War, Not War, and Peace

Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma (LTAIO) Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma is a great way to connect with neighbors over books and ideas.  It is a reading and discussion series which consists of 4-5 sessions, each featuring a book from the chosen discussion theme. A humanities scholar opens each session telling about the author’s life,… Continue Reading War, Not War, and Peace

2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Finalists

Six finalists, three fiction and three nonfiction, have been selected for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The two medal winners will be announced on January 27, 2019, at the American Library Association Midwinter meeting in Seattle. FICTION This evocative novel, equally rich in character and adventure, tells the wonderfully strange… Continue Reading 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Finalists

Sequoyah Award Nominees 2019

  Children and teens can vote for the next Sequoyah Award winning book!  The three masterlists below were created by the Oklahoma Library Association to appeal to children in a variety of situations, interests and reading levels.  The books on the masterlists are not intended to be an automatic recommendation of the books.  Students must… Continue Reading Sequoyah Award Nominees 2019

New Books 12/18/17

When you see a book that has won an award, or several awards, you may wonder what that means.  There are several posts on this website that describe the various awards, who is responsible for selecting the winners, what the winners receive, etc.  Search Book Awards on our website to find them.  This week’s books… Continue Reading New Books 12/18/17