Kate DiCamillo 2014 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature with Jon Scieszka and Katherine Paterson

Thursday, January 9, 4:00 pm
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e9/National_Ambassador_for_Young_People%27s_Literature_-_logo.jpgOnce again, Politics & Prose is honored to celebrate the announcement of the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. This year the honor has been extended to Kate DiCamillo. The position is awarded by the Library of Congress’ Center for the Book, the Children’s Book Council, and Every Child a Reader. The Ambassador’s role is to “raise national awareness of the importance of young people’s literature as it relates to lifelong literacy, education and the development and betterment of the lives of young people.” Kate DiCamillo will be joined by former national ambassadors Jon Scieszka and Katherine Paterson. All ages.
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