Week of January 25, 2021 - The Great Kindness Challenge
Week of January 25, 2021 - Youth Media Awards Announced
Each year the American Library Association honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media Awards, including the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards, guide parents, educators, librarians, and others in selecting the best materials for youth. Selected by committees composed of librarians and other literature and media experts, the awards encourage original and creative work in the field of children’s and young adult literature and media.
Time and Place
The 2021 Youth Media Award announcements will take place on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, at 8 a.m. CT during the virtual Midwinter Conference. Fans can follow the action live at http://ala.unikron.com.
Week of January 25, 2021 - TK - Penguins and Growth Mindset
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Sergio Makes a Splash, by Edel Rodriguez
Even though he loves water, Sergio the penguin is afraid to swim in the deep water until he learns how.
Video Sergio Makes a Splash, presented by The Joyful Bookshelf.
Jabari Jumps, by Gaia Cornwall
After he passes his swimming test, little Jabari decides he's ready to try jumping off the diving board, but when the big moment arrives, Jabari needs to work up the courage to jump.
Video Jabari Jumps, presented by The Alphabet Book Corner
Activity Penguins coloring sheet