The ALSC Notable Children’s Recordings committee is charged with creating a list of the best children’s recordings that fit the following criteria (from the ALSC website):
The ALSC Notable Children’s Books committee is charged with identifying the best of the best in children’s books. According to the Notables Criteria, “notable” is defined as: Worthy of note or notice, important, distinguished, outstanding. As applied to children’s books, notable should be thought to include books of especially commendable quality, books that exhibit venturesome creativity, and books of fiction, information, poetry and pictures for all age levels (birth through age 14) that reflect and encourage children’s interests in exemplary ways. Here is the list of titles which will be discussed at the ALA Annual Meetings in Chicago beginning next week. Enjoy! PICTURE BOOKS Big Cat, little cat. By Elisha Cooper. Roaring Brook Press (9781626723719). Birds Make Nests. By Garland, Michael. Holiday House (9780823436620). Bob, Not Bob! By Liz Garton Scanlon & Audrey Vernick. Illus. by Matthew Cordell. Disney/Hyperion (9781484723029). The Book of Mistakes. By Corinna Luyken. Dial Books/Penguin Random…
In our member of the month profile, we talk with an ALSC member, and learn about their professional life as well as a bit about their not-so-serious side. This month, learn a bit about Elizabeth Serrano, ALSC’s new
In just a few short weeks, librarians will head to Chicago for ALA’s Annual Conference. This event includes a full line-up of ALSC programs, including the President’s Program and Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder Awards Banquet, hundreds of exhibits to explore, and much more. We’d love it if you consider being a live blogger!
In an effort to help ALSC members make an informed decision before they vote, the blog posts yesterday and today consist of interviews with the candidates for ALSC 2017-18 Vice President/President-Elect, Jamie Naidoo and Lisa Von Drasek. Each candidate was given ten questions and submitted written answers. Today’s interview is with Jamie Naidoo:
Learn more about 2017-18 ALSC Vice President/President Elect, Lisa Von Drasek through ten questions asking more about her feelings about ALSC, ALA, and her experience in the library world.
Today I enjoyed one of the highlights of the ALA Midwinter Meetings. Today were the announcements of the Youth Media Awards, otherwise known as the YMAs.
For me, one of the highlights of the Leadership and ALSC meeting is the announcement of the ALSC Distinguished Service Award winner.