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American Library Association (ALA) Annual Convention Co-Sponsored Session
USBBY holds a co-sponsored session at the annual convention of the American Library Association featuring an international author or other expert in the field of literature for children and young adults.


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United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY)
The Four D’s of Translation in Children’s Publishing: Diversity, Drag, Disguise, and Delectation
Saturday, June 23
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Morial Convention Center, Rm 344

Moderator: Marianne Martens
Speakers: Claudia Bedrick, Anita Eerdmans, and Andrew Rushton

Join the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) to explore what it takes to create a good translated book for youth. This interactive session, moderated by international children’s literature scholars and presented by three award-winning publishers of high quality translated children’s books, examines what occurs when international translations go terribly wrong and creatively explores four important areas of book translations. The session includes prize drawings for international and translated children’s books.


The International Children's Book Day list from ALSC's Quicklist Consulting Committee

Titles on the 2015 International Children's Book Day book list were compiled and annotated by members of the Association for Library Service to Children's (ALSC) Quicklists Consulting Committee. ALSC Is the world's largest organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children. For more book lists from ALSC visit www.ala.org/alsc/booklists