Everything You Wanted to Know about the CSK Award (But Didn't Know to Ask)

Wednesday, 11/7/2018
  • 3:00 PM (Eastern)
  • 2:00 PM (Central)
  • 1:00 PM (Mountain)
  • 12:00 PM (Pacific)
You know the Coretta Scott King Medal-winning books. You read them every year when the awards are announced. But how are the awards chosen? How do members of the jury go from reading picture books to young adult novels? And what is the difference between the CSK Book Jury and the CSK Committee? Get answers to these questions and many more with former CSK Jury members Kacie Armstrong and Alan Bailey.

Learning Outcomes

This webinar will provide more background on the Coretta Scott King Book Awards, how the books are chosen, and the personal experiences of members of the book jury. The webinar will also raise attendees' awareness of the wide-reaching work of the larger Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee.

Who Should Attend

All staff serving children and their caregivers Academic librarians in curriculum resources settings All staff working with pre-service teacher and librarians


Kacie Armstrong, Director, Euclid Public Library
Alan Bailey, Associate Professor and Head of Services Teaching Resources Center, East Carolina University



ALSC is offering this webinar free of charge. During the webinar presentation, due to platform capacity, only the first 100 attendees to log in will be able to access the free webinar. However, all registrants will receive a direct link to the webinar archive post-webinar.

How to Register

Click here to register for this webinar.

Tech Requirements

computer, internet access


Kristen Figliulo
ALSC Program Officer for Continuing Education
(800) 545-2433 ext. 4026