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ASSOCIATIONS WITH WHOM

BALKIN BUDDIES IS ASSOCIATED:

 

 

AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (ALA)

www.ala.org

 

ALA's ASSOCIATION FOR LIBRARY SERVICE TO CHILDREN (ALSC)

www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc

 

ALA's YOUNG ADULT LIBRARY SERVICES ASSOCIATION (YALSA)

www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/yalsa.cfm

 

ASSEMBLY ON LITERATURE FOR ADOLESCENTS (ALAN)

http://www.alan-ya.org/

-Visit ALAN's Speakers Bureau for more great speakers

 

AUGUST HOUSE

www.augusthouse.com

NAMELOS

www.Namelos.com

-This is an independent editorial imprint, and is a good place for new children's book authors to go to seek editorial know-how, learn about website development, and find information on all phases of the children's book publishing process, including marketing, publicity, rights, art direction, bookmaking and production.

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH (NCTE)

www.ncte.org

 

STORY COVE (the paperback imprint at August House)

www.storycove.com

 

YALSA'S YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM

http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/yalitsymposium/symposium.cfm

- In a letter to Balkin Buddies re the 2008 Symposium, the chair of the Symposium Task Force commented: "You served on the Task Force with energy and dedication at every turn. Your commitment to the Task Force helped bring the first ever YALSA Literature Symposium to over 600 attendees last November in Nashville. The Symposium was a resounding success due to the many months of hard work by the Task Force."