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  The Carnegie Medal
The Carnegie Medal is awarded annually to the writer of an outstanding book for children.
Carnegie was a self-made industrialist who made his fortune in steel in the USA.
The medal is now awarded by CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, which is a new organisation formed by the Unification of the Institute of Information Scientists and The Library Association on 1 April 2002.
www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk /carnegie/carn.html   (174 words)

  
 Carnegie Medal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Carnegie Medal in Literature was established in the UK in 1936 in honour of Andrew Carnegie.
The Carnegie judging panel consists of 13 children's librarians from the Youth Libraries Group of CILIP, and is thus similar to the American Newbery medal.
CILIP also recognizes excellence in illustration, with the Kate Greenaway Medal, which is similar to the American Caldecott medal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carnegie_Medal   (479 words)

  
 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy - About Andrew Carnegie
Third, Carnegie felt it was the duty of the person who gave the money to ensure that it was used wisely.
As the centennial of Carnegie's career in philanthropy neared, all 22 Carnegie organizations came together to "acknowledge, honor and celebrate the life of their founder." Interestingly, this was the first time all had met under a single roof.
There are four permanent members of the selection committee: the Carnegie Corporation of New York, The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the Carnegie Institution of Washington—the host for the 2003 ceremony.
carnegieinstitution.org /carnegiemedal/background.html   (1348 words)

  
 Carnegie Corporation - Carnegie Medals of Philanthropy
The Andrew Carnegie Medals of Philanthropy were inaugurated on December 10, 2001 by more than 20 of the Carnegie institutions that he established during his lifetime all over the world.
Twenty-two institutions begun by Andrew Carnegie during his lifetime and which continue with the work he had the vision to endow have the responsibility for judging awardees and honoring those chosen for the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.
Carnegie Corporation of New York took the lead in organizing the 2001 awards ceremony and the Carnegie Institution of Washington coordinated the 2003 awards ceremony.
www.carnegie.org /sub/awardees   (397 words)

  
 Hewlett Family to be Awarded with Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy
The 23 worldwide foundations established by Andrew Carnegie during his lifetime have announced the names of the recipients of The Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy 2005.
Carnegie’s philanthropy funded JK Galbraith’s The Affluent Society and the discovery of insulin.
Today the Carnegie foundations support cutting edge scientific research into global ecology; millions of dollars of educational and social development projects in Africa; conflict resolution and democracy-building in the former USSR, China and the Middle East; and civil society and community development initiatives in Europe and North America.
hewlett.org /AboutUs/News/carnegiemedal.htm   (668 words)

  
 Dungeness; Andrew Carnegie's lifestyle
Carnegie family members donated Dungeness and Plum Orchard to the National Park Foundation in 1971.
Andrew Carnegie is one of the captains of industry of 19th century America, he helped build the formidable American steel industry, a process that turned a poor young man into one of the richest entrepreneurs of his age.
Although Andrew Carnegie made millions of dollars in the steel industry, he is best known for the legacy of donations he made to various charitable causes.
www.mkfinearts.com /painting/dungeness   (761 words)

  
 Carnegie Medal -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Carnegie Medal in Literature was established in the (A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland) UK in 1936 in honour of (United States industrialist and philanthropist who endowed education and public libraries and research trusts (1835-1919)) Andrew Carnegie.
Nominated books must be written in (An Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the Commonwealth countries) English and should first have been published in the UK during the previous year.
The Carnegie judging panel consists of 13 children's librarians from the Youth Libraries Group of (Click link for more info and facts about CILIP) CILIP, and is thus similar to the American (Click link for more info and facts about Newbery medal) Newbery medal.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ca/carnegie_medal.htm   (1063 words)

  
 Act of heroism worthy of Carnegie Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For the most part, the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission's work focuses on recognizing smaller acts of heroism which do not capture wide-spread attention.
Carnegie Heroes have saved — or attempted to rescue — people from burning buildings, rabid dogs, attempted murders, cave-ins, drownings, avalanches, and other perils.
In all, 105 people received Carnegie Medals last year, making them part of the select group of 8,869 whose heroism and bravery have earned them the medal since its inception in 1904.
www.decaturdaily.com /decaturdaily/opinion/editorials/050323b.shtml   (233 words)

  
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William S- Smith Junior was in the left front seat of a six-passenger airplane that a student pilot was attempting to land in Brunswick on September 21st, 2002.
The Carnegie citation said the plane struck the ground just short of the runway and burst into flames.
Both wings, which held the plane's fuel tanks, and the door were torn off in the accident, in which Smith lost consciousness.
www.11alive.com /news/news_article.aspx?storyid=40812   (174 words)

  
 Scotland’s First Minister to present Sir Tom Farmer with Carnegie Medal - Carnegie Institution News
Named after Scots-American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, who left the equivalent of $15 billion to philanthropy, the Carnegie medal is awarded to inspiring philanthropists.
William Thomson, a great grandson of Andrew Carnegie, and Chair of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy Organising Committee and the International Selection Committee, said: “The Carnegie medal organising committee selected these presenters because of their renowned and international reputations in the world of either public affairs or philanthropy.
The Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy 2005 is being organised by the four Scottish-based Carnegie foundations – the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, the Carnegie Dunfermline and Hero Fund Trusts and the Carnegie UK Trust.
hq.ciw.edu /news_releases/news_0509_22.html   (567 words)

  
 Aidan Chambers - Carnegie Medal - ACHUKA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Carnegie win will surely bring about a wave of reissues in due course, but now, just when the announcement of the award will send interested readers back to Chambers' earlier novels, the books are unavailable.
The Carnegie Medal is awarded annually by The Library Association for "an outstanding book for children and young people".
The judges of the Library Association Carnegie Medal have this to say: " Postcards From No Man's Land is a rites of passage book that supports young people in dealing with life's emotional geography.
www.achuka.co.uk /special/chambers.htm   (1343 words)

  
 Student saves children; Wins Carnegie Medal
For his bravery, Cyr has been awarded a prestigious Carnegie Medal which is given to civilians who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others.
Carnegie Medals and individual $2,500 grants were award ed to 94 persons nationwide in 1994.
Surprised to learn just before Christmas that he had won the medal, Cyr is a reluctant hero who still doesn't think of himself as special.
www.wpi.edu /News/TechNews/950117/HERO.html   (905 words)

  
 Carnegie Hero Fund Commission
The medal is given throughout the United States and Canada to those who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others.
Throughout the 101 years since the Fund was established by industrialist-philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, $28.1 million has been given in one-time grants, scholarship aid, death benefits, and continuing assistance.
To nominate someone for the Carnegie Medal, write the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, 425 Sixth Avenue, Suite 1640, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, or call 1-800-447-8900 (toll free).
www.carnegiehero.org /awardees_recent.php   (3123 words)

  
 Carnegie Corporation - News
Gund was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Clinton in 1997.
The Carnegie Foundations provide so much throughout the world to people in terms of opportunities for education and self development.
Philanthropy can play an important part in assisting these nations, and the Muslim ummah in particular, establish a new era of flourishing economies, progressive legal and political systems and institutions of higher education that are on the frontiers of research and knowledge.
www.carnegie.org /sub/news/medal2005.html   (3221 words)

  
 Abebooks - Carnegie Medal Award Winning Books
The Carnegie Medal is awarded by children's librarians for an outstanding book for children and young people.
Established by The Library Association in 1936, in memory of the Scottish-born philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie, who resolved that "if ever wealth came to me that it should be used to establish free libraries." By the time of his death, Carnegie set up more than 2800 libraries.
The medal is now awarded by CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.
www.abe-books.com /docs/Community/AwardWinners/carnegieMedal.shtml   (338 words)

  
 Philip Pullman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pullman was awarded a CBE in the New Year's Honours list in 2004.
The first volume of that trilogy, Northern Lights won the Carnegie Medal for children's fiction in the UK in 1995.
The Amber Spyglass, the last volume, was awarded the Whitbread Book of the Year prize in January 2002, the first children's book to receive that award.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Philip_Pullman   (622 words)

  
 Dungeness and lifestyle of Andrew Carnegie
The spirit of Dungeness even in ruin is still vibrant; not only because of the imposing physical structure of the building itself, but also because it still retains a vestige of the aura of the man who built it.
This story explains how Thomas Carnegie, brother and partner of steel magnate Andrew Carnegie, began building, with his wife Lucy, on Dungeness' foundations in 1884.
Plum Orchard, a Georgian Revival-style mansion built for son, Georgia, and his wife, Margaret Thaw, was donated to the National Park Foundation by Carnegie family members in 1971.
www.achehtimes.com /art-humanity/dungeness.htm   (809 words)

  
 Carnegie Medal Winners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Carnegie Medal shortlist 2002 (for the 2001 Carnegie Medal)
The Carnegie Medal This award, established in 1936 in honor of Andrew Carnegie, is given for recognition of an outstanding book for children and young adult readers, written in English and first published in the United Kingdom during the previous year.
It was first won by Arthur Ransome in 1936, and has since been won by many of the great names in children's literature, including C. Lewis, Eleanor Farjeon and Anne Fine.
www.literature-awards.com /carnegie_medal_winners_listings.htm   (570 words)

  
 Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy 2005--Medal Recipients Announced - Carnegie Institution News
The events are being organised by the UK-based Carnegie Trusts.
The Scots-American gave away the equivalent of nearly $15 billion, establishing a family of foundations worldwide.
The event is being supported by the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish Executive, EventScotland, Visit Scotland, the Royal Bank of Scotland, the City of Edinburgh Council and Fife Council and was organised by the four UK-based Carnegie Trusts.
hq.ciw.edu /news_releases/news_0508_10.html   (659 words)

  
 Terry Pratchett wins Carnegie Medal - SFWA News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Carnegie Medal is awarded annually by CILIP for ‘an outstanding book for children and young people’.
It was first won by Arthur Ransome in 1936, and has since been won by many of the great names of children’s literature, including CS Lewis, Eleanor Farjeon, Anne Fine and Philip Pullman.
Also announced was Chris Riddell winning The Kate Greenaway Medal for Pirate Diary, a fictionalised account of the adventures of young Jake Carpenter on the high seas.
www.sfwa.org /news/02carnegie.htm   (237 words)

  
 BLE members given Carnegie Medal for Heroism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
CLEVELAND, Sept. 27 -- Engineers Joseph Moloney and Kerry Osborne, members of BLE Division 288 (Mac Tier, Ontario), were among 22 people given the prestigious Carnegie Medal for Heroism on Friday.
Moloney and Osborne were honored for pulling fellow crewman Donald Collings from the lead locomotive of a 48-car C.P. Rail train that was traveling through a remote area at night.
The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission was founded in 1904 by steel magnate Andrew Carnegie.
www.ble.org /pr/archive/carnegiemedal.html   (502 words)

  
 Carnegie UK Trust   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Carnegie UK Trust gives grants to groups and individuals in Britain and Ireland...
We are an independent not for profit foundation set up by Scots American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
We are one of over twenty Carnegie foundations and institutes worldwide.
www.carnegieuktrust.org.uk   (140 words)

  
 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video
The Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children’s Video, supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, was awarded for the first time in 1991 to honor outstanding video productions for children released during the previous year.
The annual award is given to the video’s producer by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, through a Carnegie endowment.
Based upon the book by Judith St. George with illustrations by Caldecott Medal winning illustrator David Small, this animated program celebrates the public and private lives of the forty-two presidents of the United States.
thelibrary.springfield.missouri.org /kids/bookplanet/carnegie.cfm   (556 words)

  
 Race 2 Win: Tiny Lund's 1963 Daytona 500 Trophy, Carnegie Medal Visit Daytona USA
He was also awarded the Carnegie Medal of Heroism.
Now both Lund's Daytona 500 trophy and his Carnegie Medal have returned to Daytona International Speedway.
Guests at the motorsports attraction can view Lund's Daytona 500 trophy and Carnegie Medal inside Goodyear's Heritage of Daytona display.
www.race2win.net /wc/02/tiny.html   (282 words)

  
 Carnegie Medal Greenaway Medal
The 11 children's librarians who form the Carnegie judging panel for The Library Association's Youth Libraries Group were united in their choice.
She has taken a classic picture book theme and interpreted it in a completely fresh, modern, edgy style using a unique combination of paint, photographs, computer generated artwork and typography.
Instigated in 1956, The Kate Greenaway Medal is awarded annually by The Library Association for "outstanding illustration in a children's book".
www.bookawards.bizland.com /carnegie.htm   (1157 words)

  
 Sharon Creech Wins Carnegie Medal - 8/1/2003 - School Library Journal - CA312548   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Sharon Creech became the first American winner of the Carnegie Medal, the top U.K. award for children's literature, for her novel Ruby Holler (HarperCollins, 2002).
The medal, awarded annually since 1936, is bestowed to a writer of an outstanding book for young people.
Creech, who won the 1995 Newbery Medal for Walk Two Moons (HarperCollins, 1994), is the first author to win both the top U.S. and U.K. children's literature awards.
www.schoollibraryjournal.com /article/CA312548.html   (132 words)

  
 Flint Trooper Receives Carnegie Medal for Heroic Actions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission was established in 1904 by industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie to recognize acts of outstanding heroism throughout the United States and Canada.
The bronze medal is given to persons who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others.
Terry is one of 98 persons to receive the Carnegie Medal in 2003.
www.michigan.gov /msp/0,1607,7-123-1586_1710-83757--M_2004_1,00.html   (410 words)

  
 Gagne, Reilly win Carnegie Medal for the video "So You Want to Be President?"
Paul R. Gagne and Melissa Reilly of Weston Woods Studios, producers of "So You Want to Be President?" based on the Caldecott Medal-winning book by Judith St. George and illustrated by David Small, are the 2003 recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video.
The Carnegie Medal, established with the support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, honors an outstanding American video production for children released during the previous year.
More information on the Carnegie Medal can be found online at: www.ala.org/alsc/carnegie.html
archive.ala.org /news/v9n1/carnegie.html   (295 words)

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