2025 Children's Literature Lecture

Kyle Lukoff to deliver the 2025 Children's Literature Lecture

Award-winning author Kyle Lukoff will deliver the 2025 Children's Literature Lecture. His middle-grade novel, Too Bright to See, was a 2022 Newbery Honor Book, a Stonewall Award Winner and a National Book Award finalist. His other titles include When Aidan Became a BrotherDifferent Kinds of Fruit, and If You're a Kid Like Gavin, which was co-authored by trans activist Gavin Grimm.

Applications to host the 2025 Children's Literature Lecture, featuring Kyle Lukoff, have closed! The chosen site will be announced at ALA's Annual Conference in San Diego, CA, during the ALSC Membership Meeting.

Please contact Sarah Polen, ALSC Deputy Director, if you have any questions. 

Members of the 2025 ALSC Children’s Literature Lecture Award Selection Committee are: Chair Jenna Friebel; Paris Kelvakis; Ruth Tobar; Janet R. Weber; Lucinda S. Whitehurst