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Kwame Alexander Wins Newbery Medal

American Library Association announces 2015 youth media award winners: John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature: “The Crossover,” written by Kwame Alexander, is the 2015 Newbery Medal winner. The book is published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. … Continue reading

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Newbery, Caldecott, and Other Youth Media Awards Announced at ALA

Newbery, Caldecott, and Other Youth Media Awards Announced at ALA From the press release from the American Library Association:  “The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults including the … Continue reading

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Do-It-Yourself Program Ideas: Caldecott Medal Celebration!

This year is the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal, awarded to the illustrator for the best artwork in a children’s book:  http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecottmedal . This is a perfect opportunity to have a fun Caldecott Celebration at your library!  You can … Continue reading

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ALA/ALSC Youth Media Awards Announced

At the American Library Association’s Midwinter meeting held on January 28, 2013 in Seattle, several book and media awards were announced.  These included: Newbery Medal:  Katherine Applegate for The One and Only Ivan (HarperCollins) Caldecott Medal: Jon Klassen for This … Continue reading

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Caldecott Uncovered Webinar

Last week ALSC offered a free webinar on the Caldecott Medal, Caldecott Uncovered: What You’ve Always Wanted to Know About the Caldecott Medal. The link to a recording of the webinar can be accessed at: http://connectpro55254617.adobeconnect.com/p3nwg9uc76c/ Submitted by Helen Bloch

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The Caldecott Medal 75th Anniversary!

CHICAGO — Join the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) in celebrating 75 years of distinguished picture books! The Caldecott Medal was established in 1937 and first awarded in 1938 by the American Library Association (ALA). Now, in 2012 … Continue reading

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