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Hi Kidsreaders,

I hope you’re having a fabulous start to the New Year! I’d say that mine is off to a solid beginning --- one of my best friends came to visit to ring in 2016. I’ve convinced my friend to teach me some of her jewelry-making techniques and…I got to go to the American Library Association conference in Boston, Massachusetts!

I realize that the conference title alone might not grab you, but I promise: for book lovers everywhere, this is the place to be. I’ve outlined some of the coolest parts for all of you middle grade and picture book fanatics below:

On Monday the American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of the biggest children's book awards of the year (and I got to attend the ceremony!) Read below to see if your favorite books are represented, and to discover some new gems.