Newbery 100 Celebration!

Celebrate 100 Years of Excellence in Children's Literature


Date and Location - Listing in ALA Conference Scheduler
Saturday, June 25, 2022 | 4:30-6:30pm | Marriott Marquis, Washington D.C. Independence Salons E F G H

Join ALSC in celebrating 100 years of excellence in children's literature - the Newbery is turning 100! ALSC will premiere the Newbery 100 Tribute Video, created by Teachingbooks.net; this will be followed by an in-person game of Author Librarian-fan Face-Off, featuring Newbery Medal and Honor-winning authors and hosts of the popular YouTube original series of Author Fan Face-Off, Steve Sheinkin and Stacey Rattner. 

There will be book signings from Newbery authors following the face-off, as well as celebratory dessert and refreshments!

Participating authors include:

Kwame Alexander
Jerry Craft
Rajani LaRocca
Kyle Lukoff
Meg Medina
Linda Sue Park
Margi Preus
Christina Soontornvat

Please send any other questions to Sarah Polen, Program Officer for Continuing Education.