Are you knowledgeable about YA books? Are you a classroom teacher or a librarian or a university professor? Do you have the time to read more books? Would you like to serve on a committee that evaluates YA books to determine the winner of the Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award?
If you answered YES to these questions, complete the application to be considered as a Walden Committee member. (For more information about the Walden Award, please see our page here.)
Applications for the next committee are now being accepted. Please download the application form here and submit your completed application to the ALAN executive secretary (instructions and email address included in the form).
With the newest issue of The Alan Review, we are pleased to offer digital versions of the three regular columns appearing in each issue. To increase ease of access to additional resource materials, these digital versions include active hyperlinks for all Internet and web references in each article.
To check out these inaugural columns, you can access the listing on this page. In the future, all digital articles will be posted to the Columns page for The Alan Review (accessed under the "Publications & Info link in the navigation bar above).
The 2014 ALAN Workshop will be held in National Harbor, MD (outside of Washington, DC) November 24-25. As always, the workshop will feature exciting young adult authors and titles as well as breakout sessions for a wide variety of interests. We have posted a preliminary schedule for the workshop which you can view by clicking here.
Registration is currently open for this year's workshop. NCTE handles the registration through their web site, and instructions and a link are located on this page.