2020 Andrew Carnegie Medal Winners

The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established in 2012 by the American Library Association to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year. This year the …


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2020 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

The Geisel Award is given annually to the authors and illustrators of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. The award is named for Theodor Geisel, better known …


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The Bear by Andrew Krivak

In a distant future, a man and his daughter may be the last surviving humans on Earth.

Together, they spend their days hunting and fishing, a father passing on his wisdom to his daughter. The secrets of the seasons, the …


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2020 Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Designed to commemorate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to honor Mrs. Coretta Scott King for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace, the Coretta Scott King Book Awards annually recognize outstanding …


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2020 Caldecott Medal Winners

Named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, the Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book …


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Remembering Kirk Douglas

“It is with tremendous sadness that my brothers and I announce that Kirk Douglas left us today at the age of 103,” Michael Douglas said in a statement. “To the world, he was a legend, an actor from the golden …


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2019 André Simon Food and Drink Book Award Winners

In February 1965, André Simon, the French-born, UK-dwelling wine merchant and food and wine writer, established the André Simon Award for gastronomic literature. The awards continue to this day, judged this year by the Trustees of the André Simon Memorial …


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2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

This week, the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame announced this year's inductees, The 2020 class consists of Whitney Houston, the Doobie Brothers, T. Rex, Depeche Mode, the Notorious B.I.G., and Nine Inch Nails.
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2020 Newbery Medal Winners

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British children’s book publisher John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution …


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Together We Read: Lean on Me

February 19th to March 4th

At Eisenhower, we're excited to join nearly 16,000 libraries and thousands of readers across the country in offering the first Together We Read: digital book club selection.
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2020 Alex Award Winners

The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The award is sponsored by the Margaret A. Edwards Trust and named after Edwards, who was called “Alex” by …


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