I think it’s part luck that I chose Everything Sad is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri to read this week, because today the book won the Michael L. Printz Award! I spent most of the day reviewing the complete list of ALA’s Youth Media Awards and celebrating as each book was named during the live webcast.Continue reading “IMWAYR: Congratulations to the #alayma Winners!”
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IMWAYR: Chilling Tales for Cold FAll Evenings (plus)
It’s getting darker earlier. It’s cold outside. The end of October is here. This is a good week for some chilling tales (and more). Chilling Tales… Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel by Jason Reynolds, brought to life by Danica Novgorodoff, literally gave me chills. The graphic novel is so much more haunting than theContinue reading “IMWAYR: Chilling Tales for Cold FAll Evenings (plus)”
Youth Media Awards – I Was WRONG!
Full disclosure: I’m usually wrong about these book awards. I pore over the criteria, talk to students and friends, read all the predictions, and still…I don’t chose the medal winners. Today, I was WRONG, and that’s fine with me. I am so happy for Jerry Craft, Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson, and all the other winnersContinue reading “Youth Media Awards – I Was WRONG!”
Youth Media Awards Announcements Are TOMORROW!
I am excited to see what the committees chose for the Youth Media Awards medals this year. From the http://www.ala.org website: The 2020 Youth Media Award announcements will take place on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at 8 a.m. ET from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, in Philadelphia. Fans can follow the action live at http://ala.unikron.com , @AmericanLibraryAssociation or by following #ALAyma20 .Continue reading “Youth Media Awards Announcements Are TOMORROW!”