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Category Archives: Conferences/Meetings/Institutes
Lately, I’ve been investigating and thinking about ways we serve young people with special needs, and how it ties in with the heightened focus on diversity. At yesterday’s “Diversity Matters: Stepping It Up With Action!,” publishers and librarians engaged in … Continue reading
This morning I awoke bright and early (read: 5:45am) to line up for the Youth Media Awards. As always, it was an unforgettable experience to be in the room when the honor and award titles were announced! I laughed, I … Continue reading
The jazz is hot as Trombone Shorty and his band wraps up the conference. Check out Brian Collier’s picture book biography of Trombone Shorty.
As I sit sadly at the airport and hope to make it home, after an exciting morning Twitter trawling about the Youth Media Awards, I’ve had the time to reflect for a sweet minute on a great conference. The blizzard … Continue reading
This wonderful session was a report back from Day of Diversity, a meeting of publishers, librarians, and other leaders in literacy. Check out the summary in comics! The hashtag #WeNeedDiverseBooks is blowing up with joy right now after the Youth … Continue reading
The 2015 Youth Media Awards have been announced at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting. I could not be prouder of the hard work EVERY committee did in selecting a phenomenal list of winners! (And I can’t wipe this silly … Continue reading
#ALAMW15 It’s been an amazing conference, blizzard and all. I have just left the Youth Media Awards and have to say I am still wiping little tears out of the corners of my eyes. What an impressive statement. What an … Continue reading
In just a few minutes, the ALA Youth Media Awards will begin. The excitement is palpable!