Sunday, December 06, 2009
ALA Youth Media Awards live webcast
"The American Library Association will provide a free live webcast of its Youth Media Awards, a national announcement of the top books and media for children and young adults, on January 18, at 7:45 a.m. EST. The award announcements are made as part of the ALA Midwinter Meeting, which will bring together librarians, publishers, authors and guests to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from January 15 to 19. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media Awards guide parents, educators, librarians and others in selecting the best materials for children and young adults. This year's announcement includes 17 awards including the Coretta Scott King Book Awards; John Newbery Medal; Michael L. Printz Award; Schneider Family Book Award; and the Randolph Caldecott Medal"