Resources

Library display postcard: print out the 2015 shortlist postcard for expert recommended reading for your patrons!

Library display handout: showcase the 2015 shortlist with this 8.5"x11" display sign!

Andrew Carnegie Medals Finalists Bookmark: Download the two-sided bookmark, which showcases the most current finalists and explains the award, to share with your staff, patrons, and bibliophiles! (Prints two-sided in color at 8.5" x 11", 3 bookmarks per page.)

Resource Guide: Making the most of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction in your library, bookstore, and reading group.

Discussion Guides: Need a new title for your book group?
Stay tuned! RUSA's Notable Books Council will be creating a book group discussion guide for the 2015 Andrew Carnegie medal winners after the announcements in June! 

2014 Winner Discussion Guides:
Print them out here for your next book club meeting! 

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The American Library Association offers resources on how to form a book group, how to structure a meeting, how to select books and how to facilitate a meaningful literary discussion. For more information visit ala.org/tools/atoz/book-discussion-grps.

Read alikes
2015 shortlist read alikes
2014 shortlist read alikes
 

Andrew Carnegie Medals, author videos: Watch finalists and winners comment on their shortlist nominations, speak on the importance of libraries, and extol the power of librarians.

  • Junot Díaz, author of This Is How You Lose Her and Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction 2013 finalist
  • Louise Erdrich, author of The Round House and Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction 2013 finalist
  • Anne Enright, author of The Forgotten Waltz and Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction 2012 winner
  • Russell Banks, author of Lost Memory of Skin and Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction 2012 finalist
  • Karen Russell, author of Swamplandia! and Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction 2012 finalist
  • James Gleick, author of The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood and Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction 2012 finalist