06 January 2010
And the new Children's Book Ambassador is...
Author of such greats as Bread and Roses, Too, Bridge to Terabithia, and The Great Gilly Hopkins. Her books have received numerous awards and some have been turned into movies. She is one of our greats.
Sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and the Children's Book Council Foundation's Every Child a Reader, learn more about the honorable position at: National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.
See the official announcement at School Library Journal.