The Youth Media Awards aren’t the only prizes in town. SLJ rounds up other children’s and young adult selection lists announced during the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting.
In the last few weeks, John Lewis has garnered much media attention for his boycott of the 2017 Presidential inauguration. But today, Lewis is in the news for the multiple awards for the third volume in the March trilogy. This morning, in Atlanta, Georgia the 2017 ALA Youth Media awards were announced the ALA YMA and […]
The “Guessing Geisel” bloggers put forth their predictions for the titles they think have a strong shot at taking home a medal or honor at this year’s YMAs.
Coauthors Brendan Kiely and Jason Reynolds each delivered remarks about their Coretta Scott King (CSK) Author Honor win for All American Boys on June 26 during the CSK Award’s Breakfast at the American Library Association’s Annual Meeting in Orlando. SLJ presents both speeches, published together for the first time.
The 2016 Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Peña, and other Latino authors/illustrators honored at this year’s Youth Media Awards, have long been recognized by the Pura Belpré Awards, celebrating its 20th anniversary.
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The winners are in, and once again, SLJ predicted many of the top Youth Media Award winners and honor books. Check out the reviews of all the winning and honor books.
This year marks the 20th presentation of the Pura Belpré awards, and a huge celebration is being planned for ALA Annual in June. Tim Wadham takes stock of the trends and themes that recur in the winning titles, all of which affirm the Latino cultural experience.
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Kwame Alexander’s The Crossover and Dan Santat’s The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend took home the medals for the Newbery and the Caldecott awards, respectively. Jandy Nelson’s I’ll Give You the Sun captured the Printz award.
Grab some coffee and tune in Monday, February 2, for a live, no-holds-barred conversation about the most highly anticipated honors in children’s publishing, including the prestigious Newbery and Caldecott awards.
You don’t have to be in Chicago on Monday, February 2 to share in the excitement of the American Library Association’s 2015 Youth Media Awards. An internet connection is all you need.
The winners of the 2014 Coretta Scott King Medals and four honor books were announced at the 2014 Youth Media Awards. Incorporate the following booktalks and tools when sharing these powerful books with young readers.