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What does ALMA stand for?

ALMA stands for Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (literary award; Sweden)

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Ahead of his Newcastle visit, the 37-year-old Australian, who also won the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2011 - the biggest international children's and young adult literature award in the world - said: "Friends of mine recently visited Seven Stories and told me all about it so I am delighted I can pay a visit during my whistle-stop visit to the UK this summer.
The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award was created by the Swedish government after Lindgren's death in January 2002, and claims today to be the world's largest children's and young people's literary prize.
REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ASTRID LINDGREN MEMORIAL AWARD ARE GUESTS OF honour, and a Swedish delegation comprising writers, illustrators, storytellers and children's book publishers will also be present as the world's largest Latin American book fair, held in Guadalajara this month, places special focus for the first time on children's literature.
The Ramallah-based Tamer Institute will receive the annual Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award from Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria, along with the cheque for five million kronor (620,000 dollars/445,000 euros) at a ceremony in Stockholm on June 2.