The Show Me Librarian: Selection is Privilege. There is a conversation happening on the Storytime Underground Facebook Group right now.
It’s been going on for a few days, actually, and it seems to have started innocuously enough: with a question about folks’ thoughts on the Youth Media Award winners, asked by a person who expressed “major shock” and disappointment (via frown-y face emoticons) about one of the Caldecott honors. As I said; innocuously enough. Some folks who added to the thread brought up the perennial gripe that not all the recognized titles seem to have much kid appeal; other voices jumped in to clarify that kid appeal is not part of the criteria for any of the major YMAs awarded by ALSC and YALSA. School Library Media Centers and Intellectual Freedom. Dianne McAfee Hopkins Dianne McAfee Hopkins is professor, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin - Madison.
She is also faculy coordinator, school library media program. She is the 2001 recipient of the American Association of School Librarians/SIRS Intellectual Freedom Award. Introduction As the first library that many children and young adults are introduced to and use on a continuing basis, school library media programs play a vital role in promoting intellectual freedom. Access As views on schools and schooling evolve, so does the role of the school library media specialist in preK-12 education. In the school, the library media specialist works closely with classroom teachers to make school library media center (LMC) resources an integral part of daily instruction. Selection Tools for School Librarians. Resources for School Librarians - Index "It does not matter how many books you may have, but whether they are good or not.
" - Lucius Annaeus Seneca (3 B.C.-65 A.D.), Epistolae Morale Books and Audio-Visual - Web Sites Teacher Book Wizard - This tool by Scholastic allows you to search for books by grade level, reading level, genre and other criteria. Ipl2: Information You Can Trust. Youth Services Librarianship - Special Needs Youth. The term "special needs youth" covers a diverse group of children and teens.
At the most basic level, it refers to any nontraditional or disadvantaged populations. These are patrons who are marginalized in their communities such as teen parents, youth in foster care, homeless teens and runaways, homeschooled students, and members of the LGBTQ community as well as people with disabilities. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 13% of youth (aged 3-21) are identified as having a disability, which can include physical disabilities, visual impairments, hearing impairments, learning disabilities (e.g. dyslexia), cognitive disabilities, intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities (e.g. autism spectrum disorders), and mental illness. Bress making your school library more functional. Garrison and Mills evaluating multicultural literature 1. Rick Graphic Novels. Woolls Weeks Coatney SchoolLibraryManagerCh8. Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
Doll and Garrison Culturally relevant collections. PBS LearningMedia. Buying Books for K-12 - Spanish-Language Children's Literature - LibGuides at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. GUYS READ. Welcome to the (Laura Ingalls) Wilder Award home page! The Wilder Award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children. 2015 Medal Winner Donald Crews is the winner of the 2015 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award honoring an author or illustrator, published in the United States, whose books have made a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children.
His numerous works include “Ten Black Dots,” Greenwillow Books, a division of William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1968 and “Freight Train,” Greenwillow Books, 1978. Welcome to the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal home page! The Robert F.
Sibert Informational Book Medal is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in the United States in English during the preceding year. The award is named in honor of Robert F. Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video winners, 1991 to present. 2015: Paul R.
Gagne and Melissa Reilly Ellard, Weston Woods, producers of "Me... Jane" 2014: Paul R. Welcome to the (Mildred L.) Batchelder Award home page. The Batchelder Award is awarded to a United States publisher for a children’s book considered to be the most outstanding of those books originating in a country other than the United States and in a language other than English and subsequently translated into English for publication in the United States during the preceding year. 2021 Award Telephone Tales, published by Enchanted Lion Books, written by Gianni Rodari, illustrated by Valerio Vidali and translated by Antony Shugaar.
Originally published in Italian in 1962 as Favole al telefono. The book tells the story of a travelling salesman who calls his young daughter every night to share a delightful, whimsical short story. Welcome to the Caldecott Medal Home Page! Click here for Caldecott Medal Winners and Honor Books, 1938-Present The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott.
It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. 2021 Medal Winner. Welcome to the Newbery Medal Home Page! Click here for Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery.
It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. 2021 Medal Winner When You Trap a Tiger, written by Tae Keller, published by Random House Children’s Books, a division of Penguin Random House. 16 Tools Every Social Media Manager Should Use. This post was originally published on Feb 4, 2014 Smart businesses know that social media is a power to be reckoned with: social media channels create a direct line of communication between your company and consumers and give anyone with an Internet connection instant access to the latest buzz around your products or services.
Not to mention, they can help you to generate revenue, while building your brand presence. Teach with Picture Books. Heroes of History. One popular conversation in education centers around "What is worth knowing? " To that conversation I'd like to add the question, "Who is worth knowing? "When I ask students to name someone famous and the first reply I hear is "Kim Kardashian," I die just a little bit inside.