2012 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Book Fair & The Ashley Bryan Creative Arts / eCampus Workshops for Young Adults Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Central Library One Margaret Mitchell Square Atlanta, GA| 30303|404.730.1845
The National Black Arts Festival’s Education and Public Programs Division, in collaboration with the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, invites families to the 2012 Coretta Scott King Book Awards Book Fair, in the Children’s Department of the Atlanta-Fulton County Public Library. In its fourth year, the NBAF continues to provide children with books (at no cost) from world renowned and highly-respected authors and illustrators through its Coretta Scott King Awards Book Fair.
This year’s book fair will also feature The Ashley Bryan Creative Arts / eCampus Workshops for Young Adults, facilitated by Walter Dean Meyers and Michele Wood. Named for renowned author and illustrator, Ashley Bryan, these workshops will engage young adults in a day of literary and visual arts projects with special emphasis on strengthening artistic skills and confidence, and developing an expanded cultural awareness through art, promoting creativity, self-expression and cultural diversity.
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values. The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honor his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood.
Space is Limited. Click here to register.