Children’s Books Ireland has announced the winners of their 2017 awards.
BOOK OF THE YEAR and HONOUR AWARD FOR ILLUSTRATION
Goodnight Everyone by Chris Haughton
HONOUR AWARD FOR FICTION
Needlework by Dierdre Sullivan
JUDGES’ SPECIAL AWARD
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 Strange, Unusual and Impossible Things by Paul Gamble
Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:
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
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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
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!
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