Called to Judge: How Our YALSA Committee Experiences Prepped Us for Non-ALA Jury Service

Goldsmith, Francisca; Volin, Eva
April 2011
Young Adult Library Services;Spring2011, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p30
The article presents a dialogue between the authors regarding their experiences as literary jurors for book awards outside the American Library Association. Details are given describing their shared background with the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). Subjects discussed include their participation on the panel for the San Diego Comic-Con Eisner Award for graphics novels, the committee structure of the award boards, and comparisons and contrasts between their work at YALSA and at Comic-Con.


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