Archive for the 'Awards' Category

Library of Congress Literacy Awards Call

We are pleased to share with you the call for applications for the 2020 U.S. Library of Congress (LOC) Literacy Awards. Applications will be accepted for the 2020 Library of Congress Literacy Awards beginning January 13, and the deadline for applications is March 6. There are 3 separate awards: The […]

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National Book Awards 2019

The National Book Foundation has announced its book award finalists for 2019. In the young people’s literature, the finalists include: Pet (A. Emezi), Look Both Ways (J. Reynolds), Patron Saints of Nothing (R. Ribay), Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All (L. Ruby). Finalists in four other categories have also been […]

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ALA Honors Writers for Youth

Over 20,000 librarians and exhibitors attended the American Library Association (ALA) conference in Washington, DC this June. One of its major strands, as usual, was outstanding authors for youth. The year marks the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award, which honors African American authors of children’s literature. Kwame […]

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Literacy Awards Competition

We are pleased to share with you the call for applications for the 2019 U.S. Library of Congress (LOC) Literacy Awards. Applications will be accepted for the 2019 Library of Congress Literacy Awards beginning January 14, and the deadline for applications is March 8, 2019. There are 3 separate awards: […]

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Library of Congress call for literacy program applications to receive awards

The Library of Congress is calling for applications to be selected to receive one of their prestigious Literacy awards. The deadline is April 30. The Library’s mission is to provide Congress, the federal government and the American people with a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge that can be […]

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