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Monday, January 28, 2019

The 2019 Sydney Taylor Book & Manuscript Award Winners

Susan Kusel and Harry the Dirty Dog
with the 2019 Gold and Silver Medalist STBA titles
Susan Kusel is the chair of the Sydney Taylor Book Award committee of the Association of Jewish Libraries. She joined us by Skype from her home in Falls Church, VA. to talk about the 2019 winners of the award (and so did her dog Harry). 

This year's Sydney Taylor Book Awards are being announced at the ALA Youth Media Awards press conference in Seattle, WA during the ALA Midwinter Meeting on January 28, 2019 at 8am PT. You can watch a live webcast here (and check back later for a recording).

Here's the official Sydney Taylor Book Award announcement with the full list of winners, honors, and notable books: click here

The Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour will take place February 10-14, 2019. For details, click here.

The Sydney Taylor Manuscript Award was mentioned in the podcast: click here.  

AJL's "Love Your Neighbor" booklist series was mentioned too: click here

The National Jewish Book Award winners from the Jewish Book Council have also been announced! To see their winners, click here



Produced by: Feldman Children's Library at Congregation B'nai Israel  
Supported in part by: Association of Jewish Libraries
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1 comment:

Susan Meyer said...

I'm so happy that they are being included in the ALA announcements! It has seemed like a slight to me before that they weren't! Is this going to continue in the future? This Jewish writer very much hopes so!