2021 Literacy Awards Winners & Best Practice Honorees
This short video highlights the winners and honorees of the 2021 Library of Congress Literacy Awards. Learn more about the inspiring work of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library (winner of the 2021 David M. Rubenstein Prize), Parents as Teachers National Center (winner of the 2021 American Prize) and The Luminos Fund (winner of the 2021 International Prize); as well as the following 14 additional organizations...
LeVar Burton: National Book Festival 2021
Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden talks with actor and children's literacy advocate LeVar Burton, host of the television special "Open a Book, Open the World: The Library of Congress National Book Festival" on PBS, about the power of reading, story and connection. They also discuss the LeVar Burton Book Club, launched in May 2021, and his time as host and executive producer of the...
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