Loading Events

« All Events

Kerlan Awards honoring Jon Scieszka

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Book cover image from The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, written by John Scieszka.

NOTE: This event has been postponed and rescheduled to October 15, 2020

Please check back to make reservations.

Book cover image from The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs, written by John Scieszka.Join us 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
Photo of Jon Scieszka by Marty Umans.

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.

Event details

What: 45th Annual Kerlan Award Ceremony
When: Thursday, October 15 | Doors open at 5:30 p.m. | Program at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120

Details

Date:
October 15
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Categories:
,

Venue

Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
+ Google Map