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May 3, 2012

Join us on Thursday, May 17th, 2012 for a Children’s Literature Celebration at Bank Street College! Register here to attend.

Irma S. and James H. Black Award
Schedule of Events
8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. – Coffee & light breakfast
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. – Irma Black Award Presentation (see below for the 2012 award winner and honor books) with keynote speech by Paul O. Zelinsky, past honor winner for Dust Devil
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Author signing

The Cook Prize
This years marks the inaugural presentation of The Cook Prize. The Cook Prize is named in memory of two ground breaking Bank Street educators, Don Cook of the Graduate School of Education, and Michael Cook (no relation) of the School for Children. In naming this award, The Cook Prize, Bank Street not only honors Michael and Don for their intangible contributions to the world of education, but encourages excellence in publishing informational books on STEM topics for elementary-aged children. See the list of 2012 finalists here.

Schedule of Events

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. – Presentation of The Cook Prize with speaker Brian Floca, who will discuss his creative process in designing The Cook Prize seal
11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. – Author signing


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