Countdown to October 4, 2020: Meet the Judy Lopez Memorial Award Authors

Medalist, Author Jason Reynolds

Fast Facts About Jason:

Lives in Washington; writes an average of three books a year; graduated from the University of Maryland; didn’t read his first book until age 17; can crochet a sweater; won the Newbery Honor, the Kirkus Prize, An NAACP Image Award, a Prinz Honor, an Edgar Award and a National Book Award Finalist; Upon being named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2020-21: “This isn’t an award; this is a role, it’s a responsibility. And I’m going to make sure I do my very best to uphold it and make something of it.”

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Be sure to look for us on October 4th at 2pm for the Judy Lopez Memorial Award for Children’s Literature celebrating authors Jen Wang, Kate Allen, Cynthia Kadohata, and Jason Reynolds!

On Oct. 4th visit:

Visit the Awards webpage for more info.