Convention Summary, Day Two
The following is a summary of the AJL's Facebook feed from yesterday's convention proceedings.
- Feinstein lecture. One of our resident librarian-scholars, Yossi Galron, gave the lecture Monday night. Dressed in a tie! He led us through the history of Jewish bibliography. I would like to have seen of his own online bio-bibliography, but he modestly left it out. http://library.osu.edu/sites/users/galron.1/
- April Wayland Halpern tells the group about writing New Year's on the Pier.
- April Wayland Halpern reads us her story.
- When they say "the STBA committee tells all" they mean "all" The committee gleefully recounted the arguements they had, especially when trying to decide if a book is "Jewish" sfs
- Margarita Engle tells about writing Tropical Secrets.
- On the left, Margarita Engle's parents still married 62 years later. On the right, Margarita visiting her Cuban family's farm on land purchased with gold from a pirate ancestor.
- My eyes are starting to cross a bit at the RDA talk. I'm trying to remember what RDA stands for ... Really Detailed something? lots of small changes to our cataloging practices. Adam Schiff is doing a great job zipping through slides and explaining the changes from AACR2. His presentation is at http://faculty.washingt...on.edu/aschiff
- New Sydney Taylor Award Committee members, Aimee Lurie and Debbie Feder, prepare to deliver their 2011 Sneak Peak presentations.
- Heidi Estrin, Lisa Silverman, Ellen Cole and Kathe Pinchuck begin their discussion of Children's Book Reviewing.
- The AJL's pre-Award Banquet reception.
- Dr. Geoffrey Megargee, accepts the Judaica Reference Award.
- April Wayland Halprin, author of New Year at the Pier, accepts the Sydney Taylor Book Award for Young Readers.
- Robin Friedman accepts the Sydney Taylor Book Award for Older Readers.
- Margarita Engle accepts the Sydney Taylor Book Award for Teen Readers.
- Joan Schoettler accepts the Sydney Taylor Manuscript Award.
- The Seattle Committee says thank you and goodbye...
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