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Participate in the Irma Black and Cook Prize Award Selections

January 2, 2019
                                                                                             Keywords: Irma Black Award, Cook Prize

 

 

Elementary School Librarians and Teachers, Make Selection of Two Prestigious

 Children’s  Book Awards Part of Your Spring 2019 Curriculum

 

Want your students to practice their reasoning, persuasive speaking and to sharpen their visual skills while they participate in the selection of Bank Street’s Center for Children’s Literature’s annual best picture and best science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) book?

First and Second grade classes may participate in selection of The Irma Simonton Black and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature (Irma Black Award). The award goes to an outstanding book for young children – a book in which text and illustrations are inseparable, each enhancing and enlarging on the other to produce a singular whole. The Irma Black Award is unusual in that children are the final judges of the winning book.

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Follow the links for more information about the Irma Black Award.   Registration

 

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Third and Fourth grade classes are invited to jury the Cook Prize 2018.  The Cook Prize honors the best STEM book of the year published for children eight to ten. It is the only national children’s choice award honoring a STEM title. Follow the links for more information about the Cook Prize. Registration.

Please share this information with your fellow educators and librarians.  Everyone is invited to participate.

Please contact cweill@bankstreet for more information.

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