ALA Youth Media Awards

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Monday, January 27, 2014 - 8:00am to 9:00am
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Presenters: 
Speaker: Barbara Stripling, President, American Library Association
Speaker: Isabel Espinal, President, REFORMA
Speaker: Jonda McNair, Chair, Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee
Speaker: Shannon Peterson, President, Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
Speaker: Starr LaTronica, President, Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)
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Each year the American Library Association honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media Awards, including the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards, guide parents, educators, librarians, and others in selecting the best materials for youth. Selected by committees composed of librarians and other literature and media experts, the awards encourage original and creative work in the field of children’s and young adult literature and media. Doors open at 7:30 a.m.

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