So Much to Celebrate! A Midwinter Awards Recap

From Chronicle Book Blog:

I’ve never attended the ALA (American Library Association) Midwinter Meeting before. This year, I eagerly packed up my puffiest down coat, trapper hat, and yes, snow boots!—before flying out to Chicago to get down with the best and brightest librarians.

One of the highlights of this particular conference is the intense anticipation of the ALA awards announcements. I grew up reading and loving Caldecott and Newbery books (Strega Nona! The Dark Is Rising! Up a Road Slowly! #TBT moment). A bright, shiny sticker on the front of a book told me immediately that it was a must-read. I felt like I was in the presence of celebrities being born as we waited for the awards to be announced.

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