Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Anniversary Celebrations with YLG Scotland!

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Fri, 22nd Sep 2017 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

Come along and help us celebrate 80 Years of the Carnegie Medal and 60 Years of the Kate Greenaway Medal! Hear about how the awards work from CKG Coordinator, and School Librarian of the Year, Amy Mckay.

School Librarian Lauren Thow shares her experiences running a Carnegie shadowing Group. Take part in the discussion with Lauren and Amy - have your questions ready!

Former winner Theresa Breslin talks to us about the importance of reading for enjoyment and how winning the award impacted her life as an author.

Author and illustrator Vivian French talks to us about how to judge illustrated books according to the Greenaway criteria.

After all these amazing sessions we will be well equipped to judge Scotland's nominations for CKG 18! We will be discussing a selection of books and you will have the opportunity to vote for your favourite; the winners will become Scotland's nomination. Here is a link to the judging criteria:



The books we will be discussing are:

Carnegie Medal:

Cogheart – Peter Bunzl

We Come Apart – Brain Conaghan and Sarah Crossan

Saint Death – Marcus Sedgwick

Blacklight Express – Philip Reeve

The One Memory of Flora Banks – Emily Barr

See you in the Cosmos – Jack Cheng

Release – Patrick Ness

Caged - Theresa Breslin

The Rasputin Dagger - Theresa Breslin

Holding up the Universe – Jennifer Niven

The Hypnotist – Laurence Anholt

Optimists die first – Susin Nielsen

Just all me Spaghetti-hoop boy – Lara Williamson

The road to ever after – Moira Young

The haunting of Jessop Rise – Danny Weston

The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas

No Virgin – Anne Cassidy

Contagion – Teri Terry

Margot and me – Juno Dawson

The Goldfish Boy – Lisa Thomson

Welcome to nowhere – Elizabeth Laird

Mind the Gap – Phil Earle

Kate Greenaway Medal:

Books, Books, Books – Mick Manning

The Pavee and the Buffer Girl – Emma Shoard

The Song from Someone Else – Levi Pinfold, A F Harrold

Rapunzel by Bethan Woolvin

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Jim Kay

Night Shift – Debi Gliori

Welcome – Barroux

When Grandad was a Penguin – Morag Hood

We Found a Hat – Jon Klasson

The Everywhere Bear – Rebecca Cobb and Julia Donaldson

Old Hat – Emily Gravett

Pavee and the Buffer Girl – Emma Shoard and Siobhan Dowd

Home in the Rain – Bob Graham

A Child of Books – Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston

I Can Only Draw Worms – Will Mabbitt

Conference Room Dundee Central Library

The Wellgate
DD1 1DB Dundee

United Kingdom

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