November 24, 2017

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SLJ Reviews of the YMA Winners | ALA Midwinter 2017

Our reviews of the YMA titles, plus past interviews with the authors and illustrators.

ALA Youth Media Awards Recognizes Comics

The American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards were announced Monday morning at the ALA mid-winter meeting in Chicago, and for the first time ever, graphic novels received both Newbery and Caldecott honors. Established in 1921, the Newbery Medal recognizes the most distinguished American book published for children. This year, El Deafo by Cece Bell was […]

Pictures of the Week: ‘War Within These Walls’ Creators Visit Flanders House in NYC

In celebration of the National Jewish Book Awards, the creators of the acclaimed The War Within These Walls, author historian Aline Sax and Flemish illustrator Caryl Strzelecki, presented readings, shared songs, and discussed their unique partnership at the Flanders House in New York City on March 4.