Glad a hundredth Birthday Newbery Medal – ALSC Weblog

Everybody loves a celebration! Particularly librarians on #ALAAC2022! This 12 months the #Newbery100 medal celebrated its 100e years, so #ALSC threw a celebration. The festivities consisted of cupcakes, decorations and board video games.

Books with Newbery gold sticker on cover and Newbery 100 ribbon

After a short historical past of the Newbery, friends had been handled to a movie that includes the covers of all Newbery winners and books of honor with voiceovers from award-winning authors. I just lately had the chance to take ALSC’s The Newbery Medal: Previous, Current, and Future class taught by KT Horning. (In case you ever get the possibility, take this class!!!) So I acquired chills and beloved each minute of the Newbery celebration.

Writer Steve Sheinkin led the parlor recreation with a librarian’s model of his Writer Fan Face-off through which librarians performed in opposition to Newbery authors to reply trivial questions in regards to the authors’ books. It was a really shut contest with each the librarians and the authors “calling” buddies within the viewers for assist.

On the finish, the friends even acquired get together favors! Newbery-winning authors, together with Meg Medina, Linda Sue Park, Jerry Craft and Erin Entrada Kelly, signed copies of their books.

Glad Birthday, Beginner! And this is much more…

(Photograph courtesy of visitor blogger)


Conference visitor contributor Soline Holmes (she/her/her) is a librarian and the Library/Expertise Division Chair on the Academy of the Sacred Coronary heart in New Orleans, Louisiana. Soline is happy to be again at ALA in particular person and searching ahead to the Newbery/Caldecott Banquet and ALSC’s Newbery 100 Celebration! on Saturday 25 June. She is a Member-at-Giant for ALA’s Graphic Novels and Comics Roundtable. She can be a member of the Louisiana Younger Readers Selection Award committee, is a board member of the New Orleans Info Literacy Collective (2021-22 chair), and is a Educating with Main Sources Community Mentor. She has offered on graphic novels, Mom Goose and STEM, Main Sources and World Schooling at native and nationwide conferences. Soline additionally co-authored, with Alicia Schwarzenbach, an article on graphic novels as informative texts for Youngsters and Libraries and was interviewed for E-book hyperlinks on tips on how to finest use graphic novels within the classroom. She was just lately chosen and honored to take part in ALSC’s Invoice Morris seminar.

Please word that the views expressed right here as a visitor publish don’t characterize the official place of ALA or ALSC.

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