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TAG: Youth Media Awards

Let’s Hear It For #WeNeedDiverseBooks

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, kids, Parents and Teachers on February 18, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Sheri Boggs Just after 6am on the morning of February 2nd, I settled on the couch with my laptop, a fresh cup of coffee, and an uncontrollable mane of bedhead. While my bleary eyes slowly focused on the live webcast of the Youth Media Awards being held right that moment in Chicago, I opened […]

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Behind the Scenes at the Youth Media Awards

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, kids, Parents and Teachers on February 5, 2015 at 6:00 am

By Sheri Boggs Mondays are not normally my thing. But there’s one Monday that occurs around this time every year that I anticipate with the kind of nerdy fervor that other people reserve for, say, the World Series. I’m talking about the Youth Media Awards (or YMAs, as we librarians like to call them), during […]

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