Saturday, October 15, 2016

Learn More about 2016 Burr Worzalla Award Winner!

Karli Pederson, chair of this year's WLA Burr Worzalla Award committee for distinguished achievement in children's literature by a WI book creator  will be speaking at a webinar sponsored by SCLS on Thursday Oct 20 at 1 pm. Karli will be joined by Kate Hull who will discuss the WLA Literary Awrd for a fast-paced hour of info on our own "Oscars" of WI literature!

Register here for this free webinar.

Can't make the webinar but want to know about Wisconsin's own youth literature arard - the Burr Worzalla, books that have been recognized as outstanding this year for youth and our notable author/illustrator of the year?  Check out these links on the WLA YSS pages:

Elizabeth Burr / Worzalla Award
About Elizabeth Burr
Outstanding Book Awards
Notable Wisconsin Children's Authors / Illustrators

And if you are at WLA, please come to hear and meet award winning author John Coy on Wednesday from 1:45-2:30 pm!

John Coy will present his award winning title, Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game, a moving portrayal of the secret match-up between two basketball teams during a time of deep inequality and racial segregation. The Children’s Book Award Committee of the WLA Youth Services Section (YSS) selected the winner after the examination and evaluation of titles from 2015 by authors and illustrators with a Wisconsin connection.

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