Day: May 26, 2017

2017 CBI Awards

CBI

Children’s Books Ireland has announced the winners of their 2017 awards.

BOOK OF THE YEAR and HONOUR AWARD FOR ILLUSTRATION

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Goodnight Everyone by Chris Haughton

HONOUR AWARD FOR FICTION

Needlework

Needlework by Dierdre Sullivan

JUDGES’ SPECIAL AWARD

Bliain na nAmhran Book Cover

Bliain na nAmhrán by Tadhg Mac Dhonnagaín, Jennifer Farley, Brian Fitzpatrick, Tarsila Krüse and Christina O’Donovan

EILIS DILLON AWARD for FIRST CHILDREN’S BOOK

The Ministry of SUITs

The Ministry of Strange, Unusual and Impossible Things by Paul Gamble

 

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

10 lessons from Anne of Green Gables: https://t.co/oUPjn96Sy5

20 Picture Books with African American Girl Characters: https://t.co/ghveWIEDtR

25+ Must-Have Books and Series to Engage Reluctant Readers via

BookExpo 2017: A Children’s Books Guide

Cops warn ‘Harry Potter’ fans to stop walking on famed train tracks |

Drag Queens Are Public Libraries’ Newest Storytellers

First Look: New Project and a Cannes Premiere for Brian Selznick

Four Truths About Reading I Learned from My Children |  : https://t.co/0Clded18Yl

Graphic novels are a great way to introduce complex stories to young readers! Some of our favorites:

Rethinking & Examining Dr. Seuss’ Racism via

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LIBRARIES

ALA responds to the President’s 2018 budget proposal, which effectively eliminates federal library funding

Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago!

TEEN LIT

30+ of Your Fave Under-the-Radar YA Fantasies. Did your favorite under-the-radar YA fantasy novel make the list?

Mariko Tamaki seeks ‘shift in stories about queer people’ in young adult fiction