Association for Library Service to Children

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is a division of the American Library Association. Its members are concerned with the profession of children's Librarianship. The ALSC chooses the recipients of some of the world's most prestigious annual children's literature awards. They include the Newbery Medal for writing, Caldecott Medal for illustration, Sibert Medal for informational, Wilder Medal for impact over time, Batchelder Award for works in a foreign language (not English), Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video, and the Belpre Medal for work by a Latino writer.

ee also

*Young Adult Library Services Association

External links

* [http://www.ala.org/ala/alsc/awardsscholarships/literaryawds/newberymedal/newberymedal.htm ALSC home page]


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