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2019 ALA Youth Media Awards: the Redeemed Reader Team Reacts

This morning, the American Library Association (ALA) announced its Youth Media Awards. The ALA also welcomed awards announcements for titles awarded by the Asian/Pacific American ...
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Prognosticating the Newberys, 2019 Edition

updated 1/28 with actual results/how we did. It's the time of year when librarians and other kidlit nerds like ourselves get antsy. The ALA will announce this year's Youth Media Awards ...
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2019 Newbery Buzz #3: Sweep by Jonathan Auxier

Janie, Hayley, and Betsy team up to (virtually) discuss Sweep by Jonathan Auxier: does it have what it takes to win a Newbery? We discuss themes, ...
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Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

Four sixth graders come together in a serendipitous turn of events in this year's Newbery award winner, Hello, Universe. Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly. Greenwillow, ...
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The 2018 ALAYMA Results: Redeemed Reader Reacts

Hot off the press! The Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scot King Awards and more were announced this morning. We've made our predictions, and now Betsy offers ...
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Freedom over Me by Ashley Bryan

An actual slave ledger from 1828 inspires this group portrait of eleven African Americans who remain free to dream. Freedom over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their ...
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Newbery Buzz: Ghost and Booked

Janie: Last Friday, we discussed two middle grade novels that were filled with sadness.  Today we turn to a couple of sports-related novels by authors ...
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Newbery Buzz: The Center of Everything

Betsy and I are back to dialogue about childrens' books that the American Library Association may delight to honor.  This year's ALA Youth Media Awards ...
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