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  1. Libraries gear up for National Gaming Day @ your library

    Contact:  Heather Cho Media Relations Specialist 312-280-4020 hcho@ala.org For Immediate Release November 7, 2008   POPULAR GAMES SUPPORT LITERACY IN U.S. LIBRARIES   Libraries gear up for National Gaming Day @ your library CHICAGO- Game on! Hundreds of l ...

    admin - 08/04/2014 - 15:47 - News and Press Center

  2. Schneider Family Book Award

      The Schneider Family Book Award is a new addition to the American Library Association’s Media Youth Awards. The award is donated by Dr. Katherine Schneider, and honors an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disab ...

    admin - 06/15/2012 - 09:33 - News and Press Center

  3. Genealogy institute advance registration ends Friday, Dec. 5

    Contact: Liz Markel Marketing Specialist 312-280-4398 lmarkel@ala.org For Immediate Release December 2, 2008 CHICAGO— Don’t be left out in the Denver cold with your family history questions—register for “ Behind the Genealogy Reference Desk ” by Friday, D ...

    admin - 04/29/2012 - 16:58 - News and Press Center

  4. Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

    Theodor Seuss Geisel Award The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award is presented annually to both the author(s) and illustrator(s) of an outstanding book for beginning readers published in the past calendar year. The winning author(s) and illustrator(s) must demons ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 10:02 - News and Press Center

  5. William C. Morris Award

     William C. Morris Award The William C. Morris Award honors a book written for young adults by a first-time, previously unpublished author. The award's namesake is William C. Morris, an influential innovator in the publishing world and an advocate fo ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 10:02 - News and Press Center

  6. Robert F. Sibert Book Award

    Robert F. Sibert Book Award The Robert F. Sibert Book Award was awarded for the first time in 2001 to Marc Aronson for “Sir Walter Ralegh and the Quest for El Dorado.” It is given to honor the authors, illustrators and/or photographers of the most disting ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 10:02 - News and Press Center

  7. Randolph Caldecott Medal

    Randolph Caldecott Medal The Randolph Caldecott Medal honors the illustrator of the year's most distinguished American picture book for children. Presented every year since 1938, the medal is named for Randolph Caldecott, a 19th-century English illus ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 10:02 - News and Press Center

  8. Pura Belpré Awards

    Pura Belpré Awards The Pura Belpré Awards honor Latino writers and illustrators whose work best portrays, affirms and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in a work of literature for youth. The award is named in honor of Pura Belpré, the first Latina ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 10:02 - News and Press Center

  9. Odyssey Award

    Odyssey Award The Odyssey Award is presented to the producer of the best audiobook produced for youth available in English in the United States. The first Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production was given in January 2008. Honor titles may als ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 10:02 - News and Press Center

  10. Mildred Batchelder Award

    Mildred L. Batchelder Award The Mildred L. Batchelder Award is presented to a publisher for the most outstanding book originally published in a country other than the United States in a language other than English and subsequently translated into English ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 10:02 - News and Press Center