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2017 press releases

Click on the headlines below for the latest news from the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC).

Nevada County (California) Community Library awarded 2017 Baker & Taylor Summer Reading Grant
ALA strongly protests rollback of protections for our nation’s transgender students

PLA and ALSC release new Every Child Ready to Read® toolkit for training early childhood educators

ALSC announces 2017 Notable Children's Videos

2017 Charlemae Rollins President's Program on Families & Digital Technology

ALSC names 2017 Notable Children's Books

ALSC recipient of 2017 GLBTRT Award for Political Activism

ALSC announces 2017 Notable Children’s Recordings

American Library Association announces 2017 youth media award winners

Naomi Shihab Nye to deliver 2018 Arbuthnot Honor Lecture

Kelly Barnhill, Javaka Steptoe win Newbery, Caldecott Medals

Nikki Grimes wins 2017 Wilder Award

John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell win 2017 Sibert Medal
Listening Library wins 2017 Odyssey Award for Anna and the Swallow Man
Laurie Keller wins Geisel Award for 'We Are Growing! A Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Book'

Ryan Swenar wins 2017 Carnegie Medal for Drum Dream Girl

Raúl González y Juana Medina ganan premios Pura Belpré

Raúl Gonzalez, Juana Medina win Pura Belpré Awards

2017 Batchelder Award honors Enchanted Lion Books for 'Cry, Heart, But Never Break'

Angela Reynolds receives 2017 Bechtel Fellowship

ALSC provides $60k in Strengthening Communities Through Libraries grants to 12 libraries