Tuesday, February 7, 2017

SCLLN Writer to Writer Awards Brunch :: Feb 25

Writer to Writer Awards Brunch
February 25, 2017

Keynote Speaker
Greg Lucas,
California State Librarian

Radisson Hotel Newport
4545 MacArthur Blvd
Newport Beach, CA 92660

SCLLN is excited to announce the winners and runners-up for the 2016 Writer to Writer Challenge!  We had a great response—85 entries—and the quality of the letters was amazing!  We are so proud of all of the learners who wrote letters.  Every letter was a beautiful expression of the learners’ thoughts and feelings.

Please join other writers, tutors, coordinators and their guests, as well as our State Librarian Greg Lucas, at a wonderful brunch to be held Saturday, February 25, at 10:30 a.m. at the Radisson Hotel in Newport Beach. The winners and runners-up will each receive a cash prize and a certificate, and all letter writers will receive a certificate of participation.

Congratulations to all of our letter writers!

Emerging Category  ::  Winner
Gandhi, Demi

The Boys in the Boat, Young Readers Adaptation, Daniel James Brown

Beginning Category  ::  Winner
Who Was Harriet Tubman?, Yona Zeldis McDonough

The Way it Works, William Kowalski

Intermediate Category  ::  Winner
Abraham Lincoln, Ingri & Edgar Parin d’Aulaire

Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch Albom
Gift from the Sea, Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Advanced Category  ::  Winner
When Breath Becomes Air, Paul Kalanithi

Ariadne’s Story, Joyce Hannam
999 Tadpoles, Ken Kimura

Join SCLLN as we recognize over 80 learners from around southern California who participated in the 2016 Writer to Writer Challenge !

Listen to writers from each of the 4 categories read their winning letters ! 
Be inspired by our learners’ letters !

Enjoy a delicious brunch and meet Greg Lucas, California State Librarian
$25 for SCLLN members; $45 for non-members

Please register along with payment made out to SCLLN, to:
Carrie Scott - Carlsbad City Library
3368 Eureka Pl, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone: (760) 931-4510

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