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?
RUSA's Notable Books Council has created a book group discussion guide for each of the 2014 Andrew Carnegie medal winners.
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: If you liked our Carnegie shortlist, you will also enjoy our recommended read alikes selected by our expert readers' advisors and librarians. (Two-sided, in color at 5.5" x 8.5")
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.)
Andrew Carnegie Medals Winner Poster: Download this poster, which showcases the most current winners and finalists, and celebrate these authors and their work at your library, school, bookstore, or anywhere! (Prints one-sided in color at 11" x 17".)
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