February 23, 2018

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2018 Notables, American Indian Youth Lit, and More Announced

In addition to the much-celebrated Youth Media Awards, there are other kid lit awards that have been revealed. Here is a roundup of bibliographies, finalists, and lauded titles that have recently received acclaim.

YALSA Award and Grant Winners; Wolk Wins O’Dell; New Imprint for Scholastic | News Bites

The YMAs aren’t the only awards out there. Here are some people and books honored in advance of the ALA’s big day, along with some other industry news.

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.

Sydney Taylor Book Awards Honor Heiligman, Borden, Glaser

The Association of Jewish Libraries has given its 2013 Sydney Taylor Book Awards to Hannah’s Way, by Linda Glaser; His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg, by Louise Borden; and Intentions, by Deborah Heiligman.