The Library of Congress has named Newbery-winning author Meg Medina as the next ambassador for young people’s literature. Medina is the first Latinx author to hold the position.
The 2023 recipients of the Walter Dean Myers Award were announced in January 2023, and will be honored with an award ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library in Washington DC on March 17th, 2023.
At the November ceremony in New York City, author Sabaa Tahir was awarded the 2022 National Book Award for Young People's Literature for her novel, All My Rage. The committee said, "In unflinching prose, All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir layers grief and love in a complex exploration of how we hurt each other and how buried … Continue reading Sabaa Tahir Wins the 2022 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature
Somehow, a parking garage designed to look like a classic bookshelf—with towering copies of books like Charlotte’s Web and O Pioneers—was not even the highlight of my weekend.
Capitol Choices members and affiliates are invited to attend the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Spotlight: Unspeakable The Tulsa Race Massacre with author Carole Boston Weatherford on May 23rd, 2022. Head to the ALA e-learning website to register. It is free to register and attend. "Do not miss what is sure to be a riveting, … Continue reading Coretta Scott King Book Awards Spotlight: Unspeakable The Tulsa Race Massacre