Thursday, May 16, 2019
9:30 AM EDT - 12:00 PM EDT
Bank Street School for Children
Bank Street College of Education
610 West 112th Street
New York, NY 10025
Irma S. Black Award and Cook Prize Ceremony
Join the Center for Children’s Literature on Thursday, May 16 to celebrate the winners and honorees of the Irma Black Award and Cook Prize. This year, We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins received the Irma Black Award. Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Dow Phumiruk received the Cook Prize. Brian Floca, author/illustrator of Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11, will be our keynote speaker.
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Awards Presentation and Keynote
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Books for purchase and signing courtesy of the Bank Street Bookstore
Attend the awards ceremony in person or tune into the KidLit TV livestream.
Dr. Cynthia Weill, Director of the Center for Children’s Literature