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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. New Kid, written and illustrated by Jerry Craft, published by HarperCollins Children’s Books. The Undefeated, written by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, and published by Versify, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The Undefeated “is for us.” Written in sparse poetic verse, the contributions of African Americans are celebrated and explored. Scary Stories for Young Foxes, written by Christian McKay Heidicker, illustrated by Junyi Wu, and published by Henry Holt and Company, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group. Seven foxes, in the dark and twisted Antler Wood, want to hear scary stories. Genesis Begins Again, written by Alicia D.

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Caldecott Medal Home 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. Hello Lighthouse, illustrated and written by Sophie Blackall, published by Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.

American Library Association announces 2018 youth media award winners DENVER — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults—including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards—at its Midwinter Meeting in Denver, Colorado. A list of all the 2018 award winners follows: John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature: “Hello, Universe” written by Erin Entrada Kelly, is the 2018 Newbery Medal winner. The book is published by Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Three Newbery Honor Books also were named: “Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut,” written by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Gordon C.

The Children’s Book Council "(CBC) is the nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers in North America, dedicated to supporting the industry and promoting children’s books and reading." About About The Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the nonprofit trade association of children’s book publishers in North America, dedicated to supporting the industry and promoting children’s books and reading. The CBC offers children’s publishers: Educational programming & professional developmentMarketing & promotionIndustry advocacyNews & informationAccess to powerful partnerships with other national organizations on reading lists, educational programming, and literacy initiatives. Our members span the spectrum from large international houses to smaller independent presses.

Dia de los Libros A list of awards and grants that might be of interest to those who celebrate Día in their library and community is compiled below. Américas Award –The Consortium of Latin American Studies founded the Américas Award in 1993 to encourage and commend authors, illustrators and publishers who produce quality children’s and young adult books that portray Latin America, the Caribbean, or Latinos in the United States, and to provide teachers with recommendations for classroom use. CLASP offers up to two annual book awards, together with a commended list of titles. Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature Día grant – The Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature awards an annual grant to a library whose Día program has an African American Focus. The grant award amount is $500 in selected multicultural children's books for the awarded library. Applications are usually due in February/March.

ALA - Webcast 2017 - Powered by Webcastinc Download Press PDF DENVER– The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults—including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards—at its Midwinter Meeting in Denver, Colorado. A list of all the 2018 award winners follows: John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature: “Hello, Universe” written by Erin Entrada Kelly, is the 2018 Newbery Medal winner. The book is published by Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. The Coretta Scott King Book Awards 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. 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. NEW CSK BLOG: Follow the latest news and information from CSK on the brand new CSK Blog! To learn more, visit www.olos.ala.org/csk.

Spanish-Language Literature Resources Compiled by the Cooperative Children's Book Center Updated: December, 2013 This listing of resources about Spanish-language books for children and teens has been developed in response to the need for Spanish-language materials in schools and libraries. Caldecott And Newbery Medals Go To 'Hello, Universe' And 'Wolf In The Snow A scene from Matthew Cordell's Caldecott-winning Wolf in the Snow. Matthew Cordell/Macmillan Children's Publishing Group hide caption toggle caption Matthew Cordell/Macmillan Children's Publishing Group

CSK Blog "The Blog of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards" There were five Coretta Scott King Book Award events during the 2018 ALA Annual Conference, and all were wonderful. The first events were the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Executive Board Meeting, followed by the Community-General Meeting, both the morning of Saturday, June 23, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Secretary Jené Brown, Chair Dr. Claudette McLinn, and Chair-Elect Professor Alan Bailey listen as action items are debated.

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