Astrid Lindgren Award

Children’s Literature New England and The Examined Life were nominated for the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Professor Boel Westin, the incoming chair of the ALMA jury, stated, “The candidates-authors, iliustrators, oral storytellers and individuals and organisations involved in reading promotion work- have been nominated by over 100 organisations worldwide. The nominating bodies, with expertise in children’s and young adult literature, are allowed to nominate candidates from their own country or region and from other countries as well.” 197 candidates from 61 countries were included in the list of nominees. The 2015 winner was announced on March 31, 2015.

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