Capturing Readers with Children's Choice Book Awards : A Directory of State Programs
Learn how to implement an awards program in Your School! "How-to" steps with suggestions for collaboration, obtaining funding, and publicity are included, as well as a timeline, official websites, sample ballots, press releases, and promotional activities.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 152.4 x 226.1 x 7.6mm | 272.16g
- 15 Nov 2004
- Linworth Publishing, Incorporated
- Worthington, United States
About Beverly J. Obert
Beverly J. Obert is the library development coordinator at the Rolling Prairie Library System in Decatur, IL. Patty Barr is the library media specialist at Lincoln Elementary School in Monticello, IL.
"This directory will provide librarians and K-12 teachers with a valuable selection tool. Providing insight into how or why award programs have been created, the authors share a brief history of the children's choice award phenomenon as well as including a chronological and geographical listing of all previous winners, details about each award's sponsor, purpose, name history, selection criteria, and voting. Important information and tips about how to start and run a successful program in your school are valuable. Also included is information on how to create a successful new award program. A well-done index and sample forms are included." - Library Media Connection