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ALA Photos

(submitted by Caitlin Jacobson) At the January Media Awards , the Carnegie Medal winner, “Bink & Gollie: Two for One”, was announced by the committee munching on donuts.  Because, as stated by the Whack-a-Duck Man, “donuts are nature’s most perfect … Continue reading

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Diversity in Children’s Literature

(written by Caitlin Dixon Jacobson) While I did not attend a program on the specific subject of diversity during ALA, the topic was ever-present.  The issue of diversity in children’s lit has been alive nearly as long as we have … Continue reading

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ALA Highlights

(written by Caitlin Dixon Jacobson)   As always at ALA, there are dozens of programs to attend.  Here are a few of my favorites from Annual:

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A Room with a View…of Many Videos!

(written by Caitlin Dixon Jacobson) This year I am serving as chair for the Notable Children’s Videos/Carnegie Medal Committee.  We are responsible for viewing, evaluating, and presenting an annual list of the best videos for children, 0-14.  In addition, one … Continue reading

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21st Century Teens: Literacy in a Digital World

(written by Caitlin Dixon Jacobson) While at both Midwinter and Annual, I find it helpful to attend preconference workshops.  Those focus on one topic, and allow you to dig into the topic more deeply.  The YALSA preconference session focused on … Continue reading

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