Reading the Region 2014-2015: Award Books, Award Programs, and the Latest Winning Titles From Around the PNLA Region

Jan Zauha

Abstract


As happens every year in the rich book life of the Pacific Northwest, a significant number of programs and associations highlighted exceptional authors and titles in our region during the 2014-2015 book award season. These state, provincial, and regional award programs are often difficult to identify or track in the profusion of book information on the Web. Unless their award-winners jump up the ladder to gain wider attention, the titles they choose tend to get lost in the shadow of national and international awards that enjoy a much higher profile on the Web and in literary newspapers and magazines.

Keywords


book awards; reading; YRCA; collection development; readers advisory; PNLA region

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