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2012 American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Award

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2012 American Indian Youth Literature Award Winners Announced:
The American Indian Library Association (AILA), an affiliate of the American Library Association, has selected "The Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood" (2011), written by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, illustrated by Ellen Beier; "Free Throw" (2011) and "Triple Threat" (2011), both written by Jacqueline Guest; and "Pipestone: My Life in an Indian Boarding School" (2010), written by Adam Fortunate Eagle, as recipients of the fourth American Indian Youth Literature Awards. Four titles were selected as Honor Books in the Picture Book category, two titles were selected as Honor Books in the Middle Grades category and one title was named as an Honor Book in the Young Adult category.
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American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): Authors banned in Tucson Unified School District respond

American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): Authors banned in Tucson Unified School District respond | AboriginalLinks LiensAutochtones | Scoop.it

Sherman Alexie, Joseph Bruchac, Bill Bigelow, and Matt de la Pena responses to the banning of teaching ethnic material in Tucson Unified School District.

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From Rereleased Classics to New Titles, Accolades From the American Indian Library Association

From Rereleased Classics to New Titles, Accolades From the American Indian Library Association | AboriginalLinks LiensAutochtones | Scoop.it

Running the gamut in subject matter from Christmas memories to boarding school, four books have won accolades from the American Indian Library Association (AILA).

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