Attention to the following announcement: >>>Nominations are being accepted for the Sullivan Award for Public Library Administrators Supporting Services to Children, an annual award consisting of a commemorative gift and a 24k gold framed citation. The citation [continue reading]
Walter Award Announced: The We Need Diverse Books Walter Awards Judging Committee has selected the winners and honorees for the third annual Walter Dean Myers Awards for Outstanding Children’s Literature. This year’s awards comprise of [continue reading]
School Library Journal Announces “Best Books of 2017:” School Library Journal’s annual list of Best Books has been announced, naming 71 books for children and teens. For the list, go to: www.slj.com/bestof2017/ .
National Book Awards Announced: The annual National Book Awards were announced on Nov. 14, 2017 in New York City. Established in 1950, the awards are given by the National Book Foundation. The award for Young [continue reading]
New York Times “Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2017” List: The 65th annual “Best Illustrated Children’s Books” list has been issued by the New York Times. For the first time, the list was compiled in [continue reading]
2017 National Book awards, young people’s literature NOMINEES announced: What Girls Are Made Of by Elana K. Arnold Far from the Tree by Robin Benway I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. [continue reading]
2017 National Book awards, young people’s literature Longlist announced: Elana K. Arnold, What Girls Are Made Of (Carolrhoda Lab / Lerner Publishing Group) Robin Benway, Far from the Tree (HarperTeen / HarperCollinsPublishers) Samantha Mabry, All [continue reading]
Amy Cheney Receives Zoia Horn Intellectual Freedom Award from Calif. Library Association – Amy Cheney, librarian with Oakland Unified, was named the recipient of the Zoia Horn Intellectual Freedom Award, given by the California Library [continue reading]