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Kerlan Awards honoring Jon Scieszka
October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join the Twin Cities Book Festival and the University Libraries for the 45th Annual Kerlan Award Ceremony, honoring children’s book author Jon Scieszka. The event is free and open to all. Reservations requested.
The Kerlan Award is given annually by the Friends of the Kerlan Collection in recognition of singular attainments in the creation of children’s literature and in appreciation for the generous donation of unique resources to the Kerlan Collection for the study of children’s literature.
About Jon Scieszka
Jon Scieszka, the first National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and founder of the literacy initiative Guys Read, has sold more than 11 million books, including The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, the Time Warp Trio series, Guys Read, Spaceheadz, Frankie Einstein, Battle Bunny with Mac Barnett, and the recently published AstroNuts Mission One.
What: 45th Annual Kerlan Award Ceremony
When: Thursday, October 15 | 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.