-581-1201.
Six little ducks [sound recording] by Al Dana... [et al.]
More singable songs [sound recording] by Raffi with Ken Whiteley
Rhythms on parade [sound recording] by Hap Palmer
Classical music is not just for adults. We have lots of classical music in the Children's Department that kids will love. Check out any of these wonderful titles and enjoy!
Jim Gill, master of all things fun and silly, has a new album.
Jim Gill presents music play for folks of all stripes [sound recording] by Gill, Jim — If you love bananas or pizza, this album has songs for you. If you love Mozart or friends, look no further. Jim Gill has created another great dancing, clapping, silly songs album for everyone young and old. You can find other Jim Gill albums in the Children's Department, too. Happy listening!
Frosty the Snowman is a classic winter song. But did you know there were so many different versions? Check out some of these great songs, and learn a new snowman song too!
Sing along! [sound recording] by Caspar Babypants
Christmas with the Chipmunks [sound recording] by Alvin, Simon & Theodore with David Seville
Enjoy some of these fun and festive Thanksgiving songs for kids:
Thanksgiving songs that tickle your funny bone [sound recording] by Roberts, Piller & Katz
At home and abroad [sound recording] by Focus on the Family
Whaddaya think of that? [sound recording] by Laurie Berkner
Storytime classics [sound recording] by Peter Pan Kids
Dragon tunes [sound recording] : [from Dragon Tales] by Sesame Workshop/Columbia TriStar Television
This may even inspire you to read about more talented animals!
Here are some great kids cd's that you can play while you jump into the pile of leaves.
John McCutcheon's four seasons [sound recording]: autumnsongs by McCutcheon, John
Sara Jordan presents celebrate seasons [sound recording] by Sara Jordan; composed by Sara Jordan, Mark Shannon