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Thursday, 26 January 2012
ALA Award Winners
The American Library Association Youth Media Awards were announced earlier this week, and the following titles received awards:
John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature:
Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos
Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children:
A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award for the most distinguished beginning reader book:
Tales for Very Picky Eaters by Josh Schneider
Robert F. Sibert Book Award for most distinguished informational book for children:
Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet
Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults:
Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults for the best nonfiction book published for ages 12 to 18:
The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism & Treachery by Steve Sheinkin
Read the ALA press release for a complete list of award and honor books.
Posted By Logan Library at 8:51 AM
Tuesday, 3 January 2012
Book Club Kits
Did you know that the Logan Library provides bookclub kits to reading groups? Each kit contains 8-10 copies of one book along with a folder containing information about the author and title and a list of possible discussion questions. Check out the Book Club Kits page to see what books are available and to reserve a kit for your reading group.
Also, this might be a good time to reserve either the book club kit of Half the sky: turning oppression into opportunity for women worldwide or just an single copy. The Pulitzer Prize winner and co-author, Sheryl WuDunn, will be speaking at Utah State University on February 28, 2012.
Posted By Logan Library at 8:33 AM
Monday, 5 December 2011
Most Requested Titles - November
Ever wonder what other library users are reading or watching? Then take a look at our most requested titles. The top titles for November 2011 are:
Posted By Logan Library at 9:12 AM
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