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The School Library Media Specialist. A school is a learning community.

The School Library Media Specialist

Each teacher and child comes with a unique set of experiences that contribute to the community of learning. The school library media center offers a wide variety of resources and opportunities. However, the enthusiastic leadership of a teacher librarian is essential to bring the potential of information and learning resources alive for both teachers and students. 2015_2016-Curriculum-Connections.pdf. Reviews. Reviews of the Week Archives. Reviews. Junior Library Guild. BookSpot.com: Book reviews, book awards, poetry, literary criticism, authors & more. Midwest Book Review. Great Graphic Novels for Teens: 2015. Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults: 2015. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) The first and most enduring award for GLBT books is the Stonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT)

Since Isabel Miller's Patience and Sarah received the first award in 1971, many other books have been honored for exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience. The Stonewall Book Award-Barbara Gittings Literature Award, the Stonewall Book Award-Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award and the Stonewall Book Award-Mike Morgan and Larry Romans Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award are presented to English language works published the year prior to the announcement date.

The award is announced in January and presented to the winning authors or editors at the American Library Association Annual Conference in June or July. The award winners each receive a commemorative plaque and $1,000. Anyone may suggest a title to the Stonewall Book Awards Committee for consideration. Welcome to the Pura Belpré Award home page! The award is named after Pura Belpré, the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library.

Welcome to the Pura Belpré Award home page!

The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth. It is co-sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and REFORMA, the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking, an ALA affiliate. 2015 Author Award Winner I Lived on Butterfly Hill, written by Marjorie Agosín, illustrated by Lee White and published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division When warships appear, in “I Lived on Butterfly Hill,” Celeste’s idyllic life is shattered. 2015 Illustrator Award Winner “It’s Yuyi, what more can you say?”

2015 Amelia Bloomer Top Ten – Amelia Bloomer Project. The 2015 Amelia Bloomer Project committee selected the following titles, listed in alphabetical order by author’s last name, as their Top Ten: Cooper, Ilene.

2015 Amelia Bloomer Top Ten – Amelia Bloomer Project

A Woman in the House (and Senate): How Women Came to the United States Congress, Broke Down Barriers, and Changed the Country. Illus. by Elizabeth Baddeley. 2014. 134p. Abrams Books for Young Readers-Abrams, $24.95 (978-1-419-71036-0). Gr.4-8. Cooper presents a vivid chronicle from the beginning of the suffrage movement to the present, highlighting important women who have paved critical paths in the American political landscape.

Mandana, Kavitha. Born minutes apart, a young girl and her beloved elephant break gender roles in India by becoming the first female elephant trainer and lead elephant. Manning, Kate. After growing up in poverty, Axie becomes a medical practitioner and businesswoman who insists on providing 19th century women with reproductive choice. McCarney, Rosemary. Over the Rainbow Books. Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT) The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.

Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT)

The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood. 2015 Author Award Winner The 2015 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Author Winner is given to Jacqueline Woodson, author of “brown girl dreaming.” Published by Nancy Paulson Books, an imprint of Penguin Group, Penguin Group (USA) LLC, is an absorbing free verse memoir of a young girl growing up black and female in the 1960s and ‘70s full of arresting details and vivid imagery. From the time she was a child scribbling her name, Woodson told stories both true and not so true. 2015 Illustrator Award Winner.

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