For immediate release | November 22, 2010

Follow ALA Youth Media Award results live

Join thousands as ALA, ALSC and YALSA unveil the best of the best in children’s and young adult literature and media

CHICAGO - The American Library Association (ALA) will provide a free live webcast of its Youth Media Awards, a national announcement of the top books and media for children and young adults, at 7:45 a.m. PST on Jan. 10. The award announcements are made as part of the ALA Midwinter Meeting, which will bring together librarians, publishers, authors and guests to the San Diego Convention Center from January 7 - 11, 2011.
The number of available connections for the webcast is limited, and the broadcast is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Online visitors can view the live webcast the morning of the announcements by visiting
Live results also will be available via Twitter at (hashtag #alayma). Members also can view live updates via the ALA Youth Media Awards press kit, RSS feed or ALA Youth Media Awards Facebook page.
The press release announcing all ALA Youth Media Award recipients will be posted in the Youth Media Awards Press Kit at prior to 10 a.m. PST.
Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media Awards guide parents, educators, librarians and others in selecting the best materials for children and young adults.