Monthly Archives: December 2009

18 12, 2009

Teen Rally For Free Speech

By |2009-12-18T00:29:08+00:00December 18th, 2009|Inklings|0 Comments

Edited to add: this is a repost of an email by Kelly Milner Halls to yalsa-bk, used with Kelly's permission. Two students at Montgomery County High School, Diana Banderas and Stephanie Bellot, have organized a free speech rally in Mount Sterling, Kentucky to protest the challenge by parents and school board superintendent Daniel Freeman of several YA novels, including DEADLINE

5 12, 2009

2010 Morris Award

By |2009-12-05T01:38:46+00:00December 5th, 2009|Inklings|0 Comments

YALSA has announced the five titles for the 2010 Morris Award shortlist. YALSA will name the Morris Award winner at the Youth Media Awards in Boston at ALA's Midwinter Meeting on Jan. 18. YALSA will also honor the winning title, as well as Morris shortlist titles and YALSA Nonfiction Award winners at a reception on Monday, Jan. 18 from 8-10

3 12, 2009

Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award Winner Announced

By |2009-12-03T01:21:45+00:00December 3rd, 2009|Inklings|0 Comments

The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents (ALAN) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is pleased and proud to announce the winner of the inaugural Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award for Young Adult Fiction.  Established in 2008 to honor the wishes of young adult author, Amelia Elizabeth Walden, the award allows for the sum of $5,000 to be