The Catholic Library Association is excited to announce David A. Adler as the recipient of the 2017 Regina Medal Award. David A. Adler David A. Adler has written over 200 fiction and nonfiction books for children and young adults. His book Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man won a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor, ALA Notable Book for Children, International Readers Association Teachers’ Choice, Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book, National Parenting Gold Award and several state awards. In 2016 David Adler received the Geisel Award for his young readers book Don’t Throw It To Mo! The Award will be presented to Adler at the 2017 CLA Convention in conjunction with the National Catholic Educational Association Convention and Expo being held April 18-20, 2017 in St. Louis, MO.