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Everything You Wanted to Know about the CSK Award (But Didn't Know to Ask) (ALSC Webinar Archive)—GROUP RATE

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You know the Coretta Scott King Medal-winning books. You read them every year when the awards are announced. But how are the awards chosen? How do members of the jury go from reading picture books to young adult novels? And what is the difference between the CSK Book Jury and the CSK Committee? Get answers to these questions and many more with former CSK Jury members Kacie Armstrong and Alan Bailey.

This webinar will provide more background on the Coretta Scott King Book Awards, how the books are chosen, and the personal experiences of members of the book jury. The webinar will also raise attendees' awareness of the wide-reaching work of the larger Coretta Scott King Book Awards Committee.

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Kacie Armstrong

Kacie Armstrong is the Director at the Euclid Public Library.

Alan R. Bailey

Alan R. Bailey has served as a public school librarian, a branch manager of a public library, and has worked in community college and university libraries. For more than 17 of those years, he has been directly responsible for developing collections for young children. He currently serves as Associate Professor and Head of Services Teaching Resources Center at East Carolina University. He has served multiple terms as a member of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards Jury and has reviewed books for the "Children's Literature Review" column in Language Arts, the journal of the Elementary Section of the National Council of Teachers of English.

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