Youth Ambassador

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    On the Road with Jason Reynolds National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Jason Reynolds discussed his ambassadorship, including his recent "GRAB THE MIC: Tell Your Story" virtual tour, with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden. Through his platform, "GRAB THE MIC: Tell Your Story," Reynolds has directed his focus as ambassador by empowering students to embrace and share their own personal stories.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Literary Initiatives Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2021
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    Jason Reynolds: National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Inauguration Jason Reynolds was inaugurated by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden as the seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature at a ceremony at the Library of Congress. For his two-year term as National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, Reynolds will visit small towns across America to have meaningful discussions with young people. The National Ambassador program was established by the Library of Congress, the...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Write. Right. Rite. Jason Reynolds Presents New Video Series Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, presents his new series "Write. Right. Rite." as part of his "Grab the Mic: Tell Your Story" platform.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Create an Award for Yourself Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to create an award for themselves in the inaugural "Write. Right. Rite." video.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Create a Fictional Tattoo Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to create a fictional tattoo for themselves in the second installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Your Hero Writes You a Response Letter Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to write a personalized response letter from a beloved hero in the third installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Imagine Your Loved One Is 15 Years Old Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to imagine a loved one at 15 years old, then write a letter to that person in the fourth installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Respond to Piece of Art Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to write about a piece of art in the fifth installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Write the First Line of a Story Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to write or rewrite the first line of a story in the sixth installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Tell the Story of Jason's Tiny Neighborhood Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to write about a tiny imagined neighborhood in the seventh installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Write About a New Invention Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to create an invention and write about that invention in a story made entirely of dialogue in the eighth installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Create a Book Cover Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to create or modify a book cover in the ninth installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Create a Special Recipe Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to create a recipe that makes them feel courageous or creative in the tenth installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Frame a Special Item Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to imagine framing an item that has special meaning in the eleventh installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Write a Shower Song Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to write a fun and rhythmic "shower song" in the twelfth installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Imagine a Remote Controls the World Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to imagine that a television remote controls the world in the 13th installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Explain Love to a Magical Pet Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to explain love to a pet who magically understands English but is still learning to speak in the 14th installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Create a Video Game Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to create their own video game in the 15th installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Invent Synonyms Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to invent imaginary synonyms for their favorite words in the 16th installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Imagine Yourself as a Plant Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to imagine themselves as a blossoming plant in the 17th installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    Create Your Own Roller Coaster Jason Reynolds, seventh National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, challenges kids to create their own unique roller coaster in the 18th installment of the "Write. Right. Rite." video series.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Informal Learning Office - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2020
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    2016 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature The Library and its partners hosted the inaugural ceremony for the 2016-2017 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, Gene Luen Yang.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book
    • Date: 2016
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    Jonah Solkoff Eskin Memorial Program 2015: National Ambassadors for Young Peoples Literature: A Tribute to Walter Dean Myers 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...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book
    • Date: 2015
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    National Ambassador for Young People's Literature Announcement Ceremony: Walter Dean Myers Walter Dean Myers, five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Award and two Newbery Honors, was inaugurated as National Ambassador for Young People's Literature by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington. The previous two ambassadors, Katherine Paterson and Jon Scieszka, were also on hand for the event.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book
    • Date: 2012
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    National Ambassador for Young People's Literature 2010-2011 Announcement Announcement of the second National Ambassador for Young People's Literature at the Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building. Remarks are given by the past and new National Ambassadors.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Center for the Book
    • Date: 2010