SEATTLE — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards – at its Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, Washington.
A list of all the 2019 award winners follows:
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature:
“Merci Suárez Changes Gears,” written by Meg Medina, is the 2019 Newbery Medal winner. The book is published by Candlewick Press.
CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new event, Library Programming Rehab with Amy Alessio. This event will consist of four 60-minute sessions, all taking place from 2:30pm-3:30pm Eastern:
Live Session 1: Monday, April 8, 2019
Live Session 2: Monday, April 15, 2019
Live Session 3: Monday, April 22, 2019
Live Session 4: Monday, April 29, 2019
Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new facilitated eCourse in collaboration with the Office for Intellectual Freedom, Privacy, Libraries, Patrons, and the Law. Deborah Caldwell-Stone will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, April 8, 2019.
CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new workshop, Active Shooter Training for Library Employees with Dr. Steve Albrecht. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.
CHICAGO — Mindfulness not only offers the possibility of a healthy life/career balance for librarians themselves, but in challenging times of rapid social change and uncertainty, it also represents a powerful way to build community resilience. In fact, mindfulness experiences can be structured to nurture the kind of civic engagement and discourse essential for library support.
CHICAGO — If the proverbial career ladder feels more like a treadmill, it’s time for a different approach. Besides, who wants to climb a ladder anyway? Wouldn’t you rather learn how to explore, grow, and gain new skills that will lead you to new opportunities? “Be Opportunity-Minded: Start Growing Your Career Now,” published by ALA Editions, is your new toolbox.
CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop in collaboration with the Music Library Association, Transferring Your Skills as a Librarian to Any Profession with Michelle Hahn. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Liven Up Baby and Toddler Storytimes with Sign Language with Kathy MacMillan. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Thursday, March 28, 2019.