Archive for the 'Awards' Category

Apply for Literacy Awards

Applications are being accepted for the 2021 Library of Congress Literacy Awards from Jan. 15 to March 5. The awards are made possible through the generosity of philanthropist David M. Rubenstein. The Literacy Awards — established by the Library of Congress and Rubenstein — were first conferred in 2013 to […]

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Library of Congress Literacy Awards

Through the generosity of philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program honors nonprofit organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in the United States or abroad. The awards also encourage the continuing development of innovative methods for promoting literacy and the wide dissemination of […]

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UNESCO International Literacy Prizes

Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have rewarded excellence and innovation in the field of literacy. Over 495 projects and programmes undertaken by governments, non-governmental organizations and individuals around the world have been recognized. Through these prestigious Prizes, UNESCO seeks to support effective literacy practices and encourages the promotion of dynamic literate societies. Every […]

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Library of Congress Literacy Awards Call

We are pleased to share with you the call for applications for the 2020 U.S. Library of Congress (LOC) Literacy Awards. Applications will be accepted for the 2020 Library of Congress Literacy Awards beginning January 13, and the deadline for applications is March 6. There are 3 separate awards: The […]

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National Book Awards 2019

The National Book Foundation has announced its book award finalists for 2019. In the young people’s literature, the finalists include: Pet (A. Emezi), Look Both Ways (J. Reynolds), Patron Saints of Nothing (R. Ribay), Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All (L. Ruby). Finalists in four other categories have also been […]

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ALA Honors Writers for Youth

Over 20,000 librarians and exhibitors attended the American Library Association (ALA) conference in Washington, DC this June. One of its major strands, as usual, was outstanding authors for youth. The year marks the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award, which honors African American authors of children’s literature. Kwame […]

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Literacy Awards Competition

We are pleased to share with you the call for applications for the 2019 U.S. Library of Congress (LOC) Literacy Awards. Applications will be accepted for the 2019 Library of Congress Literacy Awards beginning January 14, and the deadline for applications is March 8, 2019. There are 3 separate awards: […]

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