Category Archives: American Library Association (ALA)

Celebrating Banned Books Week

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In honor of Banned Books Week, the David L. Rice Library and University Archives and Special Collections believes all books should be accessible for our students, … Continue reading

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Newbery, Caldecott, and Talking Animal Lessons

  You’ve heard of the Oscars, The Emmys, and the Nobel Prize right? Awards given to people for performances or ideas that are the best in their business? Well, children’s books have awards too! You’re probably aware of the Newbery awards, having … Continue reading

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Annual Awards for Best in Children’s Literature

Each year during its Midwinter Conference, the American Library Association (ALA) announces winners for a number of awards for children’s literature and media, including the Newbery and Caldecott Medals.  The winners of these two highly sought-after awards are selected by separate … Continue reading

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