The Empire State Award for Excellence in Literature for Young People

Presented by the Youth Services Section of the New York Library Association

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YSS is the Youth Services Section of the New York Library Association. We are the librarians, library assistants, retirees, students, trustees, and volunteers who are dedicated to the literacy, information, reading, and recreation needs of youth in public and school libraries. 

For more information, check out the YSS website.