Monthly Archive for September, 2013

Jane Addams Children’s Book Awards

On October 18, 2013, in New York City,  authors and illustrators will be honored with Jane Addams Children’s book Awards.  This year the ceremony also celebrates the publication of The Jane Addams Children’s Book Award: Honoring Children’s Literature for Peace and Social Justice since 1953 (Scarecrow Press, 2013), a book […]

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Right to Libraries Statement

As part of 2013-2014 ALA President Barbara Stripling’s America’s Right to Libraries Campaign, The Declaration for the Right to Libraries is a strong public statement for individuals, communities, and our nation. https://www.facebook.com/DeclarationforLibraries

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Picture Book Month: November

November is Picture Book Month! To help you prepare in the library, there are resources available here: http://picturebookmonth.com/promo-kit/ There are also bookmarks, certificates and links to other (US) resources on this page: http://picturebookmonth.com/activities/

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Canadian book award finalists

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is pleased to announce the finalists for its seven major children’s book awards: TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award  ($30,000) Prix TD de littérature canadienne pour l’enfance et la jeunesse  ($30,000) Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award  ($20,000) Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction  ($10,000) […]

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UNESCO International Literacy Prize winners

The winners of the 2013 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes were announced on 22 August. Two of the award-winning programmes are featured in UIL’s Effective Literacy Practices Database (LitBase).   The Saakshar Bharat (Literate India) Mission will receive one of the two UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prizes. Run by the National […]

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