Ken Caddow, longtime participant in CLNE has been named the 2017 Vermont State Champion for Education Leadership. Caddow is Randolph Union High School’s Director of Career and Workforce Pathways. For more information, please see: vtdigger.org
His recent book, Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan, received a 2017 John Newbery Honor Book Award, a Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Award and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book Award. Ashley Bryan is an honorary board member of Children’s Literature New England… Read More
Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop, past presenter at CLNE, is the winner of the Coretta Scott KIng-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement Award. Naomi Shihab Nye. past presenter at CLNE, received the 2018 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award.
Congratulations to Nicole Griffin on the publication of Smashie McPerter and the Missing Goop. Nicole is a CLNE board member and this is her second book about Smashie McPerter and her third novel. A book signing of the newest Smashie book will take place at Porter Square Books in Cambridge, MA on January 7, 2017.
The following recipients will be speakers at Passages of Hope, the 2016 CLNE Symposium. Kudos! Steve Sheinkin, Nonfiction Award Winner for Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War (Roaring Brook Press, an imprint of Macmillan) Tobin Anderson, Nonfiction Honor Book Winner for Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and… Read More
Congratulations to Katherine Paterson who has been chosen as a judge for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Awards will be announced in November, 2016. She is an honorary board member of CLNE and will be a speaker at the 2016 CLNE Symposium. Katherine Paterson is the author of more than 30 books,… Read More