Recent award-winning young adult and children's authors are using their influence to push for more diversity in the youth publishing industry.
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September 24, 2013
Two nonprofits are the inaugural winners of the recently funded David M. Rubenstein and American Literacy Prizes.
September 16, 2013
NCATE announced on Monday that young adult author Judy Blume would receive two literary awards, to be presented at the organization's annual convention in Boston this coming November.
March 05, 2013
The X PRIZE Foundation, an organization for incentivized competitions across science and technology development, will create a literacy prize in 2013.
January 29, 2013
Winners of the Caldecott and Newbery Medals were announced Monday at the American Library Association's Youth Media Awards.
June 29, 2012
The Friday Update for July 29, 2012 covers book awards, professional development opportunities, and summer reading lists.
May 11, 2012
This week's Friday Update includes information on multiple awards and an exhibition of a famed French publisher's children's books.
April 27, 2012
The Friday Update for April 27, 2012 includes information on the 2012 Edgar Award winners, the Library of Congress' digitized collection of classic children's books, a new book series from Yale, and the NPR paperback booklist.
April 20, 2012
This week's Friday Update covers a new public service announcement on the importance of reading, a call for nominations for a book award, e-books, and a publisher's name change.
February 21, 2012
The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education granted their 2012 Outstanding Book Award this weekend to H. Richard Milner, IV, for his volume Start Where You Are, But Don't Stay There.