2011 Schneider Family Book Awards recipients named
For Immediate Release
Communications and Marketing Office
ALA Media Relations
SAN DIEGO – The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 Schneider Family Book Awards, which honor an author or illustrator for the artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences. The award was announced today during the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in San Diego, Jan. 7 - 11.
Recipients are selected in three categories: birth through grade school (age 0–10), middle school (age 11–13) and teens (age 13–18). Winners will receive $5,000 and a framed plaque, which will be presented in San Diego during the ALA Annual Conference in June.