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Melanie Koss knows a great book – or a great graphic novel – when she reads one. And, Koss says, Congressman John Lewis’ “March: Book Three” is a triumph. Its sweep of the American Library Association awards for 2017 includes the prestigious Michael L. Printz Award, which recognizes excellence in young adult literature. Written by...
Caldecott Medal
NIU’s Department of Literacy Education will host a workshop Tuesday, Feb. 21, that highlights the 2011 award-winning children and young adult books that were recently announced by the American Library Association. During the event, faculty members Chris Carger and Melanie Koss will discuss the books that have received awards including the Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott...
Melanie Koss
Melanie Koss, an assistant professor in the Department of Literacy Education in the NIU College of Education, has been appointed to serve on the 2013 Randolph Caldecott Medal Award Committee. The Caldecott Medal is one of the most prestigious awards given to illustrators of children’s books. According to the website of the American Library Association (ALA), the...