YALSAYoung Adult Library Services Association (American Library Association)
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The SummerSlam Reading Jam allows WWE the opportunity to again join forces with YALSA to promote youth literacy and support this new initiative from President Obama," said Michelle Wilson, WWE's Executive Vice President, Marketing.
In a recent letter of concern to Elizabeth Martinez, executive director of ALA, Chelton writes of her concern with the ALA Graphics catalog (1995) dropping all YALSA materials:
The winning entry from each library was submitted to YALSA and five regional finalists were chosen in grades 7-8 and grades 9-12 categories to be national finalists.
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults :"The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World's Most Notorious Nazi," written by Neal Bascomb, is the 2014 Excellence winner.
From this group of essays, a panel of judges organized by YALSA will then choose 10 finalists nationwide, one from each grade category from each of five regions of the country.
He is also the founder and editor of the Flight Anthologies, a critically acclaimed comic series; and the creator of Daisy Kutter: The Last Train, which was named a YALSA Best Book for Young Adults.
The top two winners from each library were submitted to the YALSA office and one winner from each region was chosen as a National finalist.
The start of Teen Read Week also marks the beginning of the WWE WrestleMania Reading Challenge sponsored by YALSA.
The event will be hosted by WWE SmackDown(R) Superstar Rey Mysterio(R) and WWE RAW(R) Superstar and current Intercontinental Champion Shelton Benjamin(TM), along with YALSA President Pam Spencer Holley and young adult author Chris Crutcher.
WWE Superstars Rey Mysterio(R) and Shelton Benjamin(TM) will join author Crutcher and YALSA President Pam Spencer Holley to emcee the event on March 31.
All of us in YALSA are pleased that Rey Mysterio is a spokesperson for Teen Read Week.