For immediate release | April 19, 2011

Carnegie-Whitney Grant 2011 award winners

CHICAGO - The Carnegie-Whitney Grant provides grants for the preparation, either in print and/or electronically, of popular or scholarly reading lists, webliographies, indexes and other guides to library resources that will be useful to users of all types of libraries in the United States.

The American Library Association Publishing Committee is proud to announce the 2011 Carnegie-Whitney award winners, whose proposed projects promote reading or the use of library resources.

  • Nadean Meyer and Rayette Sterling: "What’s My Story?: American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Youth Resources"
  • Ellen Greenblatt: "Creating a Database of LGBTQ-related Literature for Children and Young Adults"
  • Michael Galloway and Alison Miller: "Infusing Innovation in Rural Libraries: An Annotated List of Electronic and Print Resources"
  • Shannon Farrell and Benjamin Rodriguez: "A Web-Enabled Videogame Collection Companion"
  • Dana Braccia: "Write Local Online Toolkit for Aspiring Community Authors"
  • Spencer Acadia: "A Resources Guide to Medical Sociology and Medical Anthropology"
  • YALSA: "YALSA’s Complete Summer Reading Manual for Teens and Tweens"

You can view the list of past award winners here

Applications for the next cycle must be received by Nov. 5, 2011. Recipients will be notified by the end of February 2012.

For more information and guidelines, visit or contact Mary Jo Bolduc, Grant Administrator, American Library Association, 50 E. Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611; Fax (312) 280-5275; e-mail:


Steve Zalusky