Film, Video 2017 Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature
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- 2017 Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature
- The novel, "March Book Three," by Rep. John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and illustrator Nate Powell received the second annual Walter Dean Myers Award for outstanding children's literature in a young adult category. The Walter Award 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. Three other books honored included "Watched: Someone Is Always Watching" by Marina Budhos, "If I Was Your Girl" by Meredith Russo and "The Sun Is Also A Star" Nicola Yoon. Speakers included Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden and authors Ellen Oh, Rachel Renée Russell, Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. The award is cosponsored by the nonprofit We Need Diverse Books.
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- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2017-03-31.
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- - Walter Award, Diversity Award in Childrens Literature, 2017, Walter Award, young adults, fiction, non-fiction
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- - Classification: Language and Literature.
- - Various.
- - Recorded on 2017-03-31.
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Library Of Congress. Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-31, 2017. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021690465/.
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Library Of Congress. (2017) Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-31. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021690465/.
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Library Of Congress. Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-31, 2017. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021690465/>.