The 2021 Walter Awards and Diversity in Children’s Literature Symposium will take place this Friday, March 12th at 1 p.m. (est). Please register via this registration link to join We Need Diverse Books and the Library of Congress for these events. The lineup includes:
Diversity in Children’s Literature Symposium, featuring the 2021 Walter Honorees
Kacen Callender, King of the Dragonflies; Traci Chee, We Are Not Free; Robin Ha, Almost American Girl; Daniel Nayeri, Everything Sad is Untrue (a true story) and Deborah D. Taylor, Moderator
The 2021 Walter Dean Myers Awards Ceremony features the 2021 Walter Award winners
Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed, When Stars Are Scattered; Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam, Punching the Air and Laurie Halse Anderson, emcee
The event is open to the public and will be live-streamed on the following platforms:
WNDB’s Facebook page WNDB’s YouTube channel LOC’s Facebook page LOC’s YouTube channel
Congratulations in advance to longtime Capitol Choices member Kathie Weinberg, Walter Awards Co-Director, on another terrific event!