Monthly Archive for March, 2018

Library of Congress call for literacy program applications to receive awards

The Library of Congress is calling for applications to be selected to receive one of their prestigious Literacy awards. The deadline is April 30. The Library’s mission is to provide Congress, the federal government and the American people with a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge that can be […]

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International Literacy Association Children’s Literature Day

Literacy educators, librarians, and children’s literature enthusiasts: Experience our first-ever Children’s Literature Day at ILA 2018 on Monday, July 23! Be one of only 560 attendees who will have access to: More than 40 children’s authors, including keynotes from Marley Dias, Colby Sharp, and Kwame Alexander A selection of deep-dive […]

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Astrid Lindgren Award winner

American author Jacqueline Woodson is the winner of the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest children’s book award, with the laureate receiving five million Swedish kronor (more than $600,000 at present exchange rates). The award was announced live from Sweden on March 27, and was to be broadcast […]

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