Broderick, Dorothy

Dorothy Broderick, 82, died December 17. Broderick was the co-founder of VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) magazine and led the publication for 19 years. She began her career in the mid-1950s as a children’s librarian before entering academia; she served as a professor at five library schools, including Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, since 1972. She served several terms on ALA’s Intellectual Freedom Committee and received the Robert B. Downs Intellectual Freedom Award in 1987, the Freedom to Read Foundation’s Roll of Honor Award in 1998, and the Scholastic Library Publishing Award in 1991.