August 17, 2017

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It’s Awards Season at Bank Street College

Winners of the 2017 Flora Stieglitz Straus, Claudia Lewis, and Josette Frank Awards were honored on Thursday, April 6.

Goal: Bury the White House in Books

Responding to President Trump’s statement that he does not read books, a grassroots group is encouraging people to send ones to the White House for Valentine’s Day.

“March: Book Three” Makes History at the YMAs | ALA Midwinter 2017

John Lewis’s “March: Book Three” took four Youth Media Awards, including the Printz, while Javaka Steptoe’s “Radiant Child” won the Caldecott, and Kelly Barnhill’s “The Girl Who Drank the Moon” took the Newbery.

“March: Book Three” Named Winner of the 2017 Walter Award

We Need Diverse Books selected March: Book Three as the winner of the Walter Dean Myers Award, along with three honorees.

Nonfiction Graphic Novels: Give These to Fans of “March”

These recent and upcoming graphic novels bring history and current events to life by telling important stories through the eyes of real people.

A New Library Card for Rep. John Lewis | Picture of the Week

Staff at the Fairfax County (VA) Library sent a new library card to “March” trilogy author John Lewis, who was denied one in 1956 because of his race.