Friday, July 1, 2016

We Hear You - Speaking from the Heart Take 2

There are a number of other awards beyond those given by ALSC at ALA annual with amazing speeches for you to celebrate. Here are a few more that are published:

Coretta Scott King Award Speeches
Jerry Pinkney -  Virginia Hamilton Lifetime Award Speech
Rita Williams-Garcia - Author Award Speech
Bryan Collier - Illustrator Award Speech

American Indian Youth Literature Award Speech
Joseph Marshall
Tim Tingle - Young Adult Category

Pura Belpre Award Speeches
Award and Honoree Speeches for Author and Illustrator Awards

And this is the delightful video of ALSC awardees talking about what the awards mean to them. BTW, two of our own WI folks served on award committees this year: Shawn Brommer on the Newbery and Tessa Michaelson Schmidt on the Caldecott. Did we miss anyone? Let us know!

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