The ALA Youth Media Awards announcements are on Monday, January 11th and we are excited! Nick and Val will be in Boston, MA and the rest of the TeachingBooks.net team will be in Madison, WI watching the awards ceremony live at http://ala.unikron.com/2016/. Follow us on Twitter @TeachingBooks as we live tweet the award announcements and available resources about the award-winning books! […]
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As we celebrate 75 years of the Caldecott Medal (1938-2013), this article offers a compilation of TeachingBooks.net original interviews with a few Caldecott Medalists. Hundreds of interviews, lesson plans, and recordings of Caldecott-recipients pronouncing their names are freely available as part of this celebration at http://TeachingBooks.net/Caldecott. We hope you enjoy watching the 75th anniversary Caldecott video montage, too. […]
Meet the award-winning authors of the 2012 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Awards via these original audio recordings recently made with each winner. Also, find other resources to use when reading and teaching these books including lesson plans, book trailers, author interviews, and more! TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award Listen to Trilby Kent introduce and read an excerpt […]
In this month’s post we celebrate our multilingual world by showcasing a variety of audio and video recordings from the TeachingBooks.net collection. These multimedia resources allow students and teachers to hear and read stories in a handful of languages. ¡Disfrute!
Below, please enjoy a sample of the brand new audio recordings TeachingBooks.net has made with a selection of authors whose books have been nominated for the 2012-2013 Bluebonnet Award. In these recordings the authors share the genesis for their book and then read an excerpt. We hope these resources will enrich your conversations with students […]
The American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards, announced each January, are a high point on the book community’s calendar. For this month’s post, TeachingBooks.net contacted and recorded conversations with the award winners, asking them to share their inspirations and influences.
In an effort to build awareness about the remarkable books written for children and teens across the globe,every two years the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) selects one author and one illustrator as the winners of the Hans Christian Andersen Award. This recognition is considered by many to be the world’s most […]
Would you like to listen to this year’s award-winning authors and illustrators on their inspirations and influences? In this post, enjoy brief TeachingBooks.net recordings with the 2011 John Newbery, Randolph Caldecott, Michael L. Printz, Robert F. Sibert, Coretta Scott King, Pura Belpré, and Theodor Seuss Geisel medalists.
Did you know that nearly every U.S. state and Canadian province has a young readers’ choice award that allows students to vote for their favorite book? These tremendously successful reading programs lead thousands of children and teens to innumerable quality books each year.
In late April I attended the Jane Addams Book Award announcement at Chicago’s Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, the actual location where the crusader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient supported immigrants and advocated for social justice and racial and gender equality.