January 25, 2023

Library Spotlight: Winter 2023 Literacy Events, Applications & Awards

Literary and literacy lovers have a lot to get excited about during the next several weeks thanks to the Library of Congress. National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Read this interview with the eighth National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, Meg Medina, then watch a recording of her January 24 inauguration. Then, to learn more about Meg Medina and her role as the 2023-2024 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, please visit the ambassador announcement, … [Read more...]

Literature Links: National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Library of Congress News The Library of Congress, the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader today announced the appointment of Jacqueline Woodson, four-time Newbery Honor Medalist, Coretta Scott King Book Award winner and former Young People’s Poet Laureate for her memoir-in-verse “Brown Girl Dreaming,” as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. The program was established by the three organizations in 2008 to emphasize the importance of young people’s literature as it … [Read more...]