Sing Shalom: Songs for the
has been awarded a Parents Choice Recommended seal, a new commendation
in 1998. It indicates that "the Parents Choice committees found the
product distinguished enough to give it a notch above our
Approval rating. In other words, this honor implies our approval
and, even beyond that, our thorough recommendation for reasons of
production, appeal and fulfillment of its clear intent."
"Approval" by Parents Choice "indicates a wholesome product that
helps children enjoy developing physical, emotional, social or academic
skills" and is "given on the basis of the production, entertainment and
human values they exemplify."
Parents Choice, the countrys only nonprofit guide to all the
media for children, "initiated in 1978 the evaluating of childrens
products with the sole mission of getting information to mothers and fathers
and all involved in the lives of children so that families, teachers, and
librarians can easily make informed choices and purchases for their
youngsters. Objective choices. Purchases that will help their children grow
strong in interest, character, knowledge, and the ability to enjoy
According to the national print and broadcast press, the Parents
Choice Awards have become the "Oscars" of childrens product.
We are thrilled to have Sing Shalom recognized by
Parents Choice for "its unique qualities that enhance the lives of
children." We are parents and we are teachers; at our core we are musicians
who know the power of music to communicate and build rapport with all who
experience it. Children love music & we love music and children, so
it's a good fit! What we get to do as musicians and educators is both a
great gift and responsibility; we're grateful for the recognition of our
work by the respected and caring educators, civic leaders, performers and
parents that make up Parents Choice.