2019 Lampman Nominations Open!
Who is that amazing professional who has done an outstanding job serving the children of Oregon? Have you worked with an extraordinary Oregon librarian, author, or educator who has made an impact on the children of Oregon or children's literature? You can nominate that person for the Evelyn Sibley Lampman award!
The Evelyn Sibley Lampman Award is presented annually by the Children's Services Division of the Oregon Library Association. The award is given in memory of Evelyn Sibley Lampman (1907-1980), noted Oregon teacher, journalist, and author of children's books.
Nomination eligibility requirements are as follows:
Please include the following in the award submissions:
Nominations for the award shall be accepted from Children's Division members, OLA members and members of the Lampman Award Committee. Current Lampman Committee members are not eligible to be nominated.
Please email all nomination materials to Linda Annable at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the mail (attn: Linda Annable) to the Newport Public Library, 35 NW Nye Street, Newport, OR 97365.
Nominations will be accepted through February 15, 2019. Thank you for your assistance in this year's process.
For more information on the award and the current committee, click here: http://www.csdola.org/lampman-award.html
2019 Mock Caldecott Results
We are very excited to announce the results of our Mock Caldecott Workshop that was held on Saturday, January 12! We named one mock medalist and three mock honor books.
Winner: Julián Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love
Honor Book: Drawn Together by Minh Lê, illus. by Dan Santat
Honor Book: A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin
Honor Book: Dreamers by Yuyi Morales
A special thank you to Mock Workshop Coordinator Taylor Worley of Springfield Public Library and her committee: Susan Davis of Josephine Community Library District, Kate Carter of Multnomah County Library, and Alec Chunn of Eugene Public Library (pictured above, left to right). We'd also like to thank our prestigious panelists MaryKay Dahlgreen, Steven Engelfried, Martín Blasco, and Heather McNeil for sharing their experiences and modeling book discussion.
Interested in getting involved with CSD? We're looking for a new Mock Workshop Coordinator and committee members! Contact CSD at email@example.com.
We can't wait to see what the ALA Youth Media Awards have in store for us this year. Check out this link of mock awards discussions all over the country to see how our picks compare with others!
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