It should also be available at every university offering a graduate degree in library science. Seasoned young adult librarians may also get some fresh ideas from this extremely useful tool which belongs in all public library professional collections. I would recommend this book for professional librarians in whatever type library.
Each year the American Library Association honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media Awards, including the prestigious, Coretta Scott King Book, Caldecott, Newbery, and Printz Awards, guide parents, educators, librarians, and others in selecting the best materials for youth. Read the press release: American Library Association announces youth media award winners.
YALSA is a national association of librarians, library workers and advocates whose mission is to expand the capacity of libraries to better serve teens. YALSA currently has over 5, members. YALSA aims to expand and strengthen library services for teens through advocacy, research, professional development and events. A major responsibility of YASD was the evaluation and selection of materials for young adults, with the most active YASD committee being the book selection committee.
This YA nonfiction book that won the Coretta Scott King Author Book Awardrecognizing an African American author of outstanding books for children and young adults, tells the story of how building tension and conflicted interests exploded into the Chicago Race Riot. Winner of the Sydney Taylor Book Award for Young Readers that honors outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience, All-of-a-Kind-Family Hanukkah gives a glimpse of a Jewish immigrant family and their customs. Darius is overwhelmed by his upcoming first-time trip to Iran in the novel that won the William C.
Awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American Literature for Children. Awarded to outstanding African American authors of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. Awarded to outstanding African American illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.
Check out the latest news, interviews, and much more at our new home on the ALA Store! Summer might be winding down, but children's and YA librarians are already beginning to think ahead to next year's programming. Walter detail case studies of several California libraries that have successfully reimagined their summer initiatives.
While these books have been selected for teens from 12 to 18 years of age, the award-winning titles and the titles on YALSA's selected lists span a broad range of reading and maturity levels. We encourage adults to take an active role in helping individual teens choose those books that are the best fit for them and their families. In a fictional account, Long recalls the events that his father experienced in the late s in a very segregated Houston, Texas, including the murder of a policeman, a murder trial, and friendship across racial lines. Set in a futuristic world, Cinder, a cyborg, must deal with her family, a deadly plague, intergalactic politics, and a growing relationship with Prince Kai.
Originally published at Diversity in YA. This list includes novels, short story collections, and novels in verse that were published in the past 16 months. I think people use BFYA as a collection building tool, which has a lot of merit to it.