Reading is NOT optional!

Walter Dean Myers, a very distinguished author, has been selected as the new National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. He has replaced Katherine Paterson who served in this honorable position since 2010. Before that Jon Scieszka held the position first. The terms are for 2 years. His job will be to raise awareness about the importance of reading.

Read more about it here: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/50033-walter-dean-myers-named-national-ambassador-for-young-people-s-literature-.html

Check out this FAB sign that Kelly over at The Lemme Library created. She’s going to hang it up in her school.

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About shannonjoe

I teach 3rd grade. Love Jesus, teaching, reading, running, and working out.

Posted on January 19, 2012, in Reading Awards and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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