For immediate release | April 17, 2012

Carnegie-Whitney Grant 2012 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 2012 Carnegie-Whitney Award winners, whose proposed projects promote reading or the use of library resources.

Wendi Bost: Celebrate Florida! 500 Years of Hispanic Heritage

Janne Boone: Horses 101: Resources for Rescue Groups and Horse Advocates

Paul Kauppila: Reggae and Ska Bibliography

Jere Odell: Conscientious Objection in the Healing Professions: A Reader’s Guide to the Ethical and Social Issues

Frances Yates: Seeing the World Through a Different Lens: Diversity in International Youth Films

Janalyn Moss and Lisa Martinicik: Graphic History: A Database for Graphic Novels about History

Heather Doran, Helen Tanner: American Indian History Collection

Wesley Boomgaarden: Logan Elm Press Online Catalogue Raisonné

A list of past award winners is available online.

Applications for the next cycle must be received by Nov. 2, 2012. Recipients will be notified by the end of February 2013.

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:


Mary Jo Bolduc

Sr Administrative Assistant

Publishing AED (PUB)

1-800-545-2233 ext.5416