March 30, 2017

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Five Reasons Why the 2015 NCTE Conference Was the Best Yet

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Two big book award announcements, plus appearances by Kadir Nelson, Chelsea Clinton, Kate DiCamillo, and Kwame Alexander: The annual conference of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in Minneapolis had all the makings of an event to remember.

Draper Takes Charlotte Huck Award; Brown Wins Orbis Pictus

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The 2016 NCTE Charlotte Huck and NCTE Orbis Pictus Award winners were announced over the weekend at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) convention in Minneapolis, MN.

Book Awards Roundup: Rainbow List, Amelia Bloomer Project, and Other Non-YMA Awards

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While ALA’s Youth Media Awards took the spotlight on Monday morning, several other children’s book awards were recently announced, including the Orbis Pictus, Asian/Pacific American works, American Indian Youth Literature, Amelia Bloomer Project for feminist books, and the Rainbow Project focusing on LGBT titles.