Win $1,000 with the MAE Award for Best Literature Program for Teens November 13, 2013Posted by cstarkey in Check this out!.
For those AASL members who are also members of YALSA….
YALSA members who have run an exceptional reading or literature program in the 12 months leading up to Dec. 1, 2013 are eligible to apply for the MAE Award for Best Literature Program for Teens, which recognizes an outstanding reading or literature program for young adults.
Do you run a spectacular teen book club that engages underserved audiences? Did your summer reading program or literature festival connect teens with literature in an innovative way? Have you connected teens to literature or helped them gain literacy skills via some other exciting means?Â If so, you could win $500 for yourself and an additional $500 for your library by applying for award.Â Individual library branches may apply.
TheÂ MAEÂ AwardÂ is sponsored by the Margaret A. Edwards Trust.Â Applications and additional informationÂ about theÂ awardÂ are available online. Â Applications must be submitted onlineÂ by Dec. 1, 2013. For questions about theÂ award, please contact the jury chair, Laurie Amster-Burton (email@example.com).Â The winner will be announced the week of Feb. 9, 2014.
Not a member of YALSA yet? It’s not too late to join so you can be eligible for thisÂ award. You can do so by contacting YALSAâ€™s Membership Marketing Specialist, Letitia Smith, atÂ firstname.lastname@example.orgÂ orÂ (800) 545-2433, ext. 4390. Recognize the great work you are doing to bring teens together with literature and apply today.
Posted on behalf of Laurie Amster-Burton, MAE Award Jury Chair.