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Steiner and Figard Named Emerging Leaders, Shusterman Wins National Book Award, New BayNews Posted

ALA Names Two ACL Members Emerging Leaders: Current Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California president Meredith Steiner has been named by the Association of Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, as its 2016 Emerging … Continue reading

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National Book Award Nominees

National Book Awards Nominees Announced: The five nominees for the National Book Award, Young People’s Literature Category were announced on Oct. 14, 2015. The five are: The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin, Little Brown Bone Gap by Laura Ruby, … Continue reading

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National Book Award Finalists Announced

National Book Award Finalists Announced: Ten books were named to the Longlist for the 2015 National Book Award, Young People’s Literature category: http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2015_ypl_ll.html#.VfcSB5csDsb . Among them are Steve Sheinkin’s Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam … Continue reading

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Woodson Wins Nat’l Book Award, 2015 Summer Reading, SLJ’s Best List

Jacqueline Woodson Wins National Book Award: Jacqueline Woodson’s memoir in verse, Brown Girl Dreaming, won in the Young People’s Literature category at the 65th National Book Awards on November 19, 2014. Ursula Le Guin received a lifetime achievement award and … Continue reading

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Rita Williams-Garcia at Mrs. Dalloway’s Sept. 19, Nat’l Book Award Long List

Rita Williams-Garcia at Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore on Sept. 19th: Newbery Honor author Rita Williams-Garcia will be at Mrs. Dalloway’s Bookstore on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at 7:30pm. She will be interviewed by Carla Riemer (ACL member and librarian at Claremont … Continue reading

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Kadohata wins Nat’l Book Award, Lobel Exhibit at SF Jewish Museum, Arab American Book Award

Kadohata Wins National Book Award Cynthia Kadohata won the National Book Award, Young People’s Literature category, for her novel The Thing About Luck (Atheneum, 2013). A story of a young girl and her brother who accompany their grandparents who travel … Continue reading

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Storytime Outreach, National Book Awards, CLA Food Drive, New BayNews Posted

Bringing Storytime to the Long Wait for Social Services Check out this great story on the Oakland Public Library’s children’s librarians offering storytime at social service agencies, such as Eastmont Town Center: http://kalw.org/post/bringing-storytime-long-wait-social-services. Congratulations to Amy Martin and others who … Continue reading

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