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Film, Video Jonah Solkoff Eskin Memorial Program 2015: National Ambassadors for Young Peoples Literature: A Tribute to Walter Dean Myers

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Title

  • Jonah Solkoff Eskin Memorial Program 2015: National Ambassadors for Young Peoples Literature: A Tribute to Walter Dean Myers

Summary

  • This annual program, funded by the Jonah Solkoff Eskin Memorial Fund brought together the three living Ambassadors for Young Peoples Literature in the Coolidge Auditorium to pay tribute to the fourth Ambassador, Walter Dean Myers, who passed away in 2014. His son, author, illustrator, Christopher Myers, presented a tribute to his father that opened with a clip from an interview from the PBS Newshour by journalist Jeff Brown. Students in the audience came from Brent Elementary, Hyde-Addison Elementary, Washington Latin Public Charter, John Eaton Elementary, and Alice Deal Middle School -- all in Washington, DC, and the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress. Center for the Book, sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2015-05-06.

Headings

  • -  Eskin Memorial Fund, Literature, Children's Literature
  • -  Literature

Notes

  • -  Group name: Youth Ambassador.
  • -  Classification: Education.
  • -  Katherine Paterson, Christopher Myers, Kate DiCamillo, Jon Scieszka.
  • -  Recorded on 2015-05-06.
  • -  Visitors.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021689746

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Center For The Book. Jonah Solkoff Eskin Memorial Program: National Ambassadors for Young Peoples Literature: A Tribute to Walter Dean Myers. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -05-06, 2015. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021689746/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Center For The Book, S. B. (2015) Jonah Solkoff Eskin Memorial Program: National Ambassadors for Young Peoples Literature: A Tribute to Walter Dean Myers. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -05-06. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021689746/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Center For The Book. Jonah Solkoff Eskin Memorial Program: National Ambassadors for Young Peoples Literature: A Tribute to Walter Dean Myers. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -05-06, 2015. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021689746/>.