ACL Meeting Reminder, McCoy Named Leader, SCBWI Awards

ACL Meeting Friday, March 8, 9am-1pm, Oakland Main

Just a quick reminder about our regular ACL meeting this Friday – we will have the usual book reviewing and Distinguished Books sharing, and a presentation on reviewing multicultural books: .  Thanks!

Ted McCoy

Ted McCoy, 2013 ALSC Emerging Leader, is featured in the current issue of American Libraries (in the form of a trading card!).  The digital version is available here:

SCBWI Awards

Five Lives of Our Cat ZookThe Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators announced their 2013 Golden Kite Awards, for excellence in books for young readers.  The winner for fiction is Joanne Rocklin, for The Five Lives of Our Cat, Zook (Amulet/Abrams). The winner for nonfiction is Jeri Chase Ferris for Noah Webster & His Words (Houghton Mifflin). Mara Rockliff won for Picture Book Text for Me and Momma and Big John (Candlewick), and K.G. Campbell won for Picture Book Illustration for Lester’s Dreadful Sweaters (Kids Can). Honor books were also named; see their website for all the information:


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