This 2020 webinar sponsored by the Africa Committee of the International Relations Committee of ALA is moderated by Janet Lee and introduces the audience to Brenda Randolph, Director of Africa Access who share resources about African authors and illustrators published in the U.S. Dorcus Wepukhulu who is the Kenya-based Partner Development Coordinator for the African Storybook. This resource provides open access to 1786 Storybooks in 219. Languages.. 6527. Translations.
Listen to Honorees accept the 2020 Mildred L. Batchelder Award as well as Claudia Bedrick's Acceptance Speech for the winner, Brown. Remarks were recorded for the 2020 ALSC Awards Ceremony - The ALA Book Award Celebration and begin at minute 16:15 and end at 25: 02.
Other Acceptance Speeches can be accessed through the ALA Information Repository (ALAIR).
Thames & Hudson Inc. is the winner of the 2019 (Mildred L.) Batchelder Award for The Fox on the Swing
Delacorte Press is the winner of the 2018 (Mildred L.) Batchelder Award for The Murderer’s Ape
Enchanted Lion Books is the winner of the 2017 (Mildred L.) Batchelder Award for Cry, Heart, But Never Break
Enchanted Lion Books is the winner of the 2016 (Mildred L.) Batchelder Award for The Wonderful Fluffy Little Squishy
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers is the winner of the 2015 (Mildred L.) Batchelder Award for Mikis and the Donkey
Enchanted Lion Books is the winner of the 2014 (Mildred L.) Batchelder Award for Mister Orange
Dial Books for Young Readers is the winner of the 2013 Mildred L. Batchelder Award for My Family for the War
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers received the 2012 Mildred L. Batchelder Award for Soldier Bear
Four distinguished, award-winning publishers with roots in Nigeria, the UK, New Zealand, and Iran share their varied publishing philosophies and explore the challenges and benefits of publishing international children's books in the United States. View this USBBY ALA presentation here.
This video chronicles the jury's selection of winners from the inaugural Nami island illustration Concours (NiiiC), held in 2013. It was initially prepared to present at the Bologna Book Fair's 50th anniversary programs, with images from the Book Fair added afterwards.
Lisa Drasek, Curator of the Children's Literature Research Collections (CLRC) at the University of Minnesota moderated a conversation hosted by the Eric Carle Museum on April 1, 2021 with Peter Sis and Roger Mello. Peter discussed his new book Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children and Roger talked about You Can't Be Too Careful.
Starting Nov 2020, WorldKidLit LIVE has launched a new series of talks on youtube focused on the literature for young readers from a particular language or country, and how that literature can enrich others through translation.
Tara McGowan, (kamishibai researcher, artist, and storyteller in New Jersey, USA,) gives a delightful introduction that includes an original kamishibai story. Tara is the author of “The Kamishibai Classroom.” She is an organizer of The World Kamishibai Forum. View the full 2020-2021 schedule for live performances, many of which can be seen on youtube.
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