MAE Award for Best Literature Program for Teens -- applications due Dec 1!

13 Nov 2013 11:21 AM | Anonymous

MAE Award Press Release

YALSA members who have run an exceptional reading or literature

program in the 12 months leading up to Dec. 1, 2013 are eligible

to apply for the MAE Award for Best Literature Program for Teens,

which recognizes an outstanding reading or literature program for

young adults.

 

Do you run a spectacular teen book club that engages underserved

audiences? Did your summer reading program or literature festival

connect teens with literature in an innovative way? Have you

connected teens to literature or helped them gain literacy skills via

some other exciting means? If so, you could win $500 for yourself

and an additional $500 for your library by applying for award.

Individual library branches may apply.

 

The MAE Award is sponsored by the Margaret A. Edwards

Trust. Applications and additional information about the award are

available online. Applications must be submitted online by Dec. 1,

2013. For questions about the award, please contact the jury chair,

Laurie Amster-Burton (laurieab@gmail.com). The winner will be

announced the week of Feb. 9, 2014.

 

Not a member of YALSA yet? It's not too late to join so you

can be eligible for this award. You can do so by contacting

YALSA’s Membership Marketing Specialist, Letitia Smith,

at lsmith@ala.org or (800) 545-2433, ext. 4390. Recognize the

great work you are doing to bring teens together with literature and

apply today.