[kids-lib] Know someone great who enriched the lives of young readers in Oregon? Nominate them for the Walt Morey Award!

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Fri Aug 10 11:53:07 PDT 2012

Literary Arts is seeking nominations for the 2013 Walt Morey Young Readers Literary Legacy Award.

The Walt Morey Award is presented at the annual Oregon Book Awards ceremony to a person or organization in recognition of significant contributions that have enriched Oregon's young readers.  Past recipients include Children's Book Band, Read to the Dogs, and Carol White.

Nominees must be a full-time, living Oregon resident.

Nominators may be any member of the community. There is no nomination fee. The nominator prepares the nomination packet, which should include:

*         a completed nomination guideline and entry form<http://www.literary-arts.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/2013SPECIALAWARDS.pdf>.

*         a minimum of three/maximum of five letters written in support of the nomination.

All nominations must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2012.

Details on the Walt Morey Award and the nomination process can be found online at: http://www.literary-arts.org/ladybug/files/2012SPECIALAWARDS.pdf.  The nomination entry form is on page two of this document.

Question? Please contact Susan Denning of Literary Arts at susan at literary-arts.org<mailto:susan at literary-arts.org> or 503-227-2583.

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528

If the hyperlinks don't work, try copying and pasting these URLs in your browser:

*         Guidelines and entry form: http://www.literary-arts.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/2013SPECIALAWARDS.pdf

*         Literary Arts' Oregon Book Awards home: http://www.literary-arts.org/oba-home/
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