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ACL Meets Friday, Feb. 14th, CLA Briefings, Maxine Kumin Obituary

ACL Meeting Friday, February 14, 2014  Just a quick reminder for our Bay Area members!  Please join us for our ACL Meeting on Friday, February 14, 2014, from 9am–1pm at the Oakland Main Library.   We will have our usual Book … Continue reading

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Author Ann Jonas Dies, New CLA “Briefings” Posted

Author/Illustrator Ann Jonas Dies Ann Jonas, award-winning writer and illustrator of numerous children’s books, died September 29, 2013 in Rhinebeck, NY. Between 1982 and 1999, Jonas created a total of 16 books for young readers, including The Quilt, (Greenwillow, 1984), … Continue reading

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Edgar Awards, “Briefings,” and ACL Pinterest Page

The Mystery Writers of America has announced the winners of its 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television, in celebration of the 204th anniversary of Poe’s birth: BEST YOUNG ADULT FICTION Code Name … Continue reading

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Obituaries, new Briefings, and Sydney Taylor Awards

The latest issue of the California Library Association youth services interest group’s “Briefings” Newsletter is now available: http://www.cla-net.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=261 . Author/Illustrator Jan Ormerod Dies, Age 67:  Australian-born author and illustrator Jan Ormerod died in Cambridge, England, on January 23 after a long illness. … Continue reading

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