Tag Archives: Sydney Taylor Awards

More Book Awards: Sydney Taylor, Charlotte Zolotow, Edgar Allen Poe, and More

Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced: Lesléa Newman and Amy June Bates, author and illustrator of Ketzel, the Cat who Composed, Aharon Appelfeld, Philippe Dumas and Jeffrey M. Green, author, illustrator and translator of Adam and Thomas, and Laura Amy Schlitz, … Continue reading

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Riddell and Herrera Named Laureates, Summer Reading Lists, All of a Kind Family Blog Post

Chris Riddell Named U.K. Children’s Laureate: Author and illustrator Chris Riddell has been named the Children’s Laureate in the United Kingom, succeeding Quentin Blake and Anthony Browne. http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-authors/article/67058-chris-riddell-named-u-k-children-s-laureate.html?utm_source=Publishers+Weekly&utm_campaign=8b6ec2f050-UA-15906914-1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0bb2959cbb-8b6ec2f050-304449365 Berkeley School Libraries Offer Summer Reading Suggestions: Librarian Mary Ann Scheuer lists … Continue reading

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Bonnie Christiansen Dies, Sydney Taylor Awards Announced

Author/Illustrator Bonnie Christiansen Dies Author/Illustrator Bonnie Christiansen died on January 12, 2015 at age 63 due to ovarian cancer. Many of her books were picture book biographies or other factual picture books for elementary school-age children, including Woody Guthrie: Poet … Continue reading

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Spanish Book Fair, Sydney Taylor Awards, Charlotte Zolotow Award

Bibliotecas Para La Gente is sponsoring  the 2014 Spanish Book Fair on Friday, February 14, 2014 from 9am to 4pm at the San Leandro Public Library, 300 Estudillo Ave., San Leandro, CA.  Spanish language books, DVDs, and CDS will be … 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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