Américas Award 2016 Ceremony and Workshop


D.C. area educators and librarians: Don’t miss the 2016 Américas Awards  K-12 teacher dinner workshop with renowned authors Alma Flor Ada and Ashley Hope Perez on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 6:15 – 8:30pm.

A $25 registration fee includes the workshop, handouts, a delicious dinner, and one of the award-winning books.

The event will be held at the Mulebone Restaurant (2121 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009). The workshop is co-sponsored by Teaching for Change.

Award Ceremony

The 2016 Américas Award ceremony will be held on September 22 from 2:30 – 4:30pm at the Library of Congress Mumford Room.

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The award winners are Out of Darkness by Ashley Perez and Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan.

The ceremony is free and open to the public. School groups are welcome.