Film, Video 2016 Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature
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- 2016 Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature
- The novel, "All American Boys" by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely received the inaugural Walter Dean Myers Award for outstanding children's literature in a young adult category. The award, to be known as "The Walter," is given in honor of children's author, Walter Dean Myers (1937-2014). Myers was the third National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and a champion of diverse literature. Two other books honored included "Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings" by Margarita Engel and "X" by Kekla Magoon and Ilyasah Shabazz. Speakers included author Ellen Oh, Acting Librarian of Congress David Mao, author/illustrator Christopher Myers (Walter's son) and author Jon Scieszka, the first National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.
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- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2016-03-18.
- - children, literature
- - Literature
- - Classification: Language and Literature.
- - Various.
- - Recorded on 2016-03-18.
- - Visitors.
- 1 online resource
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Library Of Congress. Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-18, 2016. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021690069/.
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Library Of Congress. (2016) Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-18. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021690069/.
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Library Of Congress. Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-18, 2016. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021690069/>.