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The Alex Awards, 2012

YALSA’s 2012 Alex Awards were announced yesterday morning at the ALA Media Awards. The winners are (with links to the AB4T review of each title): Big Girl Small, by Rachel DeWoskin In Zanesville, by Jo Ann Beard The Lover’s Dictionary, by David Levithan The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens, by [...]

The 2011 Alex Awards

I am home from ALA Midwinter with plenty to share. I was hoping to blog along the way, but it was a busy, busy conference. Never fear, I took plenty of notes. I also learned about several promising upcoming titles along the way, so I look forward to sharing the pre-pub excitement here, once those [...]

The Alex Awards are coming!

The American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards are a highlight of the year for many librarians serving children and young adults. The winners of the ALSC and YALSA awards (including the Caldecott, Newbery, and Printz) will be announced at a live ceremony during the ALA Midwinter conference in San Diego on Monday, January 10th. Of all [...]