Congratulations to CLNE Presenters who are 2016 ALA Youth Media Award Winners!

M.T. Anderson, author of Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad, finalist for the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. He and his editor, Liz Bicknell, will be speaking at Passages of Hope, the 2016 CLNE Symposium.

Pam Muñoz Ryan, author of Echo, winner of a Newbery Honor Book Award. She will be speaking at Passages of Hope, the 2016 CLNE Symposium.

Jerry Pinkney, winner of the 2016 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award and winner of the 2016 Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. He spoke at Swords and Ploughshares, CLNE Summer Institute, 1993.

Steve Sheinkin, author of Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret HIstory of the Vietnam War, winner of the 2016 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. He will be presenting at the 2016 CLNE Symposium, Passages of Hope.

Jacqueline Woodson, 2017 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecturer. She spoke at the CLNE Summer Institute in 2005, The Fairy Tale Belongs to the Poor.

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