2015 Carnegie Whitney Grant winners announced

For Immediate Release
Tue, 03/17/2015

Contact:

Mary Jo Bolduc

Grant Administrator

American Library Association

312-280-5416

mbolduc@ala.org

CHICAGO — The Carnegie-Whitney Grant provides grants for the preparation, either in print and/or electronically, of popular or scholarly reading lists, webliographies, indexes and other guides to library resources that will be useful to users of all types of libraries in the United States. 

The American Library Association Publishing Committee is proud to announce the 2015 Carnegie-Whitney Award winners, whose proposed projects promote reading or the use of library resources.

  • Suzan Alteri and George Smathers: "Women Authored Science Books for Children 1790-1890: An Annotated Bibliography"
  • Dawn Amsberry and Binky Lush: "Web Accessibility Resources for Libraries"
  • Stacy Creel: The Importance of Play: "A Selected Bibliography of Resources Related to Learning Through Play"
  • Monica Dombrowski: "Gail's Toolkit"
  • Mary Grace Flaherty: "Read & Reach: A Resource for Promoting Physical Activity in Storytime Programs"
  • Lauren Hays: "An Annotated Bibliography of Analog Games and Learning"
  • Ladsilava Khailova: "The Stories We Share: Annotated Bibliography of K-12 Book Titles on the Experience of Immigrant Children in the United States:
  • Rebecca Marrall: "Women of Color in Speculative Fiction: An Annotated Bibliography of Authors"
  • Fatima Perkins: "Passport to Aging: Celebrate Global Perspectives"
  • Edward Schneider: "The DeSSCat: The First Integrated Bibliotherapy Database for Mental Health Professionals, Librarians, and the Public"
  • Judit Ward: "R4R: Reading for Recovery"

View the list of past award winners.

Applications for the next cycle must be received by November 6, 2015. Recipients will be notified by the end of February 2016.

Information and guidelines are available on the ALA website, or by contacting Mary Jo Bolduc, Grant Administrator, American Library Association, 50 E. Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611; Fax (312) 280-5275; email:mbolduc@ala.org.