American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Awards Announced: On Feb. 10, 2018, the American Indian Library Association (AILA), a division of the American Library Association, announced the 2018 AILA Youth Literature Awards. They are given [continue reading]
LEE & LOW BOOKS is proud to announce that Maham Khwaja of West Hollywood, California is the winner of the company’s eighteenth annual New Voices Award, given for a picture book manuscript by an unpublished [continue reading]
2018 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Announced Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries. Named in memory of Sydney Taylor, author of the classic All-of-a-Kind [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]