The six shortlist titles for the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence—three each for the fiction and nonfiction medals—were announced on November 17. The two medal winners will be announced by 2021 selection committee chair Bill Kelly at the Reference and User Services Association’s Book and Media Awards (BMAs) event, which will take place online on Thursday, February 4, 2021, 3-4pm CST. Everyone is invited to attend for this complimentary virtual event. Register Now!
Carnegie Medal winners will each receive $5,000. The six finalists and two winners will be honored during a celebratory event in the summer of 2021 during ALA's annual conference.
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