El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day)

Posted on 2 February 2013 Saturday


Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature is an organization advocating for multicultural children’s literature which includes
librarians, teachers, parents, caregivers, students, and experts in the field of children’s literature.

Eligibility
Libraries and community organizations that serve children and their families who are having a Día program, El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) on or about April 30, 2012, with an African American Focus are eligible to apply.

If interested, you will need to submit an application. Please email me at crazyquilts at hotmail dot com and I’ll forward the file to you.

Deadline Applications must be received by March 15, 2013.
Award will be announced on or about March 30, 2013.

Return/mail applications to

Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s
Literature, c/o Dr. Claudette McLinn, executive director, 8461 South Van
Ness Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90305.

Award Amount
$500 grant in selected multicultural children’s books for your library.

Selection Criteria
Awardees will be selected based upon creativity and originality of the
implementation of their 2012 Día program, El Día de Los Niños/El Día de
Los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), with an African American Focus.

The winning library or institution must submit 15 digital photos of the event
by May 15 to verify the event had taken place.

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