Ezra Jack Keats Awards Announced: Each year the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation acknowledges a children’s book author, and an illustrator, early in their careers for distinguished work that ”reflects the diverse nature of our culture.” [continue reading]
The American Library Association announced the Youth Media Awards today, at the Midwinter Conference in Seattle, WA. The Newbery Medal winner is Meg Medina for Merci Suarez Changes Gears, published by Candlewick. The Caldecott Medal winner is [continue reading]
Booklist Announces 2018 Editors’ Choice – Books for Youth: Booklist magazine has posted its list of 2018 Books for Youth: www.booklistonline.com/Booklist-Editors-Choice-Books-for-Youth-2018/pid=9713597. See which ones you have in your library.
Horn Book Fanfare Announced: Horn Book magazine’s editors and reviewers have selected their choices for the best children’s and young adult books for 2018. See the list here: www.hbook.com/2018/11/blogs/read-roger/horn-book-fanfare-2018/ .
School Library Journal Names 80 Best for 2018: School Library Journal released its annual list of Best Children’s Books, naming 80 books published in 2018: www.slj.com/?page=best-books-2018
NCTE 2019 Awards Announced: The National Council of Teachers of English announced their annual children’s book awards on Nov. 16, 2018. Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art [continue reading]
National Book Awards Announced: The annual National Book Awards were announced on Nov. 14, 2018. The winner in the Young People’s Literature category is Elizabeth Acevedo, “The Poet X” HarperTeen / HarperCollins. The finalists included [continue reading]
National Book Award Longlist Announced: The Longlist for Young People’s Literature for the 2018 National Book Award has been announced, naming ten books for children or teens that are the finalists for the award. Two [continue reading]